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“Good food and service”
Review of Balboa Cafe

Balboa Cafe
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Ranked #568 of 5,925 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Marina District
Reviewed September 5, 2013

I might try to sit outside and enjoy those passing by next time. Inside was clean and service was attentive. We split a entree and were charged a split fee but we still had room for desert which was excellent - Creme brulle.

Thank Mike N
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

Using a motel without a reataurant we were looking for a good restaurant nearby and wre recommended to go there.It was very full early evening but the staf wre very helpful in finding room for us.The food and the wines were very good and the whole experience very enjoyable.

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Thank PatriciaPentycross
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

We were recommended this place by someone we met at the Brazen Head the night before. It was amazing - we met our friends from california and went there at 9.30 a.m. You have to see it to believe it - hundred's of glasses lined up on the counter for the preparation of their famous "bloody mary" breakfast cocktail. - and it didn't disappoint. Husband doesn't do tomato juice so had a rum punch (for breakfast!?) and the menu was fantastic - between the four of us we had 2 x Eggs Benedict, 1 x huge american breakfast, and 1 x huevos rancheros - plus coffees all round and the bill was $96 - great value. I would recommend this to anyone - by the time we left it was absolutely packed.

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Thank jackiehw
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Reviewed April 26, 2013

Again, close to our B&B and highly recommended. Great staff and service. Our server Dayon was quite pleasant and attentive.

My wife had the half Roasted Chicken, while I had a half dozen oysters and the Halibut. Nice sized servings and cooked to perfection. The chicken was great as was the halibut.

Definitely a place we'd go back to.

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Thank punkinlr
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

Seems Balboa Cafe is a popular Marina District place to celebrate birthday and promotions at the office. Two groups of 20 took over the otherwise Friday lunch for 2-4 bunch. Even so, the host found a perfect place at the back for our foursome. The waiter was welcoming. Since our friends were regulars, the Manager came over to greet & apologize for the delay in kitchen service. Crusty bread and sweet butter arrived promptly as did goblets of icy limed water. The filet of wild salmon topped with seasonal vegetables was delicate and flavorful. Great location for late lunch, people watching and experiencing the memorable Marina District, SF.

Lynn Carol Breger

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Thank BambooBabe1
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