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Progressive Grounds

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Cortland Street, San Francisco, CA
06:30 - 20:00
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Sat - Sun 07:30 - 20:00
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,217 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Easy to find in the middle of Cortland, this little coffe shop does a mixture of drinks, lunches and ice cream. Coffees were good, prices slightly on the high side but a cozy and friendly atmosphere.

Thank Travellover6128
Quepos, Costa Rica
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I am here for 2 months (live in Costa Rica) and come here a lot. The food is delicious and reasonably priced, the atmosphere could not be better and I had a run-in with the owner today who had to confront me on something I did (my fault) but did it in such a pleasant and honest way, it really... More 

Thank MelanieBernstein
Maui, Hawaii
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Great backyard to enjoy during the sunny days. Popular with locals and students. Friendly service, homey atmosphere. Decent wraps.

Thank martyna22
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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333 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2015

On our first visit here, one Sunday afternoon some years ago, when we were sitting in the lovely garden patio, a small group of string musicians arrived, and began an impromptu rehearsal. We were delighted! The patio still has a special feel to it. This time, accompanied by a new grandson, we had tasty lunch sandwiches and scrumptious banana cake.

Thank mrandmrs111
Market Rasen, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Cozy coffee shop in Bernal Heights. Friendly atmosphere to relax with a coffee and a tasty snack. Many folk just sat there, quietly working away on their laptop.Three seating areas to choose from: the front parlour with street views, the quieter back room or an outside patio. I'm sure we will return next time we are in San Francisco.

Thank Peter S
Vancouver, Canada
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2015

I pop in and out of SF from Western Canada, and every time I stop in I'm reminded I'm home. it feels so warm and homey and its a favourite place for cafe in sf.

Thank TravelCOA
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Loved the coffee, pastries and ice cream. Wonderful outdoor seating too! The music and vibe were really fun and staff very helpful.

Thank CasaAlegria
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2013

While visiting San Fran we walked up the hill each morning to have the great coffee and banana bread at this little coffee shop. The coffee is great and the service is very good. Would make this a regular stop if i did not live 3000 miles away.

Thank MarylandBuffydog

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cortland Street, San Francisco, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco

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