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John's Grill

John's Grill has been a San Francisco tradition since 1908. This historic restaurant is one of the city's oldest and most famous and is a favorite of celebrities who enjoy great steaks, expertly prepared fresh seafood with excellent service and a one of a kind atmosphere. John's Grill was a setting in author Dashiell Hammetts, The Maltese Falcon. The restaurant has earned many tributes: it has been chosen as one of the 10 best by Esquire and featured in Gourmet Magazine.
Live jazz nightly in the upper level dining room.

ZAGAT RATED: Food 26 / Decor 24 / Service 25 / Cost $44

"Step back in time” at this circa-1908 Downtown “landmark”, where “solid steakhouse fare" and "strong drinks" draw “tourists and locals alike"; "one of the last old-style SF eateries", it’s also renowned as a "Dashiell Hammett hangout" (and a setting in The Maltese Falcon.)”

Zagat Rates John's Grill - #1 Steakhouse in Downtown San Francisco!!!
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1108 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
(1,108 Reviews)
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Rating Breakdown 1,108 reviews
5 stars
(480)
4 stars
(364)
3 stars
(182)
2 stars
(62)
1 star
(20)
Food 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
Service 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Ambiance 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
Noise Level
2.2 / 3
Energetic
Value 
3.7 / 5
(Very Good) 3.7 / 5
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John's Grill Reviews List
Review 1 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/01/2016
 2015
Dined on 2/01/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/01/2016
 2015
Special Features: notable wine list
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Review 2 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Good choice

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Historical place; lots of photos of famous people who have eaten there. It has a good selection of steaks for dinner, and is touted as being one of the best steak restaurants in San Francisco. Good basic food for lunch or dinner."
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2001
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Review 3 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/03/2016
 2005
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 4 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/02/2016
 2014
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2014
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Review 5 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/05/2016
 2011
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Truly awesome meal creating very memorable experience"
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2011
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Review 6 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Enjoyable Find

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Historical place; lots of photos of famous people who have eaten there. It has a good selection of steaks for dinner, and is touted as being one of the best steak restaurants in San Francisco. Good basic food for lunch or dinner."
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2001
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 7 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Terrific Tender Steaks

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Dined on 2/02/2016
 2005
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Dined here during super bowl week. Joe Montana at one table Joe Holmgren and Brian Billick at another. They along with our table : all enjoying delicious steaks. Our server picked our steaks , Rib eye, bone in New York and porterhouse all cooked to perfection. Amazing atmosphere of old San Francisco. Our service was amazing as well."
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 8 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/03/2016
 2016
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2016
Special Features: hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
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Review 9 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/02/2016
 2000
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2000
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2000
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch
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Review 10 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 2/02/2016
 2012
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Review 11 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

Dined on 2/02/2016
 2012
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Review 12 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Outdated

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Small tight spaced, not handicapped capable not enough space for wheel chair or walker food okay but over priced for what it was our server was the only thing that was good"
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
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Review 13 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2011
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2011
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 14 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 2/01/2016
 2003
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Review 15 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2006
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2006
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 16 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2006
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Review 17 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2004
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 18 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Special Features: hot spot
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Review 19 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2014
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 20 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

not as good as I remembered from several years ago

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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Review 21 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Overall better than average.

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"We had our party of 6 seated at the 3rd level, which was fine except there was more energy on the lower floors that would have made it that much more for us. Everyone enjoyed their meals, except for one person, they ordered the halibut and it was quite over cooked. All others were ok. We we're there as a last minute find, and we did not have to wait..which was a plus. We would eat there again, just perhaps closer to the action."
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2016
Special Features: late-night find
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Review 22 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2010
Special Features: romantic, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 23 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, special occasion
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Review 24 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, fit for foodies
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Review 25 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Should be a better dining experience

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"For such an historic place, we had a merely ordinary experience. The food was good; the drinks quite watery; the service diffident. The hostess led us to a table, dropped all four menus in a pile, and kept on going--away from us. Not a word of welcome or anything else. It is a cool-looking place with a story--too bad no one who worked there seemed to care."
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2009
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Review 26 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/27/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
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Review 27 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

One of a Kind

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2005
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Dining at this landmark restaurant is such a treat. Beautiful classic building. Our steaks were delicious we started with a lobster ravioli which was over the top. The service is very professional not one mistake. We shall return very soon."
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 28 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Get the NY Steak sandwich

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2005
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Four of us went for lunch. All four of us had the NY steak sandwich medium rare. Best we've every had."
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch
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Review 29 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/28/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2016
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion
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Review 30 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

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Dined on 1/28/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2013
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 31 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2007
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Review 32 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Traditional old SF feeling and look.

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 33 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

What A Find

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Rita wanted a steak so we chose John's among the many restaurants to choose from within walking distance of our timeshare. Rita's porterhouse was perfectly done and my lamb chops were excellent. From the outside, John's shows a non-descript front in an old building. Inside it was totally different. Since the restaurant was mentioned in the novel, John's has a "Maltese Falcon" theme. Just looking at the Dashiell Hammett memorabilia is worth the visit. (Fun and totally irrelevant fact - he is buried in Arlington National Cemetery due to his WWII army service). This is a definite keeper. We will return next time we return to San Francisco!"
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 34 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Prior to Super Bowl

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"We went on Thursday night to get in another meal at John's Grill prior to Super Bowl 50 week. We had a reservation and requested our favorite table, when we arrived I guess sa party had just been seated at the table we wanted but we said we would wait, the hostess treated us so well as did the staff and we enjoyed some of the best martinis in SF - just perfect....we were not in a terrible hurry as we had a lot of time before the show we were going to at A.C.T. The party left and the staff rapidly prepared the table and we had ribeye cooked just perfect and also the Oysters Wellington, again perfect along with a great bottle of wine. Wonderful experience. We had to skip dessert because the time went by so fast since we were enjoying it so much that we just barely made the show."
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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Review 35 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2007
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2007
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Review 36 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

We enjoyed everything about this experience.

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Dined on 1/26/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"The food was incredible, the atmosphere was great (very busy) and the waitri were on top of things. Truly enjoyed everything. Will definitely be back."
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 37 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/25/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/25/2016
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/25/2016
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 38 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/26/2016
 2008
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2008
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 39 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2006
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2006
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Review 40 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/14/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/14/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"A wonderful San Francisco old time restaurant with great food and reasonably price."
Dined on 1/14/2016
 2016
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Review 41 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot
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Review 42 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion
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Review 43 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

So So

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"While well know steakhouse we were disappointed with the rib-eye and Johns famous steak that had to be sent back for more heating. Medium was ordered and purple center arrived. Seating is very crowded and loud. Not a relaxing experience."
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2013
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Review 44 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

What a gem. A bit of a throwback, but awesome

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"The food they ate in flim noire, but good and solid and tasty and real. Hemingway should write the review; it's that basic, yet perfect. I love this place."
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 45 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/22/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2016
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 46 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/18/2016
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 47 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/18/2016
 2013
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 48 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/22/2016
 2012
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2012
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Review 49 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2016
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Review 50 for John's Grill
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/21/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2013
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2013
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