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Naked Lunch

504 Broadway St. (Kearny St.) Send to Phone
415-577-4951 | Order Now! | Menu
A hipster hangout serving ingenious sandwiches.

Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun.
Open late

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Naked Lunch Restaurant Review

: A lot of thought goes into the recipes and assembly of the sandwiches that comprise most of the menu at Naked Lunch, which stands within a stone's throw of seedy strip joints and draws its name from a Beat Generation novel; the Beats are known to have loved North Beach. Most popular on a constantly shifting menu is the fried-chicken sandwich made with buttermilk coleslaw, garlic aïoli, pain de mie and Mary's free-range birds. Meatless sandwiches spotlighting local, seasonal produce are worthy wonders: for instance, roasted Brussels sprouts on ciabatta with arugula, chèvre, fried onions and almonds. Soup, salads, beers on draft, well drinks and wines by the glass (discount-priced during Tuesday-Friday happy hours) augment these nicely executed basics. Calculatedly loud music blaring from speakers near the bar makes this place a quintessential hipster hangout; dog-friendly sidewalk seating is only slightly quieter.
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