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Cafe De La Presse

352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
+1 415-398-2860
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (70 reviews)
“salad nicoise” (11 reviews)
“croque madame” (13 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
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Reviewed today via mobile

Located across from the arch entrance to Chinatown. I made reservations through OpenTable which showed a full schedule so we made early reservations, but when we got there, it was half empty. I'd call or just show up in the future (skipping the OpenTabke app)....More

Thank OnTheRoadAgain2240
Reviewed yesterday

Three of us went in at 10 am for brunch. Restaurant less than half full. Totally ignored for 5 minutes. After 10 mins we approached one of the many staff who were ignoring all new customers to ask about a table and told impolitely to...More

Thank goneil
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had dinner 3 times in the La Presse, Duck meat was excellent, mussels very tasty and ample of it. Very good service. I read comments that they are expensive but the taste of the food was so good and great service.

Thank SasaMil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy a stylish breakfast, the classic way, have time and want to start your day in a good moose’s way: go here. The coffee - espresso and cappuccino - is of course wonderful. The Norwegian - inspired salmon & egg breakfast was a...More

Thank Werner K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice ambiance and menu matching the French theme located at the gateway to Chinatown. Eggs Benedict and cauliflower soup and lettuce salad each very good. Most all the menu items are listed with French names but with clear English descriptions. With the unfortunate exception of...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a French feeling in San Francisco, this is definitely the place to go. It is located right in front of the Dragon's Gate. During my trip, I ate there twice and the food was always delicious. The personnel was very...More

Thank Sassenach16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always look forward to visiting Cafe De La Presse when in San Francisco. Their food, pastries, and wine are delicious. True French Food ! The Steak Frites, Onion Soup, Pate, and Croissants were in the menu this trip. Delicious.

Thank KellyNortonTravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is located right in front of the dragon's gate in San Francisco. We only stopped by for breakfast during our trip, but were very satisfied with the service and food. Menu contains standard choices of french toast, bagels, and several egg combination plates,...More

Thank hermilo1987
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I ate breakfast at this French cafe during a recent trip to San Francisco. My friend lives close by, and she suggested that we eat here for Sunday brunch. It reminded me a lot of places in France. We had a wonderful...More

Thank LuvLuvLuv2Travel
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The waitress are not courteous, they kept talking to each other instead of welcoming the customers. Ambience on the other hand is amazing and makes you feel like in a European café. Food is good, I ordered Eggs Benedict and were good.

Thank djaser
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
At the corner of Bush Street and Grant Avenue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
    (Bush St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-398-2860
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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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