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Pinecrest Diner

401 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
+1 415-885-6407
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (77 reviews)
“patty melt” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
401 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great breakfast place. The Greek Omelet was loaded with Feta cheese, spinach, and tomatoes. The sourdough bread was fantastic. Service was friendly and fast!

Thank chefjoey52
Reviewed 1 week ago

Open 24 hours which is nice when you've just arrived and still on "european time". It's a "no frills" straight forward diner. Service is swift and excellent, the food is great and the prices are low for San Francisco. We went there for our first...More

Thank Vesth-Hansen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, huge selection of food. We had breakfast there 3 times during our week in San Francisco. It is open 24/7 with the full menu including breakfast being available anytime. Highly recommend the tasty omelets that come with toast and hash Browns. Smiley...More

Thank UliA3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this after looking through the trip advisor reviews. As it wasn't far from where we were staying so we thought 'why not!' It's open 24 hours a day and we had to queue for about 30 minutes before we got in. This place...More

1  Thank Mick7943
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing breakfast bacon and cheese toasted sandwich rest of my group had amazing food too the corned beef hash was to die for may be dated but it’s simple super tasty food with bottomless coffee if you have a meal

Thank ebeeson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try this place out because it was right near our hotel and in the morning the line went around the block so it seem to be popular. We had mixed results in that my patty melt was very good but the Mediterranean...More

Thank Rick W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place for a relaxing simple but good food. Went there 3 times during my visit to San Fransisco and each time was great value. Every time I went past this place it was busy , which says it all. If visiting , or...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Has a late night meal at Pinecrest Diner. We have stayed near here several times over the years and never tried until now. Seated quickly and our server was quick. Had a club sandwich that was very filling and my friend had the ruben sandwich...More

Thank Justine P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in San Francisco for three nights and we enjoyed our meal so much on the first night we went back again the second night too ! Such a great selection on the menu we three were not disappointed. Had the best cheese burger...More

Thank Kelleher00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You know by the queues that this restaurant sells good food at reasonable prices but don't take my word for it. As long as you're prepared to queue for a short while you should try it yourselves.

Thank addanegg
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
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12 November 2017|
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Response from William S | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it. There isn't a lot of extra room in the diner and there is no outside eating area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 401 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-885-6407
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