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501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 292-0101
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Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: French, Contemporary, Californian, Café
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Taylor

263 reviews from our community

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Belle Epoque meets Art Deco at San Francisco's Grand Cafe. The food was good but the setting was so good, you would have even rated the place had the food not been good. The staff was very helpful and make sure you take note of the day's specials in a board outside the main entrance. A finding.

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Healdsburg, California
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156 reviews 156 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A common dinner spot for us when going in to S.F. for the theater is the Grand Cafe. A block up from the Curran, and with staff familiar with the "I've only got an hour" attitudes of theater goers, it's a great place. Decor is plush, with a few sculpture twist) and the food is delicious. Will return again and... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We love coming here for the ambience. It is truly a grand experience. But, the breakfast menu is quite limited and even with a light crowd the service was marginal at best. If they are going for a French feel they nailed it. The good was expensive and delicious.

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I am not a fan of giving feedback unless the establishment was five stars to me, but I'll give some tips regarding this establishment. My wife and I went for breakfast but the food was not good. Eggs were cold and potatoes were dry. The country bread and bagels were outstanding however. I thought the service was okay but not... More 

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Watertown, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

A great place to have right at the Hotel Monaco. I kept meaning to venture further on my business trip out there, but couldn't seem to bother with the wonderful food and lovely service. Just great.

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North Palm Beach
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We ordered the Potato Gnoch. It was one of the most delicious meals we have eaten! Beautiful, large Restaurant! The Salad was Organic with a delicious, light dressing. The friendly Chef came over and served both items. Highly recommend.

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Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Food has French inspiration, but not really has the sofistication and taste required to be worth the money

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Northern California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had breakfast here once before in December 2013. That was good. This was not. Cold food dropped off at our table. No one came back to see how we were doing. Potatoes and sausage cold. Toast not really toasted. We had to walk over to hostess to complain. Eventually Manager came by our table, but just stared at us.... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This restaurant is actually a chain associated with the uniquely decorated and delightful Kimpton Hotels. It's a bistro, but better. The atmosphere is a little more upscale than a true bistro. And the food, ditto. We ordered from the oyster bar with a glass of champagne. My husband had an eastern mediterranean salad with octopus, harissa and chickpeas which was... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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185 reviews 185 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

One visit as was staying close by and had to check out other neighbourhood restaurants. Feels like you've just walked into a banking hall, high ceiling and windows not really intimate enough for fine dining. Food wasn't really exceptional for what I paid, which is what you're really there for and not the overly grand interior? Waiter told me they... More 

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Additional Information about Grand Cafe

Address: 501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone Number: (415) 292-0101
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: French, Contemporary, Californian, Café

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