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Oct 23, 2009 01:55 PM


Ironside is a welcome addition to SOMA (2nd near Brannan) from the District folks. In its fourth week. Great space, good prices.

Have enjoyed the following so far...
Breakfast - featuring Four Barrel coffee, breakfast bun (bite size) and breakfast empanada. Unfortunately they don't open until 8 AM.
Lunch sandwiches - fantastic pressed Cubano (veggie version available), cheese steak, cold pulled chicken (delicious). Looking forward to trying the grilled snapper sandwich.
Pizza - The Ironside (arugula, olives, white anchovy, sausage, pepperoni and fresh mozzarella). Unique and very tasty. Other interesting choices include ratatouille and wild boar sausage (2 separate pies) Anyone tried them yet?
Soup - Butternut squash with cauliflower, honey crème fraîche & toasted hazelnut. Very nice.

If you work in the area, you can order online and pick up at an assigned time. Also weekday happy hour from 3 to 6PM. Pizza and pitchers.

Has anyone been for dinner?

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  1. Thanks for the report. Wonder hpw the maple bacon breakfast buns taste

    680 2nd St, San Francisco, CA 94107

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    1. re: rworange

      I had one and it was delicious. I thought it would be a bit odd, and maybe it was, pairing the sweet and the savory in the same piece of pastry, but I'd have it again. Kind of small for the price, though. I also liked the breakfast empanada, which was also not enough for breakfast and that's why I went back for the bun.

    2. Does the Cuban sandwich look and taste as good as described here?

      And, has anyone had the porchetta?

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      1. re: Melanie Wong

        I thought the Cuban sandwich was good, but enjoyed the snapper sandwich more. Quinoa and cucumber salad, although it sounds boring, was tasty and interesting.

        1. re: felice

          Thanks! Do you recall the seasoning on the quinoa? I'm always looking for new combinations.

          1. re: Melanie Wong

            The quinoa was plain but the cucumber salad on top was the flavorful part - included citrus and onions but I don't remember exactly.

      2. what's the beer selection like?