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Roxanne Cafe

570 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108 (Downtown)
(415) 989-5555
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Ranked #782 of 4,936 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $8 - $15
Cuisines: American, Café
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
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219 reviews from our community

73% Recommend
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Its an eatery, not a restaurant. The menu is overambitious in breadth of offer. And the stuff they deliver, below average. The chicken is that "bagged" stuff. All processed and flavourless. The pasta was devoid of ALL TASTE. Service was so slow we thought staff had died on us. And they added a mandatory service charge for parties bigger than... More

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Columbus, OH
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I arrived at this restaurant at 6:45 AM and was eager to get some coffee and breakfast. Only 3 other tables were occupied. The only waitress took her own sweet time bringing me a menu. She then proceeded to ignore everyone in the restaurant and set up several dozen to-go cups on the counter. She dropped a cup on the... More

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Portland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Went for dinner and it was great. My wife had the lobster ravioli and I had the Spaghetti and meatballs and the flavour was fantastic. The evening meal was so good we went for breakfast and that was not a disappointment. I would recommend this cafe for a great start to your day and one to round up the end... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is a great eatery around the corner of Bush Street and Powell - they do a great breakfast and a fantastic dinner. I would strongly recommend the New York Steak and the Stuffed Pork Tenderloin. However go there with time as this is not one of the get in and get out restaurants/cafes - they take their time while... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had a dinner here after looking for somewhere to eat close to our hotel and finding this restaurant. On entering there seemed to be a smell of cleaning product which is both positive (good to know the place is kept clean) and negative (it does not endear the restaurant to you)! We felt the two mains we ordered were... More

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Dunwoody, Georgia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Good neighborhood spot for sandwiches and breakfast. A bit close to Union Square if you are trying to avoid crowds during the popular times - like Sunday breakfast. But relaxing and fresh and good.

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Eagan, Minnesota, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We enjoyed breakfast at Roxanne's. The French toast and pancakes were delicious and the skillet breakfast was good. Service was fine even though they were quite busy. They're located on a busy street corner, so it was fun to watch all the people passing by on foot and cable car.

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We popped into this place several times during our brief stay, and always found the staff cheery and efficient. Pretty good value too: the linguine al vongole was the best I've had anywhere. Outstanding.

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Hong Kong, China
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Super satisfied with this little cafe. Went on my own for dinner. Views of the tram up and down so u don't get bored while waiting. Waitresses professional and friendly and the pasta I ordered!!!! Like coming out of a kitchen in Italy. Delicious!!!

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Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Right next to the Orchard Hotel on the corner of Bush St and Powell make for a handy location. Small eatery has a good variety of selections and portions are generous. Service is attentive and prices are very reasonable for a big city.

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