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Cafe De La Presse

352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
+1 415-398-2860
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I cannot go to San Francisco without eating at least once here. Where to begin with what to have, anything and everything is so good. Best French Cafe outside of Paris.

Thank UKLass09
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dropped in an s very busy night and were able to get a tsbke in the cafe area. Nice French ambiance, well prepared and tasty food (had ahi tuna salad) and decent selection of wines. Bit pricey but not out of the ordinary for the...More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stumbled on to this place and were very pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere and service were excellent. It has a full bar. We weren’t that hungry so we just did appetizers which were plenty. I had the foire gra and it melted in my mouth!...More

Thank Jim J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on our annual visit here, which is a must when visiting SF. Definitely one of our favorite restaurants and the food is consistently well prepared and delicious. The service is always outstanding and the ambiance never fails. You get transported to France when...More

Thank Hosie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate supper here the last evening we were in San Francisco and it was one of the best meals we've ever had. They offer a Prix Fixe menu with either a three or four course option. For each course they had two selections. My...More

Thank Howard H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good restaurant with decent french food. Most of the time it is busy but they serve tasteful food. Little expensive but good.

Thank levensgenieters1978
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Stayed at a nearby hotel and visited this café for breakfast. The place was very busy, food and service was good but thought it was too expensive at over $60 for the two of us.

Thank 127emyrj
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Cafe De La Presse is always a delight. Paris in San Francisco every time. Staff is very professional, white table cloths, flowers on each table. Still serves cafe latte in a bowl, just like it should be served. Just so elegant and bright. Dining here...More

Thank Gwyn H
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I had dinner here with colleagues. The service was friendly and we had a nice table towards the back of the restaurant. I had the cassoulet, and that was extremely rich but tasty. The salmon tarte flambé appetizer was also good. So I would give...More

Thank SF-Ranger
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had the set meal at 44$ for three courses. The food was of the highest standard and our server Justin made the evening perfect. I had the lamb and my wife the salmon. The staters and the cheese and dessert were...More

Thank Squeakyman
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
At the corner of Bush Street and Grant Avenue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-3607
    (Bush St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-398-2860
  • E-mail
For centuries, cafes the world over have provided patrons with entertainment that draws on all walks of life. In these gathering places of art, politics, fashion, and everyday events, cafe-goers partake in a unique convergence of eclectic culture and traditional cuisine. Parisian-inspired Cafe de la Presse continues the trend with international literature, classic fare, and the age-old pastime of dining, relaxing, and conversing in a vibrant atmosphere.
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