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Lafayette Coffee Shop

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250 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94102-3324
+1 415-441-4884
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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San Francisco, California
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217 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We discovered this local coffee shop that I just moved down to park in the street. The prices are $8.15 for a complete dinner including soup salad and bread maincourse vegetable potatoes and dessert! Will try a sandwich next time.

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Hong Kong, China
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152 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

I was brought here by family members, local to San Francisco. It's located in the Tenderloin which might not be the best address, but this is more than made up by the food quality and the retro ambience (streamline moderne booths and bar stools overlooking the open kitchen). I tried the prime rib on my cousin's recommendation and was delighted.... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I was extremely hungry, so I tried this place. It was not bad, I thought it was like a mix of asian and diner food.

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West New York, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 22 October 2015

It was okay; the food wasn't that great. But it was reasonable i guess. Its not my favorite, but you can try it

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Half Moon Bay, California
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344 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This is located in the Tenderloin several blocks from city hall and the Federal Courthouse. Walking here, you will smell plenty of the San Francisco urine and navigate yourself through the homeless people and trash. The interior decor matches that of the exterior and the neighborhood: seedy and run down. There were several locals in the place who knew the... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We entered this cafe and we're negatively surprised by it's interior. The entire plane is run down. From kitchen to seating this place needs maintenance. To our surprise, the served breakfast matches the quality in other breakfast rooms. Coffee and service need improvement. Coffee was poor and refills were not offered.

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Thank Ruud_Vandeursen
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

We had here a very good breakfast on Sunday morning. Eggs and bacon, French toast were abundant and tasty! Coffee could be better and you cannot pay with credit card... Anyhow you'll enjoy it!

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Thank ra1ph666
Kiev
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7 reviews
Reviewed 29 July 2014

It's completely true american cafe. Nothing have been changed here by years and years. If you are lucky you could see clientele who have had breakfast here by 20-30 years :) Have a breakfast here too! Try pancakes and coffee with morning newspaper... so you are ready now toi enjoy San Francisco!

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Thank maxterkiev
Reno, Nevada, United States
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2013

This looks like your typical hole-in-the wall greasy spoon diner. But it is awesome! You walk through the Tenderloin to get to it. You might be solicited for a handout on your way there. You might have to step over a few homeless folks sleeping on the sidewalk. Don't think too hard about what made that pile of excrement. When... More 

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Malaysia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2011

If you are for something good and cheap. This is the place to have our meal. The setting of the restaurant isnt fanciful but it I think it good enough. It is clean. I was staying in SF for 3 days and stumble upon this place. The owners are friendly and chatting people. The lady by the name Stefanie is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 15
Cuisine
Diner, American, Cafe, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94102-3324
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-441-4884

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