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Jake's Steaks

3301 Buchanan St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2801
+1 415-922-2211
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“cheesesteak” (24 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub, Diner
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3301 Buchanan St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2801
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Great Cheesesteaks. Awesome bread, perfect cheese. Simply delicious. Also, a super friendly staff. We ate there twice over a 5 night stay, and with all the nearby choices, that's really saying something!More

Thank Lance B
jakessteaks, Owner at Jake's Steaks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Dear Lance, Thank you very much for choosing to dine at Jake's Steaks during your trip. It gives us a great pleasure to learn that you had enjoyed the food and service provided by our talented kitchen staff and the service team. Your compliments had...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

After an amazing two weeks holiday in the US on our last night we came across jakes !! Only wish we had found it sooner !! Amazing food at really reasonable prices and helpful staff , best cheesesteak sandwich I have ever had , if...More

Thank Faye T
jakessteaks, Owner at Jake's Steaks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Dear Faye, Thank you very much for your compliments. You had many choices to choose from and we really appreciated all of your kind words. We are glad that we can be a part of what makes your 2 weeks holiday great! We all look...More

Reviewed 26 January 2017

Trying Phili's steaks was on our to do list in SF. We chose this one, because of good recommendations on TA and it was close to our hotel on Lombard. Was little confused what to order, but the staff was very informative and helpful. Cheesesteaks...More

Thank B1714D
jakessteaks, Owner at Jake's Steaks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Dear B1714D, Thank you very much for visiting Jake's Steaks while you were in San Francisco. The bread is made by Amoroso, which we import straight from Philly. We all look forward to the next opportunity of welcoming you back next time you are in...More

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been to Jake's twice to watch the Eagles while on vacation in San Fran. On both occasions we were surrounded by others from the East coast, some of who live in San Fran and others who were visiting. Everyone is...More

Thank JenniferM308
jakessteaks, Owner at Jake's Steaks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Dear Jennifer, Thank you very much for visiting Jake's Steaks during the Eagles game while you were in San Francisco. We strive to be the home away from home for the Eagles fans transplanted to SF. We all look forward to the next opportunity of...More

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Have to say if you're interested in having a great night out with good food in a central location this is the place for you to go.9/10 for staff food and atmosphere

Thank Cdr10gaa
jakessteaks, Owner at Jake's Steaks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Dear Cdr10gaa, Thank you very much for visiting Jake's Steaks and your positive review. We all look forward to the next opportunity of welcoming you back. With kind regards, The Jake's Steaks Team

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We found this place while walking in San Francisco through google maps when trying to find a place to eat nearby and we were just so lucky!!! The place is very small and you wont think much of it by the appearance but we were...More

1  Thank MCN73
jakessteaks, Owner at Jake's Steaks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Dear MCN73, Thank you very much for visiting Jake's Steaks last time you were in the area. We look forward to serving you again soon. With kind regards, The Jake's Steaks Team

Reviewed 14 June 2016

I was hungry for a taste of home. It was lunch time. I always love a great cheesesteak. I had steak cooked Philly style eggs with potatoes. Good value

Thank Jamie T
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Smashing grub and cold beer. Great atmosphere and service with a smile! A must visit if you are in San Francisco 😊!

Thank alphiebhai
jakessteaks, Owner at Jake's Steaks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you very much for your positive review. We strive to create a sports bar atmosphere, marrying that with great Cheesesteaks. We look forward to serving you again soon. With kind regards, The Jake's Steaks Team

Reviewed 18 April 2016

Been here more than a couple of times and i keep forgetting to do a review on them. Maybe because i could not get enough of their Sandwich !! Their Sandwich is soooooo tasty and really generous on the portions and the price is not...More

Thank JoseSF
jakessteaks, Owner at Jake's Steaks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Dear JoseSF Thank you very much for visiting Jake's Steaks. We strive to make the best cheesesteaks in or out of Philadelphia, and to provide a reasonable price considering SF standards. We look forward to seeing you again soon. With kind regards, The Jake's Steaks...More

Reviewed 27 March 2016

I went there because I was hungry and thought it would be bland and chewy but I took a bite and it was awesome.

Thank Warren C
jakessteaks, Owner at Jake's Steaks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Dear Warren, Thank you very much for visiting Jake's Steaks and your positive comments. With kind regards, The Jake's Steaks Team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3301 Buchanan St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighbourhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-922-2211
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Description
Jake's Steaks was started by a Philly native who has a goal to provide the best tasting cheesesteaks in or out of Philadelphia . It is a good sign when half the people at Jake's Steaks joint are from Philly. For the unenlightened, a cheesesteak consists of a heap of shredded beef and onion, tossed on a griddle, piled onto a uniquely chewy but tender amoroso roll imported from Philadelphia and topped with Cheese Whiz, which melts into the sandwich. Jake's is tucked away on a residential block, but that doesn't stop local from popping in for a beer at the eight-seat bar or grabbing a table in the small but bright space, complete with a wallpapered photo of Philly's boathouse row on the Schuylkill River. Great place to watch the Eagles, Phillies, Flyers, 76ers, and Nittany Lions
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