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Buena Vista Cafe

) #66 of 135 Restaurants in San Bruno $$ - $$$ American, ,
780 S Airport Blvd, Terminal 3, Boarding Area F, near Gate 82, San Bruno, CA 94128
+1 650-827-6626
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Overview
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good28%
  • Average33%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“fish chips” (2 reviews)
“irish coffee” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
780 S Airport Blvd, Terminal 3, Boarding Area F, near Gate 82, San Bruno, CA 94128
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

On a layover late night. Just made it in before the kitchen closed - the waitress was very helpful in getting the food order in quickly. Wife and I split a reuben sandwich - was quite good. The martinis however were terrible and way overpriced....More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have a few minutes try the Buena Vista Café in SFO Airport! You will be very surprised at the fish tacos which are huge and hold together nicely with the napa cabbage and pico. Good menu for an airport café which ties to the original...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over the years when my wife and I came to San Francisco we always took the trolley to Fishermen's Wharf and the Buena Vista for its fabulous Irish coffees. Recently I was passing through SFO and had lunch at the Buena Vista Cafe near gate...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Had two hours before our flight, so decided to sit down at the Buena Vista Cafe near gate 80 in terminal 3. Hubby had a single draft beer, I ordered a 9 oz glass of house chardonnay and we decided to share a chicken cesear...More

Thank Sharron G
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This has to be the worst restaurant in the complex with the best view. The server was very unpleasant and was upset when we moved tables. Many of the tables we dirty when we arrived and were cleared eventually. My wife's burger was good but...More

Thank CJBRoute66
Reviewed 15 April 2017

2 instead of 1 only because it is near the United gates and has free WiFi; and $21 is better than paying $59 for the lounge at the Unfriendly Airlines. The food is basic airport food so no surprises and the coffee is terrible but...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The Buena Vista Cafe is a San Francisco icon in its own right. So I will be honest...I havent tried the food here but its rare that one can go wrong with any restaurant selection in San Francisco. One this I can tell you is...More

Thank Ricci S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I never hold airport food in high regard. It's expensive and quite often bland. Eating here was just slightly above average, it was OK and not too expensive. Not somewhere to rush back to but convenient for a quick meal.

Thank Travellover6128
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant. Fantastic service. Great choices. Nummy wine. Fish was cooked to perfection. Loved every bite. Service was on point. View is wonderful. Definitely a do over experience.

Thank Rita C
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The last time that we had been in San Francisco we had eaten at the Buena Vista Cafe near Fisherman's Wharf and we had enjoyed sharing an Irish coffee with lunch. When we saw a Buena Vista Cafe in San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in...More

Thank Allen21096
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
04:00 - 23:00
Monday
04:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
04:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
04:00 - 23:00
Thursday
04:00 - 23:00
Friday
04:00 - 23:00
Saturday
04:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 780 S Airport Blvd, Terminal 3, Boarding Area F, near Gate 82, San Bruno, CA 94128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno
  • Phone Number: +1 650-827-6626
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  • This restaurant is at San Francisco Intl Airport (after security)
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