Tadich Grill


First opened as a coffee stand during California's famed Gold Rush, Tadich Grill has established a tradition as one of the Bay Area's top restaurants. Our menu features the freshest Seafood, Meats, Poultry and Produce with a focus on quality, consistency and value. We print our menu daily to showcase the finest and freshest products available. Our chef comes in at 5 every morning and speaks with our suppliers to identify the freshest products available that day. Once the finest and freshest ingredients are sourced, the menu is put together from scratch - all 75 entrees, including a dozen daily specials. There is no substitute for fresh, so if it's not fresh, it's not on the Tadich Grill menu. The Tadich Grill experience is like no other. Ours is a high energy, busy place. Whether you're a regular or a first time visitor, the service is always the same: professional, no-nonsense and efficient. Come see for yourself. Suppose you had some out-of-town visitors, and they asked you to take them to a "traditional, authentic San Francisco restaurant." You could do no better than to take them to Tadich Grill, which is not only San Francisco's, but also California's, oldest restaurant. But you need to warn them: Tadich Grill takes no reservations and is usually packed at lunchtime and dinnertime, Monday through Saturday. Your guests may very well have to stand in line waiting for a table. If they are famous, important, or influential people, they will still have to wait, and may very well be standing next to some of the city's business or political leaders, or other local celebrities. Tadich Grill Today When guests walk into Tadich Grill today, they'll see on the right, a long wooden bar stretching from the front door back to the kitchen. The stools at the bar are always occupied with diners. On the left side, a row of tables with starched white tablecloths outline the bar. On each one there is a bowl of lemon quarters. Further into the restaurant, built into the wall, are alcoves with booths large enough for six patrons. Dark wood paneling with large mirrors cover the walls and Art Deco brass and milk-glass light fixtures hang from the fifteen-foot ceiling. Tadich Grill is essentially a seafood restaurant and has been for over 166 years. Twice a day (and sometimes all afternoon), the place bustles as waiters serve aromatic dishes bearing last night's catch, broiled, sautéed, or grilled. It is noisy, yes. But unlike some popular spots, it's not so noisy that you can't have a conversation with your companions. If you'd been to Tadich Grill a century ago, it would hardly have looked any different. Back then, customers left happy and returned frequently, just like they still do.

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Tadich Grill


  • Takes Reservations No
  • Delivery No
  • Take-out No
  • Accepts Credit Cards Yes
  • Good For Lunch, Dinner
  • Parking Street
  • Bike Parking Yes
  • Wheelchair Accessible Yes
  • Good for Kids No
  • Good for Groups Yes
  • Attire Casual
  • Ambience Classy
  • Noise Level Average
  • Alcohol Full Bar
  • Outdoor Seating No
  • Wi-Fi No
  • Has TV No
  • Waiter Service Yes
  • Caters No


Monday-Friday 11AM-9:30PM Saturday 11:30AM-9:30PM Sunday Closed but Available for Private Parties


1 Review
Byron Carman Byron Carman
San Francisco, CA
Excellent Traditional Seafood Restaurant

This is a must stop for foodies as they dine their way through San Francisco. Loaded with Servers that have made the careers at this fine establishment in San Francisco. Ambiance: Bustling vibe with a historic feel. Lots of great menu choices (Fresh Seafood, Meats, Poultry and Produce) Cioppino is one of their signature dishes. Excellent service by staff of seasoned professional servers. I've noticed that frequent customers are given the red carpet treatment. No reservations accepted, so time your visit appropriately.

September 2015

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