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Sunflower Cafe

Union Square
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284 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2120
+1 415-986-6016
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Oh boy. This could be such a nice place. Location is good, and it's a cozy cafe. Food is good and the couple that run the place look nice, but every time I walked past it was empty or nearly empty. It's dirty! This place could be a real success but the ceilings, fixtures, etc, especially at the entrance are... More 

Thank aalguire
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this place for breakfast since it was near our hotel. It's cheerful on the inside. They had a lot of options--English breakfast, French toast, cereal with fruit. I got the cafe special: hot ham and cheese croissant with fresh fruit cup. It was yummy and quite a substantial breakfast. We'll probably go back for lunch sometime.

Thank Rachel B
Witham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast.. Not great. Staff seemed chaotic and run off feet even though was only a few of us being served. Food very average would go somewhere else next time. Prices not the same as shown on the web be warned.

Thank matt b
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97 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Right across diagonally from Hilton, this cafe can cook you a local breakfast, granolas, toasts, etc. The coffee is from the pot, so no cappuccino for you. Reasonable breakfast with reasonable price.

Thank purplebackpack
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Right across street from Hotel Nikko. Great food at affordable price ! Sandwiches breakfast - open 7am to 2pm. Very tasty for the price

Thank Jeff S
River Vale, NJ
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

We had a late breakfast here on a Sunday. There is no table service, orders are given at the counter and you find your own silver and napkins before going to your table. The fried eggs weren't very good, although the scrambled ones were fine, as were the potatoes and toast. The staff were all business, although there was a... More 

Thank waltlayton
Fayetteville, New York
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

Diner Food. Breakfast was okay. Service was prompt and the woman who waited on us was pleasant. My son enjoyed his ham and cheese croissant. 3 of us ate for $43.

Thank pepperspal34
Tampa, Florida
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Service in this small owner-operated restaurant was efficient and friendly. The food was better than adequate and the place was clean enough. And, did I mention QUIET, sometimes very hard to find at a modest price in a city.

Thank Beetlejuice6
Indian Springs, Ga
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

The food was just OK. But this is the least friendly restaurant I have ever entered! I saw some people walk in, look around a minute, and leave. Not all the clean either.

Thank Lynn T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2016

Simple. not friendly. Good italian coffee ( I hate starbucks). not a destination. but solid simple fast food.

Thank alison t

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 284 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2120
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-986-6016

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

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Union Square
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