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471 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3505 (Hayes Valley)
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Ranked #439 of 4,976 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner
Neighborhood: Hayes Valley
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Jacksonville, Florida
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102 reviews 102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Went here for a late breakfast on a non busy weekday morning. The food was excellent! The service was very friendly. The only downside I saw was that there was too selection that it is hard to decide which meal to order as well as the potential for this place to be packed on the weekends.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We went here for brunch, the portions were massive, the staff friendly and to top it off it was good value. The location is a bit random, it's just a bit away from Haight/Ashbury, probably about a 10 minute walk but there are some nice shops around, it's right next door to the weed shop if that helps! It was... More

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This restaurant is a fun and funky place to enjoy a unique but fantastic breakfast. Lots of vegan/veggie options as well. Very small place, so there may be a wait.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Kate's on Haight off of Market, great breakfast hole in the wall, i like it way way better than Mama's the one in the books for breakfast in SF. The cornmeal buttermilk pancake with ginger peach topping is great. But the Fennel or something like that hash which is their Cornbeef hash is the way to go, or better get... More

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Georgia, USA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Stopped at this small, lively spot for a Sunday breakfast. Our group of four were fortunate to arrive early enough to get a table immediately - when we left (quite full) there was already a line out the door. I had an order of their popular French toast, covered with yogurt, fruit, and granola. It was delicious, and so large... More

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San Francisco, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Not as transcendentally excellent as when Kate's mom owned it back in the '90s, but still good, serving big, nasty breakfasts that will fill you up and out. If you don't order hushpuppies as soon as you are seated, you don't deserve to come here.

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Placentia, CA
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199 reviews 199 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We tried this place for breakfast. I kind of like omelettes and English muffins for breakfast. This place had neither but the pancakes were recommended so we tried them. I guess there is no accounting for taste because three out of four of us did not like these pancakes. They were very different from what we usually have. We also... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We headed out for breakfast and found Kate's on Haight. We waited since we were a party of three, but it was well worth it. The food was delicious with something for everyone. Meat or veggie selections, as well as fresh juices. We enjoyed the carrot. Serving sizes are huge. Be prepared for food coma later.

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Trinidad, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

When we stayed in the lower Haight this week while in town on business. We were not sure where to eat breakfast but stumbled on this small but very popular café. What a find! Unlike some café breakfasts with predictable mush, Kate's was full of fresh, in-house made options. I hard a difficult time deciding. Lots of fresh fruit on... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We went as a group of 6, so there was a short wait (not a lot of seating). The food was excellent, with almost everyone trying something different, and no one disappointed.

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Additional Information about Kate's Kitchen

Address: 471 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3505
Phone Number: 415-626-3984
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner

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