Black Jet Baking Co. makes great breakfast pastries, like morning buns and pumpkin bread, that are perfect when you’re not in the mood for a full sit-down breakfast. If it’s a sunny day in Bernal Heights, we like to pop in here to grab something to snack on before a hike around the neighborhood.
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The Royal Cuckoo
With great music and a ton of spots to sit, The Royal Cuckoo is one of our favorite places to drink in Bernal Heights.
Emmy’s Spaghetti Shack
Emmy’s Spaghetti Shack in Bernal Heights does amazing old-school Italian in a space that feels like a 1990s time capsule.
Old Devil Moon
Old Devil Moon is a laid-back Bernal Heights bar with excellent cocktails and plenty of beers on tap.
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Bouchon Bakery in Yountville makes incredible bread worth making a special trip for when you’re in Napa.
Nook is a solidly on-price, reliable neighborhood hang in Russian Hill. Even if they do weird things with granola.
Kate’s Kitchen in the Lower Haight is a breakfast spot with oddly-named dishes like the Flanched Flarney Garney.
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Tartine Manufactory in the Mission is a huge operation with excellent pastries, coffee, and ice cream, and dinner as well.
El Rio in Bernal Heights is one of our old reliables - especially with it’s excellent outdoor space.
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