Nearby points of interest
Nearby points of interest
About Daily Grill - San Francisco
Conveniently located one block from Union Square near the Westin St. Francis, Daily Grill is a moderately priced steakhouse that features classic American dishes made from scratch. The extensive menu features timeless favorites and unique preparations to suit all tastes while providing unrivaled hospitality and stellar service. In a comfortable, yet upscale environment, Daily Grill serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The bar is a favorite stop for Happy Hour 7 days a week, from 3pm-6pm, where craft beer and hand-crafted cocktails are paired with eclectic appetizers. Modeled after the great San Francisco Grills of the 30’s and 40's, it is an ideal spot to dine or drink while shopping, enjoying a night out or a great meal before a show.
San Francisco, CA 94102
Contemporary American, Steakhouse, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Daily Breakfast: 7:00am - 10:30am
Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:00am - 3:30pm, Saturday - Sunday 11:00am - 3:30pm
Dinner: Sunday - Monday 4:30pm - 9:30pm, Tuesday - Thursday 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday 4:30pm - 10:30pm
between Powell and Mason
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
We feature a complete menu of Catering Platters for Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. These are ideal for Office Events or for Parties at Home.
There are many public parking lots within two blocks of Daily Grill. Union Square Garage (under Union Square), O’Farrell-Mason Garage, and Handlery Union Square Garage on O'Farrell.
Powell Street BART and Muni, 38 Geary
Private Party Facilities:
Our intimate private boardroom seats 14 maximum. We can seat 34-50 for semi-private events.
Private Party Contact:
Myra Espinosa: (415) 616-5000
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Daily Grill - San Francisco Ratings and Reviews
Rude. Rude. Rude. I recognize that we came to dinner on a busy night, but that doesn’t excuse our server being EXTREMELY rude to us when we followed up on orders after waiting over 30 minutes without seeing her once. Asking about when our food might be done doesn’t warrant “don’t you see how busy we are? Don’t you see that I’m doing the best I can? I mean, you see how busy we are, what do you want me to do?” There are several ways to convey this info without being rude. Not cool. We will never come here again.
Food was served cold, bacon was barely cooked. Waitress surupy sweet, but uncaring to food conditions. Manager apologized and customer changed order to hamburger. No consideration offered on bill for poor food conditions or mediocre waitress (lonnie.)
It will be a long time before we return. There was 6 of us at 11:15 a.m. so no noontime rush involved.
We love this place! Every December we come to Union Square to commemorate our engagement and shop? We stay at the Handlery Hotel which so well located just a block from Union Square. Have eaten at the Daily Grill several times and have never been disappointed.
Menu is varied but has lots of comfort food items.
Service and food were subpar at best
Very disapppointed as we have been dining here for 10 years
Service was lackluster and lazy. There were 4 of us and 2 of our dishes cane and were ice cold...no mention of other 2 meals. We flagged down our server and told her our food was cold and she shrugged her shoulder with no apology or no mention of other dishes. Our pasta dish came and it was hot but how we had person with food. Finally 20 minutes later 2 dishes came, 4th dish came with wrong side. Server peeked around but didn’t check back. We had to flag her down again and told her wrong side dish...steamed veggies which took another 15 minutes. Worst service and food as subpar
Asked for a managed and told one was not available. We were late for a show so couldn’t wait. Not sure if we will be back
we had about 1 hr 10 min max in order to order/eat/pay and out the door to theater. by the time we were all seated time was down to about 1 hr..our waiter walked no where near our table for about 10 mins now down to 50 mins. he finally came over took our order we asked for our bill with our order delivery we told him we were on time crunch..3 orders arrived giving us about 20 mins to eat but the 4th order (tacos for whatever reason) arrived giving our friend about 10mins to eat..food was good but i would not recommend if you are on tight schedule..
We had a big group for a special family holiday dinner. The service was incredible and they were very accommodating! Amazing back room that gave us private space with kids - can't say enough about the service, especially little touches like timing on dishes for such a big group. Our waiter was proactive about suggestions to help kids meals too (brought food early, crayons/mats, special cups, extra napkins, etc). Food was good as well. Great location half-block from Union Square.
It was Thanksgiving so they were extra busy but personnel was really nice. I ordered their thanksgiving menu and it was really good, nice arugula kale salad (with cranberries and apple) and turkey breast with gravy and stuffing. The only downer was the dessert, pumpkin pie was not so good but all in all it was great food.
This was our fourth Thanksgiving dinner here. Always a great meal and service. Just one disappointment. The seared ahi dish was horrible. With everything else so beautiful at this restaurant, please don't serve this dish unless it is done right. Braised beef ribs with mash, very good.
I was at DAILY GRILL enjoying my Thanksgiving meal with a friend. The food was delicious and just what I wanted for this special day!!
I was NOT happy with the choice of Rock N Roll musice...Come on...Maybe soft jazz or standard songs or classical...It was too loud for a while also..I love Creedance Clearwater band but not on Thanksgiving Day!!! I don't think many Restaurant managers, servers, etc....know the value of creating an ambience with really sophisticated music.
Thanks for sending me the survey..I am going to eat lunch at the DAILY GRILL on 12/16 so if I don't like the music I will talk to the server...I paid over $70 for my special Thanksgiving meal and would really appreciate someone taking the time to pick better music to play!! Thanks
We had an issue with the host inviting us to go to the bar for happy hour for half-price drinks while we waited for our table. We had arrived early and pointed out our request for a booth in the back room. Turned out there is no happy hour on Saturdays. Shouldn't the host have known that? Anyway, after our meal, we spoke to the manager, who gave us a gift card for part of our bar tab. We paid cash so we weren't able to take her up on her offer of crediting our card. As for the food, I had my usual filet mignon with blue cheese crust but the menu no longer includes mashed potatoes as a side. You get one side and I opted for vegetables. Same price, less food. I would have preferred a 6 oz. cut and had the mashed potatoes come with the dish. Our server, Armando, was acceptable, not exceptional. We had been going here annually but will likely go elsewhere now.
Traffic on a busy Saturday delayed our arrival but staff was very accommodating. The food was wonderful and absolutely cooked to order. Our server was Elliott and he did absolutely everything right. He asked what our plans were in order to better gauge our timing, he made sure he understood exactly how I wanted my food prepared and then made sure it was right, and he was simply charming and engaged. I will definitely come more often and make this one of my "out-of-towners" stops.
This was a good location to meet up with family in San Francisco that we hadn't seen in a number of years. The service was excellent and the menu selection was broad enough to satisfy everyone's taste. The restaurant was a little louder than I was hoping for, but overall an excellent evening. I'd recommend the Daily Grill and/or dine there again on my next visit to San Francisco.
We should have left as doon as we arrived. Sign read wait to be seated. We waited and waited, bar was not bust nor was the dinning room and we had reservations! We were asked if we eould like a table or a booth. We answered booth, many visable open. No sooner did we answer were told " no booth waiters available.... why ask then? Eventually we were seated at a table for 2....by a person visiting with staff, yes unbelievable! Waiter arrived a few minutes later with menus and asked for drink orders. I ordered a specialty beer and quicly the waiter said and water tp my wife and hurried off...ummm, really! Hereyurned and wife asked for a glass of wine and he hurried off again...we would like an appetizer and we have already decided on dinner order....where did you go? Place is pretty empty, so whats the hurry?? Waiter returned and asked for order... I was in mid sentence when he looks over and shouts hold on one minute to another table? Staff? He looks back at me says dorry and says you want what? Again, this is not a busy restaurant at the moment. I would like the hummus looks at my fairly empty beer and asks if i eoild like another. He came back with my wifes wine finally, but no beer, no hummus. Hummus is eventually briught out by another staff member. Waiter returns and takes our order. Grilled veggie plater for my wife and steak and asparagus for me. No one checks on us during dinner, still haven't received my second beer ordered with appitizer. Dinner is finished and waiter returns with beer and asks how steak was " cause the guy vookingnit usually dries it out" I kid you not! Then asks if we would like a dessert menu...ummm no...check please!!
I have been traveling extensively for business and eating out for almost 30 years. I have never written a review for a restaurant, but needed to leave some feedback on this meal. We were in San Fran for the weekend visiting our son at college and could not get a reservation at some of the more well known steak houses, so we decided to try the Daily Grill because it was available on open table, we wanted to get him a decent meal at what we thought would be a reasonable price, certainly did not expect anything super, but was not ready for what we experienced. The three of us ordered Chicken Parm, Filet Mignon, and Tilapia. When I first tasted the Chicken Parm, I thought it was spoiled, my wife at the same time gave me a look because her fish was dry and tasteless, but didn't want to say anything in front of my son. My son who had been eating in a cafeteria for the last three months and would have been happy to eat anywhere, ate his entire steak, but when we asked him after he was finished how it was, he commented that it was just ok which we had never heard him say after eating a steak, bear in mind this was a 38.00 filet. Bottom line, food tasted like it was frozen, came from a low end food distributor, heated in the microwave, and then priced as though it was a Ruth Chris or something similar. Maybe we just had bad luck, but this was very disappointing!
we have gone to Daily Grill for years. We love the ambiance and the location and the menu variety but the food quality keeps slipping and we will start looking for our new regular place. My husband had chicken parmesan, I had chicken marsala (a special that day) and both of our chicken dishes were tired and dry at 5pm. our guest had the short ribs which seemed to be the winner of the night.
Please sign in to record your input. Thanks!
Report this review as inappropriate?
If you believe this review should be removed from OpenTable, please let us know and someone will investigate.