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301 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA (Hayes Valley)
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Ranked #538 of 4,980 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Hayes Valley
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Gilroy, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I had the chicken pot pie - thought I could use the calories since I was running a half marathon the next morning! Ha! It did not disappoint. Food was fantastic and service was extremely friendly and welcoming.

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Chambery, France
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I went there for lunch with a friend who manted to take me around in the area. The inside room is very noisy, but eating on an outside table is OK to talk. You have to order inside, are given a number on top of a stand, which allows a waiter later to serve you your order at the table.... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Casual gem in near the Civic Center. Offers meals that won't depress your wallet. Enter, pick your table, choose your items at the counter, pay, and wait for truly delicious fresh food to be brought to you. Although limited, everything eaten here has never disappointed. Don't miss their large chicken apple salad: fresh greens, roquefort cheese, white meat chicken, glazed... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Cute little place, great iced tea. Friend had the pot pie and it was huge! Other colleague had meatballs. I opted for grilled cheese amd soup and it was quite tasty! Affordable, fast, original....perfect lunch spot!

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Los Altos, California
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154 reviews 154 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had heard a great deal about The Grove, so we went with family one morning. It was very crowed, which we expected, but it appeared they did not. They were overwhelmed: forgotten orders, dazed staff, etc. The omelette I ordered was very good. The orange juice (fresh) was forgotten a couple of times, but delicious. I also didn't like... More

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Fredericton, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

My daughter and I were vacationing in San Francisco for a week and stayed just a couple of blocks away from the Grove. We were out walking one day we stumbled across it and decided to give it a try. We were very pleasantly pleased. I loved the layout of the restaurant. It was very casual and comfortable. I love... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My family and I visited The Grove based on numerous great reviews. Our visit however, was on the contrary. There's no host at the door (or desk/stand) so you're left to stand there until someone notices you. Our waiter, while nice, wasn't very attentive and it took us over an hour to get our food. I was hoping that the... More

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Los Gatos, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

There aren't a lot of choices for a reasonably priced meal near the Theater. We found the Grove to be a delicious and casual spot. You order at the back of the restaurant and then take your number to a table. The menu has a lot of options, I had the chicken tacos and others had different salads. All were... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Popped in for lunch, had a fresh Lemonade, and one of the best BLT's I have ever had in the US, usually the bacon is too thin and crumbles, but this was made with thicker bacon that was not too crispy.

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Saint-Ismier, France
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I spent an afternoon here. The food is great with a lot of healthy items on the breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. The atmosphere is that of a coffee house with tables and livingroom type areas. The staff is extremely helpful and friendly, be it the staff behind the register, the bus staff or the manager who circulated making sure... More

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Address: 301 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
Cuisine: American

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