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Caffe Greco

423 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3901
+1 415-397-6261
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gelato” (14 reviews)
“panini” (9 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
423 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3901
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A quick stop for coffee. The barista was super nice and friendly -- which made us to enjoy the coffee a bit more. Two coffees + tips were about $7 USD. The coffee was great.

Thank Shirley X
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Had a pastry and coffee here. Nice place to sit and watch the wonderful world of North beach SF pass by.

Thank wayne o
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a short break and a cup of cappuccino and an espresso. Really good stuff, nice outdoors patio area on the street so you can watch all the activity while relaxing with family and friends.

Thank 2B-The-Traveler
Reviewed 23 July 2017

In this place we really enjoyed our cofffees and we had the best canollis ever. The service could be better

Thank Ma M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It appears that Caffe Greco may be good for coffee and desert. Unfortunately we were looking for more. We were looking for deli sandwiches, but wanted to get out of the cold of having to sit at an outdoor table that nearby delis were offering....More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We had 2 coffees gelato and a slice of lemon cake for $20. It seems to be a tourist place as it is cash only and to me just average. I have had better gelato in Florida.

Thank maryL555
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Every time we come to this area, we make a point of stopping in Caffe Greco. Wonderful break with one of the best latte's anywhere, and their croissants are very good too!

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I had a caprese salad and gelato and my husband had a pannini and some kind of decadent chocolate cake! Such a treat! Great service, friendly staff, cute little tables on the street. Loved it!

Thank lovestodineout1974
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We were strolling around the city - just the wife and I. Stopped into the Saints Peter and Paul church and after leaving were craving some coffee, expresso something to pick us up. Really glad we stopped into Caffe Greco - could just feel it...More

Thank jenLeCreate
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Great selection of cakes and coffees. You will get addicted to the hot white chocolate once you will have tried it.

1  Thank xythomas
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3901
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-397-6261
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