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500 Presidio Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115-2423
+1 415-441-5669
07:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 15:00
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El Cerrito, California
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been by this place many times, but never stopped in until yesterday, when I really needed a very good meal. That's exactly what I got, and then some. At the edge of Laurel Heights across from the Jewish Community Center, it's seems very plain from the outside. Inside are two very neat dining rooms. The staff are extremely... More 

Thank BStewart27
Atlanta, Georgia
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I travel frequently and have a hard time getting a non greasy quality breakfast with fruit that isn't 4 days old. This was one of the best ! Bacon was thick and cooked right. Will return!

Thank GPSMike
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We would go here again just for the bread. Try the sourdough rye toast with your breakfast! Superb! The service was slow but the quality of the food certainly made upper it. We were on holiday so weren't in a hurry. We would return again.

Thank frenchimpressionist
San Marcos
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This was my second trip here and both times have been wonderful!! Definitely try the omelette or scramble of the day. Fresh ingredients, large portions, all around great place for breakfast in the city!!

Thank Kelley K
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Ella's is probably the best restaurant for breakfast on the west side of the city. It doesn't except reservations and The lines on the weekend can be long, so come early to get a table.

Thank George K
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1,670 reviews
1,038 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

They food is fun for brunch. Good eats. Other meals are not as good, but this is basically a breakfast joint.

Thank Alzor S
Norwalk, California
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133 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The food was average and the prices were very good considering the fact that we were on the pier. The view was great.

Thank JoeA336
Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

One could easily just walk by this restaurant not realizing how special it is. Their breakfasts are among the best I have ever had. I am very fussy about my oatmeal and they met the test. The fruit is fresh and delicious. I also had the granola; equally fab.

Thank Beau013
Oriental, NC, USA
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This was our third or fourth visit to Ella's for breakfast. Chicken hash breakfast is their standout, try it with eggs over medium. Portions are almost huge, so go when you're hungry. Crowded on weekends but not so bad on weekdays. Pancakes and fresh-baked (on the premises) breads and pastries are also a specialty. Service is excellent, but you might... More 

Thank Roger C
Suwanee, Georgia, United States
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The food was delicious and the portions were huge. Nice place for lunch with friends. Interesting variety of quiches.

Thank Sharon P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Presidio Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115-2423
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-441-5669

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