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Mayes Oyster House

) #3,371 of 4,539 Restaurants in San Francisco ££ - £££ Steakhouse, Seafood
1233 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5543
+1 415-885-1233
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible22%
15 Jul 2014
“Not Worth your Time”
19 Jan 2014
“Classic Old San Francisco Seafood”
Closed Now
All hours
Steakhouse, Seafood
££ - £££
1233 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5543
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

Extremely disappointed. We originally went to the bar because we had time to kill before our dinner reservations and we heard about their $1 oyster deal during happy hour and the bar was only 2-3 blocks from our hotel. The decor is terrible, huge gigantic...More

Thank Lolaisabruin
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Mayes Seafood and Steakhouse (it used to be Mayes Oyster House) was once one of the city's favorite restaurants-- the sort of place you dress up for, maybe go on a first date-- but as the neighborhoods changed and gentrified, and parking became a nightmare,...More

Thank Soggiorno
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Waitress was very nice and did not rush us. We watched an entire World Series game over drinks and dinner. Food was average to good.

Thank glennopp
Reviewed 13 October 2012

My wife,sister & brother in law went out dressed up to this place after reading reviews on trip advisor and couldnt believe we were in the same place,this is a dump in 1 of the seedier sides of san fran.We were welcomed at the door...More

1  Thank manonspot
Reviewed 25 September 2012

We found Mayes by chance and visited during their happy hour - raw oysters are $1 - we also tried the fried oysters p 6 for $9. Beers were on sale along with other appys. Tried the Clam Chowder and a Fertzer riesling wine that...More

Thank larryjude
Reviewed 10 July 2012

We visited West Coast in July '11 and I still remember one Restaurant that we went for a dinner because of the recommendations on TripAdvisor. It's a great decision and we love the food and the restaurant very much. The decoration inside is very unique...More

Thank NarissMueller
Reviewed 24 May 2012

We enjoyed 3 dozen oysters shared between us which were very fresh for a dollar a piece. We then had a bowl of seafood gumbo, a clam chowder and fish and chips. Mayes is basically a bar with seats and live music. It is dark,...More

Thank Rhodesian
Reviewed 11 May 2012

great place,,,,,,fair prices and fresh quality.........can`t wait to go back.......

Thank rickcasi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Seating, Television, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1233 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5543
  • Public Transportation: There are multiple public transit lines that pass within a block or so from the restaurant. Personally, I would recommend a taxi as it is only $7 ride from downtown , the marina, noe valley, and there are plenty of taxis around for a ride home too!!!
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-885-1233
  • E-mail
Welcome to Mayes Oyster House, where we are known for our fresh seafood, great food, stiff cocktails and as a fun place to bring everyone together.
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