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Orphan Andy's

3991 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2029
+1 415-864-9795
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“pancakes” (17 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Diner
3991 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2029
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We wanted to try an authentic American diner while on holiday and we are glad we choose here. The food was amazing, the pancakes have been some of the best we had ever had. If we are ever in San Fran again we will definitely...More

Thank vampslayer01
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Omg! Imagine this... You're traveling a lot during the day, going to rest and after you are woken up, you're so hungry and starving for something tasty, and then you find this perfect diner! That's what happened to us. We were traveling in October. It...More

Thank Nogahd
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome little diner in the heart of Castro, great sandwiches and friendly staff. Huge portions. We would eat here again

Thank Graham T
Reviewed 19 May 2017

foodwise,you get exactly what you can expect from a diner/greasy spoon like this,The atmosphere was nice though

Thank lucadambro
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We came here after reading about it online and were not disappointed - the staff were so welcoming and the food was excellent. Good selection of usual diner food, generous portions - the French toast was particularly good. It was great to sit in the...More

Thank dan_chard91
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Our waitress was very rude. If she treats others the way we were treated, she needs to be let go. I usually don't recommend this type of action. But I have a feeling this rudeness may have been racially motivated by the waitress. Its the...More

1  Thank Coppertop4x4
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Gay friendly employees, always with a smile and joking, the place is small, no parking, so you need to walk.

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Went for lunch and had the French Dip sandwich, co-worker had a Bacon Cheeseburger, both loved it. Nice and homey like atmosphere with amazing food. The waiter was so fun to chat with and prices were great, would def come back here.

Thank kurupt71
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My partner & I wanted to dine in the Castro and stumbled on Orphan Andy's. The staff were nice, very friendly and helpful. It's an old world diner in the American style. Just the type of place we like. Would highly recommend it. The meals...More

Thank Westozweddings
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Come hungry at this place as portion sizes are generous. It's the classic diner menu with surprises, like an excellent minestrone soup (get that instead of fries with a burger or meat loaf sandwich and you'll feel way less guilty).

Thank PDSZ
The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San
Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart,
the Castro is a neighbourhood welcome to everyone. As
one of the first predominantly LGBT neighbourhoods in
the United States and currently its largest, it
remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theatres and glitzy shops now compete
with bars and fashionable eateries for attention,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3991 17th St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2029
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro
  • Neighbourhood: The Castro
  • Phone Number: +1 415-864-9795
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