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Buena Vista Cafe



2765 Hyde Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

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(415) 474-5044

  • Sun - 8:00am - 2:00am
  • Mon - Fri 9:00am - 2:00am
  • Sat 8:00am - 2:00am

Cuisine: American Restaurants, Bars, Breakfast and Brunch, Cafes


4.7 of 5.0 from 267 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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  • loganhouse reviewGreat for breakfast. A local favorite. Staff have been there for years and welcome you with a smile. Famous for Irish Coffee. A lot of atmosphere here at one of San Francisco's landmarks.

    44444 by loganhouse


  • Simon CCrab Benedict was okay - get the sourdough toast though, it's worth it!

    55555 by Simon C


  • Marti SIrish coffee!

    55555 by Marti S


  • Luis Felipe JMe gustó la proporción, el sabor y la rapidez con la que llegó el pedido. Aunque me sentí ignorado todo el tiempo mientras esperaba, habría sido bien un: "buenos días, ¿desea ve la carta?" Al menos.

    55555 by Luis Felipe J


  • Yann EOverrated. The staff is NOT friendly or helpful.

    33333 by Yann E


  • Francis Irish coffee with bread pudin. Bit too hard on the alcohol, but great for real coffee lovers.

    55555 by Francis


  • Patricio LMuy buen lugar aunque hay mucha gente

    55555 by Patricio L


  • Daria AThe cult place with the best Irish coffee in San-Francisco and fresh crabs 🦀! Nice and authentic

    55555 by Daria A


  • Bogdan After you see how this coffee is prepared ... you'll understand that this place is nothing but a tourist attraction. Do not expect it will taste good

    33333 by Bogdan


  • Gabriel KEl café irlandés que no puedes dejar de probar en San Francisco, una verdadera delicia.

    55555 by Gabriel K


  • Claudia EGreat coffee, friendly staff. Loved the cheese omelette.

    55555 by Claudia E


  • Hosam LI came to this place because of their high rating. I was not disappointed because their Benedicts were really good.

    55555 by Hosam L


  • Joe H.Good Irish coffee and lively atmosphere.

    55555 by Joe H.


  • Jim R.You have to have an Irish coffee (maybe two). They are to die for! The portions are large on the menu. You will not leave hungry!

    55555 by Jim R.


  • Emily MIrish coffee delight

    55555 by Emily M


  • Dwight CWent in the place to eat and drink today. Was ignored by all staff. After 5 minutes I just left.

    22222 by Dwight C


  • Joey N.Irish coffee was good.

    55555 by Joey N.


  • BuzzFeedThe Irish coffee — a splash of hot water, two sugar cubes, coffee, a jigger of Irish whiskey and a frothy topping of whipped cream — is the perfect after-dinner apertif.

    55555 by BuzzFeed


  • น้ำแข็ง Oคือดีอะคนเยอะได้อีกแต่ออกรสชาติหวานไปนิด ผสม whisky and coffe

    55555 by น้ำแข็ง O


  • Brandon B.After your third Irish coffee, be ready to tip well and take the streetcar back up the hill!

    33333 by Brandon B.


  • Bonnie ABreakfast and Irish Coffee!

    55555 by Bonnie A


  • Fiona MDrink an Irish coffee, or two!

    55555 by Fiona M


  • Danny LIrish coffee

    55555 by Danny L


  • Jose Kbest irish coffe in the world!!!!

    55555 by Jose K


  • Gyozo LDenver omelet, coffee and the people we were seating together;) Breakfast experience on

    55555 by Gyozo L


  • Nick Frühling"Jack Koeppler, then-owner of Buena Vista, spent a painstaking amount of time and effort perfecting the perfect Irish coffee in 1952, which has since become what The Buena Vista is known for."

    55555 by Nick Frühling


  • Karen LObviously the Irish coffee! Service is fast, people are friendly, and it's a perfect way to warm up from an inevitably foggy day. They even let my husband & his groomsmen take a picture behind the bar

    55555 by Karen L


  • Elyse K.Irish coffee and the crab Benedict!

    55555 by Elyse K.


  • Alejandro KIrish coffee 👍🏿👍🏿👍🏿

    55555 by Alejandro K


  • Eduardo MThe best Irish Coffe I had taste!!!

    55555 by Eduardo M


  • Max L.Crab omelette. Irish coffee. Don't miss out.

    55555 by Max L.


  • Geraldine ABenedict eggs with a Mimosa and of course the Irish coffee is delicious, the flavor is so complex and layered

    55555 by Geraldine A


  • Patricio EMuy bueno el Café Irlandes

    55555 by Patricio E


  • Bernardo JCafé irlandés imperdible

    55555 by Bernardo J


  • Vanessa JThis place is a must! The original Irish coffee, delicious!

    55555 by Vanessa J


  • KenDelicious irish coffee. If you sit at a table, you need a waiter

    55555 by Ken


  • Chuck RoslofThe Irish coffee is seriously good.

    55555 by Chuck Roslof


  • Liz S.The Irish coffees really are good. A great way to take a break after Pier 39 and Fisherman's wharf.

    55555 by Liz S.


  • Salvador 🐲.I always come here to take a break from walking around the city with a couple of Irish Coffees.

    55555 by Salvador 🐲.


  • Brad E.Great breakfast prices. Watch the bar tender make Irish coffees the entire time!

    55555 by Brad E.


  • Sandra EIt's definitely tourist must stop. Had the Irish coffee,was my first Irish coffee so I can't compare it but I'm thinking it's gonna be hard to beat it was delicious. Had an omelette it was average.

    55555 by Sandra E


  • Jonathan A.Hasn't everyone already said this? Irish coffee!

    33333 by Jonathan A.


  • FrankThe Irish Coffee definitely lives up to it's billing, believe the hype, I had 2. The corn beef hash was amazing, and the eggs blackstone had the most scrumptious and juicy thick California tomatoes.

    55555 by Frank


  • Keiron SVery authentic. Most people stop by just for the Irish Coffee.

    55555 by Keiron S


  • Brian S.Atmosphere. The View. Atmosphere.

    55555 by Brian S.


  • Natalie M.Their breakfast food (weekends only) is very very good. Start your day with a San Franciscan omelette and an original Irish coffee!

    55555 by Natalie M.


  • Simon RThe Irish coffee is excellent and the waiters are one of a kind! Go there!

    55555 by Simon R


  • KathyIrish coffee breakfast drink of champions

    55555 by Kathy


  • Bianca SIrish coffee is great and they make 2000 a day!

    55555 by Bianca S


  • Jason ShaoHome of the original Irish coffee

    55555 by Jason Shao


  • Amanda F.Obviously get an Irish coffee, but if you ask the bartender for a glass of water he may just grunt at you and walk away.

    22222 by Amanda F.


  • Nick C.Irish coffee!!! That's a wrap

    55555 by Nick C.


  • Bryan S.There's usually free tables in the back room.

    33333 by Bryan S.


  • Susan DarlingIrish coffee! Made with Tullamore dew. Head around the corner and grab some souvenirs

    55555 by Susan Darling


  • Mark B.Great Irish coffee and always crowded on the weekends.

    55555 by Mark B.


  • William D.You dont come here for anything else except Irish Coffee

    55555 by William D.


  • Jason RomeIrish coffee!

    55555 by Jason Rome


  • James GoochReally good burgers - and of course the Irish Coffee is excellent!

    55555 by James Gooch


  • Michael Kuehlebest irish coffee

    55555 by Michael Kuehle


  • JT LeeThe alcohol portion of The Irish coffee is differ by waiters, for me (one with mustaches) so much for daytime. 만들어주시는 분에 따라서 강도가 달라집니다, 낮에는 주의하시길

    55555 by JT Lee


  • Scott NelsonWhenever someone tries to tell me about Irish Coffee I will always think BV!

    33333 by Scott Nelson


  • Fai VisuthichoThey do to-go Irish coffees now!

    55555 by Fai Visuthicho


  • Michael O.Irish coffees. Duh

    55555 by Michael O.


  • JJ VenturiniTourists! But you know why...Irish coffee!! Had better in Denmark but these are good although too small.

    55555 by JJ Venturini


  • Brad FriedmanIrish Coffee. Nothing else to say.

    55555 by Brad Friedman


  • Cathy S.Everything here is the best. Must try Ramos Fizz!

    55555 by Cathy S.


  • PILAR PRENDESEl mejor café irlandés del mundo mundial!!! Y pidan el melted chocolate cake!!!! Es una delicia!!!!

    55555 by PILAR PRENDES


  • Elina ✈Very traditional old fashioned cafe with wonderful Irish cream coffee, and the people watching is even better!

    55555 by Elina ✈


  • kenny paveyThe Irish coffee of course ;)

    55555 by kenny pavey


  • MikeFinSFSurprisingly good food. And, you know, awesome Irish Coffee

    55555 by MikeFinSF


  • Grace Jungok ChoIrish Coffee

    55555 by Grace Jungok Cho


  • John S.The original Irish coffee!! Nuff said.

    55555 by John S.


  • FehimeBaily's irish coffee

    55555 by Fehime


  • Ramnik SinghAmazing Irish coffee and ambience of an old skool cafe

    55555 by Ramnik Singh


  • Kristen C.A hidden brunch secret. Also my favorite "tourist" spot in SF.

    55555 by Kristen C.


  • James M.If you don't drink... dont feel left out! Ask for a coke with cream and only you will know!

    33333 by James M.


  • SFGateStop by this SF classic tonight for an Irish coffee (on an average day this bar serves around 2,000). If you're hungry, go for the seafood cocktail. After all, we are near the water.

    55555 by SFGate


  • Daniel KellyEveryone talks about the Irish coffee and yes it's good. I liked my corned beef hash with generous serving of potato but wouldn't say the food is amazing. Still a good breakfast spot with a good menu.

    55555 by Daniel Kelly


  • Leigar CíanadCrowded as hell!

    33333 by Leigar Cíanad


  • Jennifer S.Irish coffee. Watch the bartender make 10 at a time in a minute!

    33333 by Jennifer S.


  • Richard R.Well you come here for the Irish Coffee and the magic show. After 2 go ride the Cable cars across the street.

    55555 by Richard R.


  • Kyle P.Be sure to sit at the bar so you get a ringside view of the "exact science" they use to make your Irish coffee.

    55555 by Kyle P.


  • Scott D.Irish coffee!!!!

    55555 by Scott D.


  • Terry SIrish coffee

    55555 by Terry S


  • Nick C.Irish coffee. Have at least two!!

    55555 by Nick C.


  • R FAwesome Irish Coffee is awesome! ($9)

    55555 by R F


  • Chris GCountry Eggs Benedict & the Irish Coffee

    55555 by Chris G


  • Gianni G.Drink an Irish coffee at the bar and see some magic tricks.

    55555 by Gianni G.


  • Paul TIrish coffee. Amazing

    55555 by Paul T


  • John Z.It's not a myth, the Irish coffee is delectable.

    55555 by John Z.


  • Helena L.Order the Irish coffee & the potato skins👌

    55555 by Helena L.


  • SarahnautIrish Coffee FTW. Get it. Just get it and thank me later.

    55555 by Sarahnaut


  • Lukas NHave an Irish Coffee #beschte #wolfpack

    55555 by Lukas N


  • TV Food MapsCheck out Buena Vista as seen on Best Thing I Ever Ate , Drinking Made Easy

    55555 by TV Food Maps


  • Jim M.The home of the first Irish Coffee

    55555 by Jim M.


  • dan s.The Irish coffee is the reason this place exists. Usually pretty busy with tourists, but if you go during the week you're sure to sit at the bar. SF CLASSIC!

    55555 by dan s.


  • Philippe VolkaertsBest Irish coffee west of Dublin

    55555 by Philippe Volkaerts


  • EdgardoIris coffee

    55555 by Edgardo


  • RachelBest Irish coffee I've ever had.

    55555 by Rachel


  • Ellen KellyIrish coffee so good it ruined Irish coffee for me forever

    33333 by Ellen Kelly


  • Terry YangMust try Irish Coffee (best I've ever had) and SF sour dough. Awesome corned beef hash too. Fantastic view to go with fantastic food

    55555 by Terry Yang


  • Jamie M.Best Irish coffee in town.

    55555 by Jamie M.


  • Laura SIrish coffees are fantastic

    55555 by Laura S


  • Chinmay JYup, do get the Irish coffee. Even at 8 am.

    33333 by Chinmay J


  • Jeff L.If you're hungry, no food is served at the bar and all tables are "community", so be ready to meet new people (which can be an awesome experience and lead to great conversations).

    55555 by Jeff L.


  • Jamie MillsWaitresses and bar staff are angry people

    33333 by Jamie Mills


  • Terence S.Irish coffee, of course however the food is much better. ANY of the fresh crab items is a winner and the clam soup bowl was DEE-lish!

    55555 by Terence S.


  • Lingy MaiBirth place of the Irish coffee ! Amazing !

    55555 by Lingy Mai


  • Veniamin FedorovИрланский кофе это напиток для сугреву))) кофе с виски и взбитыми сливками))))!!!!

    55555 by Veniamin Fedorov


  • Veniamin FedorovИрландский кофе это напиток состоящий из виски, взбитых сливок и собственно кофе))

    55555 by Veniamin Fedorov


  • Anastassiya VoroninaИрландский кофе это потрясающе!

    55555 by Anastassiya Voronina


  • Veniamin FedorovИрланский кофе это напиток для сугреву))) кофе с виски и взбитыми сливками))))

    55555 by Veniamin Fedorov


  • Vik L.Irish coffee.

    55555 by Vik L.


  • Javiera N.Didn't like it, I had better Irish coffee

    33333 by Javiera N.


  • Mayuresh G.Awesome irish coffee...

    55555 by Mayuresh G.


  • Bryan S.Of course u have to get the Irish coffees

    55555 by Bryan S.


  • Christine Y.Get the Irish Coffee it's really good!

    55555 by Christine Y.


  • Limelight (eclectic shopping with a twist) M.The BEST Irish Coffee EVER!

    55555 by Limelight (eclectic shopping with a twist) M.


  • BIrish Coffee

    55555 by B


  • NorthBeach U.The irish coffee is the best ever! Tip: take an Uber in North Beach for FREE (up to $20) anytime between now until Friday 12/20/13 using the promo code NorthBeachSF. (Excludes TAXI). #NBSF

    55555 by NorthBeach U.


  • Trevor C.Good Irish coffee

    55555 by Trevor C.


  • Dan D.Shift change is at 3pm. Don't expect anything five minutes before or after.

    22222 by Dan D.


  • Steve B.I simply love every food items & drinks served here, specially irish coffee to die for. Check out ways to save money with some smart shopping for kids @ http://blog.faaastcash.com/.

    55555 by Steve B.


  • Jonas P.Best Irish coffee ever!

    55555 by Jonas P.


  • Charlotte V.Irish Coffee a toute heure de la journée. Même au petit dej!

    55555 by Charlotte V.


  • Violet V.The Irish coffee is of those touristy things that is legit yummy-go! Also: free wifi.

    55555 by Violet V.


  • Mike C.Famous for their Irish Coffee ~ you gotta have one

    55555 by Mike C.


  • Lori B.Yummy!☕️☕️☕️

    55555 by Lori B.


  • David M.Come early!!

    55555 by David M.


  • Will K.My favorite was actually the Mexican Coffee with Tequila. It packs a bigger punch than the traditional Irish version.

    55555 by Will K.


  • Cheng Wei L.Get the Irish coffee.

    55555 by Cheng Wei L.


  • Madison L.I'm not the biggest fan of Irish Coffee and I loved it here!

    55555 by Madison L.


  • Maria S.The guy at the door is a douche. He was rude to our baby.

    11111 by Maria S.


  • Jazmin G.Their Irish Coffee is great! The place is wonderful and full all the time, so be quick to grab an empty spot even if it's at the bar.

    55555 by Jazmin G.


  • Derek G.Looking for quiet? Search out the back room near the Ladies' Room

    33333 by Derek G.


  • L L.When you get your bill, move to the bar to figure it all out so you open up the chairs for other people.

    33333 by L L.


  • Shelly C.Watermelon salad!

    55555 by Shelly C.


  • ChristinaThe Frangelico Nutty Irishman is my favorite.

    55555 by Christina


  • David A.I won't tall about the Irish coffees. But you know...

    33333 by David A.


  • John H.Yes the Irish coffee was good, but if it's out of your way to get there, you're not missing anything fantastic. Plus if you don't get there early you could be in for a long wait.

    55555 by John H.


  • Amy M.Excellent breakfast. The Crab Cakes Benedict is fantastic. Chiron sauce is modified Bernaise with tomato paste.

    55555 by Amy M.


  • Anne-Kathrin S.Their breakfast menu is amazing.Try their Irish Coffee!

    55555 by Anne-Kathrin S.


  • Sharae M.Best Irish Coffees in San Francisco. -- & crab too!

    55555 by Sharae M.


  • kelly f.irish coffee will warm you right up on a cold morning. :)

    55555 by kelly f.


  • Etienne V.Try to sit at the bar so you can watch the bartender makes the Irish Coffee.

    55555 by Etienne V.


  • Binky B.Irish coffee is strong... But delicious!

    55555 by Binky B.


  • Austin D.Great food. Sat next to two well traveled interesting couples.

    55555 by Austin D.


  • Rob W.Get an Irish Coffee! All the tips aren't lying when they say its the best here. History says this is the 1st place in America where Irish Coffees were served.

    55555 by Rob W.


  • Candis K.Known for their Irish Coffee.. but it is strong! Crab omelette was extremely tasty!

    55555 by Candis K.


  • Rachael G.Go for the sourdough toast instead of the regular. Worth it.

    55555 by Rachael G.


  • John P.Try the Irish Coffee - (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by John P.


  • Sergio O.Try the Irish Coffee - #SFClassic #IrishCoffee (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Sergio O.


  • Ting T.Bartender makes an art of making Irish coffees.

    55555 by Ting T.


  • Italo I.Ok ppk the Irish coffee better be delish or else!!!!!!!!!!! ;-) here it comes wait for it! Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm

    55555 by Italo I.


  • Janine R.Irish Coffee is a MUST!

    55555 by Janine R.


  • Imelda K.To people with non-American accents - the 15% tip that some of the waitresses write on your receipt is NOT mandatory. If they do that, scrub it out and leave them nothing out of principle!

    22222 by Imelda K.


  • Matt C.have your phone ready in camcorder mode, and catch the bartender creating half a dozen Irish Coffees at the same time! Truly amazing AND delicious!

    55555 by Matt C.


  • Jim C.One of the must stops on the travel bucket list - have to have the original Irish Coffee

    55555 by Jim C.


  • Anna B.Too crazy here.

    55555 by Anna B.


  • Sophie C.Obviously get the Irish Coffee. Lovely service and delicious coffee.

    55555 by Sophie C.


  • J N.Lively atmosphere and GREAT Irish coffees!

    55555 by J N.


  • Paul G.Dungeness crab omelet is the bomb!

    55555 by Paul G.


  • ChrisPlease put sugar on the rim and torch it. THAT is real Irish coffee.

    33333 by Chris


  • ChrisBread pudding withcwhiskycsauxe!

    55555 by Chris


  • Evie G.Don't stir the Irish coffee! Yummm!!

    55555 by Evie G.


  • Jackson C.Irish coffee. Good.

    55555 by Jackson C.


  • Johnny E.Dat coffee

    55555 by Johnny E.


  • Noah M.Irish Coffee.... Enough said

    55555 by Noah M.


  • John P.Best Irish coffees gotta go

    55555 by John P.


  • Tim D.The Irish coffee kicks ass!!

    55555 by Tim D.


  • Kris E.Joseph is an amazing bartender!

    55555 by Kris E.


  • Michael O.Best Irish coffees in the Bay. That one bartender with the comb over is the best

    55555 by Michael O.


  • Matt O.Yum Irish Coffee...enuf said!

    55555 by Matt O.


  • Dylan M.Irish Coffee is good, the food ... not so much.

    55555 by Dylan M.


  • Sean W.My dad always start an SF trip with a trolley ride to the Buena Vista for a proper Irish Coffee.

    55555 by Sean W.


  • Joe E.The hours of operation listed for FourSquare are wrong. They open at 0800

    33333 by Joe E.


  • Randy R.Don't overlook the sourdough toast which goes with everything. Breakfast portions very generous so don't be out "he-manned" by just 2 eggs.

    55555 by Randy R.


  • KimGreat way to spend Sunday

    55555 by Kim


  • John B.The Irish coffee is as good as they say. Try one.. or three.

    55555 by John B.


  • Francesca R.The best Irish coffee in town, with an amazing view of the Golden Gate! Give it a try!

    55555 by Francesca R.


  • John P.Hate to be so unoriginal but you go here for the Irish Coffee. Talk to the bartenders about the amount of whiskey they use daily... Unbelievable.

    55555 by John P.


  • Meredith C.Be different get the Mexican coffee it's good !!

    55555 by Meredith C.


  • James D.Sit at the right end of the bar where they are pouring the Irish coffees.

    33333 by James D.


  • Dasha V.Definitely one if the best Irish coffee in the city :)

    55555 by Dasha V.


  • Mike F.Irish coffees, done.

    55555 by Mike F.


  • John Z.Can't go wrong with the crab Benedict.

    55555 by John Z.


  • Chris M.Get an Irish Coffee, since they were invented here!

    55555 by Chris M.


  • Ali P.If you come in here and don't order the Irish coffee, you are a dumb idiot. Everyone's doing it!!

    33333 by Ali P.


  • Kim O.I always make a stop here, in the heart of tourist hell, to have an Irish Coffee, remembering my dad's story of his first date when he moved to SF in the 50's.

    55555 by Kim O.


  • Shelby L.Irish coffee or bust

    55555 by Shelby L.


  • Elizabeth F.Sit in the back room--it's rarely crowded. Best Irish coffee ever. Goes great with their grilled cheese.

    55555 by Elizabeth F.


  • AprendiEduardo, uno de nuestros viajeros, dice que este bar tiene los mejores cafés internacionales. ¿Estás de acuerdo? Cuéntanos en Aprendí.

    55555 by Aprendi


  • David B.The heart and soul of SF. Irish Coffee on a Sunday is a MUST.

    55555 by David B.


  • Drunken HistoryThe Irish Coffee is a must....here is how to make it: http://www.thebuenavista.com/home/irishcoffee.html

    55555 by Drunken History


  • michella n.Fresh whip cream with baileys

    55555 by michella n.


  • KatieIrish coffee and crab cakes were perfect to fight the chill as the fog rolled in.

    55555 by Katie


  • CarolineDelicious Irish Coffee near Ghiradelli Square. Come on a clear day at sunset to sip your drink and admire the beautiful view.

    55555 by Caroline


  • Jeffrey C.Frank rolls the Irish coffees out the best, he's the champ!

    55555 by Jeffrey C.


  • SFGate M.Don't miss this bar's iconic cocktail, the Irish coffee.

    55555 by SFGate M.


  • Sam B.The Buena Vista will serve 1800-2000 Irish Coffees each day. That's a lot of Irish Whiskey!

    55555 by Sam B.


  • Jake S.Sit at the bar and watch the coffees being made for a truly unique experience.

    55555 by Jake S.


  • ibisIrish Coffee FTW

    55555 by ibis


  • Heather U.Ask to join a strangers table and make new friends

    33333 by Heather U.


  • Tim G.Irish Coffee. Nuff said.

    55555 by Tim G.


  • Mike H.2nd best Irish coffee behind Fidlers green.

    55555 by Mike H.


  • Anne S.You must have the Irish Coffee!

    55555 by Anne S.


  • Lori K.Enjoy the view

    55555 by Lori K.


  • Lori K.Always crowded... But worth it

    55555 by Lori K.


  • Christopher M.Get your Irish Coffee from Larry!

    55555 by Christopher M.


  • Abbey K.Baileys Irish coffee!

    55555 by Abbey K.


  • Lori K.Ask if Eli F. (the mayor) is there & buy him an Irish coffee

    33333 by Lori K.


  • Andee K.Best Irish Coffee in the world!!!!

    55555 by Andee K.


  • Denaya D.Amazing views and amazing Irish coffee... Aaaaahhhhhh. The perfect place to bring out of towners.

    55555 by Denaya D.


  • Dionne K.Its all good here

    55555 by Dionne K.


  • Lee G.Breakfast is pretty good !

    55555 by Lee G.


  • Theresa G.The coffee fella is definitely not light handed with the whiskey!

    33333 by Theresa G.


  • hal t.Love this place. A must visit if you are local or a vistor.

    55555 by hal t.


  • Vee A.Get an Irish Coffee.

    55555 by Vee A.


  • L L.Best Irish coffee ever!

    55555 by L L.


  • Dana D.Try a Spanish coffee- made with rum instead of whiskey. Delicious!!

    55555 by Dana D.


  • RyanObviously the Irish Coffee is perfection, Paul is amazing, made the place more personal!

    55555 by Ryan


  • Randy S.Irish Coffee!

    55555 by Randy S.


  • Jennifer W.Sucky crowd! Bunch of old people with attitudes. Don't go!

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  • Kathleen S....and 3 is even better...

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  • Lee R.Try the Ramos Fizz. It's like cloud filled with alcohol. You won't be disappointed!

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  • Kathleen S.How can you resist not having a second...

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  • Human TripodA little known fact: although they don't allow smoking, they may allow you to light an Irish pipe with pipe tobacco if seated at the bar. Nice! Now bring me my shillelagh! :D

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  • Jeffrey C.Excellent for Irish coffees and brunch early in the AM

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  • Erik H.Andy Garcia and Meg Ryan have a drink here in the Opening Scene of When a Man Loves A Woman

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  • Jacob S.Irish coffee... to go!

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  • Jason C.World famous whiskey coffee.

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  • 🍻Brian C.Down the entire Irish Coffee in 5 seconds if you dare.

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  • Liz RJust accidentally stumbled upon the Irish bar where one of the best movie opening scenes was filmed. Does anybody know what movie I'm referring to? Destiny!

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  • Eva V.Best breakfast ever with a splendid view over golden gate.

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  • SUSAN W.Whooeee. They offer Irish Coffee TO GO !

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  • amy r.Loved the Irish coffee.

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  • wheat kneeAsk for a shot of patron with a sangrita back. Sangrita not sangria. Amazing!!

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  • Tara S.There are secret tables in the back

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  • Antti K.The bartender has the making of an Irish coffee down to a science. The drink is really good, too!

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  • Viktor K.Try the original Irish Coffee. You won't regret it.

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  • John B.Get a Irish coffee from this bar tender and get a close up magic show, tip well my friends

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  • Nola I.Don't like Irish whiskey and coffee? Try a refreshing New Orleans Fizz. The second drink they are known for.

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  • Carolina M.Talk about a super yummy Irish coffee!

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  • VickyisaStar L.A must try with the Crab Benedict with Chiron Sauce and of course the famous Irish whiskey

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  • Cee C.Irish coffees! It's always packed in here, but if you're nice you just may share a table w/ fellow patrons :)

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  • James C.Great service

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  • Laura G.Great Irish coffee. Agree with everyone else that this is the best.

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  • James B.Best Eggs Benedict in town!

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  • Adam JGet the Irish coffee

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  • Katelyn Jheard this place has the BEST Irish coffee.

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  • Elizabeth F.Why in the world would you order an Irish Coffee here without the booze?

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  • E M.Larry makes magic... and more than simply his mixology. ask for a show of skill

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  • Hessam M.Make sure you order the Irish coffee. It is the b

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  • Kurt W.Tip the bartender.

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  • Chris P.Don't stir. Keep the hot side hot and the cool side cool. Swell ritual.

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  • Ninja C.Don't order the Nachos.

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  • Anne A.Legit Irish Coffee

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  • Scott M.The body is in the trunk of the car.

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  • AlisaAsk for Marty. Order the Naughty Irishman. Yum!

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  • JenelleOrder a Gaylic if you want the irish coffee light on the alcohol

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  • Bart CThe bartender will do magic tricks for you if you're nice

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  • Cynthia hYou haven't had a real Irish coffee until you have one at Buena Vista

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  • elizabeth f.Be prepared for slow service!

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  • ross KSharing a round table at sunset is ideal.

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  • Gerke Kt

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  • Mike D.THe best Irish Coffees (they supposedly invented them), and awesome breakfasts. Great view of the bay and always fun meeting new people.

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  • Alex M.get an Irish coffee

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