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Cafe De La Presse

352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
+1 415-398-2860
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
7:30 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
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Reviewed yesterday

This was the first of a few restaurants we dined at on a four day visit to the City. Just off the plane we were looking for lunch near our Hotel. We were not disappointed. A great atmosphere with a professional yet friendly staff, our...More

Thank Dwnptrl
Reviewed 2 days ago

Business dinner with colleagues. Nice a la carte and chef's menu. The onion soup was excellent. The steak frites was not as good as expected, nor was the "gelato" dessert. Service was spotty. Apparently, the order for one of the members of our party wasn't...More

Thank jtraveller23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant near Union Square. Parisian vibes in SF. The food is very good, the staff is friendly. The decor is exactly like the Parisian cafés. They have the French press but only for sale, which is a pity. A little bit overpriced in my...More

Thank yara_globetrotter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called for lunch as we were passing. The decor and feeling of the place is very French. The menu has been slightly adapted for the local palate from a classical french brasserie menu. good food nicely prepared in a pleasant surrounding.

Thank mike f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A second time here and just as delightful as the first. Our server was attentive and assisted us in wine selection as well as our early lunch. Everything we had was tasty and we enjoyed the atmosphere of the bistro. Location is terrific as Union...More

Thank AnitaNewportBch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cafe de la Presse has a lot going for it. The location is two blocks from Union Square and basically across the street from China town. It's very convenient to much of the central city. The restaurant itself would fit easily among countless Paris streets....More

Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not want the same-old city breakfast, and as this restaurant was right across the street form our hotel we thought we would try it - and it was excellent! Good service, tasty food and interesting combinations. We would definitely return here.

Thank BenVerona
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This place exudes Paris! (Yes, I have seen the real thing) Waitron was Argentinian – can’t have everything. He was, however, excellent. We ate steak frites, naturally. Good, if a little expensive, choice. Wine was French and reasonable (and expensive). Nice ambience, good service and...More

1  Thank grahamee
Reviewed 7 September 2017

After a day of walking uphills and downhills we deserved good dinner. We chose this restaurant because of its walking distance from our hotel and from the good reviews from other travellers. Our entree were tuna salad and duck breast which were exceed our expectation....More

Thank P_and_C2013
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had breakfast here twice on a recent trip to San Fran. Food is really fresh and great options to eat healthy too (if you want to do that!). Decent coffee. Good atmosphere and friendly staff. Highly recommend it. Highly recommend the...More

Thank Kavick
Union Square
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
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
At the corner of Bush Street and Grant Avenue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
    (Bush St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-398-2860
  • E-mail
For centuries, cafes the world over have provided patrons with entertainment that draws on all walks of life. In these gathering places of art, politics, fashion, and everyday events, cafe-goers partake in a unique convergence of eclectic culture and traditional cuisine. Parisian-inspired Cafe de la Presse continues the trend with international literature, classic fare, and the age-old pastime of dining, relaxing, and conversing in a vibrant atmosphere.
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