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Buena Vista Cafe

2765 Hyde St, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94109-1222
+1 415-474-5044
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“sugar cubes” (17 reviews)
“crab omelette” (18 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2765 Hyde St, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94109-1222
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the best place to visit just before you go back to your hotel. You can hang out here with friends or just you and your special one for a laugh and great Irish Coffee. Highly recommended and the Irish Coffee is the Best!!!

Thank markas2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place has it all .Location .Food . Service . Only issue I have is they claim to have perfected Irish coffee after bringing recipe back from Ireland which I disagree with . I would really recommend a visit here .

Thank pacha835
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the best evening ever in this bar. It has a kind of classic feeling without being pretentious, actually the totally opposite. The staff is nice and friendly and make you feel like a regular guest. And it is the best place to meet...More

Thank maritmoumaune
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Irish coffee was great. What I liked most was that more than half of the waiters/waitresses were over 50. I had potato skins. They were delicious. You wont regret it.

Thank zehra g
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is good--right across the street from a cable car turnaround. The food is tasty. My husband and I had two different breakfasts (at 3:00 in the afternoon), and they were both delicious. The service was great, too. But if you don't go for...More

Thank KellyGreen065
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 7 days in SF.Beuna Vista was minutes walk from our hotel. It was like entering a time warp. Old fashioned service, from staff that were friendly efficient, and knowledgeable. The breakfasts were outstanding. The Irish coffees was what we came for. Excellent

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great Saturday morning breakfast with a side of famous Irish Coffee. Great food, awesome staff, amazing view. And more importantly STRONG IRISH COFFEE! LOL! Be prepared to share you table with strangers though, but otherwise a great time.

Thank Raggabug76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Step right up to the bar and order their world famous Irish Coffee. The Irish Coffee is delish and they have a full bar if you are in the mood for something different. I am very sad that I didn't catch our Bartender's name as...More

Thank Brook E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today and noted a huge line again at this promoted cafe; this was my third attempt to try this much talked about Cafe with their 'world famous coffee'. So I waited for a seat which I had to fight for. I have never met...More

1  Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Irish coffee! Get your head out of your ar***. Weak coffee, cold and full of whiskey and cream. I've tasted better. My god and what an ignorant bunch of staff , they must be underpaid and over worked plus half of them need to...More

1  Thank Jonny T
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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Patricia F
I'd love to take my family there this weekend. Although I'll have an Irish coffee do they serve hot chocolate (for kids)?
24 September 2015|
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Response from kathy m | Reviewed this property |
Yes...but small crowded place and most seating is bar area I wouldn't bring multiple toddler sized/ strollers high chair sized kids on a weekend
James P
Do you take Mother's day breakfast reservation?
11 April 2015|
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Response from BobbieSue K | Reviewed this property |
It is a first come first serve style..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2765 Hyde St, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94109-1222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-474-5044
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