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Dottie's True Blue Cafe

28 6th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-1602 (SoMa)
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Ranked #52 of 5,041 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Mon 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Fri 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Café
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
Description: Now located in a beautiful 1910 building with brick walls and hardwood floors with an open kitchen and very cozy atmosphere. Roof top seating when the weather permits for coffee and pastries or a glass of wine in the afternoon. We have an additional seating capacity of approximately 24 making for a quicker turnaround.
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St. John's, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Went for breakfast at 8am. There were four people ahead waiting for a table. It is a cool interesting cafe with lots to look at. The staff were excellent. Sophia was our waitress and she was very attentive. I had a mimosa and the French toast with bacon, hubbie has southwestern omelette. Both were very tasty. Highly recommend eating here.... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

First of all....go early when they open at 7:30. There was a line when we arrived at 7:30 but everyone was seated. A 'cra cra' women and man were ranting and working the line but were more of a curiosity instead of a threat. We were seated in the charming back room (brick walls...cozy) and were able to have a... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

If you´re going to San Francisco, be sure to have breakfast or brunch at Dottie´s True Blue Cafe. I simply loved it. The food is great!!!! You will probably have to wait for a table but (I waited for 40 minutes on a Sunday) you wont regret.

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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Get there early - seriously. Queueing around the corner (like 30+ people) apparently isn't uncommon here. But it's worth the wait.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Food, atmosphere, and service bring people back. The restroom has a large framed window of a brick wall. Funny. Chicken apple sausage, yum. Appreciate that some baked goods are made on site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We waited 40mins in a q to eat here and were very entertained by some unofficial street entertainment which made the wait worth it! Although the wait outside seemed anxious and fidgety, the atmosphere inside was serene and calm. We were seated in the back and I immediately loved the feel of the place including the huge mirror and chandelier.... More 

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San Francisco
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

There's no words to describe the deliciousness served at this place must go to in SF but be aware of the 90+ minute wait in line to get in, worth every minute :) Their baked goods, OMG!!!! try the blueberry whisky coffee cake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Look beyond them wait in a line stretching around the corner and down the side street. The service is great and the food FANTASTIC at a great price. I forgive Paula for forcing me to go here for Breakfast.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My family and I went to Dotties yesterday for "breakfast" at the recommendation of a friend. Worst decision of our trip. The line was extremely long, we waited for 2.5 hours and we were there at 9:30! To make things even worse the area was super sketchy with drug addicts smoking weed and a homeless woman telling us we're all... More 

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Morgan Hill, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

So most reviews talk about the wait. It's true and you'll likely wait an hour or more ....but it's well worth the wait. It was a cold Sunday morning so we started off with coffee and hot chocolate. The hot chocolate is made using an expresso-like maker. Delicious and perfect o worm the soul. We moved to the Pecan cinnamon... More 

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Additional Information about Dottie's True Blue Cafe

Address: 28 6th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-1602
Phone Number: 4158852767
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Café

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