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The 9 Best French Toast Spots In San Francisco

Updated: October 14, 2021

A little sweet, a bit savory and all-around delicious - We are referring to the french toast at these San Francisco cafes. We incorporated millions of critic and diner reviews in our analysis of top review sites for San Francisco’s best French toast. Enjoy an espresso with the best pain perdu and moreish maple syrup from these local gems.

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Foreign Cinema

American, $$$, MissionAmerican, $$$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • James Beard Awards, 2013

    Outstanding Restaurant - Semifinalist

    James Beard Awards, 2013
  • Zagat

    12 Best Things to Eat and Drink This Summer in the SF Bay Area

    Zagat

Starbelly

American, $$, Eureka Valley - Dolores Heights - CastroAmerican, $$San Francisco, Eureka Valley - Dolores Heights - Castro
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip Savvy

    Best Castro Restaurants

    Trip Savvy
  • Michelin Guide

    Bib Gourmand • Inspectors’ favourites for good value (2019)

    Michelin Guide

The Snug

New American, $$, Pacific HeightsNew American, $$San Francisco, Pacific Heights
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist

    The Best Bars in San Francisco Right Now

    Thrillist
  • Zagat

    Best Restaurants In Pacific Heights

    Zagat

Kitchen Story

New American, $$, Eureka Valley - Dolores Heights - CastroNew American, $$San Francisco, Eureka Valley - Dolores Heights - Castro
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut

    The best pancakes in San Francisco

    TimeOut
  • CBS

    Best Omelets In San Francisco

    CBS

Plow

American, $$, Potrero HillAmerican, $$San Francisco, Potrero Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    The 20 Best Weekday Breakfasts in San Francisco

    Eater
  • Infatuation

    Where To Eat The Best Breakfast In San Francisco

    Infatuation

Wooden Spoon

$$, Duboce Triangle$$San Francisco, Duboce Triangle
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater

    Where to Eat and Drink in and Around the Castro

    Eater
  • Infatuation

    Where To Eat In The Castro

    Infatuation

Chambers

American, $$, TenderloinAmerican, $$San Francisco, Tenderloin
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    Where to Eat and Drink in the Tenderloin

    Eater
  • Do The Bay

    Best Brunch In The Bay: How To Do Brunch

    Do The Bay

Rose's Cafe

Italian, $$, Cow HollowItalian, $$San Francisco, Cow Hollow
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • USA Today

    10Best - Best San Francisco Breakfasts: This Is How to Greet the Day

    USA Today
  • Zagat

    Best Breakfast in San Francisco

    Zagat

Brenda's French Soul Food

American, $$, TenderloinAmerican, $$San Francisco, Tenderloin
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    10Best - Best San Francisco Breakfasts: This Is How to Greet the Day

    USA Today
  • Zagat

    Best Breakfast in San Francisco

    Zagat

How was this list created?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your French toast craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We analyzed 2955 lists and articles from top sources like Zagat, USA Today and Infatuation, 28999 San Francisco restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Zagat - Best Breakfast in San Francisco, USA Today - 10Best - Best San Francisco Breakfasts: This Is How to Greet the Day and Infatuation - Where To Eat The Best Breakfast In San Francisco. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in San Francisco French toast.

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