John’s Grill

Type: 
Historical Site
Phone: 
(415) 986-0069

Located in the Union Square neighborhood of San Francisco, John's Grill was a setting in Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon. In the film, Sam Spade asks the waiter to hurry his order of "chops, baked potato, and sliced tomatoes." The interior features original period furnishings and authentic memorabilia. In 1997, John’s Grill was declared a National Literary Landmark.

Hours are Monday through Saturday 11 AM to 10 PM and Sunday 12 PM to 10 PM. 

Address: 
63 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94102