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Foreign Cinema



2534 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110

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(415) 648-7600

  • Sun - 11:00am - 2:00am
  • Mon - Fri 6:00pm - 2:00am
  • Sat 11:00am - 2:00am

Cuisine: American Restaurants, Breakfast and Brunch, French Restaurants, Mediterranean Restaurants

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4.8 of 5.0 from 136 reviews


price range:$26 to $50

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  • Bommy ChaBeautiful ambiance but way overpriced for brunch. Rhubarb poptarts are bomb but left still hungry.

    33333 by Bommy Cha


  • Lea Dessi-OliveGood food, a bit pricey. Id recommend brunch over dinner. Not the best for gluten free but the kitchen is flexible to make changes in the menu

    55555 by Lea Dessi-Olive


  • heidi harmanAmazing food and wine, a missions oasis!

    55555 by heidi harman


  • Kim P.Appetizers: poke and tagliatelle. Entrees: pork chop and duck. You are welcome.

    55555 by Kim P.


  • Ranu R.Amazing food. Although service was a bit slow. Order oysters, beef carpaccio, 5 spiced duck, and the Yellowtail Jack entree was amazing.

    55555 by Ranu R.


  • Graham G.Very cool vibe and a great menu

    55555 by Graham G.


  • Simon W.Go with a group of five and order everything on the picnic menu.

    55555 by Simon W.


  • Fon StarI think it suits better meet lovers. Pasta plate was a great vegetarian alternative really tasty. Beautiful place. a bit crowded and the tables really close to each other.

    55555 by Fon Star


  • Tati ☆☆☆☆☆☆Great amabiance, great food high prices small portion kind of place.

    55555 by Tati ☆☆☆☆☆☆


  • Dan FoyBest duck I've had

    55555 by Dan Foy


  • Yotam TroimThe venue is great, the service was fantastic and the Bloody Marys were amazing (both the regular and the Persian). They are even super friendly to kids but the food was just ok.

    55555 by Yotam Troim


  • Stefanie S.Fried chicken. That is all.

    33333 by Stefanie S.


  • Harold PollardWelcome to HP Technical Support & World Financial Group (Los Angeles) Broker for Details. Contact:Harold Pollard Email.pollardharold@gmail.com,WebSite http://pollardharold.wix.com Phone 323-440-4356

    55555 by Harold Pollard


  • Despina PapadopoulouPacific tuna!Excellent service!Book a table in advance, one in the courtyard!

    55555 by Despina Papadopoulou


  • The Tastes that Make the CityThe slow-cooked brown sugar alderwood smoked bacon is the best bacon in SF, making our list of "The Tastes That Make the City: SF Edition."

    55555 by The Tastes that Make the City


  • Viviana de MicheliBook a table early, it's always fully booked. Great food and atmosphere in the inner yard

    55555 by Viviana de Micheli


  • Claire PedersenGo early and wait in line before it opens! The experience of just being there is worth the wait. The space is beautiful and the food is very unique :)

    55555 by Claire Pedersen


  • Brett L.The have a gorgeous and delicious poké on the menu right now. Don't miss it. Sublime.

    55555 by Brett L.


  • Helena L.Dreaming about those pop tarts... and I don't even like sweets.

    55555 by Helena L.


  • Mark DanielThe food is amazing for the price. One of the coolest vibes I've experienced and the service is top notch.

    55555 by Mark Daniel


  • Foodlover SDRomantic place to have brunch on weekends. But you have to wait in line.

    55555 by Foodlover SD


  • Aly OradyTheir food is consistently great - but don't overlook dessert. Their pastry chef never ceases to impress me.

    55555 by Aly Orady


  • Mariianne CraryOutstanding brunch, fun place

    55555 by Mariianne Crary


  • NanetteEverything is delish. The fried chicken and pork chop are definitely must haves.

    55555 by Nanette


  • Tim J.Good date spot

    55555 by Tim J.


  • Tasting TablePart of SF's brunch honor guard, thanks to fresh-baked pastries (including an infamous seasonal Pop-Tart-like pastry) and a killer raw bar. Oh, and that gorgeous atrium-like patio, of course.

    55555 by Tasting Table


  • Frances JamesExcellent execution every time at this beautiful new American restaurant and bar. Great for dinner or brunch. You can also order off the brunch menu at their sister bar next door, Laszlo

    55555 by Frances James


  • Brad T.Good food. Great bloodies.

    55555 by Brad T.


  • Alyssa B.Wonderful new American dishes. Sorta pricey. Beware of the $22 glass of rosé.

    55555 by Alyssa B.


  • SezI came here for brunch and everything was amazing. Be sure to try the brown sugar bacon and pop tarts! And don't forget their delicious bloody mary's!

    55555 by Sez


  • LucieAmazing atmosphere! Sit outside if you want to see the movie. Food was phenomenal!!

    55555 by Lucie


  • Katherine L.One of the many reasons I love San Francisco is for places like this, watching a great Wes Anderson movie, outside while enjoying amazing food! Love this place!!

    55555 by Katherine L.


  • Chris B.Oysters... and everything else.

    55555 by Chris B.


  • Travis M.Amazing food!

    55555 by Travis M.


  • Matt S.Brunch in the courtyard is really special, nearly beats their dinners! Great selection of wines, tasty cocktails, great vibe

    55555 by Matt S.


  • LeVan G.Great place for dinner!

    55555 by LeVan G.


  • Janna M.Delicious. Was here with a group and everyone's food was great and service was wonderful

    55555 by Janna M.


  • Jenny W.Try the Sole - Literally blew my mind this #petrole #sole with #oystermushroom and #bloodorange #holyshit #nomnomnom (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Jenny W.


  • Jenny W.Try the Risotto with Seared Scallops, Lobster Mushroom and Chanterelle (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Jenny W.


  • Jenny W.Try the Ahi Tuna Poke (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Jenny W.


  • Andrew S.With a daily rotating menu, the fried chicken is a staple that's well worth trying

    55555 by Andrew S.


  • Jessica H.Great place for our nine year anniversary:) everyone was Sooooo nice:):):)

    55555 by Jessica H.


  • Kyle M.Be sure to get a reservation and request the patio! Come around dusk so you're there for whichever movie is playing. If the fried chicken is on the menu, get it. Thank me later.

    55555 by Kyle M.


  • Jason L.Great food, awesome space. Came for brunch, but dinner outside with a movie sounds like the way to go.

    55555 by Jason L.


  • Greg S.The scene outside these doors hides a gem of a restaurant that will delight locals and visitors from afar. The wine list is worth a snoop. The seafood is ready to order.

    55555 by Greg S.


  • Lee H.The brunch is amazing. The French toast is unbelievable. The burger and eggs are terrific.

    55555 by Lee H.


  • Sherilynn M.Try the 3 spice fried chicken - Omfg. It's sooo juicy and goood. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Sherilynn M.


  • Luke B.Fried chicken is always fantastic!

    55555 by Luke B.


  • Rodrigo D.Great brunch without a line - a rarity in this neighborhood

    55555 by Rodrigo D.


  • Joyce S.Always have the side of brown sugar bacon

    55555 by Joyce S.


  • Alix B.Great for dinner, screen B&W movies on the outdoor terrace!

    55555 by Alix B.


  • EtienneVery cool place. The food is very good and the price is great. Take the bus or a taxi because there's no parking around.

    55555 by Etienne


  • Dana O.Try the fried chicken (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Dana O.


  • Pacific Union InternationalThis is a unique San Francisco gem in the heart of the Mission District. Brunch is always a winner with its chic space and homemade pop tarts.

    55555 by Pacific Union International


  • Veronica C.Fyi - Movie screenings in the summer/early fall are after 9ish. Make sure you ask the hostess to be seated in the patio area.

    33333 by Veronica C.


  • Jessica R.Zagat 24. Cost $49. Cal-Med fare in beautiful courtyard where you can enjoy the stars, both above and in films projected on the wall; strong cocktails; don't miss" brunch with gourmet Pop Tarts.

    55555 by Jessica R.


  • Jonas G.Don't miss the pluot pop tart, cured anchovies/sardines, bloody mary's and pistachio cheesecake. Best way to start the sat/sun!

    55555 by Jonas G.


  • Barbara Z.Really good kitcken. Try the oyster bar and the duck breast: great! Good selection of wine, peculiar cocktails. Service a bit slow but in the end ok

    55555 by Barbara Z.


  • Barbara Z.Abbiamo assaggiato ostriche del Pacifico e dell'atlantico, un petto d'anatra cotto come si deve, un delizioso cheese. Due cocktail a tema un po' coraggiosi e ottimo vino: il cinema è un pretesto...

    55555 by Barbara Z.


  • Chris L.Go for the sesame fried chicken but don't leave without ordering dessert and apps because they won't be happy.

    33333 by Chris L.


  • Sean P.Highly recommended!!!

    55555 by Sean P.


  • Lucca T.Great food and service ...

    55555 by Lucca T.


  • Nick F.outdoor dining and movie screenings

    55555 by Nick F.


  • Gloria Z.its a great place BUT I've been here since noon and I still haven't had my food. 40 min to be seated--it's 1:41 now, and I'm still waiting to be served. 2 HOURS to get served?

    33333 by Gloria Z.


  • Adamon the must do list -- dinner amazeballs. brunch amazeballs. HAVE to reserve.

    55555 by Adam


  • Keith F.Good food and a classic movie drive in style

    55555 by Keith F.


  • Cassie P.The best sesame chicken hands down. I don't know what batter they use but it's a winner. Such a great outdoor ambiance with a free movie that plays on the wall. Definitely a go to place!

    55555 by Cassie P.


  • Elaine C.Get the fried chicken, it's delicious!

    55555 by Elaine C.


  • Sara D.Get the sesame curry fried chicken. Absolutely out of this world!

    55555 by Sara D.


  • Elliott P.Date night

    55555 by Elliott P.


  • Meghana D.Brunch: Champagne omelette disappoints. Try the homemade pop tarts, baguette French toast, and scramble. Drinks / sodas are great (esp. Lavender lemonade for non alcoholic beverage).

    55555 by Meghana D.


  • Brad M.cool place.

    55555 by Brad M.


  • Kenneth B.Everyone knows they have great cocktails and oysters. That the light and people watching in the courtyard are great. But did you know they make the best tuna salad sandwich in the city? Now you know.

    55555 by Kenneth B.


  • Christina M.Bloody Mary for the win!

    55555 by Christina M.


  • Benjamin W.Order the bacon. Trust me.

    33333 by Benjamin W.


  • Jacob G.Get a table outside in the tent to enjoy the screening. Eat the sardines and Madras curry fried chicken. Yum!

    55555 by Jacob G.


  • Russ M.The Curry Fried Chicken was amazing. Sweet and curry-y.

    55555 by Russ M.


  • Audra S.Try the Croque Mad - The #grilled bread absorbs the perfectly cooked egg and #creamy béchamel. It's richness is cut by the #saltiness of the thinly sliced ham. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Audra S.


  • Sam S.Bacon. That's all you need to know. Do it.

    55555 by Sam S.


  • Liz S.Fistful of Dollars - an awesome, easy to sip on, burbon cocktail!

    55555 by Liz S.


  • SidewaysA damn fine brunch without the wait.

    33333 by Sideways


  • annie l.Opentable = brunch lifesaver. Book in advance

    55555 by annie l.


  • Tablet HotelsAn interesting take on the standard dinner and a movie. Try the oysters and pork chop before viewing a foreign film projected on the wall, and if you'd rather follow by ear, you can request speakers.

    55555 by Tablet Hotels


  • Chris H.Hemingway Dronk

    55555 by Chris H.


  • Eugene L.Great cocktails, farm to table fare and great outdoor (heated!) space!

    55555 by Eugene L.


  • Renaissance HotelsBe sure to make a reservation – this hip Mission restaurant/cinema is deservedly popular, both for its tasty French bistro fare and cozy ambience. For more, follow us on 4sq or at www.renhotels.com.

    55555 by Renaissance Hotels


  • Anton S.Fried chicken is on 7x7's Big Eat 2013.

    55555 by Anton S.


  • Adam F.Eat ALL the bacons! Oh, and grab a Bloody Mary from Laszlo. And order the balsamic eggs.

    55555 by Adam F.


  • Joel A.Fried chicken

    55555 by Joel A.


  • ashley t.Do not miss the pear pop tarts. Incredible.

    55555 by ashley t.


  • Paul S.Sardines, wow.

    33333 by Paul S.


  • Dillon"The Song Remains the Same" is quite the tasty cocktail. Get one at the bar before you have dinner.

    55555 by Dillon


  • Take S.Try the chile verde - Awesome branch! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Take S.


  • Christine C.Bloody Mary and hangover soup!

    55555 by Christine C.


  • LocoCatIf you're planning for too much fun on New Year's Eve we suggest you make reservations for FC's first ever “Hangover Brunch” on Jan 1. We're pretty sure some of the LocoCat staff will be there...

    55555 by LocoCat


  • Jake P.If you have anything else but the fried chicken, you're a fool.

    33333 by Jake P.


  • Matthew S.The Persian Bloody Mary was crazy tasty!

    55555 by Matthew S.


  • Omar P.Try the Salmon And Grapefruit (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Omar P.


  • raphiiOne word: brownsugerfriedbacooooooon.

    33333 by raphii


  • Shirley L.Grab an outdoor seat for sure (or ask for one in your reservation)! If here for dinner, get the sesame fried chicken and a sexy beast.

    55555 by Shirley L.


  • RajatAssorted oyster platter is a must. Pick the smoked salmon from the urban picnic menu, fried chicken or steak from the entrees are great

    55555 by Rajat


  • Kim O.I love that this place is still around. What's better then a rooftop dinner in the city with a classic film on the big screen?

    55555 by Kim O.


  • Nancy M.Sit outside for dinner.

    55555 by Nancy M.


  • Adrian C.The goat cheese and friend chicken were amazing

    55555 by Adrian C.


  • S M.watch movies, eat excellent cuisine

    55555 by S M.


  • Ellen C.Menu changes every night but everything is so delish! Plus free movie if you sit outdoors :P

    55555 by Ellen C.


  • Aleksandra P.Good choice ;)

    55555 by Aleksandra P.


  • Stephen T.good brunch and cool deco

    55555 by Stephen T.


  • KitchitEqually delicious for brunch or dinner. Check out Chef Gayle Pirie on Kitchit at http://www.kitchit.com/profiles/chefs/gayle-pirie

    55555 by Kitchit


  • Brittney L.Pot de creme and chocolate martini for dessert. Lamb for dinner. You cannot go wrong.

    55555 by Brittney L.


  • Travel + LeisureForget stale popcorn. This popular Mission spot has a full oyster bar and serves Cal/Med dishes with the movie, screened on a high brick wall on the patio.

    55555 by Travel + Leisure


  • Tasting TableAsk for the off-menu balsamic-fried-egg-topped burger. Covered in grilled onions and Dijon aioli, this is brunch at a new level:

    55555 by Tasting Table


  • BordeauxWinesWeekend brunch is a must! Try to seat in the courtyard where old movies are screened

    55555 by BordeauxWines


  • Bobby C.Wow, curry fried chicken. So nice. Wife loved the king salmon. Super romantic spot.

    55555 by Bobby C.


  • Neil L.Get the french toast to share with the table - awesome!

    55555 by Neil L.


  • Mike C.Try the croque madame sandwhich (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Mike C.


  • Mike C.Try the Croque Madame (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Mike C.


  • Mike C.Try the Caramel Pecan Sticky Bun (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Mike C.


  • Nick B.Best brunch in the city, as far as I'm concerned. Get a poptart and the hash.

    55555 by Nick B.


  • Amy J.Try the Papillion (via @Foodspotting)

    33333 by Amy J.


  • Amy J.Try the Pork Belly (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Amy J.


  • Grace S.Bloody Mary, sugar bacon and scramble on!

    55555 by Grace S.


  • Rajiv D.Try the fried chicken (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Rajiv D.


  • Tina C.great cocktail and atmosphere. first time i was there, was to celebrate my good friend who got a generous offer from Netflix! what a reason!

    55555 by Tina C.


  • Christine B.Still one of my favorite outdoor brunch spots in SF, for over a decade now.

    55555 by Christine B.


  • Chieze O.Get the fried chicken. They change their menu like every day, so it might be one of a few different dishes (including with waffles!). Seriously amazing.

    55555 by Chieze O.


  • Rai-mon N.Try the Cab Franc (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Rai-mon N.


  • Rebecca G.FAV. The ambience makes you feel happy - warm, cozy, & funky all at once. At night, old films project on the wall. The food is farm fresh, unique, and incredible. And they make fantastic bloodies.

    55555 by Rebecca G.


  • Tonia D.If you're eating at the bar for Sunday brunch, ask for Anthony. He's the best!

    55555 by Tonia D.


  • Thomas K.Try the Bloody Mary - #bloodygood (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Thomas K.


  • JessyRequest a seat outside when making your reservation!

    33333 by Jessy


  • Sofia A.Try the oysters, the french toast and the fried eggs in balsamic.

    55555 by Sofia A.


  • Elon L.The Mean Streets tastes a little like cough medicine. Prefer Last Temptation and Song Remains the Same.

    33333 by Elon L.


  • Natala M.Always get a pop tart at brunch.

    55555 by Natala M.


  • Shari Marie R.the bartender was such a jerk; he didnt want to close the front door when it was freezing, made fun of our drink orders and played with his hair the entire night. not a tru san franciscan welcome

    22222 by Shari Marie R.


  • Brian S.7x7's Big Eat 2012 says the fried chicken is delicious. Yum!

    55555 by Brian S.


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