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Caffe Sapore

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790 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 474-1222
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7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Really nice stop off point before walking up the crooked street

The portions weren't large but the food and beer were very tasty. The tables outside are nice and the staff are friendly. Everything seemed to be cooked to order, which is pleasing. We recommend the pizza !

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The bagel sandwiches were huge and delicious (Sardinia ham bagel/salmon caper bagel), the lattes were tasty, good selection of fruits, juices, etc. Perfect place to start the day. Service was very nice.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

The portions weren't large but the food and beer were very tasty. The tables outside are nice and the staff are friendly. Everything seemed to be cooked to order, which is pleasing. We recommend the pizza !

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Toronto, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

If you were walking up and down the hill - stop by here. Tasty sandwiches, friendly service, free wifi.

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Holon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stopped there on the way from Lombard st. To Coit tower.(quite the uphill walk). Perfect bagels. Try the sapore bagel or the Sicily bagel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Very comfy place with great atmosphere. We only had some drinks but are sure to return some day to try the delicious looking bagels.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I went there for lunch after a bike ride I took with some friends. Walking in to the cafe I immediately fell in love with the architecture and design, however the server with the dreadlocks wasn't the friendliest and it took entirely too long to get my meal. I think if these cafe is too succeed their employees need to... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We stumbled upon this after walking down from the crookedest street. Had had disappointing coffee up until this point in the USA but these were delicious, and the bite of the carrot cake I was able to have before my partner devoured it was delicious. Only wish we had time to make a return visit during our trip because it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

The Cafe Sapore is a casual place featuring good soups, coffees and bagel sandwiches. It is modestly priced too.

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Fredericton, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

While walking along Lombard Street toward Telegraph Hill we stumbled upon this little local sandwich shop. It was a great place to grab a quick bite for lunch. You stood in line to order and then they brought the food to your table. The food was very good and the service was quick. Only had water to drink so I... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I had a plain toasted bagel with plain cream cheese. It tasted like any other, which I expected. But the white chocolate mocha... Oh My God!!! I get Starbucks or a local coffee shop at least 2-3 times a week minimum, and the mocha I got at this place was the best coffee I've ever had - no joke! The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 790 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
  • Neighborhood: Russian Hill
  • Phone Number: (415) 474-1222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Coffee Shop, Bakeries
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Russian Hill

Neighborhood Profile
Russian Hill
Russian Hill has evolved into a chic residential neighborhood with outstanding views from every corner. Combined with several great cafes, restaurants, antique shops and boutiques, it’s easy to see why any visitor would gladly leave their heart in San Francisco. Cars line up day after day to drive down Lombard Street, the “crookedest” street in the world, and make the slow creep downhill past charming period homes. Polk Street is the main drag in this neighborhood, where you will find trendy bars, cafes and shops populated with locals, but for one of the most charming rides in the city, grab a cable car heading up and down Hyde Street.
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