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La Boulange

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Marina District
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1909 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
+1 415-440-4450
Today
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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California
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93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was so disappointed to go toone of my favorite breakfast places in San Francisco only to find out they've changed - and not for the better! They used to have yogurt with fresh berries and house made granola, now it comes in pre-made cups. My latte was luke warm at best and when i asked if they could heat... More 

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Thank RandRCalifornia
sydney
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218 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been staying in an apartment around the corner and I've been getting my morning latte from La Boulange. It beats Starbucks or the illy cafe. The baguette and pastries are also delicious. The baguette is as good as anything in Paris

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Thank jaynic
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

The croissants are great but its not as cheap as promised. The price is regular and the eggs are not so good. The staff is friendly but there are definetly better places for breakfast!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

A great place to eat if you love the arrogance and rudeness that normally is only found with Paris waiters. The food is good though, albeit overpriced.

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Kelowna, Canada
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Found this place on day 2 and went back everyday after,coffee is very good and pastries are awesome. must try if in the area. This is a very cool area with great shops and restaurants

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Thank Al C
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Best place in all of SF for a good latte and pain au chocolate. Also great sandwiches and salads. but really this place is about the coffee and patisserie

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Scotland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Terrible service and wrong ingredients in order. Serving staff are not interested. Poor quality food. La boulange de Hayes is a world apart from this place. Could be great.

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Thank Emmz24
Billerica, Massachusetts, United States
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

La Boulange has great coffee, but my most favorite item on their menu was an old fashioned bread pudding, which was out of this world. My grandmother was a great baker and I have never had a bread pudding I considered good enough to compare to hers or better yet, to consider edible. Needless to say, for me to consider... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

We had the omelette $9 and egg, cheese and ham croissant $8.50 both came with little balls of potato and were very yummy. Lovely atmosphere :)

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San Francisco
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2015

La Boulange was THE place to go for a little reminder what French cafes are. The croissants and baguette sandwiches were a little reminder of Paris. NO MORE! From the coffee to the pastries to the sandwiches, it's all MEH. The baguette sandwiches were taken from almost a freezer like holding area. The "fresh" bread is stale and chewy. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1909 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighborhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-440-4450

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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 Marina District

Neighborhood Profile
Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighborhood into a party-going hotspot.
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