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983 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2320 (Castro)
(415) 826-5657
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Ranked #566 of 4,979 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Vegan, Vegetarian, Eclectic
Neighborhood: Castro
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Washington State
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I eat exclusively vegetarian, so don't consider it "hippie" by definition, but this place is. And it is good. Had the lemongrass noodles and they smelled (and tasted) amazing. My husband had the mole "chicken" which was also really tasty. The service is friendly. They have a tiny patio out back that it nice, if there is space. Food comes... More

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The cosy atmosphere is welcoming. Seating is clean, comfortable .. space for a good conversation. Service is swift, with a authentic smile. I had a soup with lasagne: they both were absolute tasteful, presented well at good temperature. Refill with water has been permanent with great attention. A place to come back ! All at good match value/ price.

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München, Deutschland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I ate with great pleasure here. The tempeh burrito was fine. However for me they have a great deal of tofu, tempeh and seitan in their menu. I would prefer a bit more veggies like they do it in the Cafe Gratitude and abit less gluten products. It would be easy to use a corn wrap instead of a wheat... More

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Perfectly situated in the Mission area, this restaurant offered the best vegan breakfast in SF by far. The selection of breakfast foods is excellent and the smoothies are the bester we've ever had. A must for any vegan in SF.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We came across this place as we were walking along the street searching for somewhere to eat. As a vegetarian and health freak I was delighted to come across the Herbivore! We were given a table straight away, food arrived quickly and the service was great. The food was delicious and great value, would definitely recommend. We walked from Castro... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I love this place and have never been disappointed with the meals I get here. Every time I've visited San Fran, I make sure to get here as fast as possible and get my fix. This visit I got the ginger

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Toronto, Canada
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109 reviews 109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I am not a vegetarian, but I have many vegetarian friends so I have sampled my share of vegetarian dishes. I must say that Herbivore menu is the best so far. The restaurant is a bit dark, but very casual. I felt comfortable there because it wasn't too loud, the area was clean, and there weren't that many people. I... More

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San Jose
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This place is superb. They serve an eclectic mix of food- Italian, mexican, Thai, Asian and yet their preparations are superb and I dont think the meat eaters would ever miss the meat. Its also very casual setting and reasonably priced. We tried their Lasagna- which had tofu instead of cheese I could not believe how good it was. I... More

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

International menu selections, best vegan breakfast you can get anywhere, hands down. Casual, funky Mission District neighborhood.

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Soquel, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Went to Herbivore in San Francisco for brunch and it was great. The only bad thing was trying to find parking on a Sunday. All vegan items were great from the scramble to the desserts. Our dsughterd thought thr crepes were a little too wet for their tastes but still ate them all.

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Additional Information about Herbivore

Address: 983 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110-2320
Phone Number: (415) 826-5657
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Castro
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Vegan, Vegetarian, Eclectic

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