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Caffe Greco

423 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3901
+1 415-397-6261
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cannoli” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe
423 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3901
Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selection of cakes and coffees. You will get addicted to the hot white chocolate once you will have tried it.

Thank xythomas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is in the heart of a wonderful area if your walking the city as so many of us visitors do. We love to roam and explore and while we were walking downhill from China town (back towards Fisherman's wharf area) we were thirsty and...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a little afternoon pick me up. Had an expresso and gelato. Pretty good.. they have a mixture of coffee, cappuccino Italian desserts and food.

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had breakfast here twice (returned because I was so content the first time). The only really good coffee I had in town - and with soy milk!! Really nice breakfasts, nice staff, nice ambience, reasonably priced.

Thank Talli_b98
Reviewed 8 April 2017

One of my favorite spots in the city. It hasn't changed much in 20 years. The desserts and coffee are excellent especially after a fabulous meal at any of the great restaurants in North Beach. The tiramisu is excellent and so is the sacrapantina. The...More

Thank momwithablog
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We always make a stop at Caffe Greco when we are in S.F. Right on Columbus near all the Italian restaurants, we got a generous double espresso and my wife said her latte was delicious. I gave in and got a triple almond biscotti -...More

Thank Marcus4
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Had a double Espresso good and strong, also very tasty cannoli.Stopped in after late dinner. Open late .

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The food is very good, the service is a bit slow but very friendly, there is plenty of seating, and the prices are reasonable. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank SuperTed19
Reviewed 14 February 2017

3 years ago, I traveled the area and start smelling strong Espresso 100 meters before the coffee shop. Since then every time visit to the city include a double espresso at Greco- it became a tradition! Greco serves a great Italian strong coffee.

1  Thank Amit B
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Fresh, brewed to order coffees and teas. Luscious cakes and pastries to complement the brew. upscale casual. Stroll off the calories afterwords in bustling neighborhood.

Thank Steven L
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3901
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-397-6261
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