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Caffe Trieste

609 Vallejo St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3919
+1 415-982-2605
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pastry” (10 reviews)
“cake” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
609 Vallejo St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3919
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1 - 10 of 222 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Oh i needed that and it was strong just the way i love it... the cake was even yummie I only got one bite... my son didn't want to share any more..i should of bought my own..next time

Thank foodlovingmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I miss the old guys playing music on Saturday mornings but you can still get an excellent coffee and pastry. and sit comfortably as long as you'd like.

Thank dewey91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this Cafe not far from our Motor Inn for breakfast and glad we did,lucky enough to get a table as it is very popular.We had great coffee and capachino,and croissants were very nice,friendly service.

Thank David N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee. Great pasty! Great live music this morning. Great atmosphere. Great photos. Middle of little Italy.

Thank BrisVegasFamily
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

I have reviewed so many cafe's in the U.S., it would make you head spin. I finally found the perfect cup of espresso in America. Wow! A blended Italian coffee like no other. I am not kidding you. As a bonus, very welcoming neighborhood staff....More

Thank Miotoni
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Caffe Trieste is an iconic place on culinary map of San Francisco. Opened in 1956 by Giovanni Giotta ("Papa Gianni"), Caffe Trieste is said to be the first espresso coffee shop on the West Coast. Walking inside you can literally feel the history of this...More

Thank Acidov
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great time here. The staff was nice and funny and the location is very retro. Cappuccino and Hot Chocolate are yummy!

Thank Alisia Y
Reviewed 20 January 2018

In this Caffe ordering a latte you get a real flavourful Italian cappuccino, but is huge as much as everything in USA. The peastries are also big and good!

Thank trippingaround71
Reviewed 12 January 2018

I've been coming to Caffe Trieste for almost 40 years - long a favorite before the plethora of gourmet coffee places popped up all over the city. The cafe, though worn around the edges, exudes a rustic charm that makes you feel like you dropped...More

Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Awful attitude towards clients. He yelled at us within minutes of entering asking to not block the entrance when we were just arriving Only cash!! Food was good but I wouldn’t come back... when you pay, you want good and kind service

Thank Jessica M
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 Vallejo St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-982-2605
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