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“Nice food, love the spunky hostess - fab attitude and edgy venue.”
Review of Cafe International

Cafe International
Ranked #1,546 of 5,737 Restaurants in San Francisco
Cuisines: Cafe
Neighborhood: Haight-Ashbury
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Haight-Ashbury
Sydney
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Nice food, love the spunky hostess - fab attitude and edgy venue.”
Reviewed September 8, 2012

This is very boho in the heart of The Haight. The fabulous hostess behind the counter drops plenty of attitude. It really works. You just have to go with it, but she remembers your name which is a nice touch. The salami sandwich with the trimmings was good, the coffee not bad for the US, and lots of local regulars. Fun and feisty this is worth the visit. Drop in, chill on a lounge and enjoy.

  • Visited September 2012
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Burlington, Vermont
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Not worth the stop when there is better food in the city”
Reviewed August 5, 2012 via mobile

Had the Middle Eastern plate. I'm Lebanese so I've had plenty of this kind of food. Cafe International was a miss. Grape leaves, baba ganoush and cucumber tomato salad were all forgettable. Hummus and tabbouleh were both ok but it's hard to screw those two up. Don't waste your time here.

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Thank Jeralyn D
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“"interesting" place to be, reminds of hippie culture”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

very rustic, cash only place, ok coffee, good wi-fi. If you're into working at a quiet place, doing occasional people watching, and maybe getting engaged into a conversation, this is a place to go. If you're looking for something more upscale or predictable, you may want to go somewhere else.

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank avakh2000
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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“love this place”
Reviewed June 13, 2012

love the owner.she is totally great. food and coffee is also great. ESPECIALLY the iced coffee. best in sf

Visited May 2012
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1 Thank jackie b
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London, England
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good chill out cafe”
Reviewed May 27, 2012

Not keen on the breakfast but order an Expresso which was really good and use the free WiFi

Very cool, trendy environment, lots of arty types on laptops or reading books etc

Visited May 2012
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1 Thank Nixy1980
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