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Jul 14, 2008 03:40 PM

Best Croque Monsieur in SF?

Looking for best high quality bread, cheese and ham, hot and crispy on the edges.....

Thanks 'Hounds!

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  1. I don't know about best, but Baker Street Bistro makes a delicious one.

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    1. re: zfalcon

      I don't know if my suggestion is the absolute best in SF, but the Butler and the Chef in South Park make an excellent one.

    2. I don't know if my suggestion is the absolute best in SF, but Cafe Claude makes an excellent one.

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      1. re: Husky

        That would have been my suggestion. I like the one at Tartine as well, but it's not really a croque monsieur.

        1. South Park Cafe has a Croque Monsieur and a Croque Madame (a Monsieur with a fried egg) on their lunch menu - in my opinion the closest to the real thing in France, especially if you can score one of their sidewalk tables along with a glass of rose ...

          South Park Cafe
          108 South Park, San Francisco, CA 94107

          1. I'll take it outside the city limits: Cesar in Berkeley makes a stunning one- really, really memorable!, and Bouchon in Yountville... delicious!

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            1. re: VanessaItalyinSF

              I love the one at Bistro Liaison, also in Berkeley. Really, really good.

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