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Cafe De La Presse

352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
+1 415-398-2860
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
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Reviewed May 9, 2014

We ate here once but stayed next door at the Triton where we had breakfast in our room everyday...our beautiful pastries came from this delightful café.

Thank DGDiner
Reviewed May 7, 2014

We first tried this place for breakfast, then graduated to dinner, and liked it so much we went twice. Two duck dishes were superb. The salad with warm goats cheese was selected and loved by all 4 of us. And the daily special on our...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed May 7, 2014

As we were rather early we didn't have to wait for a table. Food and coffee was good and staff attentive. Not the cheapest choice in the area, but in our view worth the money.

Thank J F
Reviewed May 6, 2014

I like this place a lot. I go to SF a good bit, and when I do, I usually wind up visiting Cafe de la Presse. The food is very good, and the 'by the glass' wine list offers a very good selection. Can't go...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed May 5, 2014

This was only just acceptable. Ambiance nice but the food lack lustre. I ordered the beef bourguignon - broth was flavoursome but the meat pretty dry and expensive for what it was. Wouldn't particularly recommend.

Thank Arnold W
Reviewed May 3, 2014

Be it for eating a Crock Monsieur, a thin Pizza or Bourgignon Beef worth going to Bush Street and indulge your self with French flavors.

Thank Alvaro V
Reviewed April 27, 2014

I called lots of restaurants trying to get a reservation and Cafe de la Presse was the only one that could seat us. In fact - they had lots of free tables, and now I'm not surprised. The restaurant looks nice and our waiter was...More

Thank DYav
Reviewed April 20, 2014

My husband and I were visiting San Francisco from England and were very much looking forward to having a champagne lunch to celebrate our last day in the city. We came across this little restaurant and thought it would be lovely to sit outside in...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2014

the cutest little cafe right before the entrance of china town that is a must go! I got the french onion soup and the angus burger for lunch and I didn't even regret it. The soup is so delicious packed with a lot of flavor...More

Thank cristhalsol
Reviewed April 20, 2014

I had breakfast in this place and I really didn't understand that good comments on Tripadvisor. The food was overpriced and looked to have low quality. Worst croissant that I ever ate! The service was poor, slow. I hate the service and only pay the...More

Thank Leo_Ilha
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
At the corner of Bush Street and Grant Avenue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
    (Bush St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-398-2860
  • E-mail
For centuries, cafes the world over have provided patrons with entertainment that draws on all walks of life. In these gathering places of art, politics, fashion, and everyday events, cafe-goers partake in a unique convergence of eclectic culture and traditional cuisine. Parisian-inspired Cafe de la Presse continues the trend with international literature, classic fare, and the age-old pastime of dining, relaxing, and conversing in a vibrant atmosphere.
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