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Schroeder's

240 Front San Francisco, CA 94111 | Union Square/ Financial District | 415-421-4778

Location Description:

Schroeder's dates back to 1893, but has been under the ownership of Jana and Stefan Filipclk since 1997. The Filipclks bought into a restaurant so encrusted in tradition and memorabilia that to make radical changes might strip out the thing that has kept it going for a century. No fools they, it's all still there. In the cavernous, wood-paneled room, famous for its gluttinous murals, there isn't a square foot of space that doesn't announce Schroeder's German-ness. Many of the traditional specialties - schnitzel, sauerbraten, sausages, a nice pork knuckle - are sturdily rendered. Schroeder's fills up during soccer games and monthly polka nights.


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): German, Polish, Russian
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 11am-9:30pm, Sat 4:30pm-10pm
  • Price: $$, $$$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Recommended for Large Parties, Online Reservations Available
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, Diners Club
  • Extra Info: Parking: difficult; garage at 250 Clay. Muni: all underground lines, F, 1, 1AX, 1BX, 5, 6, 9, 9L, 10, 12, 21, 30X, 31, 31AX, 31BX, 41, 38BX, 71, 82X, California cable car. BART: Embarcadero.
  • Features: Business Dining, Catering, Private Party, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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