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Rose's Cafe

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$$$
Neighborhood:
Marina District
Italian, Mediterranean, Californian, Café
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2298 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123 (Steiner)
22 Fillmore
(415) 775-2200
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Today
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Casual Dining
Large groups
Outdoor seating

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great and consistent

Love Rose's for its consistent quality and good service. Always fresh ingredients and a wonderful selection of salafs snd entrees. A locavore dpot and especially long wait for Sunday brunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
oscardickens
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boulder, co
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
boulder, co
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Love Rose's for its consistent quality and good service. Always fresh ingredients and a wonderful selection of salafs snd entrees. A locavore dpot and especially long wait for Sunday brunch.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We went to Rose's based on a recommendation from the Del Sol hotel where we were staying. Loved the food and the service. Would go there again!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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156 reviews 156 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Great service, good coffee, a very good brunch, and a lovely setting on Union Street. I wish we'd had time in the city to visit again.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

21 degrees C and hot sunshine in December, sitting outside, delicious calzone, glass of wine, good sight seeing advice from waiter... what could have made a better lunch?

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

It was nice to sit outside and have dinner. They have great heaters to keep you warm if it's cold. The food and wine list is really excellent! Great people watching! Can't wait to go back.

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Houston, Texas
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244 reviews 244 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The decor, location and possibility to sit outside are the best things about Rose's. The Union street neighborhood is very nice. You will find a mix of locals and tourists. I found the food average and the service cheery but slow. It is a popular place so I can forgive the slow service. I had a pot of Earl Grey... More 

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Havelock North
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70 reviews 70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A lovely friendly cafe in UnionStreet with very efficient waiting staff. Water and little dish of superb olives arrived immediately. The table was set with cloth napkins, white tablecloth covered with white paper. A tempting selection of antipasti, soups and salads and of the pastas I chose fresh spaghetti with lamb sausage, broccoli rabe, Calabrian chiles and Parmesan. A very... More 

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Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I ate here with my friend for a girls lunch and we enjoyed every bite. She had the beet salad and I got the poached tuna salad. Both were incredibly delicious, and our carafe of wine was well priced and brought quickly. Great service, even better atmosphere. Oh, and check out the bathroom-- it's beautiful!!

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My wife and I stumbled across this wonderful brasserie while looking for a good cup of coffee. Being that it was late afternoon already, we had missed the usual coffee hours (the staff was preparing the restaurant for dining). However, everyone was super accommodating and so nice! We got a great spot, had our cappuccino craving satisfied and really enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Local hang out. Must be patient for week end brunch. Friendly service. The very best croissants in the city ... Great coffee... Expensive tea. Love it. This is a real city hang out. If you are going with kids go early. Can be noisy inside. Great outside seating in nice weather--- rather rare in San Francisco. A treasure!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2298 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123
    (Steiner)
  • Public Transportation: 22 Fillmore
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighborhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: (415) 775-2200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Californian, Café

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Rose's Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighborhood into a party-going hotspot.
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