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.
Where we've featured it
It’s the most important meal of the day - you should do it right.
More spots in CastroSee more
Yes, there will be a wait at Kitchen Story in the Castro. But there’s millionaire’s bacon at the end of it.
More Bakery/Cafe spotsSee more
On average, the best bread bakery in the country can be found at Tartine Bakery in the Mission.
Aside from great coffee, Andytown in the Sunset has great scones perfect for a light breakfast to go with your morning coffee.
There’s always a line at Boba Guys in the Mission, but it’s worth waiting a few minutes for their boba tea.
Suggested by our writers
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.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more