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Cafe Encore

488 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1502
+1 415-433-6549
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
26 Mar 2017
“Reasonable breakfast”
28 Dec 2016
“Great little breakfast place!”
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American, Cafe, Delicatessen
488 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1502
Neighbourhood: Union Square
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

After calling into Cage La Taza just several doors up the road and waited for ages to be served, we called in here and were promptly served. It was a reasonable breakfast with prompt courteous service.

Thank CocoTampa123
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Really enjoyed breakfast on 2 mornings as we were staying at the JW Marriott 1 minute away. Lots of choices of simple breakfast items, great americanos and a really good bagel! Reasonably priced. Definitely made a change to the routine starbucks with limited choices!

Thank S4S
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We did not have much time before curtain call, but managed to get California Dream sandwiches and a latte. Sandwich was perfect, on toasted wheat bread without too much mayo. The latte was good too, perfect place for our needs!

Thank H2OAlgae
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

I was staying in a hotel across the road from Cafe Encore and decided to try it out for breakfast. The food selection for such a small little place was fantastic. The staff were super friendly and helpful. I was told to try the Kano...More

Thank 86vs
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

After having read the positive reviews I decided to have a sandwich with coffee here. The turkey roasted pepper sandwich was not good. Turkey was still half frozen and roasted red peppers were very wet making the bread soaki wet. Latte was not good either...More

Thank mvandervalk
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We arrived at this location about 10 minutes after it was scheduled to open. There were two customers already being waited on so we waited our turn. However, after serving the two customers (likely friends) the lady who was opening rudely said "I have to...More

Thank Bostonhappytravelor
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Small and cozy place with great coffee and good food! The staff is very friendly and all this makes your day start the way it should, with a smile in your face!

Thank Diamantino A
Reviewed 6 September 2015

This place is exactly what you need to break off from crowded meetings and the noise of Union Square. Only 3-4 tables, but usually available, friendly & efficient, nice brunch food, and above all peaceful! It saved my day!

Thank Loutros_1980
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

If you just want a quick bagel or croissant breakfast (or lunch) at reasonable prices, this is a nice place to go. Clean. Friendly service. We saw a lot of locals there, which is always a good sign. Limited seating, but most people grab and...More

1  Thank Joan H
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Our family stayed down the street while visiting San Francisco. We stopped in here for breakfast on our first day (and then again two days later!). The kids and my husband ordered the breakfast sandwiches (croissants with egg, bacon, and cheese), and they said they...More

1  Thank TrippinMama3
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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What is the on-site convenience store like? Well stocked? Wines, beers and breakfast things like eggs, bread, coffee?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 488 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102-1502
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-433-6549
  • E-mail