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Cafe De La Presse

352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
+1 415-398-2860
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Cafe, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
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Reviewed 12 July 2011

I was in the Bay area on business and was looking for some bistro food. I knew there was a French Quarter in San Francisco, didn't know quite where, however. So, this was my mission for the day and the search was more than worth...More

Thank lsu1282
Reviewed 12 July 2011

Good breakfast. We had poached eggs and my daughter had French toast. Quick service. Nice coffee. Small table which made juggling the plates, cups and glades a bit of a challenge. I do remember liking the side of hot potatoes. Worth the juggle !

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 7 July 2011

This proved to be almost a pastiche of a traditional Parisien restaurant as far as menu and atmosphere was concerned. The food, particularly the main course, was very tasty. We had the confit de canard and the beouf bourguignon. Overall we enjoyed the meal and...More

Thank BandGUK
Reviewed 22 June 2011

Cafe De La Presse was a perfect welcome! After checking into our hotel, The Hilton Union Square, we headed out to explore the city and find a bite to eat. A friend of ours had jotted down a few places to hit up for a...More

1  Thank honestgirlboston
Reviewed 21 June 2011

A travel agent friend told us the we must try this place. On a rainy day we had spent walking around town we found ourselves here. It is right outside the China Town gate. We got there a bit too late for breakfast so we...More

Thank monkeytrashman
Reviewed 19 June 2011

We had dinner at this lovely French bistro type restaurant and the food was not especially good - in fact it was quite poor. The wine was good, but there were 4 of us and we each tried different entrees and they were small, expensive...More

Thank montauk1
Reviewed 4 June 2011

Excellent food and the best 'frites' I ever ate outside Belgium !! Very cosy atmosphere and competent waiters

1  Thank Guike
Reviewed 28 May 2011

Excellent location at the Chinatown entrance, nice atmosphere. But you pay the price: 35$ for 2 coffees, 2 croissants and an orange juice.

Thank rattenpakker
Reviewed 2 May 2011

Service a bit unfriendly and loosy, food was nice. do not understand the hype

Thank AdventurerHamburg
Reviewed 23 April 2011

This was a delicious way to spend a weekend brunch! My croque monsieur melted in my mouth, and I had a little of everyone else's dishes (quiche lorraine, omelettes, etc.) and it all tasted great. It was definitely busy, but our reservation was ready for...More

1  Thank sfogviper
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
At the corner of Bush Street and Grant Avenue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
    (Bush St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-398-2860
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For centuries, cafes the world over have provided patrons with entertainment that draws on all walks of life. In these gathering places of art, politics, fashion, and everyday events, cafe-goers partake in a unique convergence of eclectic culture and traditional cuisine. Parisian-inspired Cafe de la Presse continues the trend with international literature, classic fare, and the age-old pastime of dining, relaxing, and conversing in a vibrant atmosphere.
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