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The Grove

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301 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA
415-624-3953
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place

We were looking for a great place to eat breakfast and The Grove was recommended by the hotel concierge. What a great surprise this place was. Food (breakfast) was excellent..ate there 2 out of 3 mornings!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Pleasant823
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Athens, Georgia
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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We were looking for a great place to eat breakfast and The Grove was recommended by the hotel concierge. What a great surprise this place was. Food (breakfast) was excellent..ate there 2 out of 3 mornings!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

I had the Cubano sandwich. I can't honestly say I've had a lot of Cuban sandwiches to compare to, but I can say it was one of the best sandwiches I've had. My wife is a salad snob and she gave her salad a thumbs up.

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We were walking down Hayes, looking for a place to eat that wasn't too expensive, meaning that any place with origami-folded napkins on the tables was out. We found this place on a corner and felt we made a great choice. Guacamole chop salad, and Chinese chicken salad were huge! Warning - order less than you think you will eat,... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

we went there because of the location to a event we were going to. I'm going to make this simple, you are in San Francisco where there are a ton of good-great restaurants. This isn't one of them. Over crowed, over priced, not especially good or average, oh and loud with small tables. do yourself a favor and go somewhere... More 

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Very casual, very pleasant, very friendly, very reasonably priced, and awesome sandwiches! We just stumbled upon it but really enjoyed it!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The Grove is located near both Symphony Hall and the San Francisco Opera. If you are looking for reasonably priced, good food before a performance, this is a good place to stop. Lots of choices and they are all pretty good. There is a little bit of outdoor seating in front of the place - and you can watch the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Casual restaurant with a comfortable setting. Order at the counter and the food is brought table side. Chicken pot pie was great - steaming hot with tender chicken. Also, had the carrot cake - moist and delicious.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We were going to dinner before attending a concert at Davies Symphony Hall and frankly tried to get into several places we liked that were packed, and finally ended up at this restaurant as a last resort. You walk in and up to the counter where you order your food, cafeteria style. You can look at their printed menu or... More 

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Clayton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

So you order at the counter, then find a seat and they will bring your food to you. Casual place for breakfast or lunch - we had brunch - and were quite pleased. The grilled cheese and tomato soup was perfect, especially the soup. The eggs were excellent too. They do have a liquor license, so you could get your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Great service, excellent food, and great coffee. All the things you want in a breakfast. Had their take on the Eggs Bennie and was one of the best I had.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 301 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighborhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: 415-624-3953

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a community park at its center and dozens of trendy businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish respite.
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