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The Grind Cafe

783 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3316
+1 415-864-0955
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good42%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“hash browns” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
783 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3316
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast twice during our stay, and what a good value for money, and with healthy options (try the crumble with fresh fruit)... but also with yummy pancakes, great selection of toasted bread and good coffee (very big)

Thank BennyFA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service. Reasonably priced breakfast with two eggs over easy, hash brown and sourdough toast costing $8.63. Complimentary chilled water (self service) Open 7am to 8pm 1969

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big Selection. Nutella Madness Pancakes and Chai Latte was delicious. Helpful Staff. Not crowded but enough place for many people. With Porch outside. Price is reasonably.

Thank Oliver K
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We went to The Grind Cafe at Haight Street for brunch on a working day . A clean counter sale cafe with some good food options both for vegetarians and non vegetarians with a small patio in front. We chose Grind Combo which consists of...More

Thank harikn
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Doing a little "summer of love" mooching around the Haight/Ashbury area of SF requires a good breakfast and we found a top place at The Grind. Large selection of omelettes, bagels, pancakes and scramblers - scrambled eggs with some sort of filling mixed in. Portions...More

Thank Bass666
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Casual eatery and cafe serving food all day. Lots of breakfast items, salads, sandwiches and burgers. Came in for breakfast, eggs Benedict. Simple perpetration, yolk was runny and the hollandaise sauce was good. The hash-browns were fantastic, super crispy golden outside, not burnt at all....More

Thank Quique02
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The Grind is located in the now fully gentrified Haight in San Francisco. The location is surrounded by shops, eateries and the like. Street parking could be challenging-we got lucky. Better yet use public transportation. The Grind features a large menu including brunch and lunch...More

Thank lascola
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Arrived early to our nearby hotel and this is what was recommended. The pancakes had a stretchy texture, as if they were microwaved. They came with approx a tablespoon of syrup. Eggs tasted instant and the hash browns were total grease. Not impressed at all

Thank kmethvin
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We stopped in on a weekday morning for some breakfast and coffee. The food was delicious and the coffee was better than a few nearby spots I've tried. The girl working behind the counter gave us some recommendations and we were not disappointed.

Thank jamonita
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This place is always full which I guess speaks volumes. The breakfast choice is substantial and the coffee and service is friendly and efficient.

Thank steve w
The area surrounding the intersection of Haight and
Ashbury streets, “The Haight” still exudes vibes of
the 1960s counterculture as a haven for vintage
clothes, music, pop posters and body piercing shops.
While the Summer of Love ended decades ago,
Haight-Ashbury has turned into a melting pot of
hippies, hipsters, and professionals. Walking through
its streets can still feel like stepping back in time.
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6 September 2015|
Response from pitahead | Reviewed this property |
I saw street parking only. The place had tables big enough for your size group (maybe having to combine 1 large amd 1 small table). It is very casual - order at then counter & they bring to table, so it's fine for kids. I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$5
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 783 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Haight-Ashbury
  • Neighbourhood: Haight-Ashbury
  • Phone Number: +1 415-864-0955
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