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David's Delicatessen & Restaurant

474 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1223
+1 415-276-5950
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good21%
  • Average27%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible19%
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American, Delicatessen, Kosher
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474 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1223
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thought we would try this restaurant for breakfast as most of the others in the surrounding area had big lineups. I now know why.. This food at this place was absolutely terrible. The service on the other hand was good. Bacon and eggs is a...More

Thank Tex H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was a short walk from our hotel, and served up decent scrambled eggs with onions and a generous portion of lox on a slightly under-toasted onion bagel. Not a gourmet breakfast, but it fitted the bill and the belly. We would return.

Thank lespes
Reviewed 1 week ago

David's, is an old traditional style deli reminiscent of New York located near to Union Square. I loved the layout with the seating arranged around the counter. Some cool jazz playing on the radio. I thought I had ordered poached eggs but I guess when...More

Thank butterflykissesfly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And that NYC does it a lot better. Slow service, latkes and pastrami and tongue type stuff. The Europeans staying in the adjacent hotels didn't seem to mind.

Thank WorldSki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast had many choices, regular menu and specials. Tea and coffee cups filled several times during meal. Booth, tables in separate rooms along with counter seating available. Service attentive and wonderful. Food served hot. We stopped to get a sandwich - corn beef later in...More

Thank FranChasen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came back twice here even though it was some 15 mins walk from our hotel. Great service and has Kosher meat for those that eat it. Has great omelets and even have turkey bacon for those that don't eat red meat. Also have a lunch...More

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

David's Delicatessen was near our hotel and was our "go to" breakfast venue. The food was hot and well cooked with great choices available. The coffee was a bit strong for my taste but easily fixed with more milk! Not the cheapest but worth the...More

Thank Leigh440
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's a salt of the earth deli, and admittedly I have a soft spot for the 40s vibe... My mother's parents were married in this city just before my Grandfather deployed to the Pacific in WWII. To hear those big band tunes and eat a...More

Thank atreyou40
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Good OK nothing exceptional. Service good. Waiters very attentive. Right in heart of downtown San Fran near theaters and hotels.

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Came for lunch and was looking forward to a traditional corned beef on rye with swiss. Sat at the counter, where the server was nice enough but not around a lot. Sandwich was okay but nothing to write home about (except here). Basic, local diner/deli....More

Thank Tacopete5
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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19 June 2017|
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Response from Samantha C | Reviewed this property |
I just called them and they said they are not kosher anymore. Sorry!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 474 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1223
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-276-5950
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