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“Great breakfast. ” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hollywood Cafe

Hollywood Cafe
Ranked #12 of 5,456 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Gluten Free
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
Copenhagen, Denmark
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Great breakfast. ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We had breakfast here with good friends - fun experience.

We had to wait for about 20 minutes, but it was worth it.

If you order something that comes with a fruit bowl, you will be surprised how much fruit is in that bowl.

We tried some of the signature dishes - Vivian Leigh, Audrey Hepburn and Meat Lovers Omelet, all were great ....yum!! All of us were more than satisfied with our meals.

We will be back to try something else on their menu.

Oh, and the service was great! What can I say ... TRY IT :-D

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Tom J, Guest Relations Manager at Hollywood Cafe, responded to this review, June 30, 2014
Thank you Hotfarm. We're happy to hear you and your friends had a good time. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“ONE PLACE YOU HAVE TO GO TO FOR BREAKFAST!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We went here on recommendations of other Tripadvisors. We were there at 7am and the place was packed! There were 2 tables left! We were shocked to see it so busy at that time in the morning.
We ordered breakfast and was not disappointed. It was very fresh and lots of it. The coffee was really nice and free refills given out regularly.
Breakfast for 2 of us came to $35 with the tip included but will fill you up so much you won't need lunch.
The staff are attentive and work hard.
This place is near the Holiday Inn and easy to find.
If you do go you just need to write your name on the list inside as there is always a queue. Seats are available outside as well as in for all you smokers!

Visited June 2014
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Tom J, Guest Relations Manager at Hollywood Cafe, responded to this review, June 30, 2014
We appreciate your endorsement, Scorpio40. Thank you for the visit and the nice review!
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Palmdale, California, Usa
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“Small but powerful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My favorite Fisherman’s Wharf breakfast place. It is tiny, but the food is good quality, served promptly, and more than adequate portions, all at a very reasonable (for SF) price.

Visited June 2014
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Tom J, Guest Relations Manager at Hollywood Cafe, responded to this review, June 30, 2014
Thank you for visiting us, Robert. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in town.
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Santa Cruz, California
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“great breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Four of us ate at this establishment on a Saturday. Although we had a wait, it was worth it. If you order something that comes with a fruit bowl, you will be surprised how much fruit is in that bowl. Two of us had the Breakfast Salad....yum!! One had the huevos rancheros and the other the crab benedict. All of us were more than satisfied with our meals.

We will be back to try something else on their menu.

Oh, and the service was great!

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Tom J, Guest Relations Manager at Hollywood Cafe, responded to this review, June 30, 2014
Thank you Jackie. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your breakfasts and we hope to see you again next time you are in town.
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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“Look no further for ALL your breakfast needs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

A 3 day trip in San Francisco and we ate here 3 mornings running... Enough said. We actually set off on our first morning to the recommended Mama's and after being horrified at the enormity of the queue decided to give the Hollywood Cafe a try. We didn't look back.

A stones throw from Fisherman's Wharf it's in a fantastic location. This is a very well oiled machine, despite the slightly unorthodox method of writing your name down on a list on arrival (which is fantastically well managed by the brilliant staff).

Breakfasts are massive, we did not sample many other San Francisco delicacies due to this keeping us going all day. Value for money is outstanding. I had 3 pancakes, bacon, scrambled eggs and my other half had French toast, sausage patties and scrambled egg. All brilliantly cooked on each of the 3 days we ate here. To top this off a large portion of beautiful fruit. This isn't just an after thought plonked on, super fresh raspberries, blackberries, grapefruit, banana, orange and strawberries.

Coffee constantly topped up, freshly squeezed orange... Just wow.

You will not regret a trip to this unassuming restaurant, amazing food and superb service.

Please bring a piece of Hollywood Cafe to the UK.

Visited June 2014
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Tom J, Guest Relations Manager at Hollywood Cafe, responded to this review, June 30, 2014
Thank you for the three visits and kind words, HarveyMac. Let's talk about a joint venture in the UK next time you are in!
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