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901 Columbus Cafe

901 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-2309
+1 415-409-9001
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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901 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-2309
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cozy, no fuzz. Just went for a beer, but it’s also a cafe. They serve everything from cake to sandwich and wrap and salat. Happy hour from 4 pm to closing time. 👍😀

Thank Pia F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came across Columbus Café while looking for breakfast. Excellent Belgian waffles and great Latte. We had double shot lattes and shared a Blueberry and Pecan & Banana waffles. Lots of maple syrup and no cream. Would happily recommend a visit for breakfast. There was...More

Thank Orux101
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Stopped here at beginning November 17 on a very hot day. What a delight ended up staying for lunch and a few beers. Guy behind counter was very hospitable and we return each day for a week.

Thank Lynne T
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

So happy to have stumbled across this place. It offers wonderful opportunity to enjoy a drink, their happy hour prices are crazy, $3.00 for a beer, $4.00 for a glass of wine, away from the crowds, as well as a good opportunity to meet some...More

Thank Gabigabs
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing food - but don't miss the juice/smoothies. After a morning visit to Alcatraz Island we were making our way back to the city center when we passed by the door of 901 Columbus Cafe. A quick look inside confirmed it had all needed to...More

1  Thank JakobT-DK
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I was in San Francisco over the weekend for business and came across this gem on Columbus. I had my clients meet at 901 Columbus and we were blown away! I met the owner (I believe his name was Tarek) and from the time I...More

Thank Brandon L
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We discovered this place on route to visiting Lombard street! Really friendly and great choice of beers and beverages as well as a fabulous cafe menu with lots of heathy options! Great for people watching or quite drink with friends. Defiantly one to keep visiting...More

Thank andrea551y
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Primarily a sandwich shop (bagels, focaccia, breads etc) - there are dozens of fillings to choose from - select from one of their sandwiches on the menu or create your own. Friendly and quick service. One toilet to the rear of the shop. Plenty of...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We stopped there after walking from Coit tower. Enjoyed tuna sandwich (spicy!) and soup. The service is smooth, no extensive waiting, free wi-fi and happy hour for beer (US$ 3). Took take away cofee afterwards and was excellent too. Would definitely recommend it!

Thank Soňa S
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

A quick bite before a walk up the twist road in San Francisco. A great cup of tea and 4 very big sandwiches. The sandwiches were too big with a whole can of tuna used the waste was extreme.

Thank Peter6565
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-2309
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Russian Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Russian Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-409-9001
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