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Tad's Steakhouse

Union Square
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120 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2204
+1 415-982-1718
07:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:30
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Anaheim, California
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's new York style coffee shop open for breakfast, lunch prices are very reasonable excellent service and great food, I had the Tad's farmhouse 3 egg omelets with potatoes and sour dough bread excellent . also have steak and chicken less than 18 dollars omelet less than 12 dollars you will not be disappointed whatever you order.

Thank Roger A
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best breakfast experiences I have had in over 12 years. Food was hot, done the way I like it, served not long after ordering and arrived piping hot. Best of all I could see the chef cooking my meal.

Thank Frank B
Howes Cave, NY
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124 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Order your meal at the counter and wait for the buzzer to ring so you can collect your steak dinner back at the counter. Steak was very good, lots of mushrooms made it delicious! Plenty of food for the price. Lots to choose from. Other people in my party enjoyed the chicken Caesar salad and a tastey burger.

Thank micheleemtp
Christchurch, New Zealand
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were down town and feeling hungry tried to get in a lot of places but no luck then came across tads does not look alot but thought give it a go, on entering was met with a welcoming smile and given a menu and told to take our time, decided to have the burger and salad the salad was... More 

Thank blair8282
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Westin St. Francis and just a block or so down the street we found Tad's and had the best omelets in town! So good we went back for a second day, regret not making our way there for lunch and dinner but we saw some of the steaks they were sending out and they looked as... More 

Thank clohr
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107 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We are in San Fran a day before a cruise. Walking around the block from our hotel we spotted Tad's. We walked in and had an okay light dinner of sandwiches with salad and fries. You order up at the counter and pay and then your beeper goes off when the food is ready and you come up and get... More 

Thank boneblast
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had lunch here whilst waiting to check-in to our hotel. The menu was first class, we decided on the special of the day sandwich, perfect in size.

Thank Jimbo1302
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

american style diner, nothing unique, food OK, i have eaten in better places, service OK, average price.

Thank Ofir A
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The place is original, not fancy, awesome steaks, but the service is a little bit rude. The staff was impatient as we decide which steak we want. You have to decide and pay in advance, a system that I don't like much.

Thank André F
Stafford, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

You may be unsure about eating at Tad's as it doesn't appear to be anything special from the outside. You read the menu whilst waiting to order your food at the counter and then find a table as your food is prepared. You're given an alarm pad that flashes and vibrates when your food is ready to be collected. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-982-1718

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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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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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