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517 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2511
+1 415-626-1250
Today
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Orinda, California
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419 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there on a very busy night....so we had to split up our large party since they don't take reservations. The food was good (pizza only) and the service still good so we'll try this again.

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Thank Kesslane
Oviedo, Florida
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant! The food was excellent! We went a couple of times during our trip to San Fran & will definitely come back on our next trip!

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Thank raye2349
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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185 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at the Sausage Factory on the way back to our accomodation after a day out sight seeing. It is an Italian Pizzeria and restaurant. The food was really tasty. Service good. Decor old world. We had the ground beef pizza, spinach cannelloni with white sauce (cheese), chicken parmagiana and beef cannelloni. Prices are reasonable and service was extremely quick,... More 

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Thank Wayne N
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Why the name of the restaurant did not ring a belle I do not know now :) Ambience and service was OK to the good side - but the food was terrible and expencive

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Thank karsten lumbye j
Reading, United Kingdom
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245 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Second visit for us and this time we both chuckled at the crazy service we received. Waiter was all over the place; forgot we were there, took a menu off my partner as he thought I'd ordered for both, cocked up the payment on card. The pizzas are nice but are HUGE!! even the small ones are big. Probably big... More 

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Thank MarkBarefoot
Oak Island, North Carolina
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Just dropped in but they were ready. Typical wine list and prices, but all I wanted was vino with my pasta. Sausage comes in patties here, but the taste equals any cased links I've had. Dark and warm neighborhood ambiance reminds me of Philadelphia's Little Italy without the hit history. Don't be in a hurry here for service isn't fast,... More 

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Thank OICommando
The Netherlands
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A local guy in a store on Castro told me that food in the hood was often overpriced and not all that great. As far as the Sausage Factory is concerned, I was pleasantly surprised with the check. The second bit of his comment hit the mark. Mediocre veal, mediocre wine (Chablis, mind you) and only slightly better than average... More 

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Thank Frank K
South Lake Tahoe, California
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Incredible food with excellent service. I enjoy each visit, from their delicious pizza to the pasta dishes. It's a must visit when I visit San Francisco.

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Thank hrman835
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195 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We had a meat pizza which was absolutely beautiful. As it was Saturday night and we didn't have a booking, the main restaurant was full and we were put in what appeared to be "the back room". Quite a strange setup, with a handful of tables lined up against the wall and the lighting was really bright. Would be better... More 

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Thank Jonnyboy2550
San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I would only order the pizza or lasagna. The pastas are not appetizing and salads are very basic. Fun quirky atmosphere with old SF charm in the Castro.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2511
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro
  • Neighbourhood: The Castro
  • Phone Number: +1 415-626-1250

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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, drawing visitors from around the world to the bright rainbow flag acting as its beacon.
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