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Sausage Factory

517 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2511
+1 415-626-1250
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (51 reviews)
“ravioli” (9 reviews)
“piccata” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
517 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2511
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Average food and average service. When we indicated that we wanted to pay the minimum service charge of 15%, our waiter suggested we might like to check out a website of free things to do in San Francisco for the remainder of our stay. I’m...More

Thank Adam F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here twice on the recommendation of a friend who has visited SF and the Castro area in particular many times. Service was exceptionally friendly, even if the server on the first visit was keen to upsell us salad and garlic bread which we didn't...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I've been here together with a friend for dinner. The place is Ok and the food was just fine. The waiter was friendly. I just personally considered this as an average restaurant.

Thank Royax
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We have been in the city for 4 Days and this restaurant served the best food. We stumbled upon it while in Castro street. Fine food, we had pasta and pizza. Both lovely and if we were staying longer we would be back

Thank Ardmalin
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. I had ravioli with meat sauce. It was delicious. My wife had chicken parm. Also very good. Entrees served with delicious sour dough bread. Unique small but cozy atmosphere. Lots of stuff all over the walls to look at. Service was fast and...More

Thank DaveonthewaytoAT
Reviewed 22 August 2017

So, the hotel I was staying at recommended The Sausage Factory, and the online reviews were good. So, I thought "I'm going to give it a try!". I must have picked a bad day. Saw reviews about great staff - my waiter had no personality...More

Thank thejhawk93
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Good simple, not over complicated, Italian food at reasonable prices. Service was quick and very friendly. Nice atmosphere, busy but not packed. House wine at $22 for a 1lt jug is about the cheapest in town.

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We visited during Pride. Our meals were excellent and staff gave us a warm welcome. We will definitely return.

Thank IRoss896
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The best thing about the sausage factory is the most funniest waiter in the world! We laughed everytime he came at our table. The food is good! also the restaurant is very nicely decorated with a cozy atmosphere

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We had already walked all over San Francisco and were exhausted. We were really too tired to eat but decided we would eat before we went back to hotel. We got a spaghetti dinner and split it. It was delicious!! The bread was so good...More

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The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San
Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart,
the Castro is a neighbourhood welcome to everyone. As
one of the first predominantly LGBT neighbourhoods in
the United States and currently its largest, it
remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theatres and glitzy shops now compete
with bars and fashionable eateries for attention,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2511
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro
  • Neighbourhood: The Castro
  • Phone Number: +1 415-626-1250
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