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Kate's Kitchen

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471 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3505
+1 415-626-3984
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09:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 14:30
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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic cole slaw with excellent Chicken Cobb sandwich. Great for breakfast too. Kate's has a long history in the neighborhood. Friendly staff and owner. Try to figure out the slogans on the walls and enjoy the map.

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Thank Stephen M
Edmonton, Canada
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212 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought we were in for a simple home-style breakfast at Kate's. Little did we know we'd be treated like misbehaving children. We ordered their veggie scramble with a bowl of fruit to share. The scramble was nice but the fruit was lousy. There was sliced banana, which was just right, but the remainder was mushy melon and strawberries, wrinkly blueberries,... More 

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Thank albertasn0wbird
Cabo San Lucas
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had brunch at Kate's kitchen Sunday morning around 11 pm. There was a line but it took about 10 minutes to get in. I ordered the French Toast Orgy and large freshly squeezed orange juice. The food is good, hearty big plates and reasonably priced. My dish was a big plate with few french toasts covered in a mountain of... More 

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Thank Hagatz
Baldwin Park, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great little breakfast spot. Food was amazing. Customer service was great. The seating is super tight. Expect a waiting list to get in.

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Thank Gani1
North Wales, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

My friend and I fell upon this cafe by accident. We were walking along Haight street and had had no breakfast so we thought it look quant. What a good choice we made. I have 4 pieces of French toast, granola, yogurt and syrup and a cup of tea. It came to $11 dollars wow. It was HUGE portion. And... More 

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Thank Angela L
Santa Monica, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We go to Kate's Kitchen every time we go to San Francisco. No matter how far from the Haight, it's a must do! Why? The decor is cute but nothing special. The space is rather small and there's always a long waiting list. But Kate's Kitchen serves the BEST PANCAKES EVER! And I'm a pancake snob, let me tell you.... More 

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Thank Carlos949
San Rafael, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Cute cafe' for snack or meal. I lived in this area when it was the Fillmore (a black neighborhood) before gentrification & the name changed to the Lower Haight by real estate agents to appeal more to whites.

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Thank hooleyqueen
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Nice place good service, great food, not too busy, but I missed the morning rush, delicious pancakes, could easily get fat if I lived near this place

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Thank csjohnstone
clovis CA
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

A bit crowded but fun and lively for morning fare. Located in a safe area of The Haight, you will be comfortable walking around. clean. very popular with locals. I didnt care for the corned beef hash at all, so be prepared for out of the ordinary.

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Thank joy g
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Clean. Food was good. Waitress was nice and efficient. Went for breakfast. Wife had Farmer's breakfast, I had pancakes. Real butter and real maple syrup. Good experience.

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Thank Thomas M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:30
Monday
09:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 14:30
Thursday
09:00 - 14:30
Friday
09:00 - 14:30
Saturday
09:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 471 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-3505
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-626-3984

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