We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rose's Cafe

2298 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123-3902
415-775-2200
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #400 of 4,926 restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Californian, Café
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Steiner
Transit: 22 Fillmore
Reserve with OpenTable
Rose's Cafe is not available for your requested time. Choose another time, or search restaurants with availability.
The time you selected has already passed.
Write a Review

91 reviews from our community

75% Recommend
    34
    35
    14
    5
    3
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Cumberland, Maryland
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We walked to Rose's from Hotel Del Sol. Oscar recommended this place to us when we checked in. Food excellent and wine excellent. Very nice atmosphere, friendly staff and food great! Would go back again and again!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

In need of a dog friendly outdoor cafe I walked to find rose's cafe. The coffee , salads , sandwiches And desserts are lovely. Wait staff every time was pleasant , friendly & quick. Heaters are a nice plus for outdoor diners to adjust themselves.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne Australia
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Visiting from Australia, our hotel recommended here. Thought we would show up with no booking at around 8.30 mid week on the off chance we may get in. We were lucky as two,people were just leaving. Loved the atmosphere, the service was great, the food was beautiful, we shared a pizza and fig salad with a carafe of red. Loved... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

While visiting San Francisco, we stumbled upon Rose's and decided the menu looked good, so we stopped for a late lunch. The menu includes wild salmon, which was very appealing to me, but not as a sandwich, and the restaurant was flexible to serve it with a salad. A couple at the next table heard us discussing the menu and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Midwest
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We visited early afternoon on a rainy Sunday. We were lucky to get table right away. They also have outside seating. The coffee was excellent and the service friendly and perfect. The ambience was cozy and cheerful. We had the polenta, sausage and poached eggs and the scrambled eggs with home-made toast - all delicious. We will be back!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Los Angeles, California
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

There was about a 20 minute wait, but there were chairs on the sidewalk outside the door and the (beautiful) people watching (can't recall seeing so many very fit people in one place) in the gorgeous, sunny weather made it go by very quickly. Prices were quite reasonable, especially considering the quality of the food, such as the very popular... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gothenburg
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We had Sunday brunch at Rose's Cafe. We had to wait outside for ten minutes or so, but as the weather was really nice the wait did not matter. My wife, daughter and I ordered three different dishes. My breakfast pizza with an egg on top was definitely the best of our dishes. As it was pretty crowded, the waitress... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

There is nothing not to like about Rose's Cafe. I had gotten of the bus too soon and they were so kind to me, offering me a place to sit and "re-group" after a flight and getting on the wrong bus. I had a cappuccino, later came back for dinner because of their kindness. It is a local cafe for... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
oregon
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

we were destined to a French restaurant nearby, where we did not feel the atmosphere was right. So we went to the Rose's Cafe just because it was very near. Excellent decision, because both my wife and I had a memorable meal. My sopressata pizza was, hands down, the best and most refined pizza I have ever had, anywhere (including... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Templeton, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

On New Year's Day we had brunch at Rose's Cafe and started 2014 off with a fine experience. The brunch menu had several options and the three of us each ordered something different. The food was delicious and fresh. My eggs were cooked exactly how I like them. We all enjoyed the polenta. The pastries were pricey but very tasty!... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Rose's Cafe also viewed

San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
 
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
 
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
 
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA

Been to Rose's Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Rose's Cafe, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing