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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner, Deli
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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THE USUAL BREAKFAST
w/ spuds & choice: sourdough, wheat, light rye, english muffin, biscuits, cornbread or banana bread
2 egg Any Style
bacon, sausage, black forest, ham or vegan sausage patties $3.50; "Thing" My Spuds: add melted cheese, salsa, sour cream & green onions $2.50; Sub Tofu: w/ choice of sauce for eggs anywhere $1.50; Egg Whites Only $1.50
USD 8
2-EGG SCRAMBLE OR 3-EGG OMELET
Mushroom & Swiss
USD 9.5
USD 10.5
Spinach & Feta
USD 9.5
USD 10.5
Spinach, Mushroom & Jack
USD 10
USD 11
Bacon, Cheddar, Green Onion
USD 11.5
USD 12.5
Avocado, Cilantro, Cheddar, Salsa
USD 12
USD 13
Ham, Tomato, Bell Pepper, Cheddar
USD 12
USD 13
CUSTOMIZE IT
mushroom, spinach, tomato, garlic, green onion, cilantro, jalapeno, bell peppers, or vegan chorizo - $0.50 ea.; jack, cheddar, swiss or feta cheese, ranchero sauce, pesto, salsa or sour cream - $1 ea.; avocado, guacamole, bacon, sausage, ham, vegan jack cheese or vegan sausage - $1.50 ea
2-Egg Scram
USD 8
Cheese Omelet
USD 9
MAIN
Tofu Scramble
start with pesto, ranchero or peanut-ginger sauce; Customize your tofu with extras
USD 9
Mushroom, green Onion & Ranchero USD 10
Spinach, Tomato & Pesto USD 10
Spinach, Mushroom, Peanut-Ginger Sauce USD 10
Biscuit & Country Sausage Gravy
USD 3.5
Granola
milk, soy or yogurt
USD 5.5
With fresh fruit USD 6.5
Fried Egg Sandwich
2 over-hard & cheddar on grilled sourdough
W/ avocado & tomato USD 2
W/ grilled seitan USD 2
W/ bacon, ham, sausage or vegan sausage USD 3
24 TH STREET SPECIALS
Country Breakfast
2 eggs any style, spuds & homemade biscuits smothered in country sausage gravy
USD 9.5
Homemade Corned Beef Hash
2 eggs & corned beef hash with green onions & choice of toast or baked good
USD 10.5
Eggs with Vegan Chorizo Hash
2 eggs & vegan chorizo hash w/ bell peppers, cilantro & corn tortillas
USD 9.5
Nebulous Potato Thing
pile of spud with melted cheese fresh salsa, sour cream & green onions
USD 5.5
USD 7.5
Add an egg USD 1.5
Vegan Thing
pile of spud with vegan jack cheese, fresh salsa, guacamole & green onions
USD 6.5
USD 9
Chef's Mess
egg scrambled w/ spuds, bacon & mushroom, topped w/ cheese, tomato w/ cheese, tomato, sour cream and green onion; choice of toast or baked good
USD 11
Veggie Mess
egg scrambled w/ spuds, vegan chorizo & mushroom, topped w / cheese, tomato, sour cream & cilantro; choice of toast or baked good
USD 10.5
SOMETHING LATIN
Breakfast Burrito
2-egg scrambled in a flour tortilla with jack & cheddar, topped with ranchero sauce, served with black beans, sour cream & cilantro. Customize your burrito - Mushroom, spinach, tomato, garlic, green onion, cilantro, jalapeno, bell peppers, or vegan chorizo - $0.50 ea.; jack, cheddar, swiss or feta cheese, ranchero sauce, pesto, salsa or sour cream - $1 ea.; avocado, guacamole, bacon, sausage, ham, vegan jack cheese or vegan sausage - $1.50 ea
USD 8.5
Tofu Burrito (with dairy) USD 1
Vegan Burrito (w/ vegan jack) USD 1.5
Huevos Rancheros
2 egg over-easy on a corn tortilla with jack cheese & ranchero sauce. Served with black beans, sour cream & cilantro
USD 9.5
Vegan Rancheros
tofu w / ranchero sauce & vegan jack cheese on a corn tortilla w / black beans & cilantro
USD 9.5
Egg & Vegan Chorizo Scram
vegan chorizo scram with corn tortillas, feta, black beans, sour cream & cilantro
USD 9.5
FLATIRON FAVORITES
Buttermilk Hot Cakes
(2) USD 6
(3) USD 8
Upside-Down Hog Cakes
with bacon, cheddar & green onion
(2) USD 8
(3) USD 10.5
Sourdough French Toast
(2) USD 6
(3) USD 8
Blueberry (2) USD 7
Blueberry (3) USD 9.5
Fresh strawberry (2) USD 7
Fresh strawberry (3) USD 9.5
French Toast Delight
with yogurt, fruit & a sprinkle of granola
(2) USD 8
(3) USD 10.5
VEGAN PANCAKES
Vegan Pancakes
(2) USD 6
(3) USD 8
Vegan Pancakes with Blueberry
(2) USD 7
(3) USD 9.5
Vegan Pancakes with Strawberry
(2) USD 7
(3) USD 9.5
Vegan Pancakes with Banana-Walnut
(2) USD 7
(3) USD 9.5
Vegan Pancakes with Chocolate Chip
not vegan
(2) USD 7
(3) USD 9.5
GRIDDLE COMBO
Start With
2 Hot Cakes or 2 French Toast
with 2 eggs any style; Then Add One: spuds, fruit, bacon, sausage patty, black forest ham, vegan sausage patties
USD 11
WEEKEND SPECIALS
Served weekends from 8 Am to 3 Pm. 2 poached egg on an english muffin with hollandaise, served with your choice of spuds or a cup of fruit. Add bottomless cup of coffee and your choice of : large o.j. or Champagne drink $4
Florentine
spinach & tomato
USD 11.5
Benedict
black forest ham
USD 12.5
Blackstone
tomato & bacon
USD 12.5
Valerie
grilled tomato & avocado
USD 11.5
Sandhya
bacon & avocado
USD 12.5
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Reviewed November 20, 2019

We chose St Francis Fountain because of its old worldcharm. The front of house staff looked after us and we looked forward to a good lunch experience. I ordered a grilled chicken club sandwich on sourdough. The flavour was ok, but it was small and...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 10, 2019 via mobile

This little cafe is located in the middle of San Francisco on a corner of a old neighbourhood. The food looked good but was a little dry. The services as friendly but messed up the orders. The outdoor seating was pleasant but too busy to...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 30, 2019 via mobile

We went in for breakfast, all the food we ordered was really good! We also had milkshakes which were excellent and the service was friendly. I highly recommend this place!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

From the old school charm and care of the place, to the new school character of the people, and most importantly the wonderful food, authentic and to order. Real Corn beef hash, and a heavenly banana bread, seared on the grill for a little crunch....More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

A classic American diner. Great staff. Great food. No baby change facilities. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

We love this quaint little cafe with its unique decor and delicious food As vegans we loved the choices for us . We had the tofu scram with added garlic , mushrooms , spinach , cilantro and vegan sausage . Wanted to try other things...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Don't let the outside scare you away, this restaurant was surprisingly good and classic breakfast dining. Traditional menu but vegetarian and vegan-friendly. Large portions and good flavors.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

St Francis Fountain is one of SF's excellent places for breakfast or lunch; we were very fortunate that it is just around the corner from where we are staying. Packed on weekends, but easy to get in during the week. The range of dishes is...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful diner down in the Mission which I believe will celebrate its 100th anniversary next year. Gives you a real sense of the past and the present mingling together in a bustling neighbourhood. Good food, good prices and a strange array of bubble gum...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a location for a style 1950s Diner party with milk shakes and ice cream. The website looks amazing and I was truly excited to have found “the“ place. I knew it‘s in the Mission but with the bar across the street...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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