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Rose's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Marina District
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2298 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123-3902 (Steiner)
+1 415-775-2200
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in to this neighborhood restaurant on a busy Friday afternoon. Was expecting that by 2:00 or so in afternoon, the place would be fairly quiet, but it was still quite busy. This is a rather small restaurant, but it's clearly a local favorite! Rather than wait 20 minutes or more for a table we opted to sit at the... More 

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Edina, Minnesota
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148 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shopping on Union Street is one of my wife's 'must do' activities when we come to SF. Rose's is a great place to take a break from shopping and have lunch. The menu is very creative and the quality of food is great. The portions are not large, and so not ideal for sharing. Prices are moderate - not inexpensive,... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon Rose's Cafe in SAN Francisco. It is a small and quaint cafe on the corner. They have seating inside and outside the cafe. It was cold that night so we decided to eat indoors. The staff is very helpful and courteous. We decided to get a pizza and the crust was light and delicious. I love the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Having skipped lunch (shopping? walking? talking?) our stomachs suddenly growled around 3:30 p.m. and we found ourselves near to Rose's. A fortuitous coincidence, as it turned out, because the food was excellent and the service attentive. Our foursome spanned the menu with the breakfast pizza (ham & eggs on a thin crust), a turkey sandwich, a spinach salad with chicken,... More 

Thank CasaRoscoe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

The chicken was amazing. I ordered it when my friend who eats there regularly recommended it. I never had better! She ordered the tuna steak. Highly recommend this restaurant. All ages were there enjoying a nice dinner. Smaller, intimate restaurant.

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

After a long walk, we found the exact spot for a most delicious brunch - Rose's Cafe. As it was a mild fall day, we were able to sit outside on the patio surrounded by green plants and shrubs. Our choices consisted of the Roasted Turkey Breast with Avocado, Provolone & Whole Grain Mustard on Brioche for $13.00 and the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Short walk but a nice one through a neighborhood. Staff was very professional & friendly. Food was fresh and so good! Different from the traditional breakfast but still very good. The scone was outstanding! So fresh!!!

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South of England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Off the general tourist beaten track. Great breakfast. We were a table of 4 and shared a breakfast and a salmon pizza. Both were great and more than enough, with unlimited coffee, to start the day.

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Melbourne, Australia
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214 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast on our last day in SF. Popular place with typical waiting time, this place offers good breakfast. With quite a few dog owners you can tell this place is popular with locals. We had the scramble egg with spinach and cheese and fried eggs. Excellent service , decent portion and good taste. Not too bad.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We enjoyed a splendid brunch of scrambled eggs, spinach, cheese and prosciutto. Fantastic cappuccino. Sunny interior. Wait staff are friendly and fast. Researching my next book, "Cardiac Catch."

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $40
Italian, American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2298 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123-3902
  • Public Transportation: 22 Fillmore
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighborhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-2200
A favorite in the Cow Hollow neighborhood, Rose's Café is a hangout for locals who bask in the sun at sidewalk tables, duck inside for a cappuccino, or stay for a leisurely lunch or dinner. Many customers are regulars who frequent our pretty bistro-café that offers table service and deliciously consistent food - Italian fare created using organic local produce, fresh seafood, humanely raised meats, and free-range poultry. Rose's artisan bakers bake a daily selection of pastries, desserts and breads. Menu highlights include: pizzas, daily soups, and house made pastas.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Marina District

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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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