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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 257 reviews


price range:$26 to $50

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  • Cass JWe just had some tasty basic bloody Mary's but the menu looked nice and elegant too.

    55555 by Cass J


  • Laurea d.Beautiful outdoor seating, great selection of oysters & overall solid New American food

    55555 by Laurea d.


  • Allie Vmediocre food, but very cool experience. try their assortment of oysters and the fried chicken. oh and sit outside, that is a must!

    55555 by Allie V


  • Nathan W.Inventive menu and great atmosphere. The oysters are fantastic and I finished with a Fernet Branca nightcap. My only regret is that I didn't experience their legendary brunch. Eat here!

    55555 by Nathan W.


  • PureWowWe couldn’t round up alfresco dining spots and not include Foreign Cinema’s famous enclosed patio, strung with café lights and bounded by a blank wall where classic movies are projected.

    55555 by PureWow


  • Ben KThe sesame chicken is simple and great for dinner. Get the pop tarts for brunch

    55555 by Ben K


  • Sydney @Make sure to get a seat outside and dine in the moonlight while old movies play in the background

    55555 by Sydney @


  • J MSesame Fried chicken and duck are the most popular items.

    55555 by J M


  • Heather R.The food here was some of the worst food I've ever tasted in my life. I can't believe they charge for this. Awful food. Service is great, but....

    22222 by Heather R.


  • Analise T.Sit outside and enjoy the movie. No sound with the movie but it's nice to see highlights of movies and it feels like you are sitting outside

    55555 by Analise T.


  • Alexandra EOrganic pop tart, Bloody Mary, hash, and fried eggs were all amazing. The pop tart makes a wonderful shareable appetizer!

    55555 by Alexandra E


  • H K.Try Quince pop tart and poached eggs w/ pork

    55555 by H K.


  • Frances CI love their fried chicken which has an Indian twist and their lobster. My company had a private party here and the wine selection was pretty good.

    55555 by Frances C


  • Amy CBook a table outside and enjoy. Very SF.

    55555 by Amy C


  • Vivian CEvery meal that starts with oysters is a good meal.

    55555 by Vivian C


  • Victoria U.Very romantic. Great food with small plates to share. This place is an institution for a reason make sure to make a reservation.

    55555 by Victoria U.


  • Melon L.Pop tart! Get it.

    55555 by Melon L.


  • Aleksandra DAmazing spot for a get together with friends, however i'd rather go there for a drink or a small bite than a dinner, since food was mainly average, with one exception - smoky eggplant toasts.

    55555 by Aleksandra D


  • Chris H.Incredibly overrated.

    11111 by Chris H.


  • Prakash DThe fried chicken! One of my top 10 restaurants. An SF must!

    55555 by Prakash D


  • PureWowNothing boring about the chevre cheesecake, which comes with seasonal berries and an oat crumble that cuts through the richness.

    55555 by PureWow


  • Luke B.An upscale, oasis on Mission Street, Foreign Cinema serves up delicious and creative brunch dishes with impeccable (if claustrophobic) service. The homemade pop tart is a hit, but you can't go wrong.

    55555 by Luke B.


  • Kelsey MGreat for a romantic night, amazing ambiance, and even better seafood.

    55555 by Kelsey M


  • Hannah S.Can't go wrong with tuna sashimi and beef carpaccio! Amazing place to eat while watching Ratatouille movie! :)

    55555 by Hannah S.


  • SFistOne of multiple fine, Italian or Cal-Med restaurants around town where you'll find granita on the menu this time of year, Foreign Cinema is well known for its watermelon granita in the summertime.

    55555 by SFist


  • Ben B.All about the sesame fried chicken!

    33333 by Ben B.


  • Pratheeksha ABrunch is amazing

    55555 by Pratheeksha A


  • Mark TKale pappardelle and cocktails

    55555 by Mark T


  • Wilson JDelicious modern American fare, fun vibe and who doesn't like old film classics projected to boot?

    55555 by Wilson J


  • EaterWith North African and Mediterranean menu leanings and a deepened wine program, it's one of the city's most romantic restaurants, with staggering decor and engaging food.

    55555 by Eater


  • Melissa E.Baked formage was really good

    55555 by Melissa E.


  • Pueblo Viejo Tequila CThe Easter colors reflect in a Margarita mixed with Pueblo Viejo. Get yours here at Foreign Cinema!

    55555 by Pueblo Viejo Tequila C


  • Natasha N.começa o serviço às 17h30 e tem um ótimo bar, com ostras frescas de variadas procedências e vinhos e espumantes por taça. Pense em esticar para um jantar no pátio; mais romântico, impossível.

    55555 by Natasha N.


  • Jeff MelnykTruly exceptional

    55555 by Jeff Melnyk


  • Morgan LBrunch service takes much longer than usual, but the food and ambiance is nice.

    33333 by Morgan L


  • Hanah SPersian Bloody Mary with a hint of curry powder, sumac, and balsamic is worth the wait in line.

    55555 by Hanah S


  • Markus S.Everything. Is. So. Good!

    55555 by Markus S.


  • Chloe DBrunch is always amazing here- get the Bloody Mary!

    55555 by Chloe D


  • Pueblo Viejo Tequila CWhen you visit Foreign Cinema, start by ordering a delicious cocktail mixed with Pueblo Viejo Blanco.

    55555 by Pueblo Viejo Tequila C


  • Mikahla VicinoBacon is unreal.

    55555 by Mikahla Vicino


  • John KI went here solo and sat in the back bar area. Honestly this is a great date spot. The food is semi-pricey but well worth it. Had the 'Champagne-Truffle Omelet', a bloody mary, and some oysters.

    55555 by John K


  • Pueblo Viejo Tequila CIf you are in Foreign Cinema, try a Margarita with Pueblo Viejo Blanco.

    55555 by Pueblo Viejo Tequila C


  • Teresa W.I was skeptical about the pop tarts too but they're gooooood

    55555 by Teresa W.


  • Ting AMy favorite brunch place in the city, and don't miss the bacon.

    55555 by Ting A


  • Georgia 7Unique experience, classy vibe. Get the cheesecake!

    55555 by Georgia 7


  • Jeremy Qpop-tarts are good

    55555 by Jeremy Q


  • Alissa RobinowPossibly the best duck I have ever had! The brandade gratin, ceviche and the apple tart were also top notch!

    55555 by Alissa Robinow


  • Catherine LAwesome place for a Sunday brunch. Get the cinnamon roll and the French toast!

    55555 by Catherine L


  • Jean-CharlesMy favorite restaurant in San Francisco!

    55555 by Jean-Charles


  • Vanessa GonzalezEl ambiente súper especial con proyección cinematográfica y música en vivo. Pide lugar en la terraza y reserva con tiempo. Unos ostiones de entradita.La cacerola de pato, el risotto de hongos.

    55555 by Vanessa Gonzalez


  • Vanessa GonzalezEl risotto de hongos, la cacerola de pato. Delicioso el lugar. Un must. El ambiente con música n vivo y proyección cinematográfica. Reserva con tiempo en la terraza.

    55555 by Vanessa Gonzalez


  • Nimalan MChèvre cheesecake is great!

    55555 by Nimalan M


  • Doug d.A wonderful brunch spot in a lovely, open, airy setting. The poached eggs with tender pork, chickpeas, mole verde, and crispy plantains are spicy and delicious.

    55555 by Doug d.


  • Michael GoodeOysters fresh from Marin! #yum

    55555 by Michael Goode


  • Kevin NgMake reservations or expect a wait. Cocktails, duck, and the pork chops are always good bets.

    55555 by Kevin Ng


  • Marissa C.Great food, place to take your folks.

    55555 by Marissa C.


  • Renee V.There wasn't a single item I ate that I didn't like. The sticky bun is insane. 🙌🏼for the champagne omelette

    33333 by Renee V.


  • Natalie M.Such a cool spot. Had an amazing dinner here. All the food was fantastic and the ambiance unique. Service wasn't the best but I think that was just our server; not the entire staff

    55555 by Natalie M.


  • Ryszard PFantastic duck confit with poached eggs and salad.

    55555 by Ryszard P


  • Stella Z.Incredible. From ambiance to service to decor. Incredible. A must try (over and over again) every bite was heavenly.

    55555 by Stella Z.


  • Cassandra LightGet here right before at 11am, you will get seated :)

    33333 by Cassandra Light


  • 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.


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    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


  • Lawrence CWowzers, great meal, get a selection of oysters to kick off.

    55555 by Lawrence C


  • Sam G.Persian omelette was great. It was green, so I didn't order a ham side to go with it, my name being Sam and all.

    33333 by Sam G.


  • Guía PlanetingEn San Francisco se cena en un cine al aire libre: Foreign Cinema

    55555 by Guía Planeting


  • Adam BraceFor brunch the key is to start sweet. Pisco Punch cocktail with the organic apple pop tart will start you off nicely. Follow up with the poached eggs and duck and as an extra add the sausages. Amazing

    55555 by Adam Brace


  • Jojo AAvocado toast

    55555 by Jojo A


  • Chefs FeedDominique Crenn, chef of Atelier Crenn, eats here on her nights off. She loves the Brunch.

    55555 by Chefs Feed


  • SThe pork chop is a staple here but the Moroccan chicken is out of this world. Stay for the movie that plays at sunset.

    55555 by S


  • Cody HardEverything's pretty great. Good coffee, mixed berry pop tart is okay, baked goat cheese is fantastic, berries and figs are okay. Heavenly scramble is outstanding, croque madam is great. Great ambiance

    55555 by Cody Hard


  • Chez TouchattGreat food, great setting! Fun.

    55555 by Chez Touchatt


  • AFAR MediaForeign Cinema is a culinary favorite in this city of foodies. It has everything - an innovative menu, one of THE BEST Bloody Marys in the city, a sun-kissed indoor/outdoor patio & classic movies.

    55555 by AFAR Media


  • Elizabeth AgnewOne of SF's best brunches

    55555 by Elizabeth Agnew


  • SamaherAtmosphere is very romantic and cosy

    55555 by Samaher


  • SFGateBest seat: The counter seats opposite the bar lend some privacy, but all seats are good, especially since it can be standing room only.

    55555 by SFGate


  • SFGateDon't miss the Dijon pork belly ($7), a flavor powerhouse served with peach chutney. Portions are tiny and choices few, but you can also order from the full menu.

    55555 by SFGate


  • SFGateSpecialties: Beef carpaccio; oysters on the half shell (up to 20 varieties); house-cured sardines; sesame fried chicken; harissa-spiced pork chop; chocolate pot de creme.

    55555 by SFGate


  • Lori MastronardiThe duck breast = a delight. (The scallop dish is not.) Book for 8ish so you can stick around for lights out (+ an outdoor screening) at around 9.

    55555 by Lori Mastronardi


  • Meredith M.They play foreign films when it gets dark while you eat! And the heat lamps outside work wonders! Food's pricey though. Worth it!

    55555 by Meredith M.


  • Mark MCook's cocktail oysters - the best!

    55555 by Mark M


  • Grace S.Apple pop tart and lavender lemonade

    55555 by Grace S.


  • lenny n.Best fried chicken in the city. And, we got married here!

    55555 by lenny n.


  • Brett L.Now they are doing overflow seating at Lazlo during brunch. Get seated with no wait!

    33333 by Brett L.


  • Kevin D.Try the Perfect Tuxedo martini.

    55555 by Kevin D.


  • Kevin M.Don't sit upstairs, most tables have zero view and are right next to the waiter station.

    33333 by Kevin M.


  • 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

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  • Aleksandra P.Good choice ;)

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  • Stephen T.good brunch and cool deco

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

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • 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!

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

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  • 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.

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

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  • 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.

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

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

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  • JessyRequest a seat outside when making your reservation!

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

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

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

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  • 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

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

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  • Donald W.Came here for an anniversary dinner and was blown away by the service and the food. Not something you would expect from this neighborhood (4 of 4 petals via Fondu)

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  • Gilt CityFor the past 12 years, the unique Mission mainstay has served up fine foreign and independent films alongside seasonal California/Mediterranean fare with a touch of the comfort food.

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  • Julian N.Looking for a brunch place in SF? You just found it. Congrats!

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  • EnroutGet the fried chicken... the skin is so crispy and the meat is extra juicy. www.enrout.com

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  • Nancy R.Great bar. Tucked away in the back, can also grab a patio table outside. This place is a classic - top notch in all that they do.

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  • Andrew N.We just came here late for dessert and sherry

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  • José L.Sticky bun > pop tart

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  • Timothy B.Don't think. Don't blink. Get the pork loin.

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  • Maithreyi R.Risottos the only vegetarian thing on the menu at dinner time - Amazing though!

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  • SF WeeklySF Weekly's Best Of 2011 Winner - Reader's Poll - BEST BRUNCH

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  • SF WeeklySF Weekly's Best Of 2011 - Reader's Poll - BEST ROMANTIC RESTAURANT

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  • James the Wine GuyI love Foreign Cinema-- great design and while I like the movies playing outside-- I like the indoor tall ceiling fire place dining room. I like the back bar--very different from front bar. Nice win

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  • Pris SCroque madame!

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  • Brooks R.The Morolo chamomile grappa is something truly special. Let it be your glorious nightcap.

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  • AskMenThe menu, with a large oyster selection for appetizers & main-dish favorites like the smoky masala pork chop, never disappoints. Foreign films are screened in the courtyard of the chic space.

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  • Tsipi MGreat expensive trendy place... best dessert -- the sundae... Trust me, we tried them all!

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  • Zezo O.Watch out for the douchebag barback that thinks he's a g...white dude w pony tail...fuck u...

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  • Ayelet B.Make sure you double check your reservation. They have major attitude.

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  • Eric T.Go with the pork tenderloin and mandarins. Doesn't get more succulent, sweet + juicy than this

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  • Jake K.When we checked in the hostess was such a cunt to us we had to leave..

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  • FoodspottingTry the Pilsner & Apple Omelette

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  • EaterLike Zuni, a onetime trailblazer inspired by the Chez Panisse mantra. And like Zuni, a fully-fledged restaurant on all levels, from food to service. [Eater 38 Member]

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  • Trumer P.Grab a Trumer during happy hour, and enjoy the foreign flicks projected every night on the outdoor patio.

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  • Christine N.If Foreign Cinema is overbooked, order next door at Laszlo. It's not as pretty, but it's quick and charming in its own right.

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  • Ryan S.The fried chicken is a must have for dinner!!!

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  • Maria L.Brunch awesome: any dish with New Life Farm organic eggs paired with slow-cooked brown sugar smoked bacon!

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  • 7x7 M.Have a Bloody Mary with brunch...it's #98 on 7x7's Big Eat SF 2010.

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  • BravoBy far the best brunch in town - brown sugar glazed bacon should be a requirement for every table! -Preeti Mistry, Top Chef

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  • Glenn R.Avoid "gallery" seating. Siberia

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  • ZAGATThe housemade organic fruit “Pop Tarts” is a must for weekend brunch.

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  • Angelo S.Best Brunch in The City. Pop tarts. Fried eggs deglazed with balsamic. Brown sugared bacon. Fruits de mer. Sit outside. Wear your best sunglasses.

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  • Kate G.Celebrated my 10th anniversary at a dinner with our closest friends - amazing food, beautiful venue.

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  • Christian Knice place, great food.

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  • Ngoc N.I recommend this place when Dine About Town comes around again.

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  • Meghan DDo dinner on a movie night

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  • Maria L.My favorite brunch place in SF! For meat-eaters, get their slow-cooked brown sugar smoked bacon. Go there when they open at 11am so you don't have to wait.

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  • Nikki JudgeOrder Vouvray, preferably sparkling.

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