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Blue Bottle Coffee Ferry Building

Ferry Building Marketplace, Shop #7, Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111
415-956-3331
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Ranked #50 of 5,039 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Great Falls, Virginia
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223 reviews 223 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

When you see the lines at Blue Bottle you have to wonder what's the buzz. The coffee is high end, the service is great and everything is fresh and organic. The latte was smooth and different, in a good way. There are certain establishments in every city that are worth the trip each time you are in town, and the... More 

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103 reviews 103 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Mmm very tasty Affogato they have. Line up is always very VERY long doesn't matter what time of the day you go. Worth the wait to get the Affogato.

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Being in the coffee business, I had to see what all the buzz was about. Why was there a constant line at this tiny place in the ferry building? They are under construction and had barely any food offerings with a simple coffee menu. The staff was definitely top notch, coffee purists to the core. To me, they were the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Made to order coffee which really tastes good and some boosts the energy for market shopping around the ferry building.

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California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I guess we came on a lucky day - Sunday at 10:30 - as the line was only about 10 people long. Usually, a vendor told me, it snakes around the shop and down the hall. The cappuccino was really smooth, obviously great quality, however, the latte was a bit too milky for the coffee taste to really show its... More 

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Melbourne
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Melbournians are spoilt for great coffee - so the bar for espresso coffee is set pretty high. Blue Bottle was on our to-do list - having researched 'great' San Fran coffee joints. Love the Ferry Building with all the artisan providers and were pleased to see to espresso machine at Blue Bottle (a pleasant change to filter coffee available most... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Coffee so good I now have their beans shipped to me back home in Scotland. No joke - they have a monthly plan for it. Can't wait until I'm back.

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Santiago, Chile
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193 reviews 193 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Unless you are a big coffee purist you probably have not heard about this place. But you should know some do pilgrimage here. And looking at the queue you may want just to skip it. Don't! This place is the art of coffee on a cup. Everything is micromanaged for you to have the best coffee experience posible. You may... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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135 reviews 135 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

It was a hot day so I decided to try the iced New Orleans style coffee. It was good, but didn't really stand out from any other iced coffee you'd find at a decent coffee shop.

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Noosa, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I love your coffee Blue Bottle. It's smooth and strong and was a joy to drink. But, I had to request half filled cups as the large size of even your smallest cup diluted the flavour! You guessed it... I am used to Australian sized small cups and intense flavour.

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Additional Information about Blue Bottle Coffee Ferry Building

Address: Ferry Building Marketplace, Shop #7, Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone Number: 415-956-3331
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 6:00 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: Coffee Shop, Café

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