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Barefoot Cafe

1900 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Fairfax, CA 94930-1221
415-460-2160
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Ranked #5 of 31 Restaurants in Fairfax
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Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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- Jul 30, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Love the breakfast -- especially the organic food and the house made scones with lemon curd. Noisy and casual. At dinner the candles come out and the prices go up -- a little stuffy for my taste at dinner and the menu isn't anything out of the ordinary (pasta) ... so I recommend it for breakfast/brunch and during the week... More

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Sacramento
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102 reviews 102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The service slow which we were prepared to forgive, except when we ordered there were only 2 other groups of 4 at their tables. They said they ran out of bread so they brought corn bread, forgot to bring wine and after 10 min we reminded her we were waiting, she eventually brought it with no apology. After 35 minutes... More

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Boston, MA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

stopped in on the way to Point Rayes and then heading from Point Rayes back to San Francisco. Both times we had the same very friendly waiter, I believe Jose, who was just great. Breakfast and all our different pancakes, pear, choc. chips - delicious. And for lunch we all enjoyed our sandwiches and salads. A really comfortable, yummy, friendly... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Eaten here twice with our daughter, once for brunch once for lunch. Its really good. Attentive friendly staff. Nice airy room . Good choices , all tasty, for all appetites. Nice old wooden building, mellow yellow color with southern italian scenery paintings or silkscreens.

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Haiku, Hawaii
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

I just had a sister weekend in Point Reyes. Had a great weekend and we wanted to have breakfast on the way home. Found this restaurant online restaurant. When we hot to the restaurant, the owner was a bit grumpy, but he came around towards the end of our meal. My breakfast was well presented with fresh ingredients. I ate... More

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LR
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I drove here today based on these accolades anxious to walk in to a special meal and atmosphere. For us, this cafe/diner was noisy, stuffy, and smelled of burnt toast and diner food.We stayed based on these reviews and hoped...Crab Benedict was just ok, served with small portion of potatoes and no garnish while the turkey burger was just sad.... More

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San Rafael, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Definitely foodie worthy. Wife had Steak Calamari which we had never had before - a flattened calamari in lemon white wine and capers sauce with mashed potatoes and spinach. I had the NY Steak with fingerling potatoes and broccolini. Kids had pasta and red sauce and the pasta was homemade- and it too was delicious. Even their desserts were all... More

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Stanton, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Everything we put in our mouth was extraordinary! I can't wait to return. The Panecotta was super tasty!

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San Francisco, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Comparing these glowing reviews and the miserable experience we had, it was clearly not business as usual on our dinner visit with friends. We were being treated to the meal and I felt bad for our host, though we all suffered. It was Saturday night busy and service was awful -- which also resulted in cold, greasy food. One entree... More

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Marin County, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Whether for brunch or lunch, great food in a pleasant atmosphere. I love their eggs Benedict . They have huge salads, and sandwiches, so keep in mind when ordering lunch. We have never been disappointed

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