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Castro Tarts

The Castro
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564 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2512
+1 415-861-3268
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a little, but very cute restaurant in the Castro, always with friendly staff and very delicious food---all at reasonable prices.

Thank pete20132013
North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I guess it depends on your taste and needs but this tiny street cafe has good BahnMi and Pho. Brother and sister run the place and locals love it. We just happened to be hungry while walking around in the Castro and found it. They make all their own bread and pastries are yummy!

Thank viajera222
Sao Paulo, SP
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612 reviews
408 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

We tried the vietnamese menu and approved it! The lemon grass chicken Pho ($8.95) was delicious and big. The vietnamese sandwich ginger chicken ($6) was also very flavorful. Service very friendly.

Thank ana carolina f
San Francisco, California
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed June 27, 2016

This place is a favorite. If you like Pho or Vietnamese sandwiches this is your place. The staff are so sweet and attentive. Its comfort food on a cold SF day. I love this place!

Thank cogster
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120 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Great Vietnamese food. I saw them cooking in the back, smelled devine! We walked in and got a huge smile! Great service, cozy cafe for a quick bite, sip of coffee after a tiring day of walking. Great for a lunch under 10.00. Check them out while in Castro in San Francisco!

Thank Thrifty Pilot W
Leipzig, Germany
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210 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

A popular small eatery with main focus on Asian food. I visited the place for coffee and treat. I had the weakest coffee, and the driest articifal tasting muffin I had had for years. Very disapointing. Best to be avoided.

Thank Philiph S
San Francisco, California
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116 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

You wouldn't know by the name of the place, but they make fantastic Vietnamese food. The bun mi sandwiches are great as well as the pho. A nice lunch spot. They also do American style breakfasts.

Thank MickD415
Moncton, Canada
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2015

The staff were very, very friendly. And so attentive! They were accommodating with every little request and served us with a smile. The selection of food was also incredible, made me wish I could have had more than a simply breakfast. They have great lunch/dinner food as well, and an appetizing selection of sweets.

Thank Ed M
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

nice blend of American-Vietnam diner foods.breakfast and lunch.Great,inexpensive coffee.fresh baked goods.some outside seating on a vibrant sunny sidewalk.

Thank dav62015
1 review
Reviewed December 8, 2014

Recommended by a friend while I was visiting San Francisco. Breakfast is very reasonably priced. Omelette with ham and cheese, fresh fruit, coffee and orange juice for under $10. Would eat here again.

Thank eatsdrinksmerry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
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
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 564 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2512
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro
  • Neighborhood: The Castro
  • Phone Number: +1 415-861-3268

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in The Castro

Neighborhood Profile
The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart, the Castro is a neighborhood welcome to everyone. As one of the first predominantly LGBT neighborhoods in the United States and currently its largest, it remains one of the epicenters of activism in the nation. Grand theaters and glitzy shops now compete with bars and fashionable eateries for attention, drawing visitors from around the world to the bright rainbow flag acting as its beacon.
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