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Cafe Francisco

2161 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1948
+1 415-397-2602
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American, Cafe, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
2161 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1948
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

The food was freshly prepared so you wait just a bit, but it's well worth it. Place had a nice neighbourhood "buzz" and feel about it. It is handy for the Mason-Powell turnaround stop and, as well as breakfast, does lunch and dinner with a...More

Thank Copey53
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the nearby San Remo hotel, and this was on the list of recommendations for breakfast. Excellent Cafe. Lovely atmosphere. Seemed to be frequented mostly by locals/regulars. Always a good sign! There is a very good menu. The food was freshly prepared and...More

Thank Aidan F
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic neighborhood cafe, away from the chaos of Fisherman's Wharf, but only 3 blocks or so. I love finding small local gems, and this certainly is one. Tuscan Beef sandwich and Parmesan Chicken - both delicious. Great place to relax over a meal, or enjoy...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Walking in San Francisco, away from touristy wharf areas, we happened upon this cafe. Customers appear to be locals, staff friendly. Breakfast items, soups, sandwiches, salads. Coffees, wine. Cool, funky vibe. We had lunch, a 1/2 turkey sandwich with avocado on sour dough bread, with...More

Thank jennygirl57
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Service 2*: almost got served dirty utensils. The cashier/waitress seemed annoyed to have a job. Food 3*: portions were nicely generous. Food tasted good, but they forgot capers on my otherwise delicious Lox bagel. The waffle was crispy but a bit dense. Coffee was decent....More

Thank VNexpo
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Cafe Francisco is one of the nicer breakfast places near the Wharf in SF. They have great ambience, nice selection of coffees and breakfast items with both indoor and curb-side seating. The portions are nice and really worth the price. Would definitely recommend eating here...More

Thank SerendipityIndia
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely relaxed place with very straightforward food for a confused Irish traveler. Nice latte. Nice salads. Like a bar cafe And most importantly wifi!!

Thank Deirdre H
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is one of those great places that all the locals know about but the tourists walk right past. In the summer there is nothing better than enjoying one of the outside tables with a cold beer. Inside it just looks like any corner coffee...More

Thank al0bar
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Great salads, fantastic coffee and nice outdoor tables. Lots of regulars frequent this spot. New art every month and nice happy hour!

Thank jnsnsf
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We stopped here for lunch while visiting the neighborhood. Our sandwiches were very tasty and unexpectedly filling. I also had an iced espresso, which was OK, and they only gave me a glass of water with the greatest reluctance. Docked one star for the attitude...More

Thank innominate
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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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2161 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1948
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-397-2602
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