Coffee & Treats in The Haight

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1419 Haight St
San Francisco,
CA
US

1416 Haight St
San Francisco,
CA
US

In Focus: Blue Front Cafe

  • Number of brothers that founded the Blue Front Cafe: Three
  • Open for: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean and Middle Eastern
  • Types of shawerma: Chicken and lamb
  • Number of breakfast wraps: Six
  • Vegetarian friendly: Yes
  • Famous patrons: Three-time Grammy winners Train, who performed their first regular coffeehouse gigs here
  • Things you can write at the cozy cafe tables: a journal entry, a screenplay, a college thesis dissecting Marxist principles in omelet preparation

1430 Haight St
San Francisco,
CA
US

Panini: A User’s Guide

Italian Panini Sandwiches | Meat and Veggie Options | Coffee and Tea | Organic Italian Sodas

Sample Menu

  • Salad: Palms Deluxe—goat cheese, avocado, sun-dried tomatoes, candied pecans, and balsamic dressing
  • Panini: organic roasted yams with feta, cilantro, and aioli
  • Cold drink: organic italian soda
  • Hot drink: white mocha

Inside Tips

  • Every panini includes a salad.
  • Save some room for candy; customers will find Mars Bars and several imported Kit Kat varieties at the register.

While You’re Waiting: Get your taste buds tingling with anticipation by checking out the glass display cases stocked full with paninis, baked goods, and other treats.

While You’re in the Neighborhood
Before: Play pinball and shop for shirts at Free Gold Watch (1767 Waller Street).
After: Buy a painting at Creativity Explored (3245 16th Street), which helps artists with developmental disabilities create, exhibit, and sell their works.

If You Can’t Make It, Try This: Trade paninis for the classic reuben sandwiches at Blue Front Cafe (1430 Haight Street).

1457 Haight St
San Francisco,
CA
US

1451 Haight St
San Francisco,
CA
US

Ben & Jerry’s has double-handedly transformed ice cream from a dreary and dreaded after-dinner chore into a dazzling treat that can be easily stored in pants pockets. The shop, marked by a soothing blue awning, offers a variety of frozen confections, from small milkshakes and smoothies ($6) to large ice-cream cups and cones ($5.75), sundaes ($6.75), banana splits ($8), and signature pints ($5.50). Spoon the cuddly depths of Ben & Jerry’s famous original flavors, like Cake Batter, Cherry Garcia, Imagine Whirled Peace, Triple Caramel Chunk, Peanut Brittle, Chunky Monkey, Half Baked, Coffee Coffee BuzzBuzzBuzz, New York Super Fudge Chunk, Orange and Cream, and more.

1480 Haight St
San Francisco,
CA
US

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