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Thu, 4/19
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11:00 PM
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Curbside Cafe

4.5
458 reviews
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$30 and under
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French
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Cozy
  • Comfort Food
Curbside Cafe is an eclectic Californian restaurant with a French twist. We are known for our delicious brunches, but our wonderful regular customers will tell you that the dinners are scrumptious as well. This is a place where the decor is artistic, the ambiance is cozy. You are welcome to come with a group for brunch, dress up and bring a date for dinner, or come alone and enjoy a glass of wine with your meal.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
French, American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 8:00 Am - 4:00PM (Brunch also served on holidays)

Lunch: Daily: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Dinner: Daily: 5:00PM - 10:00PM.
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Phone number
(415) 929-9030
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
OLIVIER PERRIER
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Catering
Curbside Cafe can be rented for parties. We can also arrange to open early for special East Coast time breakfasts. For lunches to go, we create the Lunch Box Made to Order, which comes in a pastry box with a set of utensils, napkins, bread and butter, a brownie and one apple. Dressing on the side for salads. Delivery only for large orders. For special events, you can order cheesecake (any flavor topping), creme brulee, or bread pudding.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Fillmore St.
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Parking details
There is street parking, and also a small and clean parking lot which is not too expensive, and free on Sundays.
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Public transit
Muni 22 Fillmore, 3 Jackson, 38 Geary & 1 California.
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Special events & promotions
Curbside Cafe can be rented for parties. Let us create your own special menu!

We can also arrange to open early for special East Coast time breakfasts.
Additional
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Curbside Café can be rented for private parties. We can create personalized menus for your special occasion, whether it be for a birthday party, anniversary, baptism or holiday party. We can also arrange to open early for special East Coast time breakfasts. Please contact us for a quote.

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What 458 People Are Saying
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4.5
service
4.3
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4.3
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Curbside is a lovely spot just off of Fillmore Street. Whether you are dining with a date pre or post show or entertaining your parents there is something on the menu for everyone’s liking.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

My husband and I have a Wednesday night class at the Japan Cultural
center until 8pm, and have been exploring places to eat along Fillmore. So far our favorite choice is the Curbside Cafe for its atmosphere, good food, and the charming maitre d'. Also, it's one of the only restaurants in the area where we can hear ourselves think!

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Food is great, particularly the Pot Roast. Service is good. Staff is accommodating. Prices are reasonable. And best of all for us old folks, there is always parking within the block. That is really unusual.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Excelent food and service.

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4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

This restaurant provides great value, nice menu selection and generally a quiet atmosphere. There is always abundant easy parking which for me is a big plus.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Merveilleux!

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

We always have an amazing meal and service. Olivier makes this neighborhood restaurant one of our absolute favorites!

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

they need to improve crab cakes
Chicken Picata wa delicious
regular salad was perfect
Bread is unique and delicious

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

The food and service were fantastic. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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3.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Experience was average. The waiter was nice but not very welcoming. The food, which was advertised as French American, was solidly American and not even adventurous. The wine was below average and of low value. Sound level was fine, but then the restaurant was half full.

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

We loved the pasta with scallops and scampi and the filet special. It’s our favorite place to go for a special dinner out.

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4.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Food was great but they do not honor reservations

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3.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Food was OK. Nothing outstanding. Ambience good, but very, very loud. Hard to converse. I prefer coming here for lunch.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

We love the Curbside Café. We go there a lot; since the early 1990's. Excellent service, excellent food!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

I have been dining at the Curbside Cafe for years. The food is excellent, the service is great; It's cozy - very French, casual. I love it.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Lovely small spot that feels like a neighborhood gem. Great waitstaff, delicious food, much quieter than so many places today.

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4.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Always consistently excellent. Great neighborhood gem.

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5.0Dined on February 8, 2018

Our favorite little neighborhood place for comfort food and glass of wine.

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4.0Dined on January 25, 2018

Very small restaurant and we were there on very busy night. Food was delicious. Don’t miss the French onion soup and bread pudding. Ask for window table

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4.0Dined on January 24, 2018

The one waiter on shift was hustling to make every table feel taken care of! I felt bad for him but he was super nice and did not seem stressed at all. The steak lacked flavor but otherwise it was a great meal!

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4.0Dined on January 24, 2018

Very cute cafe! First time visiting, decided to check it out when I saw it on SF Restaurant Week. The filet mignon was a little chewy but everything else was great. Delicious salad, French onion soup, creme brûlée, & decent wine selection. Very cozy & great for casual meetings or dates. Would go back.

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4.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Love this intimate relaxing restaurant where you can talk to each other without yelling

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Great local place with really tasty dishes.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

New Years Eve

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4.0Dined on December 25, 2017

We went here for Christmas breakfast. It was quick and good!

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4.0Dined on December 16, 2017

Good service with a French inspired menu in a cozy, fairly quiet atmosphere where you can linger and enjoy table conversation without interruption.

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4.0Dined on December 7, 2017

Always pleasant, especially the owner/manager making people happy.

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3.0Dined on November 23, 2017

The place is the size of a room with 11-12 tables crammed in - it can actualy be a nice date night spot but do not go on busy nights - unless you do not mind sitting 10 inch away from other tables. Customer services was non existent we were sat and waited quite a while to order - however food came out preatty fast . It was however rushed - calamary was not tasty at all with batter half way off and no flavour. Risotto was decent but scampy just ok - not worth the price. It could be that the service was so bad becouse one person wirked as a host , waiter and tge manager with only one cook as well ...I actualy like hole in the wall places and would possibly try it on a not busy night or for a brunch but this was a preatty dissatisfactory experiance.

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3.0Dined on November 21, 2017

You really want to like this place but you can't. It's a small, charming neighborhood bistro just off Fillmore, but unfortunately the food just doesn't quite work. There were 6 of us, but only 1 of the 6 had an entree that was any good (the waiter recommended chicken piccata, and he was right). Maybe the chef had a bad night and lost his/her salt shaker, not sure. So we left before dessert and filled up on ice cream across the street.

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4.0Dined on November 20, 2017

The food was exactly what was needed for a casual business lunch - delicious salads. the service was really good - attentive but not overly attentive. I love this place!

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5.0Dined on November 12, 2017

Cuter than cute & excellent food - service was also very good. A very pleasant surprise in the cute little neighborhood !

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5.0Dined on October 26, 2017

We've come here for years and it is always very good!

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4.0Dined on October 16, 2017

We were finished with an appointment in the neighborhood and happened across Curbside as we were driving down the street. Reminded us of Paris, so we decided to try it and were not disappointed. We were seated immediately and the owner Olivier treated us to a nice glass of champagne while we reviewed the menu. It's a small, nice and relaxing cafe with a varied selection on the menu and a nice wine list. Our meals were delicious! Thanks for the hospitality Olivier, we'll look forward to returning again soon.

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4.0Dined on September 14, 2017

Loved my dish - the scallops & shrimp scampi. The only way it could have been better was to have a green salad with a few less shrimp.

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5.0Dined on September 9, 2017

It's a wonderful neighborhood restaurant. The food is consistently good, especially the salmon.

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4.0Dined on September 3, 2017

We go here frequently and love it. It is a great neighborhood spot. The food is consistently good and the service is excellent. It is a cozy bistro with a nice atmosphere and a simple menu. The wine selection is good too.

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4.0Dined on August 18, 2017

A very quaint little restaurant that meets that "neighborhood gem" designation to a tee.
Excellent service, generous helpings, lovely atmosphere and a good wine list. Perfect for a
night out.

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4.0Dined on August 11, 2017

This place always satisfies...French influenced food...fresh ingredients. The wait staff is very good. We especially like the early bird dinner. A great value and the food is excellent.

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4.0Dined on August 10, 2017

great little neighborhood spot. good french food and unpretentious.

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1.0Dined on August 6, 2017

Food was to supposed to be French, and it was a mix of Italian, Spanish and Californian cuisine. Lettuce was limp and soggy, french onion soup had only and few onions and under seasoned. The mushrooms chicken rissoto was extremely dry and tasted like bacon....more like bacon fried rice.
The only good thing at this restaurant was the Spanish white wine we had ( verdejo), which was absolutely delicious and reasonably priced.
My suggestion is order a great bottle of Spanish wine, drink and enjoy, then go across the street and have a great Italian dinner at Delfinas
French appears to be out!!!!!!!

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