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Darren's Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe, Asian, Vietnamese
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate breakfast at Darren's on my last day in SF in Mid May, he only day I could wait until 7:30. I was in a mood to try the Eggs Benedict and Darren's came through. The coffee was good and the Eggs Benedict was...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank TheDadDude
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Good diner. I had breakfast with a 3 egg omlete with avocado. They have Vietnamese specialties as well. Friendly service.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank JoyHeine
Reviewed March 28, 2019

We were staying at the Hotel Zoe just around the corner from this cafe and used it 3 times during our stay. It's a small place but no way detracts from the food and service provided. The staff take care of you and are helpful,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Foggins
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

We are craving for rice, noodle and hot soup. We love the pho, friend rice and American breakfast. Open from 7am.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank DTeo_LL
Reviewed March 12, 2019

Just a small place with many staff to get the work done. Truly all the staff are aware of ALL tables and pitch in...don't really see that often enough. Breakfast was good and served fast. Definitely worth a stop if heading to Fisherman's Wharf.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Diana H
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

We had breakfast there our first morning in San Francisco which was a Sunday. We had to sit outside and found it a bit chilly until the heat lamps were on long enough to warm the area. Maybe turn the lamps on earlier. The food...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank VancouverJohnnie
Reviewed February 14, 2019

The Best Pho in the city by far. very friendly staff and if your looking for a warm bowl of soup on a chilly SF day this is the spot

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank robertsudakow
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

As a swede, I’m used to really good strong black coffee and this breakfast was really good, the french toast tasted perfect and now I’m ready to go on with the rest of the day!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 854ulrikaj
Reviewed February 3, 2019

All the usual offerings, complete with potatoes and toast of your choice. Freshly squeezed orange juice was really good. California omelette was good, and hash browns weren't greasy. Coffee topped up regularly.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Short 10 minute wait for a table but boy was it worth it. Great Breakfast. Wide variety and delicious coffee. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ystwythgirl
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