We have nothing but good things to say about Verve. The coffee is excellent and the pastries and sandwiches are some of the best cafe foods in the city. The space in the Castro is set up to accommodate maximum hangout time by yourself or with a group. As required by the city, they have avocado toast. It’s good.
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The Californian-Mediterranean food at Lark in the Castro might be geographically inaccurate, but it tastes pretty great.
Ignore Tacorgasmico's terrible name, and enjoy the affordable and delicious Mexican food.
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The Mill in Nopa is the place you keep hearing about with the fancy toast, and it’s worth paying for, especially to hang out here a little longer.
Acme Bread Company
Head to Acme Bread Company in the Ferry Building for some of the best bread in the city.
Jane on Fillmore
Food for the Lululemon crowd, and for us too. Jane on Fillmore finely toes the line between healthy and delicious. If only they were open for dinner.
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When you need a break from your cubicle in the Financial District, take solace in avocado toast or a salad from Mazarine.
Duboce Park Cafe
Duboce Park Cafe is a laidback and dog-friendly spot in the Castro for breakfast or lunch.
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