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Pat's Cafe

2330 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1810 (North Beach)
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Ranked #87 of 4,944 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun - Tue 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Thu 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Café
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: North Beach
Cross street: Chestnut St
Transit: Mason-Taylor Cable Car Bus Lines 30, 8,
Description: Charming neighborhood restaurant serving AWESOME American style cooking. We are located on Taylor Street, the Mason Taylor Cable Car rolls down Taylor Street where it turns around and goes back to Union Square. Check out our web site www.PatsCafe.Com, also check our reviews on Trip Advisor and Yelp - they like us. Every evening we have a dinner special.
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Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Get there early if you can because Pats gets very busy. Good quality, great value breakfasts and situated just off Columbus Ave. my first visit to Pats was in 1999 when it was located next to the long defunct Tower Records and I still have a mug from then!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Ate there twice. First w/ just my wife and we split a crepes having already had a small bite. Delicious. Next day returned w/ 5 adult family members. Got hash, breakfast burrito, banana pancakes, waffles, eggs and sausage. All excellent and portions large. Much better than hotel breakfast. Appeared many patrons local. Met the owner Pat on first visit. Neat... More

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Alabama, United States
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

After 5 days in California, I couldn't believe we found a place that served grits. We went to Pat's for breakfast and all four of us were pleased with the food. The service was fast and friendly and the grits were delicious. Being from the Deep South I was afraid they would be thick and mushy, but they were perfect.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Wanted to give mama's a try but the queue was crazy long, so we dropped by pat's instead. Ordered quesadillas, one of their most popular items, and chai tea latte. The chai flavour was too mild for the latte, while the quesadillas was, well, decent. Good alternative to mama's tho - i would probably still be queueing after my meal... More

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23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

After reading other reviews about Pat's Cafe, I have to say most people were right on. It's a quaint cafe in a good location just off Columbus with a good breakfast menu. We'd had the French Toast with fruit, and pancakes with fruit. Both were very tasty. They get busy and it's a little slow, but well worth the wait.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Great place for breakfast just around the corner from the San Remo hotel very good service and food so if you are in San Francisco call in and have breakfast.

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Paris, Texas
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57 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Ate here w/my teen during a recent stay. We had crabcakes benedict and huge breakfast burrito. Food is fresh, hot and delicious. The place gets crowded and the service is a little slow but good, made-to-order food is worth the wait.

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Milton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We came around 11am on a Tuesday, we didn't wait long for the food and had the best peanut butter pancakes ever !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Great place for breakfast or brunch! I had the Salmon scramble. It was excellent and came with toast and potatoes. My companion had the French toast special. He ate every bite. Toast was made with sourdough bread and came with link sausage and an egg. So sorry we missed this place last time we were here. Great music, too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Pat's is small, but the tables move quickly and the food was amazing! We had the house special omelet with sourdough toast (MUST have the sourdough!) and it was incredible. In between serving and busing tables, Pat (the owner) will take a few minutes to just chat and make sure everything is good. Eating at Pat's is definitely worth the... More

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