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600 5th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94118-3915
+1 415-668-9292
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
6 Oct 2017
“Big price and poor quality”
11 Jan 2017
“not bad but underwhelming overall”
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Russian, Eastern European
££ - £££
600 5th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94118-3915
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

When you order a "tasting platter" for almost $25 and you get a small dish of fridge cold pickles...well you can feel a bit fooled. Generally mediocre food, small location, poor atmosphere.

Thank Linglab
Reviewed 12 January 2017

i went with my family to this restaurant as we have russian roots and as we hadn't seen each other for some time, thought it would be good to eat some homegrown food. The restaurant is on a corner street, about 20 mins from central...More

Thank Nicholas M
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Stopped here after a long day and it was just wonderful. The place is small, but the service is great and the food was just amazing. It was some of the best I have ever eaten. Katia is so friendly and she personally checks on...More

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Katia's is a perfect family owned restaurant. I almost feel like I am at Katia's home. The food is excellent, atmosphere is lovely (wouldn't change a thing), and the staff is welcoming and attentive. Amount other things that I love here is the sauerkraut- best...More

Thank eliote
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Three of us visited this neighborhood Russian restaurant, two adults and one child. We shared at least a dozen dishes from the menu, and they were all fantastic. The borscht, the dumplings, stroganoff, and the crepe with cherry sauce were particular favorites. The service was...More

1  Thank Shawn J
Reviewed 8 July 2015

We have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. Everything is always spot on! We live more than an hour away and it is worth the drive. I also enjoy when an owner/chef takes the time to visit in the dining room.

Thank SignorOrso
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Small neighbourhood restaurant with friendly service and delicious food. Herring appetizers, borscht soup, piroshki's; all well recommended.

Thank MrTrovador
Reviewed 12 August 2013

We've been to Katia's often over many years, but have yet to write a review. Russian food is usually categorized as being hearty and good, but not especially flavorful. Katia is able to take seemingly simple food and bring it up so many notches that...More

Thank arises
Reviewed 27 June 2013

We were weary on our feet after walking around SF all day and in the mood for healthy interesting food. Katie's fit the bill. It is a small business with just a few staff and Katia herself who came and sat at our table and...More

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 25 February 2013

American service with home cooked Russian Dishes. Best of both worlds.. Loved it. You must try if you like russian food.

1  Thank Ken2fortax
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 5th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94118-3915
    (Balboa Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighbourhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-668-9292
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