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Oakside Cafe

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1195 Oak St, San Francisco, CA 94117-2216
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Winchester, Indiana
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just stopped here during a day of touristing and had a great lunch. Sandwiches and coffee were delicious. Service was quick and friendly. Would go back.

Thank Fozzwad
Canberra, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Bagels and coffee for breakfast were perfect. Service was fast and friendly. The space is interesting, cool and quirky. If I was a local I'd be here all the time!

Thank MikeDoubleU
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66 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

This chill place is just great to have a coffee before work/school every morning while reading the newspaper. It's peaceful Atmosphere invites the visitors to stay for a while. Oak side Cafe is one of my favourite places to read a good book while having a coffee. If you want to escape from the metropolis for a while and you're... More 

Thank Jesus S
Witney, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

One of the few cafes in this area open at 7am on a Sunday. Tasty bagels, great coffee. Simple tasty food. Reasonable price too!

Thank Hcb478
Pacific Grove, California
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Stopped in for a bagel sandwich and a cup of coffee. I kept asking my boyfriend, "Why is this so delicious?" I mean, it's just a toasted bagel with some cream cheese and sliced tomato. He said it's because the food was made with pride. That was it, the intangible. Simple, fresh ingredients put together with integrity.

Thank cryjack
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

Good grab and go bagel sandwiches at this place. Typical cafe vibe with an upstairs set if tables to study/read/whatever. I recommend it for out-of-towners as we were.

Thank ksmith1281
San Francisco, California
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

This is a nice neighbourhood cafe with a good selection of breakfast items, tasty sandwiches, salads, desserts and beverages at reasonable prices. Plenty of seating on ground level and mezzanine. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. There is one computer station for those who can't make it through lunch without internet. Every other Sunday afternoon, a ukulele group plays in the... More 

Thank bmadscientist
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146 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

OakSide Cafe is a hip little property located on the corner of Oak and Broderick (one block west of Divisadero). Neither fussy nor pretentious, this clean and casually arty cafe plays host to groovy hipsters, day laborers, and middle aged travelers, among others. There are plenty of places in Lower Haight to break your fast, but some may also help... More 

Thank Jim_Naughton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1195 Oak St, San Francisco, CA 94117-2216
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Haight-Ashbury
  • Neighborhood: Haight-Ashbury
  • Phone Number: 415-437-1985

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • 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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