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Joanie's Happy Days Diner

1329 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-1331
+1 415-928-4343
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (56 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1329 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-1331
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first morning in San Francisco and we were looking for a place that had outdoor seating and a simple menu. This place fit the bill. My spouse had a club sandwich and I had the waffles. All were delicious! Serving sizes were...More

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Tried to go for lunch. Establishment appears to be closed- either for renovations or permanently. May want to call first

Thank lindasH2414ZK
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Went this morning & it was CLOSED-think it is permanent - no sign of life & no furniture. looks like no longer in business-shame as we were looking forward to it-so don’t go save your legs

Thank Number2girl
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Was waiting for the hop on, hop off bus and had breakfast here. The food was great and loved the "homey" feel. Would eat there again.

Thank Evee M
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We tried their omelets, potatoes, and toast, all delicious. We saw others with the waffles and pancakes, all large portions for a fair price. What we didn't understand was the name. There was absolutely no reason to think that this place would be associated with...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Average breakfast food at best. Price is the problem. Two adults, two kids = $65.00. If the decor was good ok but the place is a dump. Save $35.00 and go to McDonalds where the coffee is much better and the food is equivalent.

Thank gordonatanasoff
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The food served here is very fresh , hot and delicious. They are generous servings. OMG they make the best hash browns. Perfect hot cup of tea too. We went twice in a row. The staff are lovely. Jennie H Newcastle

Thank Jennie H
Reviewed 2 January 2018

The staff were very attentive even though they were quite busy. My wife and I both had omelettes. They were ok, although my wife's had way too much spinach (it was more spinach than egg) and they use "cheese" slices, not good grated cheese. The...More

Thank markdu2017
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The wait staff are so friendly and attentive, nothing is too much trouble. They are filling your coffee cup before you realise you need a refill. The food is delicious, big servings but they set you up for the day ahead. I would go here...More

Thank lisafP9161QH
Reviewed 13 November 2017

What a great diner! We sat outside even though it was a big brisk. The place was hopping! The wait staff was great, as was the food. I love pancakes, and Joanie's didn't disappoint. My husband enjoyed a huge breakfast burrito, and my friend loved...More

Thank JinxHE
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Response from Felicia B | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1329 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-1331
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-928-4343
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