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Blue Bottle Cafe

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315 Linden St, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-252-7535
Today
07:00 - 18:00
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Sun 08:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a tourist, so imagine my surprise to find some of the best coffee I've ever had in what looks to be a garage in an alley, served by barista's with gauges and covered in tattoos. Hey, who am I to judge it? The service was great and friendly and the coffee was out of this world. I was out... More 

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Thank Kay S
Taipei, Taiwan
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

it was my first in san francisco. i had seem friends going over for the past year and it was finally my chance to go. i love it. it is so good and i was there everyday in my weeks vacation.

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Thank Wi77is
San Francisco, California
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224 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My friends always like to pop in to this little coffee kiosk after eating around this area. Always a little line but they are fast. My friend swears by their cappuccino. My favorite is the hot chocolate. Perfect for a foggy day.

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Thank Avrilx
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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141 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Best capuccino we had in San Francisco by far. You have to trust your GPS on this one as the location is smallish road pretty much surrounded by car body repair shops and you wouldn't expect to find one of the city's hippest coffee outlets here. Persist and you will be rewarded!

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Thank ADXBS
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Half self service - you need to order and pay first and if food is included it will be delivered to your table. I ordered double espresso maciatto delivered cold twice... My coffee was okay but not more than that. Expect queues and slow service. Much better options around

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Thank Leviha
Taipei, Taiwan
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We had several days breakfast there, Enjoy the takeout and coffee, still missing the coffee. If you have chance, please try the coffee and bring some beans home. This is 1st blue bottle in San Francisco. There are also some good restaurant around the area. Very nice neighborhood. My family loves the area and blue bottle coffee, you could find... More 

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Thank Nyshawn
vancouver
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We had to make sure we stopped in here again on this trip - we love great coffee and they definitely know what they are doing here. A great place to stop and get a cup on the go, there is one small staring table and that's it so not exactly a sit-and-work/chat etc kind of place - it's literally... More 

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Thank deaksVancouver
Sydney
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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

The coffee is good but this is really just a hole in the wall with a tiny stand bar to drink the coffee ( just an elevated plank of. Wood really)You risk being run down in the alley while waiting in the queue. They are very slow and have barista attitude issues. There is a filthy park bench across the... More 

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Thank FGOB
San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Fun area to have coffee with some nice murals in the street. By far better then lets and crapy Starbucks , well anything is better than starcraps. My FAV of all times is Phills drip coffee a must go!!

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Thank si36studios
Seattle, Washington
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

This is an always busy spot with a line out the door. You get excellent coffee and light breakfast/brunch items.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Linden St, San Francisco, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-252-7535

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Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a community park at its center and dozens of trendy businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish respite.
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