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Toyboat Dessert Cafe

The Richmond
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401 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2317
+1 415-751-7505
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Madison, Wisconsin
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211 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017

The owner was on the phone nearly the entire time we were there. As a result, it took much longer than it should have for us to get served. Also, their credit card machine uses the same phone line, so other customers were delayed before their orders could be processed. The ice cream was fine, the shop was cute, and... More 

Thank SuperTed19
Murrieta, California
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

My husband and I always stop in to get some dessert after dinner. Cool little place full of collectible toys and treats!

Thank Heidi B
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1,670 reviews
1,038 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

If you a kid, going to this place is like a garden gnome bobbing for prostitutes in a Louisiana bayou, but for adults this place is a bit much.

Thank Alzor S
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Toyboat is just across the street from Green Apple Books with vintage toys, Pez dispensers and best of all, Double Rainbow Ice Cream. This adds up to a great late night stopping off place. If you are a bit hungry earlier in the day, they also provide a serviceable variety of soups and sandwiches. A San Francisco Legacy neighborhood icon.

Thank jrftrav16
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

It was hard not to be a greedy guts here- so we did t fight it! We indulged in the sundaes with a mix of "it's a goody" and coconut island (me) and rocky road and salted caramel (hubby) ice cream over White choc and hubby had hot fudge. Absolutely delicious. Would have given 5 stars had the staff been... More 

Thank Julie B
San Francisco, California
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227 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We came in for some ice cream. Haven't visited for a while. Still weird vibe here. Seems that's the reason we stop coming here years ago. They sell other desserts like cake, pie, sandwiches, tea and coffee too. Also they sell some interesting collections of toys.

Thank Avrilx
San Francisco, California
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185 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

Toys everywhere, double rainbow ice cream and a mechanical horse. My children love it. Have a coffee, ice cream, cheesecake or pie. Sometimes the staff can be slow. Owner is a strong advocate for the businesses on clement street. My favorite ice cream is Three Twins but this is fine. Vintage toys.

Thank Lynette A
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304 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2016

This small cafe has lots going for it. Good drinks, ice cream, and eats; and a wide display of old games and toys, some (all?) of which are for sale. The service staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank Lorne29
Montreal, Canada
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345 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2015

A little gem of an ice cream cum coffee shop on Clement , ,,.I bought my grandchildren new Pez dispensers as there are lots of small toys for sale , a great deal dating back to the 50's.

Thank Andrew T
Boston, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2015

This place is about a mile from the house I was staying in during my trip to SF, so we decided to take an evening stroll and have dessert here. I love the decor, and the ice cream was really good. My only complaint is that it's pretty cramped inside.

Thank Carrie Y

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Restaurant Details

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Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:59 pm
8:30 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2317
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Richmond
  • Neighborhood: The Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 415-751-7505

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