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“Desserts to save space for” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mission Beach Cafe

Mission Beach Cafe
198 Guerrero St, San Francisco, CA 94103-1013
415-861-0198
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Ranked #119 of 4,976 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 14th
Transit: Muni: Church & Market
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Desserts to save space for”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

A friend and I went to dinner recently at this small, busy Mission area restaurant. We had reservations and were seated promptly which is nice as there is no spade inside to wait. The truffle fries were delicious and fresh which was a nice way to start. His burger and my pasta were filling entries but we had room for dessert which was a good thing because they were amazing. I do not usually finish with sweet but the chocolate pecan pie and the chocolate banana cream pie are so good. We had both and demolished them. It is a great treat and we will be going back soon.

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Atlanta, Georgia
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Worth the wait!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

My husband and I went to MBC on a Sunday morning in January and waited for a table for 2 for at least an hour. The weather was unusually beautiful for January, so we really didn't mind waiting on a bench outside. We had a chance to look at the menu before being seated, so we ordered right away. The food didn't take too long to be served, and let me tell you: it was worth the wait! We got a root vegetable/duck confit/egg dish that was delicious, but the brioche french toast with maple-bourbon sauce, strawberries, and mascarpone blew my mind! The service was surprisingly friendly considering the crowd. If you have the time to kill and the weather is nice, I'd recommend MBC for sure!

Visited January 2013
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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Best French toast!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

This place is very tiny and you have to wait a long time to get a table but it is worth it. We waited about an hour but the food was delicious. You have to try the French toast which I heard is only served on weekends. We tried the eggs with crab and avocado and also the eggs Benedict. Both delicious !

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Nice neighborhood spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Really good hamburgers ---- interesting menu, but we didn't have a chance to try the rest of it.

We had dinner reservations --- I'm too old to stand on line for brunch, no matter how good it is.

The pastries are delicious.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Amazing Sunday brunch - worth the wait!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Some SF friends of ours took us here for Sunday brunch! Awesome food and great ambience. We Classic Benedict as well Crab/Shrimp Benedict. Shared a pancake for desert. Go - it is amazing!

Visited August 2013
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