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“The Salmon Wrap is my favorite” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Rose's Cafe

Rose's Cafe
2298 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123 (Marina District)
(415) 775-2200
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Ranked #271 of 4,525 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, Californian, Coffee Shop, Mediterranean
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Marina District
Cross street: Steiner
Transit: 22 Fillmore
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“The Salmon Wrap is my favorite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2009

The Salmon Wrap is my favorite

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English first
San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Use to be a favorite. Quality has gone way down.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2008

Use to be a favorite. Quality has gone way down.

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“I love their crispy polenta but expect a long wait - its always crowded.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2008

I love their crispy polenta but expect a long wait - its always crowded.

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Dallas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Worth the wait!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2008

What a great break from the higher end, snobby places. Rose's has great coffees and a really interesting brunch menu. Everything we had was light and flavorfuly, including the breakfast pastries, and the service was friendly and attentive. and for SF, it was very reasonably priced.

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Connecticut
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56 restaurant reviews
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
“So-so & pricey”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2008

Just went to Rose's Cafe for lunch today, and my wife and I were less overwhelmed then we thought we would be given its reviews. We thought that it was overpriced ($54 for lunch, no wine or beer) for what it offered. Like a lot of SF restaurants, it is a bit pretentious, thinking that putting goat cheese and arugula in its dishes makes them gourmet offerings. We shared a cream of leek soup, shared a salad of pear, arugula, goat cheese, etc., had one order of spaghetti and meatballs, the other of fusilli arugula pesto. The pesto was a disappointment, very pallid in its taste. If it hadn’t made the fusilli green, it would have been hard to tell it was there. The other dishes were OK, that is, not bad, but no better than many, many other eateries coast to coast. There was a 20 minute wait, the service was unexceptional (the server forgot the bread and olive oil, and offered no expression of regret when that was gently pointed out; also never refilled the water glasses), the setting was a tad noisy and busy.

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