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“Excellent breakfast” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dottie's True Blue Cafe

Dottie's True Blue Cafe
28 6th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-1602 (SoMa)
4158852767
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Ranked #30 of 5,452 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: SoMa
Description: Now located in a beautiful 1910 building with brick walls and hardwood floors with an open kitchen and very cozy atmosphere. Roof top seating when the weather permits for coffee and pastries or a glass of wine in the afternoon. We have an additional seating capacity of approximately 24 making for a quicker turnaround.
Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Having read all the reviews we decided to pop along to this dodgy area and stand in line for a table. We were not disappointed. Yes there are some strange characters around but ignore them the food is worth the wait. The chilli cornbread is well worth the wait in line. French toast was amazing. A great breakfast spot with some fantastic breakfast items.

  • Visited August 2013
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Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“A Breakfast Wow!.... but how you get there is important”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Features unique selections and combinations such as black bean cakes, zucchini cakes, a sweet potato creation (this was a daily special), the BEST chili-cheddar cornbread and buttermilk dill breads! The daily specials are many and creative. The wait is out the door but moves quickly. We were there pretty much when it opened and still had a wait. We walked down 6th from Folsom and I would not do that again as there are many homeless and trash on streets. Stay on more popular streets. We walked back to our hotel taking Market and that was a pleasant experience.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Best San Francisco Breakfast - worth the wait.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Every write up says, "LONG LINES". We planned to end our 3 day Triple D trip with a visit early Monday morning. No line when we walked in at 8:30 a.m. 10 minutes later, a long line.
The cinnamon pecan rolls were soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo good. As were the scrambles and the blue corn pancakes. Move over Buena Vista Café, this is my new favorite breakfast place. P.S. the picture on this review is the old place. The new place is a really cute.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Zaragoza, Spain
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Best breakfast in san Francisco”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

It Was our best breakfast in san Francisco. All that we try Was delicious. The place Was beautiful and perfect for star tiñe the day. Nice staff.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Beachwood, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great spot with creative dishes. Worth the wait”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This was our first stop in San Francisco. We found Dottie's from Diners, Drive-in's and Dives. The food was creative with large portions and farm fresh.

The several items we had were all great and I don't think you could go wrong with whatever you choose.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Jonathan P
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