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Blue Bottle Cafe

Hayes Valley
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315 Linden St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5109
415 252 7535
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best capuccino we had in San Francisco by far. You have to trust your GPS on this one as the location is smallish road pretty much surrounded by car body repair shops and you wouldn't expect to find one of the city's hippest coffee outlets here. Persist and you will be rewarded!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Half self service - you need to order and pay first and if food is included it will be delivered to your table. I ordered double espresso maciatto delivered cold twice... My coffee was okay but not more than that. Expect queues and slow service. Much better options around

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Taipei, Taiwan
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We had several days breakfast there, Enjoy the takeout and coffee, still missing the coffee. If you have chance, please try the coffee and bring some beans home. This is 1st blue bottle in San Francisco. There are also some good restaurant around the area. Very nice neighborhood. My family loves the area and blue bottle coffee, you could find... More 

Thank Nyshawn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We had to make sure we stopped in here again on this trip - we love great coffee and they definitely know what they are doing here. A great place to stop and get a cup on the go, there is one small staring table and that's it so not exactly a sit-and-work/chat etc kind of place - it's literally... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

The coffee is good but this is really just a hole in the wall with a tiny stand bar to drink the coffee ( just an elevated plank of. Wood really)You risk being run down in the alley while waiting in the queue. They are very slow and have barista attitude issues. There is a filthy park bench across the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Fun area to have coffee with some nice murals in the street. By far better then lets and crapy Starbucks , well anything is better than starcraps. My FAV of all times is Phills drip coffee a must go!!

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

This is an always busy spot with a line out the door. You get excellent coffee and light breakfast/brunch items.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Have been reading reviews of "best places in San Fran" and this place was consistently rated as the best coffee in town. And, boy, they were right. Ask for the gibraltar, is just delicious!

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

They are better than Starbucks, but the roast was only so so. No interesting discernible taste other than it wasn't horribly over-roasted. I may need to try their cold brew? Of course it could have been the two locations that I went.

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

i heard that it is so great, so i went there and taste it, so great !!! i recommend you new orleans coffee!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Linden St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighborhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: 415 252 7535

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a community park at its center and dozens of trendy businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish respite.
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