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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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“beans” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
“hayes valley” (10 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
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315 Linden St, San Francisco, CA 94102-5109
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

Great coffee. They do drip coffee here and it is excellent; takes a little longer but it is worth it. The location is also great as it is in the building that houses the Heath Ceramics Company so you can drink your coffee and browse...More

Thank jt093812
Reviewed 2 October 2013

I admit Blue Bottle Coffee is great. However, there is always a significant wait, and there is a just as good place up on Octavia a block away (in one of the containers) Plus, they won't give you a double expresso togo. It MUST be...More

Thank cds_SanFrancisco
Reviewed 11 September 2013

I ordered a regular latte, and added a bit of the natural sugar provided on the side. This coffee was the perfect temperature and tasted amazing. There was a bit of a line, but it was well worth it. Crazy ordering coffee from a coffee...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 5 September 2013

The coffee is good, but where is the coffee bad in San Francisco? It's worth it if there's not a long line-up.

Thank BeckyToronto_12
Reviewed 12 August 2013 via mobile

I love good coffee, hate Starbucks, and blue bottle makes a great cup of coffee. You have several choices on how it will be prepared, it is not fast, but the wait is worth every minute

Thank C130again
Reviewed 14 July 2013 via mobile

This is a great place tucked into a side street very near Mission. There is always a queue and its at least half an hour. Could be longer depending on the time of day. The coffee is good, they have drip and siphon brewed coffee....More

Thank BizTraveller168
Reviewed 24 June 2013

I try to resist going to queue for half an hour for a coffee. Productivity here is pretty low, with as many as three people making coffee from the espresso machine, but it does not seem to speed the process. The saving grace; the coffee...More

Thank coffeeglutton
Reviewed 23 June 2013 via mobile

It's worth the trip but don't expect to do back flips over this. Coffee is really good but not miles ahead of many other places you can have joe. Pastry is fine but once again ok. Worth a visit.

Thank AJ C
Reviewed 12 June 2013

Calling all aussies. The coffee at blue bottle is as good as in Melbourne but if you want a "normal" latte ask for a gibraltar as their "lattes" are very big, very weak and at least double the milk A++++ You always see other Aussies...More

1  Thank MelbourneSeashell
Reviewed 5 June 2013

popular (always a short queue) in sidestreet with parklet ride outside. Only one bean/roast used to expertly make gourmet coffee

Thank Floh T
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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
respite.
...More
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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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