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Pinecrest Diner

401 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
+1 415-885-6407
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
401 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We waited outside for 10mins but once we were seated this place was everything that you want from a classic American diner. The sourdough toast was incredible .....and we'll be back in line tomorrow morning

Thank Gav_gray
Reviewed 4 days ago

...Diner, that is. An oasis of value in a desert of tourist traps. Where many have resorted to taking shortcuts to pad the bottom line in an area where customer loyalty takes a back seat to constant tourist turnover, Pinecrest shows genuine integrity in delivering...More

Thank bbchea
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I passed by this place a couple of times and saw a very long queue. I therefore thought that this place might be worth trying. It just so happened the one day I thought about going by it must have been a delivery day for...More

Thank Michael v
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family and I always enjoy diners. We find they always have an array of food and good food. While this place had an array of food, the quality wasn't that great. I had grilled chicken which was very bland. Our daughters had pancakes and...More

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited here tonight. I ordered the Fried Chicken and my wife the Fish and Chips. We both had soup to start. The soup was fantastic. My wife really enjoyed her Fish and Chips however my Chicken was poor. More batter than...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for breakfast and the place was packed. We opted to share a booth with two other couples so we could be seated. Food was delicious and cooked as ordered. Service was spot on.

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

As tourists we loved this place for breakfast, amazing pancakes, amazing bread and most importantly amazing coffee! Would highly recommend.

1  Thank Samantha F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice clean diner that serves well priced large servings. Service was good and the atmosphere enjoyable. I have the three cheese macaroni and it was delicious. In an easy walking distance from our hotel in union square.

Thank Kimberley B
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our recent visit to SF we ate here twice. The first time we each had delicious burgers with more fries than you could ever eat, and believe me we were hungry after a cross-country flight. The second time was a weekend breakfast. When we...More

Thank MaryandJoseph819
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the Pinecrest just down from our hotel on our first full day in San Francisco when jetlag got us up and about at around 5.30am on a Sunday morning. There's nothing fancy here but it certainly didn't disappoint. I had the full stack...More

Thank newspapertaxi
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-885-6407
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