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Red's Java House

Pier 30, San Francisco, CA 94105
+1 415-777-5626
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Diner
Pier 30, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I walk by Red's every day and I have to exercise all my will power to stay away. It is the kind of place you can never get tired of.Call it comfort food or greasy spoon it is a perfect place to get a jump...More

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 5 February 2018

On the way to the ATT Ballpark, there is Reds Java House, an institution dive bar where we consistently return to have a drink and a burger. The prices are definitely cheaper than inside the ballpark! It has been around forever - food is OK...More

Thank Maria O
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Red's is an old school staple that locals love. Stop by and grab a beer on your way to a Giants game. They have cheap beers and decent food and on a nice day, their patio is one of the best places to sit and...More

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

On the way out of SF, we stopped in for one last beer. Cheapest one of all in the city. $3.50 for a German pils! ( large one). Really good service, friendly atmosphere and a patio with a view to the water and warehouses! Great...More

Thank mpn7330
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I was cleaning out some papers and found a review I wrote about Red's for my co-workers back in 1982 when alternate venues such as fern bars were very popular. I was glad to see that Red's is still thriving, although much bigger than in...More

Thank dautko
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Reds is a shack in a pier serving cheeseburgers, hot dogs and bottled beer, with a small bar added in the back. The decor is 1930s waterfront chic, they used to serve longshoremen on the piers before container ships took the traffic to Oakland. Pics...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My husband loves to speak of the "old days" when hamburgers were delicious, but inexpensive. Wanting to relive old memories, we had lunch at Red's and my husband was happy with his burger since he likes his meat half raw. Mine, on the other hand,...More

Thank Margarita878
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I love this place despite the fact that the food is average at best. I love the vibe and the history and the nice folks.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is NOT “the Chartres Cathedral of cheap eats,” It's an OK joint. It has lots of character, it's not expensive, but the food is just food. The burgers at In N Out are better.

Thank JOEL S
Reviewed 2 November 2016

worked right across the street from Red's, ate lunch there almost every day sat at hedge of the bay with my feet hanging over the water, loved the burgers.

Thank quimby999
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated
vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs
and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to
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for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able
to do more than just business - museums, top quality
restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call
this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Diner
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier 30, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-777-5626
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