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breakfast near Post & Mason

sacmir Sep 2, 2009 07:58 PM

Any ideas for breakfast (Sunday) near Post and Mason and lunch close to the DeYoung? These folks aren't hard core foodies, so anything not a chain would probably work.

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    sacmir Sep 3, 2009 09:17 AM

    Hey all,
    Thanks for the ideas. 9th & Irving is perfect, I usually just roam around until I find something that looks good, but these girls need specifics! Appreciate the help!

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    1. re: sacmir
      ssfire Sep 3, 2009 09:47 AM

      Near Post and Mason, I recommend Cafe Bean. The menu is limited: they specialize in Dutch Pancakes (see photo), which I really like. They make a Green Tea Latte: they use some kind of pre-made green tea latte mix, but it's nonetheless quite good.

      Cafe Bean
      800 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109

      1. re: ssfire
        Pei Sep 3, 2009 10:29 AM

        Second the recommendation for the green tea latte. Cafe Bean is a casual, neighborhood spot.

      2. re: sacmir
        vulber Sep 3, 2009 03:18 PM

        pizza: arizmendi
        chinese: san tung
        japanese: ebisu
        southeast asian: lime tree
        persian: lavash
        thai: marnee
        mexican: gordo's

        and these are just off the top of my head; i haven't been to most of these places, even. arizmendi and lime tree are indeed good though

      3. m
        ML8000 Sep 3, 2009 01:33 AM

        I'd go to Park Chow near the DeYoung for lunch, maybe even breakfast. Good, tasty stuff, well prepared, reasonably priced and a diverse menu. I don't think I've ever had a bad meal there. Also a few places to get coffee and walk around at 9th/Irving like Arizmendi. I miss living near the park.

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        1. re: ML8000
          gmk1322 Sep 3, 2009 07:45 AM

          I recently dined at Park Chow for breakfast prior to going to the Tut exhibit and I second this place as a great choice. It's right across the street from the park and a sort walk from the DeYoung.

        2. Pei Sep 2, 2009 11:22 PM

          Besides Dottie's, which is sure to have a line out the door (especially if you mean over Labor Day Weekend):

          Canteen: probably no better in terms of a wait

          Honey Honey: this is a crepe shop but they also have pasta, sandwiches, omlets, and a variety of eggs benedict. I have not yet been, but I stopped in and the food looked good, the coffee smelled good, and they have fresh OJ. I actually left because the portions looked way too big for how hungry I was. Everything's around $10. Has anyone else been?

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          1. re: Pei
            vulber Sep 2, 2009 11:26 PM

            My friends had good things to say about Sears - i'ts not fine dining or fine food, but comfort food in a fun atmosphere.

            ohhh...then there's the $15 buffet at farmerbrown

            for lunch near the de young, i would recommend walking down to 9th and irving - every type of food available there

          2. d
            DandySF Sep 2, 2009 10:12 PM

            Have you considered having lunch at the de Young itself? I had an enjoyable lunch at their cafe when I saw the Yves Saint Laurent exhibit earlier this year


            1. Paul H Sep 2, 2009 08:47 PM

              Breakfast is easy: Dottie's True Blue Cafe on Jones, between Geary and O'Farrell, but don't get there later that 8:00 or so or you will wait for a very long time in a very long line.

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