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Caffe Greco

423 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3901
+1 415-397-6261
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
423 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3901
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes, the coffee is excellent, but did you know they have the best dark chocolate gelato and ricotta cheesecake in town?

Thank 192contact
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here a few times was convenient and great service! Good coffee and the best cheese bagel I had in SF

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went in to have after dinner coffee. not a tremendous selection, service was a tad slow and flavor was just alright.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. Their coffee is superb, the serving is amazing but the tiramisu was plain ok. Jean

Thank jeanpaulditte
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Good and definitely cheap for a real italian coffee in San Francisco. Very nice location (Columbus), perfect for a stop walking towards Fisherman's Wharf.

Thank ale_fmb
Reviewed 2 March 2018

The coffee and pastries are great. The staff is friendly. The tables and chairs were vintage in the 1950s, which is good! When I see the locals come in to chat, read the paper, or have breakfast, that is enough for me. I haven't ordered...More

Thank Jupiter224
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Had a business breakfast there with a friend who work years in Italy. Caffe Greco 'takes' you to Italy...... cappuccino was one of the best I had in the Bay Area. Tiramisu was very tasty and extremely Italy like (not some frozen stuff). Couple of...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Caffe Greco was directly across the street from our hotel and since they were open early this worked out perfectly for us prior to catching an Uber for our return to SFO. For the very first time I had a bagel with cream cheese toasted,...More

Thank MichelleandBob2013
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Giving this three stars because I know their coffee is delicious. The pastrami sandwich was meh, the salad had so much dressing on it and was so salty I couldn't eat it, the cake was dry on the already cut side and mostly dry on...More

Thank KEB94133
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Stopped in to grab a dessert after eating dinner elsewhere. They have several choices of cakes, cheesecakes, cannolis, etc. I ordered a chocolate covered macaroon ball which was very good. There was a line when I arrived and the customers were serviced quickly and efficiently....More

Thank tinaNtravel
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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  • 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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