Popsons does excellent burgers (unsurprisingly, since it’s from the people behind Causwells). The space is nicer than your average burger place, but not so upscale that you’ll get a steak knife impaling your food, or a $25 bill. Order at the counter and your burger will be ready quickly - we usually go with a double cheeseburger, or the “savory burger,” with mushrooms and truffle cheese. Don’t skip the fries, either. It’s not the best place for a leisurely meal, but it’s perfect for a quick bite.
Search by Perfect For
More spots in Union SquareSee more
Pakwan Indian Restaurant
Pakwan is a simple, inexpensive Pakistani-Indian option very close to Union Square, and it always comes through for us.
Iron Horse Cocktails
Walking into Iron Horse Cocktails for a drink is a good escape from the shopping and crowds close by in Union Square.
Rooster & Rice
Stop into Rooster & Rice in Union Square for simple and good chicken if you work nearby.
More Burgers spotsSee more
If you just finished up a round of golf or just want to drink in the sun, drop by the Presidio Cafe.
WesBurger ‘n’ More
Wesburger ‘n’ More is a casual spot in the Mission with burgers that you’ll need to nap off afterward.
Suggested by our writers
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more