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Ella's

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American, Californian, Bakeries
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500 Presidio Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115-2423
(415) 441-5669
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty breakfast

Breakfast is large and tasty- the staff is very experienced. Locals know they can get a reliable breakfast here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
annbb8
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Laguna Niguel, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Fantastic breakfast. The breads were homemade and the combinations of food made for great selection of meals

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Breakfast is large and tasty- the staff is very experienced. Locals know they can get a reliable breakfast here.

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dallas/madison
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Hearty and filling food that is also trendy and contemporary. The Ella's plate provided great value and really tasty fare, especially hash and pancakes

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Turin, Italy
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

if you want to taste the real American breakfast this is the place for you. Local cute, friendly and attentive, generous portions and very good. Recommended.

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Federal Way, Washington
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

A friend asked me to meet her at Ella's for breakfast, and I was pleasantly surprised. Airy, and open with nice window views of the street. Their menu was creative. Bourbon waffles or something like that...but I had an omelette and fruit, my friend had eggs and hash browns. It was busy, and the waiter seated us in a crowded... More 

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idaho
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Ella's stands strong as a solid breakfast choice in SF. I went back last week with my family after a 8 year break. It's still wonderful. Had the hash, tried everyone else's plates. All were excellent.

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Fresno, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband and his groomsman ordered a pizza and brought it back to the hotel, they ended up getting the runs from their pizza :(

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Love this place. Make sure to order the pancakes and share. The hash dishes are all delicious!! Blood orange mimosas when in season are a must!! Worth the wait.. Tip put in your name early as possible to get seated.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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368 reviews 368 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We stopped by Ella's because it was close to where we planned to work out. We split a turkey burger and beef burger lunch. The beef was great: fresh, lots of cheddar cheese, grilled bun...wonderful. The turkey burger was fine, but nothing special. The dining area was comfortable with a bit of noise. I could see this place being uneven... More 

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Salvador, BA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The only way to go back there would be if I had to choose between that place and an IHop. My eggs Benedict tasted like vinegar, biscuit was awful and heavy, spinach a weird chemical taste. I don't get why was so busy... Maybe I ordered the wrong dish... Staff was really nice but our dish took too long to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 Presidio Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115-2423
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: (415) 441-5669

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Californian, Bakeries

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

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