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Brain Wash Cafe and Laundromat

1122 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3928
+1 415-861-3663
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American, Cafe, Bar, Delicatessen, Pub
1122 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3928
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was looking for breakfast at lunchtime and came across this strange sounding place. They have a pretty extensive menu of breakfast items and sandwiches. I ordered their breakfast sandwich which was an egg, tomato and bacon on an oversize English muffin and with a...More

Thank Si405
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Sooo...doing laundry when on vacation, rather NOT! But if it's really necessary and you're in San Francisco, go here! We did our laundry and had breakfast. The staff is very friendly, the food is good and the cappuccino really nice.

Thank Dewi D
Reviewed 21 October 2016

After almost two weeks travel we really needed to do some washing. Just arrived in SF and used Google maps to find the closest Laudromat to our hotel. Brain Wash was a lovely surprise as it was also a very interesting cafe where we could...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

After staying in a hotel for a week with 2 days yet to go, wearing my clothes inside out had been exhausted. Hotel laundry services are excessive. I found Brain Wash within walking distance, 20 minutes via elevator from my 7th floor room to their...More

Thank Wanda M
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

If you have any intelligence they will not serve you cause you are a Republican What can you expect in a town that has elected Nancy Pelosi for so long

Thank Roxie B
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We went on saturday morning to wash aweeks worth of clothes on a month long trip. Its in an area where SF gets more earthy and real. The infrastructure is is either underinvested or steam punk, depending on your take, but the people are friendly...More

Reviewed 19 July 2016

Good selection for breakfast, reasonably priced and good Quality Food. Outside seeting. You can do your laundry while you eat or enjoy a drink.

Thank Gerry K
Reviewed 12 July 2016

There is comedy night every night were you will find an amazing slice of San Francisco culture. All coming together to Laugh. ..or do laundry...or Both.! The staff is warm and friendly and does a great job of keeping this place fun and upbeat by...More

Thank infogurus
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We had breakfast here for four mornings. I have travelled a lot in the US, before and after the BWC visit, and I must say the coffee there is the best! (and Swedes are very picky with their coffee ;) When we're talking about our...More

Thank Nixxan
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

When you find yourself south of Market St, food near Civic Center can be hit or miss. That is why the Brainwash Cafe is such a gem. The cafe also serves the neighborhood as a coin operated laundromat. The restaurant part offers breakfast sandwiches, burgers,...More

Thank Audrey C
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
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Wanda M
25 August 2016|
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Hahaha, I'm surprised you didn't get it. Maybe because it was in writing? Play along, just laugh. It's typical Republican/older white male humor. Thanks for letting me know I don't need to pick up laundry detergent in... More
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Restaurant Details

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American, Cafe, Bar, Delicatessen, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1122 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3928
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighbourhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-861-3663
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