A very swanky coffee shop on Polk Street with epically San Francisco elements like house-made macadamia nut milk, Saint Frank is easy to make fun of - but also easy to love. The bright space has nice light, tables for working and good, if limited breakfast options.
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If you’re looking to be healthy - or at least feel like you’re being healthy - hit up Blue Barn.
Nook is a solidly on-price, reliable neighborhood hang in Russian Hill. Even if they do weird things with granola.
Leopold’s is San Francisco’s German-Austrian party cabin in Russian Hill. Most importantly: you can drink beer out of a giant glass boot.
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Devil’s Teeth Baking Company
The best morning food we’ve ever consumed, at a little bakery in the Sunset.
Acme Bread Company
Head to Acme Bread Company in the Ferry Building for some of the best bread in the city.
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Mercury Cafe is a simple, low-key coffee shop in Hayes Valley. The coffee is fine, but we like the scones better. And the free wifi.
The Station SF
The Station SF is a coffee shop on the edge of the FiDi with a full food menu and strong WiFi.
You come to Philz for the Mint Mojito Iced Coffee. If you need to get some work done while you drink it, go to the Castro location.
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