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424 Merchant Street, San Francisco, CA 94111 (Financial District)
(415) 627-7464
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Ranked #2,031 of 5,005 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Eastern European, Central European, Café
Neighborhood:
Financial District
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Matthews, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Absolutely love the wonderful atmosphere! It's beautiful. The wit staff is pleasant. Had fun with people I was there with and it was a fun night.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

This was our first experience of Czech/Eastern European food. The food was good. My husband and I each ordered a different goulash and then tasted both. The service was friendly and prompt, but not hurried. We were traveling with a baby in an umbrella stroller, and they were fine with us keeping the stroller open. They even asked if the... More 

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Mid-Peninsula of the San Francisco Bay Area
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

I had not had goulash since a visitor from Hungary cooked some up for my family a few years ago. I had the non-paprika spiced version and it was great. I was asking for more sourdough bread to sop up the sauce. My lunch companion had the steak salad, which appeared to me to be a much larger version of... More 

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Washington, DC (or so)
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

Service was attentive. I had goulash which was excellent with a huge dumpling. Atmosphere was cosy and comfortable and not too crowded for Friday lunch! A real hidden gem. Bring cash as they don't take plastic.

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Berkeley CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

Cafe Prague is a delightful place to go for a beer -- very European with friendly warm (and yes, some authentically Czech staffers). I have visited a number of times, and the service has sometimes been good, sometimes very slow. I am not a fan of the food -- sausage OK but I've had some taste-free chicken there. I confess... More 

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

Surprised to find a great cafe in an alley in SF--just like you might in Europe. Food was well prepared and generous portions, the beer was great, and the service cheerful and attentive. Good value, but bring cash as they don't do credit cards. They do have an ATM in the hall, though.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011 via mobile

The food was very good, try the split pea soup! The service was excellent and the prices were good.

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Bordeaux
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

This is one of my favorite places in the city, fair prices, good food and a family feeling. Czech out a great lineup of beers including Staropramen and Spaten.

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Bartlett, IL
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2011

Happened upon this restaurant in an alley around the corner from Club Quarters. The menu is very limited - soups, salads, a few hour de vours, but the food is excellent. Had the best tomato soup ever and organic to boot. Salad presentation was great and enjoyed a very generous glass of wine. Decor is meant to feel like Prague... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2011

Great affordable menu and lots of choices. I stopped in here for a late night snack. Very european atmosphere and ambience. Better than I could have expected. I ordered an egg salad sandwich on multi grain bread which was paired with a lovely tomato soup that had gnocchi in it. Generous portions and only in the $10 range for both.... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Prague

Address: 424 Merchant Street, San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone Number: (415) 627-7464
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Financial District
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Eastern European, Central European, Café

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