Top Cafes of 2016 - San Francisco

We’ve run the numbers! Here are the best cafes of 2016 in San Francisco, voted by real coffee lovers.

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Best cafe Sightglass (SoMa) in san-francisco for 2016

Best cafe Ritual Coffee Roasters (Mission) in san-francisco for 2016

Ritual is ok coffee - way better than Starbucks or Philz or any of those but it really depends on your barista. Also doesn’t have a real atmosphere. But it’s good for America and you can definitely get a good drinkable cuppa here!


Saint Frank

Russian Hill

Best cafe Saint Frank in san-francisco for 2016


CRO Cafe


Best cafe CRO Cafe in san-francisco for 2016

Best cafe Blue Bottle (Mint Plaza) in san-francisco for 2016

I’ve been here before and the service last time wasn’t good. Today was great!


Mazarine Coffee

San Francisco

Best cafe Mazarine Coffee in san-francisco for 2016

Great coffee, even by Melbourne standards. Seems to be very busy, and after tasting the cappuccino I can understand why. Saved my first day in SAN Francisco!

Great little cafe on Market St. It's almost always crowded and there is always a wait for tables. They pull a great shot and also for fantastic pour-overs. Food-wise, check out the variations of avocado-toast!

Awesome, just perfect after the terrible experience of bluestone lane

Best cafe Beanstalk Cafe in san-francisco for 2016

Good news for flat-white fiends visiting San Francisco, there is a great little cafe on the top of the hill that will not let you down. Full-flavoured, strong, and good to the last drop - served by a fun team who can make you a bagel at the same time. Atmosphere is great, and they even have a bathroom (not always a given in SF). Nice, local alternative to Bluestone Lane downtown.

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