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The New Village Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Nob Hill
American, Cafe, Diner
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1426 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4616
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Paris, France
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The new village cafe has been my to go place when living in SF for a year and almost every week. Back home now since 2months and feel sad to know I won't be able to go there for a looong time. Missing reading my book, getting my endless coffee, eggs overmedium (in a year they only screwed one time... More 

Thank dav-chab
Bristol, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for somewhere independent to eat on our last day in San Francisco, and we knew we wanted a typical American breakfast. A quick search on TripAdvisor uncovered this place for us, and boy; are we glad it did?! You may easily walk past this place but please don't! The food is of an excellent quality for great... More 

Thank Wanderer_787
Wales, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely cafe on Polk St which was easily reached from our hotel with its ridiculously overpriced offerings. We ate there on four occasions and each time the service was excellent as was the food. There is an extensive choice and prices are very reasonable. Well worth a visit.

Thank KathleenBridget
Versailles, France
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Visited this morning, basically because the Holiday Inn on Van Ness is horribly overpriced for breakfast. Good choice for breakfast, loads of coffee refills. Individual whims were catered for (sorry about the pun). Excellent service. I would go again.

Thank drewbbb
London, United Kingdom
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

During a stay in San Francisco had breakfast in the New Village on two occasions. It's a small, clean and staff friendly place. It has the typical American counter as well as tables, on each occasion we were there the locals came in. The breakfast menu was large enough for a good choice but in reality you could order off... More 

Thank BillM02
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This was suggested to us by the travel group we went with. They make a decent cup of tea!! Chris and Derek were really friendly and would ask about our days.

Thank Julie C
Retiro, Colombia
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

There are endless choices for meals along Polk Street in San Francisco, one more tempting than the other. Lining up at the rather nondescript New Village Cafe, a diverse group of patrons seemed in-the-know the queue was worth the wait. Besides the serving bar about a dozen seats, there are also about a dozen 4-seat tables crowded into this old-fashioned... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

We had breakfast here twice so far on our current visit and plan on doing lunch tomorrow. The food is very well-prepared diner food with creative twists and, especially for San Francisco, amazingly low prices! Sunday they have theme breakfasts or brunch that are really cute and creative and they taste great as well. I am a bit reticent about... More 

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South Daytona, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

We called in for weekend breakfast. Staff were great and really friendly. The menu choices were really good and when the food came we weren't disappointed. Best eggs in town!

Thank Mrsf60
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

A simple venue, both in appearance and menu. The food is oriented to breakfast, but there are good lunch selections. Among them Croquette Madame, built on the French concept but with clearly American influences. This is a very hardy meal.

Thank UglyBuffalo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1426 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4616
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighborhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: 415-771-9598

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Nob Hill

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Nob Hill
Swanky and stylish, Nob Hill sits in the heart of the city and is home to amazing architecture and views. The hike to the top can be a challenging workout for those who forego a cable car ride, but they will be rewarded with some of the city’s most beautiful architecture adorning its peak. Originally populated with mansions after the Gold Rush, most if not all were devastated in the 1906 earthquake and fire that followed. Luckily all is not lost; storied hotels and Grace Cathedral surround Huntington Park. Having a drink or dinner while taking in the sunset and views at the "top of the Mark" is tough to beat.
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