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Specialty's Cafe & Bakery

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150 Spear St, San Francisco, CA 94105-1535
+1 877-502-2837
06:00 - 18:00
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McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States
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130 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Soup and sandwich were pretty good. Quick service, reasonably priced. Down side was no indoor seating at all.

Thank Kelly F
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

I have been at many specialty's cafes and this is my least favorite. Maybe it's because of the coffee. I tried their coffee last week and it was horrible. Maybe it was a bad pot, I will give them the benefit of the doubt. The breakfast sandwiches are $6 (ouch) you can get a better price at Starbucks. Depends what... More 

Thank Adriana P
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151 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped by for cappuccino and snack in the morning. Ordered dry cappuccino and got something that was a cross between coffee and latte. Three cheese quiche was tasty but cold and they have not offered to warm it. Poor excuse for a coffee shop and bakery.

Thank Alex P
Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Their coffee is very good and the pastries always fresh, with some interesting flavors of scones and muffins.

Thank Todd E
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We grabbed lunch here one day as it was right around the corner from our hotel. We also grabbed some pastries for breakfast the next day. The prices were really reasonable for San Francisco and the sandwiches were good with fresh ingredients. The pastries and soup were amazing though!

Thank E S
San Jose, California
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316 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 438 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2013

We have catered food multiple times from this place and the food is always good with a lot of choices for people of different tastes. Their sandwiches and cookies are great and the salads are good to.

Thank Sushar
Boise, ID
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206 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Specialitys is all around but the Spear St crew gives me end I'df day baked goods at discount, free or gives you multiplies. Nice crew that run the place

Thank PorscheBoxster
Concord, California
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77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2012

Stopped in before a meeting to get some coffee but could not pass up the delicious looking snacks on display and was not disappointed. If you are looking to grab a quick bite this is as good as any in San Francisco. Plenty of seating and fee WIFI which I took advantage of while letting the clock run down to... More 

Thank Jimbokli
Washington, D.C.
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178 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2012

Nice coffee place with excellent coffee and good pastries and quiches. Nice change from Starbucks.*****

Thank Docterloeb
Seattle, WA
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2012

I ate in once and had delivery three times (two lunches, one breakfast) during my stay. All of the things I had -- four cheese sandwich, home made granola in yogurt, vegan salad, and turkey sandwich - were good. I especially loved the bread as it has toasted poppy and sesame seeds on the crust. The absolute best overall thing... More 

Thank jimcarson_com

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cafe, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Spear St, San Francisco, CA 94105-1535
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 877-502-2837

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

Staying in SoMa

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South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighbourhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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