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“neighborhood hangout” 3 of 5 stars
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Farley's Coffeehouse
1315 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107-2822
+1 415-648-1545
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Ranked #2,624 of 5,014 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
La Grande, Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
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“neighborhood hangout”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

If you like Hawaiian type of coffee (somewhat sour taste) you might like it here. We've been here maybe a 4-5 times & found the service snarly and curt. There's also some food there but we found another neighborhood hangout nearby that we like better. Farley's is community oriented and often has free events including concerts.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Come, have a coffee and stay a while”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

What I love about Farley's is the atmosphere makes you want to come in and not be in a hurry to leave. With not-so-subtle cues like a bookcase full of board games and a huge magazine stand, Farley's says, "Come in, sit down, relax and stay a while." The coffee's good, and there's a nice selection of teas, so you can hang out in the evening too.

Visited April 2012
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San Francisco, CA
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“THE Quintessential SF Coffee House.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

The coffee itself isn't the draw, it's the crowd and the heritage, if you will. Farley's is the social hub of the artistic Potrero Hill neighborhood, Among the artists and photogs who have admired the spectacular views from "Goat Hill" are Wayne Thiebaud and Jim Marshall. Anyway, I digress. Whether inside Farley's or seated outside at the new parklets, thumb through the piles of sketchbooks filled with cartoons, drawings, poetry of the customers over the decades...and don't miss the annual Halloween canine costume parade!

Visited March 2012
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“Farley's is friendlier!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012 via mobile

Yes, the staff used to have some "you are not cool" attitude, but trust me, that is gone. Management passed to the new generation, and baristas will now smile at you. Atmo still great, comfortable local scene, great coffee and pastries.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Authentic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2011 via mobile

I love that they really don't try to too hard to impress and the coffee is exceptional. They support local artist and musicians and have wonderful neighborhood events. What's not to like? Btw: It's a coffee house so prices start at $1.50.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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