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Buena Vista Cafe

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780 S Airport Blvd, Terminal 3, Boarding Area F, near Gate 82, San Bruno, CA 94128
+1 650-827-6626
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good31%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible23%
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“fish chips” (2 reviews)
“irish coffee” (14 reviews)
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4:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
780 S Airport Blvd, Terminal 3, Boarding Area F, near Gate 82, San Bruno, CA 94128
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Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

Sat down after the sign said to seat yourself. Waitresses saw us but did not come over to give menus. We went to the bar to order as it had been a significant amount of time but was told it was table service. After waiting...More

Thank dil2010
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Another bad experience at this HMS version on the downtown BV in United Terminal in 80’s Gates. It's the attitude of the servers that is the worst. We ordered a turkey ruben and not to cook the turkey slices as it tends to be dry...More

Thank Bcooking
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

My significant other and I wanted to grab some food before our flight out and we saw Buena Vista. Upon arrival there was a sign that said seat yourself in which we found a seat next to the POS system, which ironically made things faster,...More

Thank Alek W
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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

I went here hoping to grab a quick bite before boarding my plane in 45 minutes. There was one waitress in the entire area I sat in. I ordered fish tacos which must have been left in the fryer for the 30 minutes I waited...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

This was close to our gate and was fairly busy so we tried it. Server was very good. Prompt and courteous. We split a pork quesadilla that was very good. They have a decent selection of beer on tap. Food was served quickly. There is...More

Thank PSENo1
Reviewed September 6, 2017

I'm not a great flier but once I've had my bloody Mary and clam chowder from Buena Vista I'm good. It's a little pricey but so are all the other airport restaurants.

Thank Amy O
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Quick service, nice staff. Breakfast was delicious, love it ! The sour dough beard was great, will alway get a meal here

Thank Steve G
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Stopped by here on a Saturday evening at 8:30pm with family. At least a third of the restaurant was closed due to inadequate staffing. They had two servers working close to 50 tables total, of which there were maybe 30 being used. Customers were coming...More

Thank Bobaloo071
Reviewed July 26, 2017

On a layover late night. Just made it in before the kitchen closed - the waitress was very helpful in getting the food order in quickly. Wife and I split a reuben sandwich - was quite good. The martinis however were terrible and way overpriced....More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed July 18, 2017

Have a few minutes try the Buena Vista Café in SFO Airport! You will be very surprised at the fish tacos which are huge and hold together nicely with the napa cabbage and pico. Good menu for an airport café which ties to the original...More

Thank Michael H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
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Open Hours
4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 780 S Airport Blvd, Terminal 3, Boarding Area F, near Gate 82, San Bruno, CA 94128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno
  • Phone Number: +1 650-827-6626
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  • This restaurant is at San Francisco Intl Airport (after security)
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