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Breakfast out toward GG Park

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Jewbacca Mar 3, 2009 08:03 PM

Heading out to GG Park Friday morning. Any suggestions for a good breakfast out that way (coming from East Bay, so anywhere good along the route from Downtown to GG Park is fine). Thanks!

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    kresge86 Mar 4, 2009 11:12 AM

    I have to second ML8000's Art's Cafe recommendation. Great little counter-only greasy spoon, that offers some unusual Korean-Am breakfast specials - e.g., Samurai Omelette (omelette stuffed with bulgogi) and a lovely vegetarian bi bim bap omelette. Art's also has fantastic pancakes and regular breakfast fare.

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    1. re: kresge86
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      david kaplan Mar 4, 2009 04:17 PM

      I like Art's omelette with kimchi, tofu, and Korean sausage, with their sheet-like hash browns. Odd and delicious.

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      ML8000 Mar 4, 2009 10:00 AM

      Traditional greasy spoon diners...good to v. good breakfasts, first name basis:

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      Art's Cafe
      747 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122

      Howard's Cafe
      1309 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122

      1. Civil Bear Mar 4, 2009 08:44 AM

        oops, forgot the link...

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        Pork Store Cafe
        1451 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117

        1. Civil Bear Mar 4, 2009 08:43 AM

          For a large "stick-to-ribs" type breakfast, there is always the neighborhood-popular Pork Store on Height.

          Park Chow sounds interesting though. I never knew they were even open for breakfast, but I bet they would be good.

          1. Cynsa Mar 4, 2009 05:35 AM

            Bean Bag Coffee
            Neighborhood: Western Addition/NOPA
            601 Divisadero St
            (between Grove St & Hayes St)
            San Francisco, CA 94117
            (415) 563-3634

            Green Chile Kitchen
            www.greenchilekitchen.com

            601 Baker St @ Fulton St
            San Francisco, CA 94117
            (415) 614-9411

            Cafe Neon
            1801 McAllister Street
            (between Baker St & Lyon St
            )San Francisco, CA 94115
            (415) 567-8478

            Velo Rouge Cafe
            www.velorougecafe.com

            798 Arguello Blvd
            San Francisco, CA 94118
            (415) 752-7799

            J's Pots of Soul
            Neighborhood: Hayes Valley
            203 Octavia St
            (between Lily St & Page St
            )San Francisco, CA 94102
            (415) 861-3230

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            J's Pots of Soul
            203 Octavia St, San Francisco, CA 94102

            Velo Rouge Cafe
            798 Arguello Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118

            Green Chile Kitchen
            1801 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94117

            Bean Bag Coffee House
            601 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA

            Cafe Neon
            1801 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94115

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              virtualguthrie Mar 3, 2009 09:49 PM

              Forgot to add links:

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              Kate's Kitchen
              471 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117

              Zazie
              941 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117

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                virtualguthrie Mar 3, 2009 09:47 PM

                Zazie in Cole Valley, french restaurant, great breakfast, poached eggs and scrambles are great I highly recommend, won't disappoint.

                Kate's Kitchen in the lower haight, funky casual, lots of food, basic home-style, honest breakfast.

                I've only been once but I've been wanting to get back to Modern Tea (just saw that they have closed-nevermind).

                1. pane Mar 3, 2009 08:51 PM

                  Arizmendi at 9th towards Irving for good morning pastries and breads.

                  1. grishnackh Mar 3, 2009 08:09 PM

                    Park Chow just south of the park makes a fantastic breakfast.

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                    Park Chow
                    1238 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122

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                    1. re: grishnackh
                      sarahlefton Mar 3, 2009 10:08 PM

                      I have to second this. The breakfast is awesome here, and there's usually way less trouble getting seats than at somewhere in Cole Valley, at least on the weekends. (Zazie has an intolerable line outside on the weekends.)

                      Try the upstairs area near the fireplace. :-)

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                        virtualguthrie Mar 3, 2009 10:22 PM

                        The OP is going on Friday morning, I wouldn't recommend Zazie on the weekends but at that time it will be fine.

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