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“Coffee and Croissants” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste
609 Vallejo St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3919 (Telegraph Hill)
415-982-2605
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Ranked #171 of 5,014 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Diner, Italian, Café
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Telegraph Hill
Ellicott City, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Coffee and Croissants”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

We always start morning's here in North Beach, enjoy a couple coffee's with steamed milk, a croissant, and read the paper. Excellent quality croissants.

Visited January 2012
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Fun place to stop for coffee”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

The two baristas were good fun, and the people in there were all very chatty and friendly. Tea was good, as were the pastries/biscuits and stuff on offer.

Visited October 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Make new friends here”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Stop for an espresso here and chat with the locals, we met two older fellows from SF and chatted while we had our coffees. It really made our day while out exploring SF. They have some good desserts as well.

Visited September 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
“Starbucks Can Only Dream of Making Coffee This Good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Every trip to San Fran we always walk to Caffe Trieste for breakfast & fabulous cappuccino. Don't expect usual breakfast menu as they mostly serve snacks to complement the coffee - try the well stuffed ham and cheese croissant. Staff are very friendly and this is a historic Italian Caffe that roasts it's on beans. We walk miles from hotel to come here (from Fishermans Wharf, Van Ness & even from the Fairmont. Decor is faded and if you want pristine then go to Starbucks but you should take out a real coffee first. If you are there at the right time you'll get live music too

Philip from BC & Yukon

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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michigan
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“Fantastic coffee great atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

The title says it all...make sure you check out this coffee house in a historical San Francisco neighborhood.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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