Tennessee Grill may be the last of its kind in San Francisco, says ML8000. It’s a hole-in-the-wall American diner that makes most of its well-prepared food from scratch. And it’s cheap: nothing over $10, and most of it’s around $7 a plate. It’s the sort of place where single senior men show up every lunch and dinner, eat, and just hang out—an old-school, social sort of diner.

Highlights include chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes, veggies, and sourdough bread. It’s truly cooked from scratch: ML8000 watched as they hand dipped his steak in egg wash and flour. It’s the best chicken fried steak in San Francisco. There’s also great, fresh fried chicken, cooked to order. It’s always moist white meat, with nice, tasty, crispy skin, says jillyju.

The best value here is the Tennessee special burger, says ML8000. It’s fresh beef, char-grilled to order, with fries, for $4.10.

Specials include roast beef, oxtail, roast pork, corned beef and cabbage, and salmon. They’re always good.

Tennessee Grill [Sunset]
1128 Taraval Street, San Francisco

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