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Ananda Fuara

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Civic Center
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1298 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4801
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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San Rafael, California
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been here many times and finally review time - overdue, but well recommended ! "Ananda Fuara" means "Fountain of Delight" and it certainly lives up to its name. The food is housemade, delicious and healthy and with an airy and peaceful dining environment, your meal here will be enjoyable (if not outright delightful!). The place offers many selections for... More 

Thank Mister-Markie
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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40 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was quite happy to see a pure veg hotel while walking on market street. The food options were good. Equally great was the taste and their service.

Thank Aravind_GJ
Gurgaon, India
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83 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must try and highly recommended for all vegetarians. Had awesome soup, burgers, nachos, mater paneer n rice in good large quantity good blend of Italian , indian etc First time Had the Vege ham / bacon exactly taste like original ham / bacon don't know how they do it but was incredible Friendly staff eager to help n guide... More 

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Mountain View, California
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148 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Stumbled upon this place by accident on a Saturday and decided to try it for brunch. I had the french toast, topped with roasted bananas, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and candied pecans. It was the best french toast I think I have ever had in my life. The toast itself was just the right texture and had a great taste (most... More 

Thank wmleler
San Francisco, California
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150 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

What a delightful and simple dining experience near the Civic Center of San Francisco. Ananda Fuara creates a space for mindful dining and delicious dishes. The Neatloaf is spectacular. The teas are a must. Try the Rose Cake. No, try everything! I'll be going back.

Thank RaySF
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Greens restaurant may be snazzier, but Ananda Fuara is much more reliable, nutritious, and affordable. The staff are wonderfully honest and dedicated, even if they can get a little overwhelmed at busy lunch rushes. The kitchen is impeccably clean. The food is 100% vegetarian, and they have many vegan dishes, too. The dessert case is amazing. Best chocolate cake in... More 

Thank Joao B
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

Food was delicious even for the carnivorous amongst us. Definitely recommended. Great value for money. Large filling portions.

Thank Shira D
Geneva, Switzerland
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

I went for a quick lunch there. They were very busy but were able to sit me down within a couple of minutes. They have a lot of choice (including vegan) and also have lunch deals. I took the portobello mushroom quesadilla with the dal soup. It came fast and was delicious. Good service. I will go again.

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El Cerrito, California, United States
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Hadn't been there in a few years -- glad we went back. Very good food, excellent service, and reasonable prices. We're not vegetarian, but enjoy their dal (red lentil soup), ravioli (saucy sauce and tasty fillings), samosas, and desserts (especially the Nirvana Chocolate Mousse Pie). What's particularly nice is that in the several years since we've been there, nothing has... More 

Thank Marcia G
Sacramento, California
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114 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

I haven't eaten at Ananda Fuara for many years because I stopped working in the San Francisco neighborhood surrounding it. It's still a good choice for tasty and reasonably-priced vegetarian and vegan food. The night I ordered takeout, the restaurant featured daily specials, including curry cauliflower and rice, and a samosa dinner. I actually ordered the samosa as a side.... More 

Thank Janet C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, American, Indian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1298 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102-4801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Civic Center
  • Neighborhood: Civic Center
  • Phone Number: 415-621-1994

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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 Civic Center

Neighborhood Profile
Civic Center
Civic Center is the seat of power for all things government and performance-related in the city. Although its streets are best walked during daytime, numerous cultural gems are within close proximity to one another. The symphony, opera, ballet, and jazz center offer year round entertainment within the shadow of the city’s Beaux-Arts crown jewel: the gold tipped dome of City Hall.
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