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Buena Vista Cafe

££ - £££American,
780 S Airport Blvd, Terminal 3, Boarding Area F, near Gate 82, San Bruno, CA 94128
+1 650-827-6626
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good32%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible22%
Travellers talk about
“fish chips” (2 reviews)
“irish coffee” (14 reviews)
Open Now
04:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Bar
££ - £££
780 S Airport Blvd, Terminal 3, Boarding Area F, near Gate 82, San Bruno, CA 94128
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here to get Irish coffees. We had not been in the area in nearly 30 years and were looking forward to visiting this restaurant for the Irish coffees. It was worth the expense (I think the coffees were around $11...More

Thank HHTn
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Sat down after the sign said to seat yourself. Waitresses saw us but did not come over to give menus. We went to the bar to order as it had been a significant amount of time but was told it was table service. After waiting...More

Thank dil2010
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Another bad experience at this HMS version on the downtown BV in United Terminal in 80’s Gates. It's the attitude of the servers that is the worst. We ordered a turkey ruben and not to cook the turkey slices as it tends to be dry...More

Thank Bcooking
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

My significant other and I wanted to grab some food before our flight out and we saw Buena Vista. Upon arrival there was a sign that said seat yourself in which we found a seat next to the POS system, which ironically made things faster,...More

Thank Alek W
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I went here hoping to grab a quick bite before boarding my plane in 45 minutes. There was one waitress in the entire area I sat in. I ordered fish tacos which must have been left in the fryer for the 30 minutes I waited...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This was close to our gate and was fairly busy so we tried it. Server was very good. Prompt and courteous. We split a pork quesadilla that was very good. They have a decent selection of beer on tap. Food was served quickly. There is...More

Thank PSENo1
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I'm not a great flier but once I've had my bloody Mary and clam chowder from Buena Vista I'm good. It's a little pricey but so are all the other airport restaurants.

Thank Amy O
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Quick service, nice staff. Breakfast was delicious, love it ! The sour dough beard was great, will alway get a meal here

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Stopped by here on a Saturday evening at 8:30pm with family. At least a third of the restaurant was closed due to inadequate staffing. They had two servers working close to 50 tables total, of which there were maybe 30 being used. Customers were coming...More

Thank Bobaloo071
Reviewed 26 July 2017

On a layover late night. Just made it in before the kitchen closed - the waitress was very helpful in getting the food order in quickly. Wife and I split a reuben sandwich - was quite good. The martinis however were terrible and way overpriced....More

Thank Michael A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
04:00 - 23:00
04:00 - 23:00
04:00 - 23:00
04:00 - 23:00
04:00 - 23:00
04:00 - 23:00
04:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 780 S Airport Blvd, Terminal 3, Boarding Area F, near Gate 82, San Bruno, CA 94128
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno
  • Phone Number: +1 650-827-6626
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  • This restaurant is at San Francisco Intl Airport (after security)
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