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La Boulange

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1909 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
415-440-4450
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7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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Visitor rating
  • 98
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Coffee from a fish bowl

This is my go to place for lunch. Great food, coffee and location. I love to sit outside even on a chilly day (with heat lamp) and enjoy the fresh food choices, hugemongouse coffee cup portions of au lait. Looking forward to going back next time i am in San Fran.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
karlconnolly
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Westborough, Massachusetts
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Westborough, Massachusetts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is my go to place for lunch. Great food, coffee and location. I love to sit outside even on a chilly day (with heat lamp) and enjoy the fresh food choices, hugemongouse coffee cup portions of au lait. Looking forward to going back next time i am in San Fran.

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Prescott, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Best place to have a bowl of coffe and sit and watch the world go by!!! the black coffee is great but the caramel coffee is like liquid gold in your mouth. YUM!!!! the vegetable tart was great. would go back in a heartbeat.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Used to always make the hike up to Polk. Then the became associated with Starbucks. Great for the company, fine for the customers. Now, I'd have to say, it's good if there's one close and you're looking for a quick bite or a cup of coffee. It beats many of the alternatives

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Luton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I came to this place to dine - it was indeed a good surprise as I was wanted some healthy options. I got a soup of the day (cream mushroom soup), a lentil salad and a fresh lemonade. The portions are good.

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Dinuba, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I have never given a 1 star review. I wish I didn't have to now. I don't get the hype of this place. People were lined up. We have been wanting to try it for a while and we were very disappointed. I had the cobb salad and although it tasted good (nice dressing) it was skimpy. Hardly any bacon... More 

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Manchester
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We have eaten here 2 days running as we enjoyed the first breakfast so much. The scramble breakfast is lovely, and so is the coffee. There's a great selection of dishes and I was well catered for as a vegetarian. Wifi would be a bonus, but the great food makes up for the lack of it.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Went twice because it was seriously that good the fruit was supper fresh would recommend the raspberry spread on the toast simply a must!!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Went here a couple of times on a recent trip to SF. The baked goods were fresh, the coffee was good too!. We loved the ambience and feel of the place and wished we'd eaten more of the sandwiches and other fare. The veggie quiche was fantastic, as was the chocolate croissant and the pecan tart was amazing!

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Miami Lakes, Florida, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

I stop by for quick snack and order the almond croissant, had a lot almonds, the croissant was crunchy on the outside and soft in the inside. The best almond croissant I have eaten. Also, I took home a French bread for sandwiches which lasted two days and it was very good. The staff was friendly and I can not... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Fun spot for a quick lunch - friendly, fast service. Great kids meals. Perfect for our family. Just bummed that they ran out of salmon.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1909 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighborhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: 415-440-4450

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakery, Café
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighborhood into a party-going hotspot.
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