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Lori's Diner

500 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1107
+1 415-981-1950
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (198 reviews)
“pancakes” (110 reviews)
“finger food” (63 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
500 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1107
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

—My four friends and I arrived at our Wyndham Canterbury timeshare in San Francisco tired and hungry. Staff there recommended Lori’s Diner, told us it was within walking distance, and gave us a discount coupon. —The Diner was located within a block of our hotel....More

Thank Thesophisticate
Reviewed 4 days ago

Late meal of meat lasagna with bechamel was very tasty and just what I needed. Fun decor and an interesting mix of diners make this a great place. Always reluable

Thank John G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It feels like walking into an old Hollywood movie. A real American diner! Even the waitress that greated us was as taken from the screen. The breakfast authentic and my husband loved the hashbrown, pancakes and bacon. The philly cheese steak sandwich was better than...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was not far from our hotel in Nob Hill and we decided to try one morning. Our server was very nice, polite, happy and efficient. They have a decent menu and the food that was served was very good and served quickly. I opted...More

Thank lisajlb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate in Lori's Diner twice during our visit to San Francisco and had lovely food each time - American portions, so big servings. Interesting items in the Diner such as a car. Service was very good and friendly

Thank pap12439
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love diners, weather it be for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Unfortunately I found Lori’s to be average for breakfast. I had the French toast, with one pancake (as a treat), and found it all pretty bland. Some cinnamon on the FT wouldn’t have gone...More

Thank AnthonyDB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t waste your time or money. We were served cold raw corn beef hash and told that’s how they serve it- We paid for coffee and left - if you want a decent breakfast go to Pinecrest Diner next block along - if your the...More

1  Thank Sam W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was friendly & we were seated right away. The diner atmosphere & memorabilia is fun. My husband ordered the pork chops & I had the Chinese chicken salad. Both meals were filling & good.

Thank Laurel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and food is excellent I had the burger and was magnificent others on the table had varied dishes wish we had something like this in Australia

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife really liked it and I thought it was average. The decor is 50's and there aThe staff was nice, if not very attentive.

Thank econotraveller41
Union Square
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city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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: 500 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1107
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-981-1950
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