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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 good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (63 reviews)
“salad nicoise” (11 reviews)
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French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
Neighbourhood: Union Square
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Want some mussels, an omelette, sandwich or other light fare this is a very comfortable bistro on the border between Chinstown and downtown district. It serves breakfast lunch or dinner. Good service with very nice food at reasonable prices in a very nice atmosphere.

Thank james c
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful breakfast here where the present their food with a french flair and tasty twists. Atmosphere is classic Parisian Cafe and the service us prompt and excellent.

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a long wkend in SF. Luckily, decided to eat b’fast at this restaurant on Day 1. It was such a pleasant experience, that we choose to eat here every morning. Each meal was amazing. The service & food quality was consistently impressive. The...More

Thank LakesEdge
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stumbled on this little café on a recent stay in San Francisco, and went back every morning for breakfast! The food was delicious, staff was friendly and attentive, and I loved the chic bistro ambiance. I was staying at the Omni – so this...More

Thank Sydney H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mea culpa. We were looking for a place in San Francisco to meet an old friend of my wife’s for lunch, and I was beguiled by the oh-so-Frennssshh look of Café de la Presse – the Paris Metro-style Art Nouveau lettering, the bentwood chairs, the...More

Thank davidjbrown10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here on a recommendation, the atmosphere is lovely and staff very attentive from start to finish. The prices are high for standard breakfast items, but it's central San Francisco so that can be expected. The portions are a good size and water is...More

Thank Lucy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I called in for breakfast purely on spec as it was on our way to the Ferry building. Sadly we should have kept walking. The food was so-so (had to pour off the excess water from my poached eggs) but the coffee...More

Thank paulreid23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for Sunday brunch and we enjoyed ourselves. The Bloody Mary drinks were great and the food was good. Just good, not great. Service was not optimal. It was Mother's Day so perhaps the restaurant was understaffed. Our server behaved like she was extremely...More

Thank Swati G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went for breakfast. The food is really good. We shared a spinach omelette and granola. The service could be quicker and friendlier.

Thank Ozlem S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant with authentic French food and open fun atmosphere. Service is excellent, with great Espresso drinks as well. I usually have the Salade Nicoise, but my friends have the burgers all day long. This cafe makes a wonderful burger. There are outside tables as...More

Thank ClaudeA654
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,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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.