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Cafe Bellini

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234 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2206
+1 415-956-5101
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07:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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Dubai
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Four years ago my wife and I went. However in four years much changed. We went here to order some takeout to bring back to my hotel. When I asked what was available for takeout I was told "go outside and look at the window." We were told that only the sandwiches that have been sitting in the display for... More 

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Thank garyp759
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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164 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Decided to have a late breakfast/brunch at this place. Our first reminder that San Francisco is an expensive place. Standard items on the menu but nothing that stands out (except for the prices). Visited this place one but won't return.

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Thank JayDee_NL
matan
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have entered for a quick lunch. Service was quick and nice. We hace orderd a brusceta and great fresh Greek sald. A great place for a short break for youe feet 😁

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Thank michaelsimoni
Richmond, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on the recommendation of our guide on an open top bus tour. We went with our tired 4 year old. The staff were very welcoming and lovely with our child. The restaurant was a pleasant, comfortable place to be, the food was awesome and it came quickly. Recommended.

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Thank Richard J
Nairobi
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293 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether you're just looking for a healthy breakfast Smoothie on the go or you want to sit inside and enjoy a hot breakfast, there's plenty of choice. The service isn't the warmest or most helpful but the food is ok. I had the bacon scrambled eggs with spinach and pepper. Delicious!

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Thank Dotts0908
Edmonds, WA
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568 reviews
386 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I wanted a light takeout and decided to give the Italian/Mediterranean focused cafe a try. With a large selection of salads, sandwiches and desserts, I settled on the Greek Salad and a Napoleon pastry. I was very pleased with my choices.

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Thank DP49
California
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242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

And really enjoyed it. I had two salads (beet and barley) and a happy hour Pinot Grigio for a total bill of $15 and it hit the spot. The food was very good and my $4 wine not bad either. The ambiance is okay but the service was very good. I would go here again for a quick and tasty... More 

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Thank traveltheworldcs
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here before our tour of Alcatraz and were in a little bit of a rush. We waited in line for 10 minutes before someone even acknowledged us. We told our server we had to be out in an hour which didn't seem to be a problem because there were only a couple tables in the restaurant. It took... More 

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Thank Emma K
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

After a busy morning of walking around exploring union square and the surrounding area, it was exactly what we needed! Great sandwiches and good coffee. The staff were reasonably friendly and the food came out in decent time. Definitely a great stop for some good food in an excellent location!

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Thank Kevin A
Søborg
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183 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Based on the name I assume this place takes it's inspiration from Italy. However not much Italian charm over this place. Rather a rather noisy, functional, maybe transactional, place. But what do you bank on when in a hurried biz meeting - exactly - just that. Bellini offers fast efficient service, good space, background noise to blur out your confidentials....and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Powell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2206
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-956-5101

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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