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“Funky place but a fine breakfast...”
Review of Golden Coffee Shop

Golden Coffee Shop
Ranked #617 of 6,556 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: American, Diner
Neighborhood: Lower Nob Hill
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Neighborhood: Lower Nob Hill
Reviewed November 2, 2011

Harbor no illusions. This little corner shop serves fine food, but if you're looking for atmosphere, free WiFi, and any espresso drinks...then look elsewhere.

I walked past a bunch of upscale coffee shops and the like to get to this place. It's firmly rooted in the Tenderloin District, and the clientele reflected the neighborhood...mostly funky, some working people, but everyone looking for a hearty breakfast.

Two guys were running the place this day. One was on the grill, and another took orders and distributed the results. Here are a couple of examples: two eggs, toast, hash browns and two slices of bacon- $4; omelet with jack cheese, avocado, and salsa, rye toast, and hashbrowns - $5.75.

The value is high, but the place is again...a little funky.

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Thank ExGMan
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Reviewed October 22, 2011

Highly recommend this place for a great breakfast before a day of sightseeing. You can afford to eat here and fuel up for a big day of walking those hills.

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Thank Kpaterick
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Reviewed September 25, 2011

The Golden Coffee shop was located a couple of blocks from our hotel, this was another place I had read about on Trip Advisor but stumbled upon it one morning.
The interior itself is a little run down, but please do not let this put you off. The shop is run by two older gentleman who make sure you don't go short on the coffee and provide an excellent service.
The shop isn't massive, but there are always people eating in there, we had breakfast here every morning we were in San Francisco and you begin to recognise the same people in there so they have a large group of regulars.
The portions are a very good size and as I mentioned, your coffee is constantly refilled. They run a tight ship with one gentleman taking the orders and serving the coffee and the other concentrating on the cooking. We were served almost immediately every morning with coffee.
The place is excellent value with pancakes or waffles and bacon being roughly $4.25 which is a bargain as it is so yummy!
I intend to return to San Francisco in future and I will definitely be having my breakfast here!

Date of visit: September 2011
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Thank Missy_Kayles
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Reviewed September 24, 2011

Delicious brekkie in this delightfully shabby outlet. Very very good value.

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Thank beneboy
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Reviewed September 11, 2011

Outstanding food. Hash browns that my wife loves(she is a connoisseur). The atmosphere is spartan. Sit at the bar and enjoy the food.

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Thank Chewbacca1
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