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Blue Bottle Cafe

315 Linden St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5109
+1 415-252-7535
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hayes valley” (11 reviews)
“iced coffee” (8 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Hours
315 Linden St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5109
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

one of the best cups of coffee i have ever had in the united states of america i usually do not go for coffee in coffee bars, but this time the reviews from friends were so good i had to try it and i am...More

Thank rita130664
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Neat little hole in the wall in trendy Hayes Valley. Great great coffee even though they were recently purchased by the faceless conglomerate Nestle. Forgot about Nestle and just enjoy the place for one of the best if not the best cups of coffee in...More

Thank belliesq
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The coffee at blue bottle ( i have been to multiple ones) is wonderful.l Flavorful, but not bitter. Great scones for breakfast as well.

Thank Ram1983
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We came here due to we heard it's the first blue bottle cafe. We did tried many branches such as NYC and Japan, but just curious about the 1st shop. Well, I m not a pro cafe taster so I cannot comment the quality of...More

Thank Calvinncku
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I've always loved Blue Bottle, but this shop's street cafe style is just wonderful. People order and sit underneath the trees on rock benches and just spend fine time drinking a cup or two.

Thank shaofalcis
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Not as expected, it turns out to be a kiosk, not a coffee bar. But the coffee is great, the people are nice, and there are seating options in the small street. What else do you need (except maybe for a bit of sunshine?).

Thank bertjebof
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious coffee, just like home! Thaler a right on Gough street if you're walking down Hayes and you'll find it tucked in on linden

Thank Ashlea M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is where it all started and the coffee is good, but the lines are cray cray and the customers are irritating hipsters.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Another hyped up coffee booth in the city. I had cafe latte and it was a major ordinary fare made soured by a server who didn't even look my direction the whole time he was taking my order. No greeting or friendliness of any kind....More

Thank John W
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I am a coffee lover and dread travelling as Sydney coffee is hard to compete with however Blue Bottle Cafe met the mark. Did these guys learn how to make coffee in Australia? haha I can now happily return to SF!!

Thank Sasha H
Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky
shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to
imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of
a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation
of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a
community park at its center and dozens of trendy
businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish
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Breakfast, Lunch
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Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Linden St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Hayes Valley
  • Neighbourhood: Hayes Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 415-252-7535
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