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Mario's Bohemian Cigar Store and Cafe

566 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-2802
+1 415-362-0536
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“focaccia” (13 reviews)
“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
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Cafe, Italian
566 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-2802
Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Mario's Bohemian Cigar Store and Café is an old school North Beach treasure. Grab a window seat and watch the world go by!

Thank Sorensen1
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We enjoyed a great sandwich, and a good beer at this corner gem. It is located at Columbus and Union, with the bus stop right there. I had a grilled eggplant sandwich on delicious green onion foccacia bread, and my husband had a salami combo....More

Thank Rosemary D
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We just stop by for a coffee after dinner. Simple place, not fancy but the coffee was great. I saw that they have a nice set of options for food but we haven't tried.

Thank Jose D
Reviewed 1 December 2016

FORGET what any Brit says since their taste is not in there mouths. i'v been eating and drinking there for decades. Always good, affordable and always zan. THAT'S SAN FRANCISCO NORTH BEACH FOR YOU.

Thank lckt13
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We went two mornings to have great coffee and breakfast sandwiches. I also had a delicious mozzarella salad! Decor was just right for this unique coffee bar! Very clean, service good and bathrooms! Try this cozy little place with big offerings!

1  Thank MoghaniALABAMA
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We dropped in for wine while we waited an hour and a half for a famous pizza place down the street. This neighborhood bar and restaurant, Mario’s, has a warm, friendly atmosphere with a mixture of ages from young to old, and a mixture of...More

Thank BayTwo
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We went here last week and were very disappointed. The beer was good but the eggplant parmigiana was reheated, burnt, overcooked and lukewarm in the middle. We should have sent it back but it was evening and we were tired and hungry. There was also...More

Thank kim186338
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I stumbled in here for breakfast and ordered an espresso and pastrami sandwich. Both where fantastic! Very friendly / welcoming neighborhood feel about it.

Thank Naerhu
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Cozy atmosphere, friendly waiter, good cake, good times! Go there! It is one of these places were you can just enough sitting at the table drinking a cappucino and enjoying the atmosphere!

Thank deki1980
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Great coffee, delicious food, grungy atmosphere, friendly staff and in a super convenient location. Will definitely be back!

Thank Travel_Bea_2010
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 566 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-2802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-362-0536
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