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Hollywood Cafe

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530 North Point St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1312
(415) 563-3779
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7:00 am - 1:45 pm
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Denver, CO
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife, daughter and I stayed across the street from Hollywood Cafe and thought we'd give it a try. We got there at 7:30a (they open at 7) and only had to wait a couple of minutes for a table. It's a small place and popular. By the time we left there was a line down the street (I heard... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Got there early, just after opening, no wait for sitting outside, 10 minutes for inside. By the time we left at 0830, queue was down street and wait about 30-45min. Food was good, service OK. Toilets in separate part of building and disgusting.

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1 Thank John A
Perth, Australia
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68 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Worth the lineup for breakfast. Service is fast. Serve sizes excellent. The quality was spot on - fresh and tasty.

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1 Thank Phil W
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had breakfast here. It was a bit of a wait to get a table, even early in the morning. The food was quite good, and so was the service. It felt very much like a place for tourists though, but it is sitting in that part of town.

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Thank Morten K
Tom J, Guest Relations Manager at Hollywood Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your patience with the wait, Morten. We are very pleased with your kind words regarding your breakfast and service. Hope to have the pleasure of serving you again soon. More 

Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was ok. Service was quick. Standard menu, nothing exciting. Fairly pricey for quality of food but that is the same for most places in fishermans wharf. Wouldn't rush back.

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Thank jadoss
Tom J, Guest Relations Manager at Hollywood Cafe, responded to this review

Good Morning Jadoss: Hollywood Café is fortunate to have so many fans who rate us so highly in what is the most competitive and acclaimed food city in America. We are sorry you felt your dining expectations were not met. Thank you for giving us a try. More 

Framingham, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'm not sure why there is always a long line at Hollywood cafe. The food was average. We went for breakfast. The seating options were minimal and very tight perhaps the reason for the love not wait. The highlight was the over sized hash brown which seemed to be served under most of the dishes. Don't waste your time.

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Thank rporciello
Tom J, Guest Relations Manager at Hollywood Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us, Rporciello. We are sorry you felt your dining expectations were not met. We're fortunate that so many people do enjoy our food and we hope one day you will return to find something you love. More 

Pulaski, Tennessee
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88 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate breakfast here and it was great. I ordered french toast, eggs and bacon. It also came with a large portion of fresh fruit. The orange juice taste like fresh squeezed. The cafe is small, show up early or get ready to wait in line.

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1 Thank Steve Kimberly M
Tom J, Guest Relations Manager at Hollywood Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and kind words, Steve. Yes, our orange juice is fresh squeezed and we are very happy you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Be prepared to queue to eat here, but it is worth the wait! Pancakes were delicious and the portions were huge. Only problem is the service - obviously it is busy and there is a quick turnover, but the staff could act like they care about you, rather than just dumping the food and the cheque on the table, and... More 

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1 Thank missrfg
Tom J, Guest Relations Manager at Hollywood Cafe, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words regarding your menu choices, Missrfg. The majority of our diners give us outstanding remarks for food and service. We are sorry you felt your service was not up to par. Thank you for giving us a chance. More 

Bonita Springs, Florida
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we were told by friends that they would fly to san fransico just to go to hollywood cafe! so we went, It was really good and worth the wait... beautiful sun shine morning and we nabbed an outside table. I don't think I would fly just to go there but, indeed it was great!

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1 Thank kim b
Tom J, Guest Relations Manager at Hollywood Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Kim: Many thanks to your friends for the enthusiastic recommendation!! We are very pleased you enjoyed both the SF sunshine and your dining experience with us. Looking forward to your next visit. More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

4days stayed next hotel, we used to be here 2times. Very reasonable price and great food~!!! servers very busy but seemed to be nice to us. Great food !!!

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Thank hakwoon K
Tom J, Guest Relations Manager at Hollywood Cafe, responded to this review

Good Morning Hakwoon! We are delighted you dined with us twice during your stay in the Bay Area. Thank you for enjoying your dining experience with us. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 530 North Point St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1312
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighborhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: (415) 563-3779

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there's something for everyone at Fisherman's Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone's sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighborhood a true San Francisco treat.
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