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Rose's Cafe

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$$$
Neighborhood:
Marina District
Italian, Californian, Café, Mediterranean
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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
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Dining
Large groups
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 42
    Excellent
  • 45
    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
A nice neighborhood restaurant.

A girlfriend and I celebrated our birthdays at Rose's. We started with wine, and I was impressed that they poured me a sample before I ordered, to make certain I enjoyed my selection. We shared very tasty food - the Buratta with Grilled Asparagus appetizer, the Chopped Salad with a very delicious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
5heartfamily
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Mill Valley, California
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Mill Valley, California
Top Contributor
230 reviews 230 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

A girlfriend and I celebrated our birthdays at Rose's. We started with wine, and I was impressed that they poured me a sample before I ordered, to make certain I enjoyed my selection. We shared very tasty food - the Buratta with Grilled Asparagus appetizer, the Chopped Salad with a very delicious Gorgonzola Vinaigrette, a Pear and Carmelized Onion Pizza... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It's tight, the menu is limited, but it is tasty, reasonably priced and with a warm atmosphere helped by the gracious staff. Italian dishes and pizza are not your average ... real effort is made and it shows. Moderate prices.

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Carmel, California
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141 reviews 141 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Had brunch there today. Really nice! Had their breakfast pizza. Really tasty and unique. Coffee was very good as well. Service was prompt and friendly. Would definitely go back. Outdoor seating had controls for heaters right at the seat.

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boulder, co
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

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
17 helpful votes 17 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
70 helpful votes 70 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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7 reviews 7 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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259 reviews 259 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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
21 helpful votes 21 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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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, Californian, Café, Mediterranean

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?

Staying in Marina District

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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