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Cafe de la Presse, San Francisco, CA

Cafe de la Presse

4.6
4.6
1883 Reviews
$30 and under
French
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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2 people

11:00 PM


Booked 13 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    French, Bistro, Café
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Tue–Sun 8:00 am–11:00 am Brunch Sat 11:00 am–4:30 pm Sun 11:00 am–2:45 pm Lunch Tue–Fri 11:30 am–2:30 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 3:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (415) 398-2680
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Mr. Patrick Albert
  • Catering
    Depending on the number of people and the type of party, we can tailor a special menu and provide some advice.
  • Private party facilities
    We can provide semi-private parties; private accommodations may be possible by closing the downstairs dining room. Please call the restaurant for details.
  • Private party contact
    Manager: (415) 398-2680
  • Neighborhood
    Downtown / Union Square
  • Cross street
    Bush St.
  • Parking details
    There is a public lot nearby on Bush St. There is also valet parking at the Hotel Triton.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,883 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • San Francisco Bay Area

    Great for brunch

  • San Francisco

    Great for brunch

1,883 Reviews
  1. katherineb

    Atlanta Metro

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very delicious food and attentive staff. Thank you.

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  2. bayareadiner57

    San Francisco

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is the most authentic feeling French restaurant I’ve been to in a long time. The food was amazing and it was a great brunch spot! Delicious bloody Mary’s and over the top eggs Benedict.

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  3. JeanneS

    San Francisco

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We went for an early dinner - as this is mostly a breakfast and lunch place (takes reservations only until 5:45pm), it was pretty quiet. The setting is beautiful, lots of interesting classic touches along the walls. Service was impeccable, with friendly and efficient servers, and the food was delicious, wonderful French cuisine prepared very well!

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  4. Evelyne

    San Francisco

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on April 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely place . Food is scrumptious and service perfect !

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  5. MaryL

    San Francisco

    17 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on April 20, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a treat when we eat there . Great for lunch pre theatre .

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  6. Rudolph

    San Francisco

    172 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    172 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Feels like you’re in Paris at this cafe. The view is nice and bright while people watching and sipping latte. Dined here for restaurant week, good portions some items were house-made. Enjoyed the warm crème brûlée.

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  7. SFFoodie

    San Francisco

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and service was wonderful. A very satisfying lunch. One of our better restaurant meals.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything we ordered was delish especially the desserts!

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  9. LauraO

    Los Angeles

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Love cafe de la presse. June is an amazing server. Best eggs Benedict in town. Also always look forward to seeing Olivier’s fabulous sartorial choices. Cheers💕

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  10. DebraB

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We are planning on dropping Ning there again so we can try other items on menu

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FAQs

Cafe de la Presse offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (415) 398-2680.

Cafe de la Presse is rated 4.6 stars by 1883 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

11:00 PM


Booked 13 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Cafe de la Presse

352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Bush St.
  • Neighborhood
    Downtown / Union Square
  • Hours of operation
    Breakfast Tue–Sun 8:00 am–11:00 am Brunch Sat 11:00 am–4:30 pm Sun 11:00 am–2:45 pm Lunch Tue–Fri 11:30 am–2:30 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 3:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    French, Bistro, Café
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    There is a public lot nearby on Bush St. There is also valet parking at the Hotel Triton.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Diners Club, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Mr. Patrick Albert
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (415) 398-2680
  • Catering
    Depending on the number of people and the type of party, we can tailor a special menu and provide some advice.
  • Private party facilities
    We can provide semi-private parties; private accommodations may be possible by closing the downstairs dining room. Please call the restaurant for details.
  • Private party contact
    Manager: (415) 398-2680
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