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For 2
Date
Thu, 2/22
Time
7:30 PM
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Booked 21 times today

Cafe de la Presse

4.2
1526 reviews
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$30 and under
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French
Top Tags:
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
French, Continental
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Sunday - Saturday: 7:00am - 11:30am; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(415) 398-2680
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Mr. Patrick Albert
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Catering
Depending on the number of people and the type of party, we can tailor a special menu and provide some advice.
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Cross street
Bush St.
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Parking details
There is a public lot nearby on Bush St. There is also valet parking through the Hotel Triton.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1526 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
4.1
food
4.0
service
4.3
ambience
3.8
value
Noise · Moderate
79% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner (Oklahoma City)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

Very nice dinner; halibut prepared superbly and very appealing mild citrus sauce.

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vipJulieC (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

Very friendly service. Had a reservation and did not have to wait for our table once we arrived. The tuna nicoise salad was delicious.

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hulagirl (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined 3 days ago

We ate lunch here. The menu is fairly traditional French and there’s a bit of everything. Salads, soups, entrees, sandwiches. We had a window table downstairs which was very nice and quieter than upstairs. The food we ordered was fine, nothing outstanding. The onion soup, Niçoise salad and duck salad were all good, not great. The gem salad was only so-so. It’s the atmosphere that is fun and the restaurant decor is stylish cafe.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined 3 days ago

Food was good but service was lacking

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vippprinter (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

A throwback to another era. Perfect in every way! Nothing modern here. Just terrific food, well served in an old word atmosphere in the heart of The City.

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vipMax1 (New York Area)
2.0  Dined 4 days ago

Love the food at this place but they always make you wait even if you have a reservation. It takes a really long time to get to your table even when it’s not crowded.

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vipzestysf (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

So great for Friday lunch! Food surprisingly good, and even a good value. Had seared tuna salad.tuna perfectly cooked, whole avocado, and delish sauce on hard boiled egg. Such a big portion I took half home.my only gripe is website menu prices 20 percent less than actual. Atmosphere lovely and timeless.

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BobS (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

When we were there it was fairly quiet, so a great place to relax with great food.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Found this place a few years ago and had such a great breakfast, my kids wanted to go right back the next day. We were in town, so we tried it again and we’re not disappointed. Great breakfast. French toast is the best anywhere. Crisp and yet moist and not heavy. Topped with a blueberry compote - yum. My wife got the excellent croissant egg sandwich.

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vipMP12 (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Ordinarily it’s a good place. On Valentine’s Day they had a mediocre menu with outrageous prices!! Avoid on ‘special’ menu days

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