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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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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1329 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-1331
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I'd go out of my way to go here for Breakfast / Brunch. The location is quiet and scenic considering where it is, and it is great to sit outside on a sunny day and enjoy your food. The food is wonderful, and obviously cooked...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Best breakfast ever. I had crab Benedict . It was delicious! If staying in wharf definitely go food is good. We had a group of 4 and everyone loved their food.

Thank Hpryan
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We planned to go to Eight Am just down the block but outside seating taken and very hot inside so decided to come to Joanie’s instead. The service was very friendly and quick but not intrusive. Great choice for breakfast and food was good. Would...More

Thank Normarose
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Large portions for a reasonable San Francisco Price and delish. Options for out door seating on street patio. The waitress we had we super friendly.

Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Took a break from the hotel breakfast and landed here. Son loved the chocolate chip pancakes that we had to come back a 2nd day. Pancakes and waffle were soft, fluffy, thick, and good. Eggs were buttery soft. All in all, good place to stop.

Thank Reba B
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly people but very basic breakfast. Scrambled egg overlooked, hash browns tasteless ,sourdough toast cheap. Bacon was good and crispy. The orange juice was freshly squeezed,but poor in taste. You can see why this place is nowhere near as busy as 8am next door which...More

Thank tomnNW4
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The eggs were cooked correctly, toast was perfectly toasted, hash browns were crispy and the waffle was definitely made fresh!! Topped off with freshly squeezed OJ and a great cup of coffee which made this an excellent way to start our day!!!

Thank Edith B
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is a small local diner near Fisherman's Wharf...a perfect alternative to the pricey breakfast buffet hotel fare. Conveniently located near numerous hotels; we walked here for breakfast twice, and were very pleased with the tasty food, service, and friendly employees. They open at 7...More

Thank Barb M
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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