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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The secret to doing Mezcalito in Russian Hill right is to know that it’s a mezcal bar first, a restaurant second.
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Nook is a solidly on-price, reliable neighborhood hang in Russian Hill. Even if they do weird things with granola.
Aside from great coffee, Andytown in the Sunset has great scones perfect for a light breakfast to go with your morning coffee.
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.
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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.
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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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