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Hard Knox Cafe

) #878 of 4,531 Restaurants in San Francisco ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cajun & Creole, Cafe
2526 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107-3113
+1 415-648-3770
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cornbread” (10 reviews)
“fried chicken” (13 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole, Cafe, Barbecue
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2526 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107-3113
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best place to enjoy soul food cajun style. My favorite is the blacken catfish with collard greens.

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I'm loving it! Every honest to goodness scrumptious fork full is like manna from heaven. There is absolutely no rubbish in here. The staff are pleasant, helpful and oh so attentive, wow! But the star of the show here has got to be the food,...More

Thank tillylamp
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Very notable eatery in the Dogpatch neighborhood that serves comfort food in abundance. Huge servings of their mainstay, chicken and waffles, cannot be passed up. Light delicate waffles with flaky fried chicken make a unforgettable impression. Cornbread is yummy to begin with. Super selection of...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went at 4pm hoping to miss the rush. They seem to be busy pretty much whenever they are open, which is a good thing. This visit Ie had the Juicy Lucy burger, which came with 2 side dishes (red beans and rice), all included...More

Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed 11 October 2016

It's a small place, so took a while to get seated. Took over 10 minutes to get a couple beers while we waited for a table. Once we got a table, everything was good. Food was fantastic, service was fine. Nice little dive restaurant that...More

Thank Fil-Am_Flash
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Can't go wrong with Fried chicken or Oxtails dinner. The serving proportions are generous and worth every dollar.

Thank lovelyleo365
Reviewed 27 April 2016

I came here with some friends when in SF. Pretty solid menu with good sides and beers on tap as well as bottled. I had the spicy fried chicken with a side of collard greens and rice. It was cooked well, crispy on the outside...More

Thank mikef00die
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We went to the Hard Knox to celebrate my son's birthday. We were a party of five: my wife and I, the "Birthday Boy", his wife and our four-year old granddaughter. As is typical of almost all San Francisco locations, parking was in short supply....More

Thank MossbackCalifornia
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Their signature is fried chicken and waffles which is my "cheat day" food excursion. Less guilt inducing but just as delicious is there spicy chicken sandwich. And when I'm trying to be "good" I order their chicken salad.

Thank g l
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

I have been coming her since 1996, and not once have I ever had a bad experience!! The foods is always on point! Down to every bone!! Customer service is perfect, served with a "Home Style" touch! Don't Knox it, till you try it!! Love❤...More

Thank Murrissa A
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2526 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107-3113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-648-3770
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