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Freshroll

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157 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-3039
(415) 348-1858
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 17
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good light food

Good, inexpensive good...not amazing, just healthy and relatively cheap. They're in a good neighborhood and across from the Moscone Center--an easy walk.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
MelbaRodriguez
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Chicago, Illinois
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Wilbraham, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Don't order pho unless you've got some time. Great concept, food is ok, but it took days to get a bowl of soup for reasons I'm not clear about. The part of this restaurant that works like Subway / Chipotle is good and efficient, but if what you need requires the grill (beef pho?) then bring a book or order... More 

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Phoenix
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We wanted a quick, good, cheap dinner after four expensive days in San Francisco. Freshroll is quick and it is good (more about that later), but definitely not cheap. Two orders of springrolls, one bowl of pho and one Vietnamese sandwich cost us $45 with tip and tax. That ain’t cheap in my book. Now, about the food. We eat... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Good, inexpensive good...not amazing, just healthy and relatively cheap. They're in a good neighborhood and across from the Moscone Center--an easy walk.

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Huntington Beach, California
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is an awesome place for a quick bite to eat. They serve Vietnamese spring rolls, bowls, and sandwiches. I had the spring rolls - lemongrass pork and crispy tofu with the standard fillings. The lychee ice tea was good too. It's similar to ordering at Subway. You stand in line and place your order and watch them make it.... More 

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Howard, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I wish all of my experience in San Fran have been like mine at Freshroll. The line was very long (it was a Sat lunch), but it was worth it. I got the lemon grass pork on a sandwich. The girl who made my sandwich was very nice and had a smile on her face. She hooked me up with... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is a place for light but healthy meals or after lunch before dinner snacking. Make the rolls according to your choices and the sauces are great to go with the rolls. Try the rice paper instead of the breads. Sitting is sparse so it is basically a to go joint rather than sit and dine.

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Sturgis, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Found this gem as a complete accident and am so pleased!!! Great, fresh food that is tasty, healthy and easy to eat vegetarian and gluten free.

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We loved our lunch here! Plenty of options for people to customize their meals. We would eat here regularly if we lived in SF. The only issue is the extremely long line at lunch hour (that's the reason they get 4 stars instead of 5).

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jcsfla
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

I love Pho and fresh roll does a great job. Their spring rolls are great as well and the portions are generously sized. My only complaint is that they haven't figured out how to serve the food quickly. It routinely takes 10+ minutes after my order is placed, to get my Pho - all of which is already pre-made.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I had lunch here recently while at an event at the nearby Moscone Center. There was a decent line, which made me think it must be okay. It took me a minute or two to fully understand the Chipotle-esque ordering system, I ended up going with the spring rolls (even though I normally prefer pho) because I was getting it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 157 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-3039
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighborhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: (415) 348-1858

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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SoMa
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighborhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighborhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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