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EssexHound Sep 25, 2010 08:23 PM

Any recommendations for a healthy but delicious breakfast near the St. Regis Hotel? Looking for great oatmeal in particular. Thanks!

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    johnq Sep 26, 2010 11:16 AM

    If you're looking for great oatmeal, there aren't many options in walking distance of the St. Regis. Best bet is probably Blue Bottle Cafe in Mint Plaza. Highly recommended for the coffee, and the breakfast is pretty good, and they do have oatmeal.

    You might also look into the Grove Cafe, at the corner of Third and Mission. I don't offhand know whether they serve oatmeal, but it's possible. Breakfast food there is decent, though not great. I'd advise the French toast. Egg dishes tend to be somewhat bland.

    Note that the St. Regis is a couple of blocks from the Montgomery St. BART and Muni station, so you can get to much of the city and East Bay without walking all that far. I can't personally correlate great oatmeal with BART/Muni stops, but someone else here might be able to do so. Or you could search for "oatmeal" on this board and do the correlation yourself.

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    Blue Bottle Cafe
    66 Mint St, San Francisco, CA 94103

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      lannanh Sep 25, 2010 08:43 PM

      Not sure how far you're willing to go but I hear Farm to Table is great. Ironside also serves breakfast. Perhaps, the Butler and the Chef Bistro. If you're doing a weekend brunch, Universal Cafe is very good.

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      Universal Cafe
      2814 19th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

      Butler & the Chef Bistro
      155 S Park St, San Francisco, CA 94107

      Farm Table
      754 Post St, San Francisco, CA

      Ironside
      680 2nd St, San Francisco, CA 94107

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