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Cable Car Cafe

423 1/2 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-8013
+1 650-952-9533
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
17 Sep 2018
“Best Breakfast Cafe”
1 Jun 2018
“The Best Breakfast Ever”
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American, Cafe, Diner
423 1/2 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-8013
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

This is my 3rd return to the Cable Car Cafe. This is best place for breakfast. I had The corned beef hash & eggs. The serving are large. So bring your appetite. They also serve lunch. The service is excellent. There was only one waitress...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank beyardoe
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The ambience is rustic and old fashioned diner you would see in a small town. A fabulous place to visit in South San Francisco, family owned and operated by a very sweet family. Excellent service and friendly waiters. The food is to die for. I...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Kristy L
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Food is very good! Fast,hot and ready to be devoured...it's a family owned business, and they are very pleasant.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Oscar M
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

My Dad & I had breakfast here & really enjoyed it! I ate scrambled eggs w chorizo & my Dad had eggs w an English muffin. The service was quick, food was plentiful & delicious! The owner is very nice & welcoming!

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Christina H
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The food was tasty and arrived quickly. The staff was friendly and engaged us in conversation. They only take cash.

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Tenisha B
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This place is a gem for cheap delicious breakfast in South SF.I had the California Omlett and my wife had the Eggs Florentine. Very tasty and filling. Very efficient service and clean establishment. They also serve freshly squeezed orange and carrot juice. Highly recommended!!

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank RayRay40
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is my 4th time eating here. I had family in from Louisiana & they wanted good home cook breakfast. Thanks to Vickie Kim (owner) she made sure of that. The breakfast plates were awesome!! Pancakes are the size of a dinner plate. Excellent customer...More

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank beyardoe
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Looking for a "non hotel breakfast" and my normal South City diner was closed this day Good place, a little slow on service, food was tasty, but average I would go back, but it wouldn't be my first choice A solid "B" plan for breakfast...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank G6910CBtimh
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This place is awesome for food. Large menu selection from burgers,sandwiches to plate lunches. Also a large selection of breakfast plates. Cable Car Cafe is good food, good service and good prices. Yes! I will be returning to try more selections off the menu. There...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank beyardoe2
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Ate here a couple times and love the food and friendly service. Some of the best white gravy I have found. Portions are good sized. Family run business and everyone is very friendly. It was packed the first time we ate here but no wait...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Joey W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 1/2 Grand Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-8013
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-952-9533
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