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Hard Knox CafeHard Knox CafeHard Knox Cafe

Hard Knox CafeHard Knox CafeHard Knox Cafe

2526 3rd Street (at 22nd Street)
San Francisco, CA 94107
Parking: Street (difficult)

Phone: 415-648-3770
Email: tonyhua1@yahoo.com

Restaurant Owner: Tony Hua
Executive Chef: Tony Hua

Type of Cuisine: Cajun, Creole, Southern, Soul Food
Signature Dishes: Fried Chicken, Gumbo, Oxtails, Blackened Catfish
Vegetarian Options: 1-2 items
Alcohol Served: Beer and wine
Corkage Fee: None
Bottle Limit: None

Restaurant Hours:
Monday: 11:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 11:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 11:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 11:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am-5:00pm

Meals Served: Breakfast (Saturday and Sunday), brunch (Saturday and Sunday), lunch, dinner
Take-Out: Yes
Delivery: No
Price Range (per person, full meal, tax, 15% gratuity, w/o alcohol): Less than $15
Payment Options: Cash, MasterCard, Visa
Reservations: No

Accommodations for Children: Suitable for older kids
Dining Style: Casual
Disabled Access: Yes
Restaurant Size: Medium (30-100 seats)
Accommodate Groups (10+): No
Private Dining Room: No
Tables with Views: No
Outdoor Dining: No
Entertainment: No

Hard Knox Cafe: Restaurant Info 24 April,2010Check, Please! Bay Area

  • Raul

    My wife and I enjoyed the food and atmosphere.

    We will be back for more… 🙂

  • Yvette

    Since seeing Hard Knox Cafe reviewed on CPBA I have eaten there many times and have turned on all my friends to this place. I love it. It’s a crowd pleaser. The staff is very nice and I love the decor too, very funky! Go Giants!

    My favorite is the ox tails – outstanding! I think their fried chicken is very good too, but my mother’s was better. I have tried many items on their menu and the only item I didn’t like was the cajun meat loaf which has too much oregano in it. Otherwise, this place is a true gem.

    Drink a pint of the Hard Knox Ale too!


    My husband and I go there often. But I find that when I go by myself and pick up an order to go when waited on by the men, they are not friendly. They do not say hi or thank you (like the women do). The men just give you your bag (I almost dropped my sodas because he didn’t tie the bag up) of food and he walks away. The men could be more friendly and say a simple “hi” and “thank you.”

  • Love the food there. Don’t come often in SF but definitely going back there. Live and work in Santa Clara for an online ordering service so nice to see a good restaurant outside this area!

  • Latricia Smith-Lewis

    My husband and I love the food here soooooo much we asked them to cater our informal wedding { nearly 2 yrs. ago}; the food was a hit, and it was very reasonably priced we had so much food our guests had to-go plates {I told you it was informal…lol}…Often my husband and I go there when were hungry and want a really good hearty meal. You cannot beat the prices and the food is so flavorful just like moms….! This place is a well kept secret hidden near the home of the Giants, for years I passed buy it on the bus never knowing what goodies were beyond its doors….! But now I shout their goodness from the highest hills its the best food ever….! You wont be sorry trust me….!

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