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Blue Bottle Coffee Ferry Building

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Ferry Building Marketplace, Shop #7, Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111
415-956-3331
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7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout

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  • 26
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Coffee in the Area!

There is typically a long line at Blue Bottle, and there's a reason why. The coffee is fantastic and worth a moderate wait. Both the drip coffee and the latte were perfect, and there's a good selection of pastries as well (see photos.) The coffee containers are biodegradable, and like many S.F... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Sandy H
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Sioux City, Iowa
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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is typically a long line at Blue Bottle, and there's a reason why. The coffee is fantastic and worth a moderate wait. Both the drip coffee and the latte were perfect, and there's a good selection of pastries as well (see photos.) The coffee containers are biodegradable, and like many S.F. businesses, they focus on being "green." The Ferry... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm generally not a big coffee drinker but really enjoyed the New Orleans ice coffee. It wasn't too sweet and was creamy, a perfect combination of flavours.

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Thank Cuong L
Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was one of the best places we found for coffee in San Francisco (although I must admit that I was never disappointed anywhere we went). It's a bit of a wait but worth it, and they are very artistic with their lattes (which you can also get in a non-fat version. A special treat when we were at the... More 

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Thank StanleyandMarie
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We find it hard to get good coffee in the US - often it is weak, too milky and too hot. This coffee is fantastic - and they sell beans as well.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely perfect espresso drinks. I'm not a huge fan of their drip coffee, but most other people are.

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Thank Mike S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited while shopping in Ferry Building. My Latte was very good. One friend had a Mocha and the other had a Macchiato (she was shocked at its small size --- not a coffee expert - ha!). I understand the wait, as the beverages are handcrafted, so i would view this as a treat and not my daily coffee, We did... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

you will certainly get a very consistent cup of pour over coffee here, but will pay premium and stand in an incredibly long line. There are two places to pay for coffee and one is typically cash only and no espresso drinks. They sell some of their very limited release whole beans, as well as retail goods for homebrewing. Of... More 

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Thank David M
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

An excellent way to start the day in SF. Worth the wait for sure. The key is to plan on being in line for a few minutes as that is what it takes to get a personalized, hand-packed and hand-pulled espresso...no automatic machines here. That is why I love it. True baristas, a lost art. Well done. Thanks for the... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Good and fast service to get the best coffee in town. I know what I'm talking about, I'm from Europe.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

If you love strong coffee (and drip) Blue Bottle is your place! Ferry Building location is great. On a sunny day you can enjoy your coffee outside admiring the exceptional view.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ferry Building Marketplace, Shop #7, Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: 415-956-3331

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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