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500 Presidio Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115-2423
+1 415-441-5669
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“chicken dish” (11 reviews)
“pancakes” (11 reviews)
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500 Presidio Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115-2423
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Thursday morning thinking it wouldn’t be too busy. We were partially right. We were able to get seated as soon as we arrived. But unfortunately, there was only one waitress serving the entire dining room. We felt so bad for her....More

Thank SDJA
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast! Good service! I love this place! Went here a lot around 10 years ago. Needed to go back! Definitely recommend!

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Ella's used to be my go-to breakfast/lunch cafe. Unfortunately, the food has declined to the point that I can't eat there any longer. The last time I had breakfast (last week), my food came out cold and the eggs burnt. When I mentioned it to...More

Thank berkeley2222
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Stumbled upon Ella's with my daughter for lunch. I was especially excited to see chicken pot pie on the menu- there aren't enough restaurants offering this classic dish! Unfortunately, they could not accommodate my order, the day we visited. I went with my second choice,...More

Thank susanN_Providence_Ri
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Food was good with good portion size. Location made for an easy walk over to the Presidio, but I doubt my wife and I would return unless we were in the neighborhood. Overworked staff resulted in slow turnover and service. The food, while good, was...More

Thank Shlove55
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Only went here once even though it was opposite our hotel. Manager friendly but sadly our waiter got our order wrong and forgot our toast and coffee refills which was a shame as they were not busy. I was a little disappointed to be honest...More

Thank Bragman
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went to lunch at 1:00. Took 10 minutes to receive my glass of wine after it was ordered. Another 10 for a salad. The lady next to me received her food ate and left before I got my salad. There wasn't a crowd at all....More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A quintessential American breakfast experience, with some nice additions to classic menu to keep things interesting. Staff were very pleasant and welcoming. Everything was fairly priced. Apparently dinner is coming soon, I hope not at the expense of their breakfast expertise.

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We found this via Google Maps, and ended up having an excellent breakfast here! We definitely felt lucky to have found it. Not too pricey, and everything was delicious. Great coffee, too.

Thank QuinetteTX
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I have been by this place many times, but never stopped in until yesterday, when I really needed a very good meal. That's exactly what I got, and then some. At the edge of Laurel Heights across from the Jewish Community Center, it's seems very...More

Thank BStewart27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Presidio Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115-2423
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-441-5669
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