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500 Presidio Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115-2423
+1 415-441-5669
08:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 15:00
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Suwanee, Georgia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food was delicious and the portions were huge. Nice place for lunch with friends. Interesting variety of quiches.

Thank Sharon P
Long Beach, California
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Pancakes to die for, everything else is exquisite. Lots of choices, pick anything--it's all wonderful.

Thank LBGrandBanks
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Whilst visiting on holiday and staying in the local area, we stumbled along this hidden gem. It is off the beaten tracks but so worthwhile. You get really good portions and the food is hot and tasty and the service was fab. We when 5 times in total and I would have gone again as we just adored the place.... More 

Thank Judimaxx
San Rafael, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

A friend and I have eaten here for years. After a two year break, we ate lunch here yesterday The menu was much the same and the food was well prepared. When my friend ordered, she specified that she did not want cheese, but there was cheese on the plate. Although I requested bread when I ordered, none was served... More 

Thank Natoma519
Mountain View, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Foodie haven. My latte was so creamy and delicious. My fried egg sandwich was so magical, I saved half for the next day! Couples and family friendly.

Thank ChickieWickie
New York City, New York
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103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Delicious breakfast in a nice, quiet restaurant close to the park. Service and coffee was great as well.

Thank tvnsow
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Quick, delicious, healthy, affordable, friendly and attentive. What more could you want? It was a fantastic experience and would go back in a heartbeat.

Thank Lindsay F
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94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

They pitch themselves as serving NeoClassical American cuisine and that pretty much sums it up. Excellent brunch on the weekends - the place is busy and bustling, in a good way, and the portions are ample and the service cheerful. I would recommend the breakfast burrito and the breakfast sandwich, but everything looked pretty good. The only complaint we had... More 

Thank robertwD7057IG
San Francisco, California
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

It's been awhile since we've been here but service is good and food is consistent. Long wait for brunch during the weekends so go early.

Thank Kimaf
San Francisco, California
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111 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Ella's is always a fun place to go for brunch. It's no wonder why it is always packed. There is something for everyone on the menu.

Thank chauvelise

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Presidio Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115-2423
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-441-5669

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