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About Hops & Hominy

We’re three friends from Ocala, Florida, with deep roots in small town hospitality. Our Southeastern inspired restaurant features a variety of sustainable and organic goods, craft brewed American micro-beers, and a choice collection of local wines and spirits. We aim to recreate a little taste of Southern community, bringing people together by sharing great food & drink. We look forward to welcoming you into our family.

1 Tillman Place
San Francisco, CA 94108
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Southern, Comfort Food, American

Hours of Operation:
Monday- Wednesday Dinner: 4:00 pm- 10:00 pm
Thursday- Saturday Dinner: 4:00 pm- 11:00 pm

Cross Street:
Grant Avenue between Sutter & Post (small alley)

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(415) 373-6341

Website:
http://www.hopsandhominy.com/

Parking Details:
There is street parking at night. The Union Square and White House parking garages are conveniently located within 1 block.

Public Transit:
Bart: Montgomery Station; Powell Station
Muni: Montgomery Station; Powell Station
Bus Lines: Montgomery; Powell; Bush; Sutter; Post; Market stops

Executive Chef:
David Baeli

Private Party Facilities:
We have several private event options:

Our upstairs mezzanine seats 30 guests for dinner, or 45 for a standing reception.

Our main floor dining seats 50 guest for dinner, or 80+ for standing reception. There is a full service bar on the main floor.

The Burrow is a completely private event space for 32 seated guests or 60 standing. The Burrow provides custom food menus as well as beer & wine service.

The patio area can be reserved for up to 50 guests.

We are also available to book the entire facility for larger events.

Please contact Kate for details at events@hopsandhominy.com

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please visit our website www.hopsandhominy.com and click on the Private Parties page. There you can fill out a form to give us the details of your event. We will contact you shortly after.

Hops & Hominy Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.4

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4.3

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

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 (Seattle)·Dined 4 days ago

Went to H&H on a Tuesday night. Place was full but we had a reservation so able to sit at 6:45. The fried chicken had been lauded online and by others. We ordered that and the ribs. We added an extra piece of dark meat chicken at +$3 to our order so we could make sure we had plenty for sharing. The chicken we received was very unevenly battered with almost none on half of the breast we received. The white meat was dry. The drumstick was also barely battered and worst of all, the added dark meat appeared to be the thigh from a pigeon. It was so small, after taking the skin off, there was one mouthful of meat. The ribs had a very nice flavor but were not cooked enough and very difficult to get the meat off the bones. The sides of mashed and potato salad were boring and the biscuit was dry. Service was ok but as it was very busy, not able to spend any time with us.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

Everything was excellent except the noise level - it was difficult to hear and carry on a normal conversation.

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·Dined on January 14, 2018

Excellent cornbread in cast iron skillets with delicious honey butter! Caesar salad was spicy & sooo good. Mac & Cheese was great (definitely 5 stars)! Shrimp and grits were savory & smoky and also 5 stars. Service was top notch. Highly recommend this restaurant! Only negative is how hot it was inside. Felt like it was 85+ degrees.

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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Noise level was a too much on the ground level.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We’ve eaten at Hops & Hominy a few times and have always been pleased with the food/service/value. This visit however, we had a server that made our experience unpleasant with her aggressive behavior. She was rude, and overly possessive when I asked a restaurant employee about the types of Bourbon carried at the bar. I wanted to know what was carried and the expert opinion of the bartender. Our server was rude, walked up to me and demanded that she be consulted. Last time I checked it’s still a free country, even in SF. I tried to explain to her that I wasn’t bypassing her service but to no avail. She remained unpleasant for the remainder of our dinner.
We love Hops and Hominy. I hope that she was just having a bad day.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

We had dinner there as it's my daughters favorite restaurant while we're in San Francisco.
They sat us in the back room and told us VERY RUDELY that if we want a better table we would need to wait 45 minutes even though I had made reservations over two months ago.
I should've left at that point rather I chose to stay and endure the agony of semi rude service and bad food.
I will never be going back again you can count on that!

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Super fantastic restaurant! Brussels Sprout appetizer was amazing with the perfect amount of bacon crunch and seasoning. All 4 of us were very happy with and thoroughly enjoyed our dinners which were Shrimp & Gritz, Burger, Skirt Steak and Mac and Cheese. All presentations were superb as well. Drink menu is fun and service rocked!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Casual dining in a convenient downtown location. Great service. Food was very good. Loved the arugula, sweet potato salad, black eyed peas fritters and Mac and cheese. Cocktails were expensive but tasty.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Great food, great service. We sat at the upper level and we preferred it over the lower level as it is much quieter. Have been there twice and both times, the food was excellent. Will be back again.

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·Dined on December 22, 2017

We went to Hops N Hominy for an evening out with friends. The food was fantastic and so was the beer. Our service was great. An all-around enjoyable experience. We would definitely go again.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Loved this place. Waitress was awesome. Made fantastic recommendations. Would come back here in a heartbeat

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 22, 2017

We had a reservation, and spent over $150 but were treated poorly. We were asked to leave our table to sit at the bar to make room for another large party that just arrived. Acknowledging somewhat how rude it was to do so, the hostess offered complimentary wine for us. At the bar, the bartender slammed his hand down interrupting our conversation and asked if we were going to buy anything. I will not return here

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·Dined on December 21, 2017

Good food, excellent waitress who worked to get my husband’s martini just right. The place felt cozy and comfortable and the food was prepared with fresh ingredients and innovations to familiar dishes. We are definitely returning to celebrate our anniversary.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Casual, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Hops & Hominy was a great spot for an early ladies night dinner before a movie. The food and drinks were delicious, the service was on point and the space was very comfortable/accommodating. The restaurant was packed but it wasn't loud and didn't feel crammed. I would definitely recommend.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Great convenient location next to major BART stations, lots of shopping and activities close by. The ambiance was great - love the decor and feel of the restaurant. Was very lively but not too noisy where you couldnt hear. Food was okay. Tried the shrimp and grits and the ribs. The shrimp and grits was lacking in flavor. Fried oysters were very good as well as the biscuits and complimentary corn bread.

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Great Beer
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 14, 2017

What a lovely surprise this gem is! Vibrant, cozy and utterly delicious! We had the St Louis ribs, which were incredible (this from someone who never, ever orders ribs!), the steak (perfectly cooked and seasoned), the brussel sprouts with bacon (no words), and mac n’cheese. Paired with the Bonny Doone red blend. Jillian gets five stars for friendly and knowledgeable service.
Just go. You’ll love it.

Tags: Casual, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Hot Spot
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 (Melbourne / VIC)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Absolutely outstanding, great service, corn bread delicious as was the rest of the food and drink

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Chose this place after reviews on yelp. Place was loud and warm, we were upstairs. Service was slow for a Saturday night and server was not real personable, but ok. Fried Chicken was super moist, but breading fell off. Ribs were tough - needed more time to fall off the bone. Here’s the worst though - my hungry husband ordered hanger steak, expecting a steak - instead it was 4, yes 4, bites of steak laid out on top of veggies. He left hungry for his $25. No bueno!

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great service and attentive wait staff. We had warm cast iron corn bread served to us moments after sitting down. The food was delicious!!! This a one to go back to!

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Really good food. Solid. Nice southern style cuisine in a cool laid back spot. The house cocktails were okay... felt like they are trying too hard... Service was friendly, helpful, and quite good.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Food and service were dynamite!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Fun, casual restaurant. Mac & cheese was surprisingly good. I tend to never order it as it's always overcooked for me. This one was perfect. Brussels sprouts were good, but needed more caramelization. Cornbread was a nice start to the meal, there was a lot of it. Fried chicken was really good. Pork chop just ok. Garnish on the plate was better than actual pork which wasn't seared well and very fatty. All that said, we had a fun time and would dine here again.

Tags: Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Great food great service

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Great take on southern food. The food is fresh and bursting with taste. The cocktail, beer, and wine selection are excellent. I had a beer that oozed with a pleasant smokey taste, a great compliment to my food. Everything we ordered tasted great. My only comment is that the waitperson could have been a bit more attentive. But, all in all, this is a great downtown restaurant and bar that is worth a visit.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Great service and food!!

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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Biggest critique is that the noise level is more than I would like. There were a number of time my friend and I had to ask each other to repeat. Food was very good, but priced on the high side. Dinner for two with one beer each, shared salad & appetizer, two entrees came to $125. Entrees came out too fast even after asking that they be held until after we finished the salad. But considering everything, it was good! I’d go again.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Found this restaurant on Yelp based on best food in the union square area and it did not disappoint. The shrimp and grits were fabulous. , service was excellent !

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Bad experience with customer service. I️ sent a full drink back and the waitress still charged me for it. Never have I️ been to a restaurant in San Francisco and had a waitress tell me I’m stuck with something on my bill that I️ did not like and sent back full after 1 sip. All in all this ruined the experience and put a very bad taste in my mouth. Food was good... I️ would have considered going back if it weren’t for the unprofessional waitress.

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 (Portland)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Great meal! Loved the location & the ambiance. And the service was excellent. Well be back!

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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Great casual, lively scene - good menu and food. Just passing through SF but felt most welcome and part of the city’s vibe.

Tags: Great Beer, People Watching, Gluten Free Options, Fun, Casual, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

Great food, excellent service. Had a great time and would definitely recommend

Tags: Business Meals, Live Sports, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, People Watching, Authentic, Casual, Special Occasion, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Decent enough environment. However, if you want southern food which is what they advertise then don't waste your time or money. I'm pretty sure no one involved in this project had been to the Southeast to understand how to cook food that truly represents the South.

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 (Austin)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Great fried chicken and Po Boy!

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Very solid dinner, with really flavorful entrees and cocktails. Very busy for a Tuesday night, so weekends may be slammed. Server was extremely knowledgeable and honest. Definitely coming back.

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 (Raum Düsseldorf)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Positiv: schönes Ambiente, sehr freundliches Personal
Negativ: Seltsame, leider - jedenfalls für den deutschen Geschmack - ungenießbare Bier-Variationen, Essen leider sehr lieblos angerichtet und geschmacklich mangelhaft

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Great food and a perfect hidden gem!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Waitress forgot our dozen of oysters we order and all our food were very salty.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Everything was fantastical

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Food was tasty
Small portions
Rushed through even though we started 30 minutes before our reservation.
Everything cleared in under an hour.
Good time overall but ...

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Overly salty food, and very small portions

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