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“San Francisco”
Review of Kate's Kitchen

Kate's Kitchen
Ranked #459 of 5,693 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast
Vaughan, Canada
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103 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“San Francisco”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

We had dinner at Delfina last night! Fantastic!
We had no reservation, walked in and we sat at a high top! Great. Iew of the place!
Great bar area and fun place to be,
The food was outstanding and service the best. All staff so friendly and everyone serves, no waiting for water refill and food arrived hot and no waiting.
A must for anyone visiting San Fran!!!!!

  • Visited January 2013
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Geneva, New York
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“I am in love with this place!”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Oh, how I wish there was a Kate's Kitchen where I live. We were staying in the Hayes area during our SF visit and discovered this unpretentious warm friendly spot. We returned two more times during our time in SF. Irene, our server, is wonderful - she's warm, friendly, relaxed. And the food ... how do I begin? Their cornmeal pancakes are exceptional, and what's even better, you can order so many variations, such as strawberry/banana/lemon curd. Their French Toast Orgy is, well, orgiastic. Their homemade corned beef hash is the best - big chunks of corned beef, potatoes, carrots, onions. Unfortunately, I ordered it during our third visit, and, unlike our first visit, much of it was burnt. That aside, I can't say enough positive about this eatery. I can't imagine a better breakfast place in SF. And talk about reasonably priced! Irene told us it's mobbed on the weekend, and our 3 visits were weekday mornings and we never had to wait. Did I mention that I love this place?

  • Visited October 2012
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Portland, Oregon
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127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Funky Breakfast Place”
Reviewed September 29, 2012

While visiting San Francisco, a local recommended this place and we really liked it. Both the Hash and Pumpkin French Toast were excellent. They even served real maple syrup. The Hash serving was large enough to take leftovers back to the apartment for the next morning. We enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and our server. I recommend going during the week rather than on the weekends when it gets real busy (waiting line out the door) and the small space gets a bit noisy. We ate there twice and enjoyed it both times. It is a place the locals seem to like. Also, the prices were very reasonable...especially for San Francisco.

  • Visited September 2012
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Exactly what it says!”
Reviewed September 6, 2012 via mobile

First breakfast ever in San Francisco and we weren't dissapointed! The fruit orgy was great and everything just seemed real fresh! Friendly waitress who was with us the moment we walked through the door! Perfect local cafe!

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London, England
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“OK Breakfast”
Reviewed May 27, 2012

We visited at a busy time but the food took a while to come and the fries had loads of burnt bits in it

overall ok but not great

Visited May 2012
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