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Notes From Underground

Pacific Heights
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2399 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-1823
+1 415-775-7638
07:00 - 19:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

We stopped here for brunch on our walk to Chinatown and ended up staying two hours. The sandwiches were excellent, the Mediterranean platter was delicious, and the prices were really good. Service was fast and friendly. Lots of patrons working on computers or reading or doing crosswords-we did the same and read most of a book from the free library.... More 

Thank mkm1013
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed this cafe! We came across it just a few blocks from our hotel and made it out daily breakfast stop. Great home feeling and amazing food! Loved going to the little local shops! Support local!!

Thank richelle86
San Francisco, California
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248 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

I love this place, and I'm a little upset I didn't get hooked on it sooner. Their coffee/food is amazing, their wifi is super fast, and the people are the sweetest. They don't open until 7, but I have to leave for work at like 6:50, and she opens early so I can get my latte. It's such a great... More 

Thank amylfed
San Francisco, California
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013 via mobile

With Starbucks on every corner trying to push small businesses out Notes from Underground is the little engine that could. I have been going here for years being that its 3 blocks from my apartment. The bagels are best and so is the coffee. The free wifi and nice accommodating staff with no time limits of how long you can... More 

Thank LaurenConcierge13
New Jersey
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

We had lunch there and the sandwiches were very good. It's just a nice little cafe to sit off the beaten path.

Thank Rocketsurfer
Redlands, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2012

Iced caramel macchiato and san franciscan bagel were great. The staff is very friendly. Great little cafe to relax and enjoy free wifi

Thank Sacha M
San Francisco, California
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2011

I live in San Francisco and the cafe (Notes from Underground) is 1 block from my home. It is my go to place from a morning coffee during the week. On the weekends, I often grab a bite to eat (dine in or take away). The staff are nice and always make a big fuss of my dog Sammie (she... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2399 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-1823
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Pacific Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-7638

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?