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“Whoa they blew it”
Review of Cafe Flore

Cafe Flore
Ranked #1,048 of 5,737 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Neighbourhood: The Castro
Level 6 Contributor
359 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
“Whoa they blew it”
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

Arrived a little before 4pm. Sat outside at a table and was told waiter would be right over. Waited for service. Gave up. Went inside. Was told server would be there. Went back to table and waited but gave up again since no one came around. Went back inside and ordered bar drinks ourselves at the bar and carried them outside. Grabbed a menu. Waited. Went back inside and was told only burgers and fries could be ordered since kitchen was not quite open. It opens back up at 4:30pm. Waiter finally followed me out to my table and at this point the kitchen would open in 10 min so we ordered just fries to nibble on while having our bar drinks. We also told the waiter we would order food at 4:30 when kitchen opens back up. We saw the table next to us get their order of fries. Finished our bar drinks...noticed it was 5pm...no fries...no waiter...no food. Guess what...we left...never to return.

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Thank Shersei
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Paris
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Service is a disaster”
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

We came for a breakfast ! There were more waiters than customers!
But we anyway ended up ordering to the bar for our two coffees and 2 pastries! I went to the bar a second time to pick them up and bring them to our table ! I had to go close to the kitchen to get 2 spoons! A real DIY!
No even a menu was given to us!

The espresso was americano-sized! So it was.... An americano!

Nice interior though!

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Thank Pommeku
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Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Headed to the historical dump”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

A neighborhood place for 25+ years, this place is in its death spiral. The food prices are high, and the food tastes lousy. It is not even a cafe, since it has no breakfast or coffee in the morning. Every dog has its day. This one is over.

  • Visited July 2014
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5 Thank kwine
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Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Loved it!”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Great food, drinks, and great location for people watching in the Castro,wish that the servers could take drink orders though.

Visited July 2014
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Thank RobertTorsvik
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Worst place ever”
Reviewed 29 June 2014

I ordered a plain hamburger...just meat and they brought out a hamburger loaded with mushrooms and mayo and cheese. When we indicated the order was wrong the waitress proceeded to argue with us...will never eat here again

  • Visited June 2014
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3 Thank Travelbuff79
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