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Le Boulange Bakery

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French, International
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781 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103
4157778667
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, nice location

Definitely recommended to go there for a nice lunch! I went there for a take away salad. The waiter was very nice and friendly, the food is freshly made infront of your eyes, and its definitely worth the money. I really enjoyed it. The restaurant itself is nice to stay for a coffee too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Definitely recommended to go there for a nice lunch! I went there for a take away salad. The waiter was very nice and friendly, the food is freshly made infront of your eyes, and its definitely worth the money. I really enjoyed it. The restaurant itself is nice to stay for a coffee too.

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Pennsylvania
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241 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Busy week, long lines everywhere so glad we decided to stand in this one. The breakfast was great and the service was good, especially for as busy as things were. I just wish that we had discovered this place earlier in the week!

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Denver, Colorado
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109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

GREAT breakfast find - not just bakery items but egg dishes as well. Since the nearby Marriott Marquis does not offer menu-driven breakfast any longer - this is a cheaper (and much better) alternative.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Excellent food, reasonable price. We did t he bakery tour and found that very interesting. We would definitely eat there again

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Thank Barb H
Marlboro, New Jersey
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

A terrific place for lunch-----no waiting---nice variety of foods close to our hotel[Marriott Marquis]-----would return!

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Thank monte5
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Excellent bakery and decent coffee and salads. Next to Yerba Buena Gardens offers outside small tables in the shade. Clean, fast, efficient and not over priced. A place to come back when you are in "The Culture" ...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I am not into copious breakfast. Some milk, a butter croissant and a tea will do. So why pay more than 20 dollar in your hotel, while you get the same for about 7 dollar in La Boulange? Their butter croissant is far much better than the one I had in the hotel. However, compared to the 'croissant au beurre'... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My husband and I came in for a quick pastry breakfast and coffee on a Saturday morning. The pastries are very tasty and were less greasy than those at other bakeries. They also have a pretty good variety of macarons that can be boxed as gifts. We ordered 1 drip coffee and 1 specialty latte, both were quite good, though... More 

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Houston, Texas
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We stayed in the nearby (1-2 minutes walk) Omni hotel for a week, and ate breakfast here every day. Prices for downtown SF are reasonable, selection is good. Food servings are good size. Fruit is remarkably good. You order at the counter, and they bring the food to you. Unfortunately they are closed on weekends (as are most restaurants in... More 

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This was right across the street from our hotel (Marriott Marquis) and we would get a loaf of sourdough bread to have with our coffee---delicious way to start the day! They have so many items to choose from! I recommend the whole wheat croissant and blueberry coffee cake as well as the sourdough bread. It was all so delicious!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 781 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighborhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: 4157778667

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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