Tadich Grill - COVID-19 Employee Relief Fund

Dear Friends of Tadich Grill –

So many of you have reached out to our family in recent days asking how you can help as we navigate this devastating time.  We have been blown away by your eagerness to assist and hope that this platform can provide the means to do so.

Tadich Grill has had the privilege of serving San Francisco Bay Area residents and visitors for 171 years and we are proud to be California's oldest restaurant.  We have taken pleasure in being a part of countless celebrations in the lives of our valued customers. We have loved meeting new generations of customers who are excited to share stories about their connection to the restaurant, often through their parents or grandparents.

Behind each of your visits is a world-class staff who have dedicated their careers to customer service - many who have been with us for decades. Because of your loyalty, our staff have been able to maintain stable jobs in a city that gets increasingly more difficult for service industry workers to play a role in and provide full lives for their families.

Tadich Grill's loyal customers have witnessed our survival of relocations, wars, market crashes, fires and earthquakes in our 171 years of operation, however the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced a whole new level of challenges. We sadly had to close the doors a week ago following the shelter in place order- an action we strongly support to put the health and safety of our staff and community first. 

Following the order, the restaurant was meticulously cleaned and all employees (the Tadich Grill Family) were instructed to stay home and stay healthy.  In the meantime, bills need to get paid without the register being rung up. 

Our goal is to not lose one employee during this time, and to re-open when appropriate -  enabling our dedicated staff to pick back up where they left off and serve you, our loyal customers, for many years to come.

We have established a GoFundMe account in response to your desire to help.  Mike Buich is personally matching the first $25,000 in donations to the fund.  These funds will be used strictly for the benefits and wages for all of our Tadich Grill Family until we re-open for business.  No contribution is too small- every dollar helps. 

As an additional "Thank you" from our family,  present your donation receipt at the bar within 60 days of our re-opening. We would love to buy your first beer or glass of wine and graciously thank you in person for your support and continued loyalty.

Wishing you and your families health and safety as we overcome this together.


The Buich Family

Mike, Yvette, Melissa, Jen and Melanie



  • Joe Rubini 
    • $100 
    • 11 hrs
  • Kathleen Barbera-Keen 
    • $100 
    • 3 d
  • Keith Jones 
    • $25 
    • 3 d
  • Yukiko Tominaga 
    • $20 
    • 4 d
    • $25 
    • 4 d
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Melissa Buich 
San Francisco, CA
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