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St. Francis Fountain

2801 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-4213
415-826-4200
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Ranked #740 of 4,980 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Delicatessen
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
San Francisco, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

DO have the Nebulous potato thing! Best homefries in SF in my humble opinion. I love their pancakes and they dont skim on the fruits. It's not fancy, but it is delicious. You can't go wrong with the classic breakfast.

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Amherst
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We were a little worried when we had to put our name on a list by the door but the service was quick. The food was excellent - had the chef's mess which was a huge brunch. Staff came back frequently to top up our coffee. The waiter phoned for a taxi for us and waited until it came. He... More

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bangkok
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This place has been around for eons. I always stop in when I'm in town. Malts are like they used to make when I was a kid, thick and, for my taste, chocolaty. Have lunch or dinner at Roosevelt Tamale parlor before coming here for dessert.

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Nevada City, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Food was decent, but the best part was the soda fountain. Let the kids sit up on the stools (the booth are super tiny). Ordered club sandwich, BLT, fried egg sandwich, huevos. All the food was decent. Nothing outstanding, but a good solid lunch. The part worth going for is the soda fountain drinks. Kids both ordered malts (large ones)... More

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Graham, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Great food at a wonderful price! Everyone was warm and inviting. They have a wonderful selection for Breakfast and Lunch...Highly recommend!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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111 reviews 111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

On the advice of a friend, I happened into this little corner diner with interior fittings dating back to at least the 1950's a couple of years ago for breakfast. (They do breakfast, lunch and ice cream treats.) I recently returned and found it just as comfortable and delicious. The retro decor and menu are fun. It is solid and... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I struggled deciding because the menu had so many terrific options. I opted for heuvos rancheros and they were very tasty. The servers were nice, the interior is authentic, and it's clearly a very popular place. My only recommendation is that they have some more delicious coffee options. My coffee was very diner .... tolerable. Regardless, I love this place.

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San Francisco
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I have to start this review off by saying I've only eaten at this restaurant on two occasions so this review will only be based on a couple of visits. I've also only had breakfast here. My first visit was a really great experience. The breakfast I ordered was prepared perfectly and I enjoyed everything I ordered. Service was good,... More

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Galveston, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

When you step inside it's deja vu (at least to anyone over 60). A real soda fountain where they prepare real ice cream sodas and also have some of the best grilled egg/cheese sandwiches on planet earth. A local eatery in the Mission District of San Francisco where the locals go for a real comfort food meal. The menu is... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

It was my first time in the gold rush city of san francisco, checking all the site the town had to offer me, one of them was a small diner at the corner of 24th street. The good It's a great place for family, friends or any other social gatherings, I had a corned beef rubin sandwich as well as... More

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Additional Information about St. Francis Fountain

Address: 2801 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-4213
Phone Number: 415-826-4200
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Delicatessen

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