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Review of 901 Columbus Cafe

901 Columbus Cafe
Ranked #465 of 5,801 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Neighbourhood: Russian Hill
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Neighbourhood: Russian Hill
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Stumbled upon this hidden gem while waiting to go to dinner after checking out Lombard Street. The happy hour wine lured us in and was pretty good and excellent value. The place had a nice atmosphere and comfortable seating, there was plenty of people there using the free wi-fi. Good place to people watch and a wide range of food esp some lovely home made tiramisu. Sort of cafe type place you'd like to have at home

Thank VanessaB_107
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Reviewed 9 October 2012

Lovely to stumble upon a cosy restaurant, great food, the banana/pecan waffles were to die for, great coffee and free wifi. Good start to enable us to climb the hill to Lombard's crooked street. Thanks

1  Thank Loren N
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Reviewed 26 September 2012

Visited this cafe as we were staying at an apartment up Lombard Street.

Cafe 901 offers a great choice of very reasonably priced sandwiches and other food and is ideal if you are looking for a quick mealor snack. It's prices, as highlighted by other reviewers, are excellent which no doubt helps its popularity.

The only critsicm rests with that popularity. With very few tables, our visit saw 3 or 4 diners who had clearly finished making use of the free wifi but effectively blocking certain parts of the cafe with their laptops. Not a major issue but one that has prevented me giving it 5 stars. Nevertheless, i'd still visit again next time i'm in SF.

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Thank Northern_Baggie
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Reviewed 19 August 2012

We stumbled across this cafe in our whirlwind tour of San Fran and grabbed quick take-away sandwiches. They were nothing short of fabulous. Fresh bread, lots of veggies, clean flavors, delightful find.

Thank Heather L
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Reviewed 4 August 2012 via mobile

Walking towards lombard street we wanted a moment of rest and an hot cup of something, we ended in the right place! Quiet, comfortable, good muffin, right place for a moment of relax while wakking up and down San Francisco

Thank Brenga80
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