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Blue Bottle Cafe

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315 Linden St, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-252-7535
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07:00 - 18:00
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Sun 08:00 - 18:00
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San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Fun area to have coffee with some nice murals in the street. By far better then lets and crapy Starbucks , well anything is better than starcraps. My FAV of all times is Phills drip coffee a must go!!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

This is an always busy spot with a line out the door. You get excellent coffee and light breakfast/brunch items.

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Thank lawyer47
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Have been reading reviews of "best places in San Fran" and this place was consistently rated as the best coffee in town. And, boy, they were right. Ask for the gibraltar, is just delicious!

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

They are better than Starbucks, but the roast was only so so. No interesting discernible taste other than it wasn't horribly over-roasted. I may need to try their cold brew? Of course it could have been the two locations that I went.

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Thank eddiewfong
Seoul, South Korea
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

i heard that it is so great, so i went there and taste it, so great !!! i recommend you new orleans coffee!!!

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brooklyn, ny
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Perhaps it's not fair to write a review based on one experience, but I have to say I just don't get it. The place is super cute and I love the location. I ordered a regular drip coffee and it was perfectly fine, but nothing that I can tell that should give this place such a stellar reputation. Did I... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Likely the best coffee place I've been to....fantastic on all counts. The line is out the door, but the service is very attentive to each and every person. The coffee and the complimentary foods are incredible. A must try!

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Thank Brad945
Sao Paulo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

I am Brazilian and used to have very good coffee. This was one of the palces i San Francisco where the coffee was like home. Delicious and foaming!

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san diego
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

The vibe, the quality, the service were great for the walk up location in Hayes Valley. I would go there as a regular if I lived in town.

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Randwick, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

Travelling across the US for three weeks this was the only place I went back to for coffee twice. Good quality coffee with people who care about what they serve...they look after the machine and they froth milk properly - great!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Linden St, San Francisco, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-252-7535

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a community park at its center and dozens of trendy businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish respite.
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