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“Great variety”
Review of Darren's Cafe

Darren's Cafe
Ranked #82 of 5,666 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Asian, Vietnamese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great variety”
Reviewed 12 April 2014

One block from Pier 39 shopping area, it offers the traditional American breakfast and Asian style lunch which works out great when you are looking for brunch.

Visited April 2014
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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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300 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“Not that good!”
Reviewed 4 April 2014

After reading reviews we decided to give this place a try for lunch, there is quite a bit of choice but what we had was disappointing, my noodles I had were cold and did not have any sauce so were dry, I was hoping the waitress would come over to see how we were doing so I could ask her for some but she did not come over once which is weird because we were the only two people in there, my husband had a rice dish which had more taste but you had to hunt for the beef, would we go back? No! But like any place you go maybe they were having an off day!

  • Visited April 2014
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Bath, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
Reviewed 14 March 2014 via mobile

Went here for breakfast based on the reviews. Only two others in at the time we arrived yet still had to ask for a coffee refill. No fruit or anything offered with the pancakes. Bacon cold. French toast was OK.

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Whanganui, New Zealand
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“What a little gem”
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Stumbled upon this little gem by accident like other tourists have. This was our second visit to San Francisco & only wish we knew of this place last time. We had our breakfast/brunch here each day as it gave us such full tum tums we didn't need to worry about lunch. The prices were what we considered to be cheap as chips when you consider what you get for your money which is an absolute plate full of yummy food. The service was excellent and after our third visit we were greeted as regulars, as if we'd been coming for years, they knew which of us had coffee & how we liked it etc etc. Would recommend.

  • Visited February 2014
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Unexpected gem.”
Reviewed 7 March 2014

We actually stumbled on this place whilst looking for another establishment listed in our guide book. We couldn't find it so decided to give this place a try. Really glad we did, the blueberry stack and the omelettes for breakfast were excellent. We enjoyed it so much we went again for breakfast the next day. The friendly staff remembered us and welcomed us back and they remembered how we liked our food. Great service. If we ever find ourselves in San Francisco again we'll be heading straight for this place.

  • Visited March 2014
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