In his famous classical conditioning experiment, Ivan Pavlov proved that it’s physically impossible for a Russian scientist's mouth not to water when it says the word “hummus.” Moisten your own sandwich receptacle with today’s Groupon: for $7, you get $15 worth of Mediterranean fare, sandwiches, and more at Blue Front Cafe, located in the heart of the Haight. Your Groupon is not valid toward happy hour or other specials.
The giant genie outside the Blue Front grants customers a wealth of largely Mediterranean menu items, including the falafel burrito, a super-powered combination of garbanzo, hummus, lentils, and rice, sidekicked with avocado and tahini sauce in a lavash bread fortress ($7.99). The kebob plate is flanked with rice, hummus, and a tomato-feta cucumber salad in addition to falafel and pita bread ($10.99), while other eats include basic sandwiches such as the fresh-baked turkey sandwich with melted havarti ($7.75) and pastrami ($7.75). A number of breakfast options are on hand to de-grumble your fuel tank, such as the three egg Greek omelet, made with organic eggs ($8.99), bagels (with toppings, $1.75+), and the hangover breakfast wrap, a reviving punch of sausage, mushroom, and jalapenos scrambled with eggs and melted cheese in lavash bread with potatoes ($8.75). Freshly brewed organic coffee ($1.60–$2) and freshly squeezed orange juice ($2.25) perk up tongue buds, and beer on tap ($3.50) quenches brew-thirsty palates.
A family business, Blue Front Cafe is one of the oldest restaurants in the Haight. For nearly 50 years, Blue Front has offered a casual atmosphere to sip, munch, and people-watch while taking a break from outmaneuvering villainous super-bunnies.
- They always have excellent vegetarian sandwiches and don't get stingy on the good stuff like avocado. That and bottomless (delicious) coffee makes for a great lunch. – Laura R., Yelp
- I go to eat here entirely too often, and I never regret it. – Ge O., Yelp
- Great food, my favorite is the greek salad, the gyro sandwich and the falafel sandwich which is to die for. – NourelDin, TripAdvisor
1430 Haight St.
San Francisco, California 94117-2911Get Directions