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Buena Vista Cafe

$$ - $$$American, ,
780 S Airport Blvd, Terminal 3, Boarding Area F, near Gate 82, San Bruno, CA 94128
+1 650-827-6626
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Overview
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good33%
  • Average28%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“fish chips” (2 reviews)
“irish coffee” (14 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
780 S Airport Blvd, Terminal 3, Boarding Area F, near Gate 82, San Bruno, CA 94128
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went here hoping to grab a quick bite before boarding my plane in 45 minutes. There was one waitress in the entire area I sat in. I ordered fish tacos which must have been left in the fryer for the 30 minutes I waited...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This was close to our gate and was fairly busy so we tried it. Server was very good. Prompt and courteous. We split a pork quesadilla that was very good. They have a decent selection of beer on tap. Food was served quickly. There is...More

Thank PSENo1
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I'm not a great flier but once I've had my bloody Mary and clam chowder from Buena Vista I'm good. It's a little pricey but so are all the other airport restaurants.

Thank Amy O
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Quick service, nice staff. Breakfast was delicious, love it ! The sour dough beard was great, will alway get a meal here

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Stopped by here on a Saturday evening at 8:30pm with family. At least a third of the restaurant was closed due to inadequate staffing. They had two servers working close to 50 tables total, of which there were maybe 30 being used. Customers were coming...More

Thank Bobaloo071
Reviewed 26 July 2017

On a layover late night. Just made it in before the kitchen closed - the waitress was very helpful in getting the food order in quickly. Wife and I split a reuben sandwich - was quite good. The martinis however were terrible and way overpriced....More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Have a few minutes try the Buena Vista Café in SFO Airport! You will be very surprised at the fish tacos which are huge and hold together nicely with the napa cabbage and pico. Good menu for an airport café which ties to the original...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Over the years when my wife and I came to San Francisco we always took the trolley to Fishermen's Wharf and the Buena Vista for its fabulous Irish coffees. Recently I was passing through SFO and had lunch at the Buena Vista Cafe near gate...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Had two hours before our flight, so decided to sit down at the Buena Vista Cafe near gate 80 in terminal 3. Hubby had a single draft beer, I ordered a 9 oz glass of house chardonnay and we decided to share a chicken cesear...More

Thank Sharron G
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This has to be the worst restaurant in the complex with the best view. The server was very unpleasant and was upset when we moved tables. Many of the tables we dirty when we arrived and were cleared eventually. My wife's burger was good but...More

Thank CJBRoute66
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 780 S Airport Blvd, Terminal 3, Boarding Area F, near Gate 82, San Bruno, CA 94128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno
  • Phone Number: +1 650-827-6626
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  • This restaurant is at San Francisco Intl Airport (after security)
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