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The Grove

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690 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 957-0558
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 253
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  • 35
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  • 6
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food and coffee, great service

This cafe offers a really nice space to relax with coffee and food. The service here is excellent, and the meals fresh and good value. Plenty of healthy options. No wifi, that would be a really valuable improvement.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
TravelingHeliPilot
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Port Hedland, Australia
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Port Hedland, Australia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This cafe offers a really nice space to relax with coffee and food. The service here is excellent, and the meals fresh and good value. Plenty of healthy options. No wifi, that would be a really valuable improvement.

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Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across this gem on our first day and came back for seconds on our last. Homey, authentic and excellent food. No table service but staff were all friendly and efficient. All breakfast dishes we tried were very good although could be served warmer.

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Thank Eugene M
Brooklyn, New York
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe in SoMa. Set up is interesting as it is half-cafe and half- restaurant. You grab the available table, order food at a register and then they deliver it to you. Order from a menu that they give you and the delivery with silverware makes it feel more restaurant-y than a straight up cafe. Food is delicious. Free coffee refills.... More 

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Thank busybee2775
Oregon
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86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, good places are crowded but the set up of this place is just a bit too cozy for my liking. It was hard to find a place to sit that wasn't right on top of someone else. Two in our party and they got the food order wrong :( You order at the counter and they bring it out... More 

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Thank TravelingTrioOregon
San Antonio, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delightful lunch of chicken pot pie - yum!- , cucumber ginger spritzer and sour cherry pie for dessert. It was all very tasty. We sat on couches next to a giant indoor tree and a fireplace. Eclectic ambience and solid home style food.

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Thank gingerjohnsonfood
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came highly recommend so we tried it. The atmosphere is fantastic, but the food is very average and certainly not worth the high price for Breakfast.

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Thank Michelle M
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164 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped here for breakfast on my first day in San Francisco. The food and the service was great. I had a great breakfast.

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Thank jfausmith
Bedford
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had expected long queues/lines but there was none, so started on a high point. Service was quick and the food was delicious - best bacon I had in San Francisco.

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Thank runtmc2012
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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167 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wasn't sure where to go for lunch and this place was recommended. Long line to get in for lunch - but it went very quickly. I had the Grove Cobb - the dressing was light & refreshing. Best Cobb salad I have had. I was asked 4 times if everything was to my satisfaction. Very acute attention on customer service.... More 

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Thank Tigger49_13
Hawaii and Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast and two lunches. Fresh food. All three meals tasty with unusual flavors. Fun atmosphere. If you are staying at the Place Hotel, take a break. Three minute walk to great food at a third of the price. Fun place to eat. One suggestion: coffee is a little weak.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 690 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighborhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: (415) 957-0558

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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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 SoMa

Neighborhood Profile
SoMa
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighborhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighborhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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