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1909 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
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Ranked #101 of 5,005 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Café
Marina District
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Perth, Western Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Walked from Union Square through Chinatown looking for inviting place for lunch. Found it at La Boulange! Ordered Quiche and coffee and only paid $7! Coffee came in a bowl (huge) and the quiche was just perfectly made.

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Elk Grove, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The bread at La Boo is EATABLE, I mean, you won't be spitting it out or anything IF YOU DIDN'T KNOW ANY BETTER. But with Sour Dough Bread of the GODS like 'ACME Bread' around, well, it's hard to force it down, know what I'm saying [Read my review on Acme Bread of People's Republic of Berkeley' and you'll know... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Just like a Parisian bakery it makes the morning great. Great food good value and authentic. We found it by Siri for best inexpensive breakfast in San Francisco. The sweets are great too.

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Chico, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This location is the best of the bunch, but La Boulange never fails to amaze with their heady portions, fast service, perfectly executed coffees and pastries, and their amazing value for money. If you must, then indulge in their mass market products at Starbucks; but nothing beats wandering in to one of these locations for an hour on a cool... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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188 reviews 188 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I actually went to the location near GG Park, on 9th Ave, but since this is a chain and there doesn't seem to be an entry for the one near GG Park, I'll write my review here. First of all, the pastry and espresso were excellent (I had the chocolate torte and an espresso lungo), I've heard the baquettes are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I like that they had a salmon/egg combo for breakfast but the microwaved egg was gross! I won't be having eggs there again!

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Toronto, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Not much seating available, but the food and the coffee was quite good, in a very convenient spot downtown. Try the Lorraine frittata with the red pepper sauce - it was excellent!

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

How the hell did I miss seeing their macarons? I love, love, love macarons but didn’t see any when I had lunch there! I stopped here while doing a walk through San Francisco. I don’t remember the name of the sandwich but it was good. I think turkey and avocado? Ambiance of the place is nothing to remember… Crowded and... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

What a find! Great breakfast and brunch restaurant. The service was really friendly. The omelette was fantastic, so was the duck with eggs. Coffee comes in a bowl which is such a novelty. There are loads of condiments that you can help yourself too which can make a great addition to your meal as well as free coffee refills. I... More 

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Portland, Oregon
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Located near the corner of Laguna and Union in Cow Hollow, La Boulange helped my wife and I start many days of our seven day culinary escape to San Francisco with simple but beautifully prepared baked goods and egg dishes. Many reviews here start with well deserved raves about the pasteries. But have an omlette to understand the professionalism that... More 

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Additional Information about La Boulange

Address: 1909 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone Number: 415-440-4450
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
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
Cuisine: Bakery, Café

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