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Java Beach Cafe

1396 La Playa St, San Francisco, CA 94122-1019
+1 415-665-5282
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good57%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“n judah” (4 reviews)
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06:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
1396 La Playa St, San Francisco, CA 94122-1019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in SF for couple days at SeaScape Inn, which is only few steps away from Java Beach. We had breakfast there every morning. Their bagels with smoked salmon are so delicious. Staff is very friendly. This cafe is very close to the beach,...More

Thank Katya K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a great selection of beverages, including Italian sodas and draft beer, and an assortment of lunch-type foods.

Thank MkTrekker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this cafe. People are friendly here - we have met many interesting characters here. Great sandwiches and baked goods. Good coffee also beer and wine. You can sit inside or out. It's right across the street from the beach/ocean.

Thank carole f
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This place is wonderful. Warm, friendly, inviting and busy! Their coffee is amazing and baked goods are fresh. Tried the boysenberry Irish soda bread and was NOT disappointed. Sandwiches are great, too! You can't go wrong here.

Thank 4africanos
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The everything bagel with hummus and veggies is my go-to, and they also do these cute vanilla steamers. Cute place to study, right off the beach. We go here all the time. I've also heard the live music at night is nice!

Thank LeslieKnope2020
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The perfect place to grab a bite to eat before heading back into the city. The cafe is located right at the end of the N Judah line and across the street from the beach. I had a hearty sandwich and chips that was very...More

Thank BaseballTraveler16
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

The staff were lovely and food tasty. Was right by the seaside, and had free wifi and power sockets. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Devonjojo
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This my THE place to go in SF. Close to the beach, great offer of food (sandwiches, salads, bagels) and snacks (have to try the chocolate-chip cookie!), coffee and drinks. Place seems very local and gives you warm "home" feeling. I love it!

Thank Tamara T
Reviewed 26 April 2017

First time I steped in I felt that atmosphere you only feel at a few places. Relaxed, quite though there was small talk around at the tables and the sound of the cook working in the back of the kitchen. The service team are awesome...More

Thank Rasmus F
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Really, the Java Beach Cafe is a fine and fun spot in the Ocean Beach area of San Francisco. This is a public transportation kind of stop. A street. Pruner Cafe where strangers share outdoor tables, laughs , and fun. The food is local, fresh...More

Thank tpmedia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1396 La Playa St, San Francisco, CA 94122-1019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-665-5282
  • E-mail
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