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Red Door Cafe

1608 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5308
+1 415-441-4647
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible18%
9 Dec 2017
“Just so you know...”
22 Oct 2017
“One hot mess of a fantastic meal.”
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American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
1608 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5308
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This place is not for the faint of heart. If you are sensitive and have no sense of humor like those that left one star reviews, then this place is not for you. The sense of humor of the host is crass and unabashed. It...More

1  Thank Joshua M
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Look no further if you are open-minded and want a true culinary and soul enlightening experience rolled into one. This cafe is ruled by the filthy and phenomenally flirtatious owner/chef, Ahmed. If you simply open your hearts and minds to him, you will experience the...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I'm all for new experiences, getting roasted and can take trash talk like a champ. But when it's not funny, simply rude, I don't get it. The owner had zero sense of humor...no wit, just gets off on giving terrible service? Oh wait and then...More

Thank jennifers1980
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My wife and I eat here every time we visit SF (once a year). In fact, we time it so we can eat here twice in the same week. Follow the clearly posted rules, join in the fun. All you need to get in is...More

Thank JBBarker
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The food was sooooooo good. Our host was hilarious and very nice to us. He did roast some other guests with some jokes, all in fun. But I'll be going back here for the food, I want to try everything on the menu.

Thank ChuckDylan
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The food, the humor, the interaction... perfect. It's definitely not for everyone, but if you really want to treat yourself to a very different experience and are comfortable with yourself, go for it. Leave your judgments, coffee, lemon water, and need for Denny's breakfast at...More

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Know what you're getting into! Tiny little place with an extraordinary, exuberant, effusive and somewhat wacky host/server/chef. The food is absolutely excellent and presentation is gorgeous. Only open for 'brunch' hours; get here early to assure seating, but ignore his rules at your peril. No...More

Thank ChrisATX23
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is something out of the ordinary so no ordinary review can be made. This place - as you possibly gathered from other reviews - has rules and this is a good thing. You may be even not accepted. Owner makes the rules and the...More

Thank MrRommie
Reviewed 4 April 2016

can you find characters like this. come for the live theater but stay for the food. Ahmed rules the place and he has rules. he is so funny and does he have the hair! how does he get it so gorgeous? stay awhile and you...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 8 January 2016

I dragged my poor, hungover boyfriend halfway across town to try this place. I'd read it was super Vegan friendly so had to go as vegan breakfast options are a tough find! Ahmed was amazing. He specially designed a great feast for us with tortillas,...More

Thank VeganKatGardner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1608 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94109-5308
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-441-4647
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