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Johnny Foley's

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Irish,
243 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2118
+1 415-954-0777
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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243 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2118
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went there for dinner. The place was quite crowded and noisy, but very comfortable. The food was great, though a little more expensive than average.

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Happy we did ! Great ambiance and really good menu make this a really good choice for pub food and a super selection of beer. Friendly, helpful, efficient staff made the experience a memorable one as well, but the food ultimately won out! Try their...More

Thank yachti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the lamb stew and my wife had the cottage pie Tasty and lots of it Great service Noisy but manageable Prices for grog average for city Recommend for sure Piano bar next door was awesome Live music

Thank Tezzadownunder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t try the food but it looked great was a fab little pub good beer and very friendly great place to spend time thanks

Thank ebeeson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had occasion to eat at Johnny Foley's this Thanksgiving. I don't know how or why it was my first time there since I once worked just a couple of blocks away , but what a lovely surprise. It is beautiful inside, and was adorned...More

Thank Lalasmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this pub down the road from our hotel and so glad we did. It was very busy when we arrived but we didnt wait long for a table. Staff were very friendly and efficient. All four of our meals were delicious and very generous...More

Thank FourManns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here prior to going downstairs to the duelling piano bar. Our server was a bit quiet, but the food and beer were really good, but the wine, as always in the US, was overpriced. I had the shepherds pie which was spot on,

Thank Alan O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here every day on our visit to San Francisco, good service, friendly barmen who were interested in having a conversation with their customers, they even gave us some free drinks for coming in a couple of days in a row in the evenings....More

Thank EleanorJ865
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here several times, as a regular visitor to San Francisco. Reasonable beer and traditional Irish pub grub is the name of the game. Then you get the bill. $25, yes twenty-five dollars for a small portion of Irish stew (A couple of pieces...More

Thank Julius B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

My first time visiting there. Decided to stop in for lunch and Irish Coffee. Had a wonderful server by the name of Natasha who has only been in San Francisco for 4 weeks from Northern Ireland. I was in Ireland last month so talked about...More

Thank travelwithpam
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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
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Jennifer D
21 January 2017|
Response from mrabat03 | Reviewed this property |
I went at night. I don't know if they have shows during the day or only at night. Make sure you make a reservation at the bar, not the restaurant if you want to see the piano show.
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22 November 2015|
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Response from ggbrenna | Reviewed this property |
good food, good service, not too expensive. Before drinks, for two people $50-$60.
21 August 2015|
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Response from AndGuyer | Reviewed this property |
Yes - when we were there we saw many kids accompanied by their parents.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2118
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-954-0777
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