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Early Weekday Breakfast in Union Square

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vulber Feb 7, 2011 11:29 AM

Need to be at the Hilton by 8am. It's on a Tuesday, so a rushed breakfast (doesn't open until 7:30am) at Dottie's is out of the question.

Is Sears the best option?

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    gmk1322 RE: vulber Feb 7, 2011 12:49 PM

    Dottie's does to go order, maybe rob the pastry case and grab a coffee on the way.

    Loved the wheatberry cereal (served hot) at Luques in the Chancellor Hotel (right next to Sears).

    Cafe Mason near the Hilton, nothing spectacular but serviceable with a large menu; service can be hit or miss.

    Tons of Lori's Diners in the area too

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    Cafe Mason
    320 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Luques Restaurant
    433 Powell St, San Francisco, CA

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      vulber RE: gmk1322 Feb 7, 2011 12:52 PM

      Dottie's is closed on Tuesdays.

      Thanks for the other suggestions.

    2. wolfe RE: vulber Feb 7, 2011 01:34 PM

      Get a real early start at Pinecrest Diner.

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      Pinecrest Diner
      401 Geary St, San Francisco, CA

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        Glencora RE: wolfe Feb 7, 2011 01:58 PM

        Ha. I just reread rworange's review of breakfast there. No thanks.

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        poser RE: vulber Feb 7, 2011 01:39 PM

        How about Farmtable?

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          vulber RE: poser Feb 7, 2011 01:59 PM

          I've only been to farm:table for coffee and pastries; while I absolutely love that place, it seems like they have an extremely limited menu, which wouldn't seem to satisfy some of the pickier eaters who will be with me.

          Any other reports on Luques? Menu looks intruiging....

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          Luques Restaurant
          433 Powell St, San Francisco, CA

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          DandySF RE: vulber Feb 7, 2011 04:44 PM

          The restaurant at the Campton Place hotel begins serving breakfast at 7:00 a.m. It's on the east side of Union Square.

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          Campton Place
          340 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

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            vulber RE: vulber Feb 7, 2011 04:50 PM

            I should also mention that several members in the group don't want fancy food or settings. I think we're going to go with Taylor Street Coffee Shop.

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            Taylor Street Coffee Shop
            375 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94102

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