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Kate's Kitchen

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471 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3505
+1 415-626-3984
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughters and their families live in San Fran, so we are here often. I kid you not when I say that the best breakfast you could ever have is at Kate's Kitchen in the Lower Haight neighborhood. This is a small restaurant, and on busy days there is a line outside. The tables have red and white checkered table... More 

Thank indytrims
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Fantastic cole slaw with excellent Chicken Cobb sandwich. Great for breakfast too. Kate's has a long history in the neighborhood. Friendly staff and owner. Try to figure out the slogans on the walls and enjoy the map.

Thank Stephen M
Edmonton, Canada
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222 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Thought we were in for a simple home-style breakfast at Kate's. Little did we know we'd be treated like misbehaving children. We ordered their veggie scramble with a bowl of fruit to share. The scramble was nice but the fruit was lousy. There was sliced banana, which was just right, but the remainder was mushy melon and strawberries, wrinkly blueberries,... More 

Thank albertasn0wbird
Cabo San Lucas
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Had brunch at Kate's kitchen Sunday morning around 11 pm. There was a line but it took about 10 minutes to get in. I ordered the French Toast Orgy and large freshly squeezed orange juice. The food is good, hearty big plates and reasonably priced. My dish was a big plate with few french toasts covered in a mountain of... More 

Thank Hagatz
Baldwin Park, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Great little breakfast spot. Food was amazing. Customer service was great. The seating is super tight. Expect a waiting list to get in.

Thank Gani1
North Wales, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

My friend and I fell upon this cafe by accident. We were walking along Haight street and had had no breakfast so we thought it look quant. What a good choice we made. I have 4 pieces of French toast, granola, yogurt and syrup and a cup of tea. It came to $11 dollars wow. It was HUGE portion. And... More 

Thank Angela L
Santa Monica, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

We go to Kate's Kitchen every time we go to San Francisco. No matter how far from the Haight, it's a must do! Why? The decor is cute but nothing special. The space is rather small and there's always a long waiting list. But Kate's Kitchen serves the BEST PANCAKES EVER! And I'm a pancake snob, let me tell you.... More 

Thank Carlos949
San Rafael, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Cute cafe' for snack or meal. I lived in this area when it was the Fillmore (a black neighborhood) before gentrification & the name changed to the Lower Haight by real estate agents to appeal more to whites.

Thank hooleyqueen
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Nice place good service, great food, not too busy, but I missed the morning rush, delicious pancakes, could easily get fat if I lived near this place

Thank csjohnstone
clovis CA
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128 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

A bit crowded but fun and lively for morning fare. Located in a safe area of The Haight, you will be comfortable walking around. clean. very popular with locals. I didnt care for the corned beef hash at all, so be prepared for out of the ordinary.

Thank joy g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 471 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3505
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-626-3984

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