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$$ - $$$German, European,
525 Laguna St, Corner of Hayes and Laguna, San Francisco, CA 94102-5051
+1 415-252-9289
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato pancakes” (19 reviews)
“sauerbraten” (15 reviews)
“pretzels” (10 reviews)
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German, European, Central European
$$ - $$$
525 Laguna St, Corner of Hayes and Laguna, San Francisco, CA 94102-5051
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Suppenküche is a little hole in the wall that we visited for Sunday brunch. Its entrance was a pair of nondescript curtains instead of a door. The three of us were seated at a table for six with another friendly trio. Our group shared...More

Thank FTAListCom
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Hearty food, in a relaxed atmosphere, but crowded and loud. We came with friends and conversation was challenging. The meal was tasty and affordable.

Thank IthacaNancy
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Delicious herring salad appetizer - portion is big enough for a normal size meal. Potato pancakes good as well although a little greasy. I had the trout meal which was boring- the flavor was good but nothing stand-out. Served with soggy spinach and one small...More

Thank TruGrits1
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Simply one of the best German food restaurants in the US - with a California emphasis on fresh and organic ingredients. For 25 years the quality has been outstanding. Items on the menu have changed but the classics remain. Even a simple dish such as...More

Thank StephenSFBayArea
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

For over 30 years, this German restaurant in San Francisco has served the Hayes Valley Community. Founded as a local neighborhood restaurant, the owner works the floor talking with customers daily. Born and raised in Austria, he wants the food and beer to be an...More

Thank johnrobb1000
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Authentic German experience: amazing selection of beer, served well; comfort food for cold days; and hearty (if noisy) atmosphere.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We came here after being at the Biergarten all day and it was a perfect finish to a very German day out. They serve traditional style German foods on wooden tables/benches and of course German ales. We had the 2 litre boot to drink from...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Great and friendly service. Smiles all around. Rare German food in city. Homemade sausage. Menu fun to be in German. Great menu variety. Wife had the pancakes which I sampled and had many layers of flavor. Sausage of day was great. Everything done to perfection....More

Thank M E
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Five of us -- four who have lived in Germany many years -- had a wonderful, nostalgic nod yummy German meal last night at Suppenküche! Decor wasn't fancy so much as authentic -- comfy (but "cozy") authentic German fest-style long tables (10-12 per) and benches,...More

Thank Stanmeister
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

On vaca on the Pacific North West, we started our journey in Vancouver and ended it in SF! And what a culinary start and end to our journey: I have to assign 3x 5 stars! Today we went to the Suppenküche! Staff wad super nice...More

1  Thank DBMilano
Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky
shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to
imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of
a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation
of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a
community park at its center and dozens of trendy
businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
German, European, Central European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Laguna St, Corner of Hayes and Laguna, San Francisco, CA 94102-5051
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-252-9289
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