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“Blue Bottle at Heath Ceramics” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Bottle Cafe

Blue Bottle Cafe
315 Linden St., San Francisco, CA (Hayes Valley)
415 252 7535
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Ranked #620 of 5,309 Restaurants in San Francisco
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout
Neighborhood: Hayes Valley
Galveston, Texas
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“Blue Bottle at Heath Ceramics”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Great coffee. They do drip coffee here and it is excellent; takes a little longer but it is worth it. The location is also great as it is in the building that houses the Heath Ceramics Company so you can drink your coffee and browse the premises watching them fire the objects and looking for a beautiful set of tableware.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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63 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Not a Cafe! just coffee and long lines and snooty staff”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I admit Blue Bottle Coffee is great. However, there is always a significant wait, and there is a just as good place up on Octavia a block away (in one of the containers) Plus, they won't give you a double expresso togo. It MUST be served in a ceramic cup to drink there. Even though I wanted to take one home to my husband 2 blocks away. These guys have a great product, but it has become a cult in SF and it just isn't worth the wait or the attitude.

Visited August 2013
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Columbus, Ohio, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Outstanding coffee, perfect temperature”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

I ordered a regular latte, and added a bit of the natural sugar provided on the side. This coffee was the perfect temperature and tasted amazing. There was a bit of a line, but it was well worth it. Crazy ordering coffee from a coffee shop designed in what looked like someone's garage.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Toronto
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good coffee but not worth the line up”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

The coffee is good, but where is the coffee bad in San Francisco? It's worth it if there's not a long line-up.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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“A great coffee shop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

I love good coffee, hate Starbucks, and blue bottle makes a great cup of coffee. You have several choices on how it will be prepared, it is not fast, but the wait is worth every minute

Visited August 2013
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