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The New Village Cafe

1426 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4616
+1 415-771-9598
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pancakes” (15 reviews)
“french toast” (6 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1426 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4616
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoying a stay in S.F. over New Years we looked for a nearby breakfast spot. After reading some reviews, we chose to take the bus to the restaurant. We waited for a table and watched the food presented to the customers to see what looked...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank strudel2018
Reviewed November 4, 2018

It’s been a number of years since we visited this café and my dad really wanted to stop in and see his old friends who run the place. Well, we found out they ran the place 2 owners ago but the new owner was quite...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank elindoo
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Food was delivered by Grubhub, grilled cheese was good as well as the tofu scramble. The vegan taco flight was cold and a little weird.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank divya92
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Great breakfast and delicious coffee in cosy surroundings. Greeted with a smile and friendly service. Top notch if you fancy a quality start to the day. I certainly recommend this place.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank madswinther2
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband visited the new village cafe for breakfast when we were on our honeymoon and I am so glad we did. The food was delicious and the staff were very friendly. I can highly recommend the griddle breakfast with the pancakes they...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AmiSharp
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I really enjoyed our breakfast here. Greeted by the owner who was very welcoming. The cafe was very relaxed and seem to have a few regulars there, which I always like! It was also very good value too!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Quaston
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Visited for lunch ... this cafe has been on Polk St since the 30’s , but has changed names , several times I am sure. This is a simple diner serving good food and ample portions at reasonable prices. The taco trio is excellent ,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jamesv678
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Went there this morning because I had a coupon. Owner is young guy from Midwest (I believe his name is Edward), friendly and welcoming. Very cozy atmosphere, like you're at a friend's house who is going out of his way to welcome you. Food delicious,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I had just treated my 3-year-old grandniece who was visiting from New York to a ride on the California Street cable car and she was obsessing about her promised strawberry ice cream cone. We stopped in a few places, but none seemed to have ice...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank emonquie
EdCoughlin, Owner at The New Village Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thanks so much for coming by my cafe. It’s really nice to see how much the gesture was appreciated! I could tell it was a special day out for you and your young traveling companion so a little ice cream seemed like the least I...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great cafe for breakfast, down to earth feeling and good prices. Varied menu, from the full (or partial) English, to the Royal, your majesty.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank andycavanagh999
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1426 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4616
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Lower Nob Hill
  • Neighborhood: Lower Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-771-9598
A classic diner with both traditional and more adventurous fare located in the heart of San Francisco’s downtown.
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