Which Mission restaurant is this? (Help, please!)
I stumbled across a lovely little corner restaurant in the Mission recently and now I can't recall the name! Does anyone know which restaurant this is:
- Location: Northwest corner of Guerrero St and, I dunno, could be 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st or 22nd....It's across the street from a laudromat on the NE corner. The rest of the block is, I think, residential.
- Decor/Space: Small, supercute, stylish, neighborhood place-- a single room with modern, warm decor. There's a small pastry case directly in line with the door (along the Guerrero Street side) with some pretty killer-looking house-made pastries and pies. I think but am not certain that one wall was brick. I remember modern art or photographs.
- Menu: A quick glance at the menu revealed an impression of New American-ish food. Key clue: They served me a cup of stellar, individually drip-poured coffee made to order. I think it was Blue Bottle.
Other clue: The owner told me they'd been open for about a year.
It's not The Liberties. This place is smaller, chicer, and newer.
I'd like to take a friend there this weekend for a birthday meal and would love to make a reservation. Does this ring any bells to anyone? Thanks very much for any help!
Windy, that's it! I just looked at Mission Beach Cafe's website and confirmed. Thanks for the terrific help, much appreciated. I'd been all over Google and Yelp but was looking too far down Guerrero.
Looks like dinner is not cheap, though the quality of the ingredients appears high...I guess we will risk it; I loved the cosy atmosphere...Any idea who the new chef is? The site mentioned the owner and pastry chef, but no chef-chef....
Mission Beach Cafe
198 Guerrero St., San Francisco, CA 94103