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Darren's Cafe

2731 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1203
+1 415-673-3345
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pho” (40 reviews)
“pancakes” (33 reviews)
“french toast” (23 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2731 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1203
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1 - 10 of 353 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Stumbled upon this place en route to the waterfront. Great service and fast good breakfast food. Easy and quick to allow more time to explore the area. I would highly recommend this place.

Thank Medic_5
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Open for breakfadt and lunch. Enjoyed blueberry pankcakes. Pricy...$50 for 4 people to eat simple breakfast items. Food Was fresh, arrived hot and waitress very attentive.

Thank Norma T
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Great variety of food. We had the Pho (Vietnamese soup). It was big, flavoursome and filled us. Restaurant was clean and tidy. You view the chefs as they cook, which was fun.

Thank Jacqueline D
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We were pleasantly surprised to find pho and other Asian entrees at Darren's Cafe at Fisherman's Wharf. Fresh and tasty, quick service and typically-priced for a touristy area, I would recommend if you need an Asian food fix. I wouldn't recommend the washrooms though --...More

Thank Canucksontheloose
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

29dec2017 Breakfast around 0830am Plenty of choices on foods Super pricy Staffs serving without smile Restaurant is crowded, make visitors not comfortable. Food quality, nothing special.

Thank Hendra T
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Looking at the other reviews I was expecting more. The waitress was nice but the quality of the food was not

Thank Chrisr0ss
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We just happened to stumble upon Darren’s as we were looking for a breakfast spot. We parked at the meters but you really need to take care in reading all of the signs to avoid a ticket. Our breakfast was great. There were so many...More

Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Nice waitstaff. There was a surpirsibgly large range of dishes to choose from. Food was quick and tasty. Will be going back!

Thank George T
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Don’t line up at Hollywood Cafe, Darren’s Cafe is just around the corner and just as good or better.

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Very friendly staff, great food, good portion sizes, wanted to make sure we were satisfied, fast service

Thank Bradley P
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2731 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1203
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-673-3345
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