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“Budget breakfast place in SF... no frills and no thrills.”
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 May 5, 2012

This is a great place to go if you are on a budget. It is a small mostly counter seating breakfast/lunch place with no frills and no thrills. Two eggs with hash browns and toast and coffee for around $6. They only take cash and make sure you tell them exactly how you like things. Toast comes already buttered and hash brown were a little under done for my taste. The next day I went there, I specified well done hash browns and no butter on the toast. Everything went fine after that.

Date of visit: May 2012
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Reviewed April 22, 2012

Went here for breakfast. Good, cheap, filling food. Great to watch the chef making pancakes and waffles, hash browns, eggs as you wait for your order. Non-stop coffee and a filling breakfast with friendly, efficient service.

Date of visit: April 2012
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Reviewed March 31, 2012

If u r looking for a slightly saggy diner that serves good cheap food then this is the place. Served up quickly and tasted fantastic!

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Thank maysiem78
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Reviewed March 4, 2012

We found this cafe walking to Union square. I thought it was a cute little cafe straight out of the 50's. You sit at the bar and they cook up the food right in front of you. The prices cant be beat! We were a party of 2. Had 2 eggs, hashbrowns, bacon, toast and a coffee and for the both of us the bill was like 12 dollars.

If you looking for something fancy, or chain like Dennys etc this isnt it. If you dont mind a dive with good food and great prices then you will enjoy.

Date of visit: February 2012
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Thank Maxamuus73
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Reviewed February 10, 2012

After I read the very positive reviews at tripadvisor, I was kind of excited to have a nice place near my hotel to have breakfast. I walked down the street and found out the place is quite old fashioned, which doesn't matter for me as long as foods are fine.
I ordered an omlete, hash brown potato, toast and coffee. They were just like homemade that means nothing special. If you are sick and tired of having extremely great, excellent and fine dishes for long days travel, worth to try this place once.
Also do not sit near the kitchen. Otherwise you'll realize that your hair and clothes smell oil and butter after getting out of the place.
This was my first meal in SF and this experience was disappointed enough. This place can be good for local people or budget travellers, but definitely not for those who expect something new and special during the trip.

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Thank Katepark
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