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The Grind Cafe

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783 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3316
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyably breakfast of eggs Benedict, hash browns, and a cafe' Americano. Helpful, friendly staff. Convenient to the Haight-Asbury area.

Thank Beabe T
Milan, United States
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Typical tourists, we were wandering aimlessly after leaving Alamo Square. We literally stumbled upon this place and were very glad we did. Great mid-afternoon sandwiches (after skipping lunch) - good-sized portions, excellent food, friendly service that leaves you alone once you get settled. If I were a local, I would make it a regular spot.

Thank Greg S
Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We tried various eggs and pancakes all were very tasty. We had a good breakfast. Definately reccomend it.

Thank GulpYourWay
Witney, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Decided to eat here after seeing it packed out most mornings. Fantastic choice of food.....would definitely eat here again!

Thank Hcb478
Xenia, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Food is great! I had the grind scramble and it was fantastic. There menu seems like the usual cafe fare, but with some great unique options like chicken sausage and more veggie selection. Cole brew coffee is also amazing.

Thank Emily G
New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

so you order at the counter and get a number, then they bring you your food. it was close to our hotel, and breakfast was very good. there are a good number of tables. your second cup of coffee cost an extra $.50 but the first cup was only $1.75 so a pretty good deal all around. go there.

Thank MD O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

I take a veggie sandwich and it was really good and healthy! The staff is very friendly and the location is nice too :-) i like this place!!!

Thank Anna M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I were exploring SF, and were very pleased to find this lovely cafe. For how busy it was the cooks were very efficient. You get in line and order like a fast food restaurant. Find a seat and wait for quality food!!! The chicken fried steak was amazing the eggs and has Browns were cooked perfectly. The... More 

Thank Dan J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Had breakfast & lunch here when visiting the area. Casual, affordable. Tasty food & pastries. Very "local" type place with lots of locals eating there.

Thank pitahead
New Paltz, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

If youre looking for a great breakfast (that will keep you going through lunch) then stop at The Grind just off the corner of Haight and Scott. They make there own corned beef hash (ask them to crisp it up) and Joe's Scram is a delicious ground beef mixed with scrambled eggs and covered with American cheese. Be prepared to... More 

Thank retiredandtraveling5

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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
$5 - $5
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 7:00 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 - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 783 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Haight-Ashbury
  • Neighborhood: Haight-Ashbury
  • Phone Number: 415-864-0955

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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The area surrounding the intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets, “The Haight” still exudes vibes of the 1960s counterculture as a haven for vintage clothes, music, pop posters and body piercing shops. While the Summer of Love ended decades ago, Haight-Ashbury has turned into a melting pot of hippies, hipsters, and professionals. Walking through its streets can still feel like stepping back in time. A must-see neighborhood for most music fans, it’s easy to see why these streets attracted the likes of the Grateful Dead and Janis Joplin. You’ll likely be content in The Haight day or night, just be sure to wear some flowers in your hair.
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