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The best coffee shop in every single SF neighborhood

When it comes to coffee in SF, the options can be overwhelming. Like, if you're in SOMA, do you go to Sightglass? The Creamery? And woah -- what's this Sextant place??? There's a Blue Bottle in Mint Plaza?? SOMA HAS A PHILZ, TOO?!?!?

Well, contemplate no further: here's your espresso-booster best bet for every single SF 'hood (yes, even SOMA).

 Rocco Tam

Bernal Heights

CoffeeShop (address and info)
The name's deceptively simple, but the coffee brewed up at CoffeeShop is anything but, thanks to a daily offering of Ubuntu and iced coffee that's cold-brewed for THIRTY SIX HOURS, and features signature coffee ice cubes. And yeah, that's co-owner Wilson Jones slinging espresso shots behind the bar, like a boss.
Jeremy Keith

Castro

Spike's Coffee & Teas (address and info)
Yeah, Philz, we know -- but there's just something about Spike's. Maybe it's because you can't get its delicious lattes in any other neighborhood, or maybe it's the adorable English bulldog mascot printed on every cup, or maybe it's the dog-friendly patio out front, or maybe it's that it was just remodeled, or maybe it's... all of that stuff.
DutchBaby

Cole Valley

La Boulange (address and info)
For a prime brunching neighborhood, there aren’t all that many grab-and-go coffee options while you wait outside Zazie’s, especially since Peets took over Tumi's old spot. That leaves La Boulange de Cole Valley, which, even after the *ahem* change in ownership, still hasn’t lost its charming touch. Or its Nutella-equipped condiment bar.
Premshree Pillai

Cow Hollow

Dynamo Donut and Coffee (address and info)
... Obviously?
The Mill 

Divisadero

The Mill (address and info)
A joint-venture between Josey Baker Bread and Four Barrel, the $4 toast-serving Mill -- like the Four Barrel in The Mission -- has no plugs or WiFi, so you’ll actually have to interact with (gasp!) other people while you’re there.
Masayoshi Sekimura

Dogpatch

Piccino Coffee Bar (address and info)
Making the most out of its kitchen and suddenly sexy neighborhood, Piccino Coffee Bar has its own entrance on 22nd St, out of which it serves Sightglass coffee and oven-hot sticky buns. The best part, though? The coffee bar recently extended its hours to 10pm.
Philz

Downtown

Philz (address and info)
What makes this Philz special is that it is an often-forgotten-about location, which means no real line standing between you and your mint mojito.
Salim Virji

Duboce Triangle

Duboce Park Cafe (address and info)
You've ridden by the outdoor patio of Duboce Park Cafe on Muni, seen some person sitting outside, laughing with their coffee and adorable dog. Thing is, if you get off Muni, you can be that guy. Honestly, getting coffee here is just an awesome excuse to people watch.
 Anita Hart

Embarcadero

Blue Bottle (address and info)
The Blue Bottle stand at Embarcadero isn’t the most aesthetically pleasing location of its five Bay Area cafés, but it's nothing a little NOLA iced coffee can't fix. Enjoy it at the edge of the pier, and ignore the Duck Boat tours.
Niall Kennedy

Excelsior

Four Barrel (address and info)
Yep, even in EXCELSIOR there's a Four Barrel, except this one leaves the line and seating to The Mission store, opting for a simple grab-and-go operation.
Coffee Bar

FiDi

Coffee Bar (address and info)
Unlike the Coffee Bar in The Mission with all the seats... and the beer... and the picnic table out front... and the man, the FiDi Coffee Bar is pretty great. This is a purist's coffee joint in the heart of the FiDi. Exactly what you need in the heart of the FiDi.
Biscoff Coffee Corner 

Fisherman’s Wharf

Biscoff Coffee Corner (address and info)
If you’re at Fisherman’s Wharf, you’re probably stuck there doing touristy stuff with family (friends don’t let friends visit Fisherman's Wharf), so inject your faux enthusiasm for seals with Biscoff's European-style coffee. Every cup comes with a free cookie. Who says everything has to be overpriced at the Wharf?
Mazarine

Hayes Valley

Ritual Coffee Roasters (address and info)
If you’ve been living in San Francisco for any amount of time, you're no stranger to the shipping container pop-up shops. And if you've been living in San Francisco for any amount of time and like coffee, you're no stranger to Ritual's shipping container pop-up. Bonus: if you’re feeling adventurous, they share space with Smitten... Ritual-Smitten coffee-ice cream float anyone?
Yelp/Tiffany Duncan

Inner Richmond

Fifty/Fifty Coffee and Tea (address and info)
Fifty/Fifty is one of the newer coffee shops to open in the Inner Richmond, and it's become an immediate hit by brewing Ritual coffee, offering Dynamo Donuts, and hooking up free WiFi.
Beanery

Inner Sunset

Beanery (address and info)
They’ll add a shot of syrup to your iced coffee if you ask nicely. Do you really need more reason than that?
Lynn Friedman

Lower Haight

Cafe du Soleil (address and info)
This Parisian-style café is just consistently friendly and inviting. And because it’s off of Haight, you’ll never have to worry about using the bathroom after someone who recently stumbled out of a bar.
Dan Klimke

The Marina

Peet's (address and info)
Born in Berkeley and raised in Emeryville, Peet's recently renovated this Marina storefront into a 2,500sqft flagship featuring art from Bay Area artists and reclaimed-wood countertops. If you're gonna bite the Peet's bullet, this is one actually worth doing it at.
Sightglass

The Mission

Sightglass (address and info)
Cash in on an embarrassment of caffeine riches in The Mission at Sightglass. You might scoff at its one-size-only cup, but it will scoff right back at you while it jolts you in the face.
Maxine Sheppard

Nob Hill

Contraband Coffee Bar (address and info)
It would be easy for Contraband Coffee Bar in Nob Hill to get lost in the shuffle of glossy white storefronts, unless handsome publications like this one made sure it didn't. The sunny interior will make you want to cozy up with your drip coffee for a little while, and here, that's okay.
Martha Heinemann Bixby

Noe Valley

Martha & Bros Coffee (address and info)
There are a bunch of these scattered around Noe Valley and the Inner Sunset, but its 24th St address stands out because 1) it's the flagship, and 2) it boasts a sweet little parklet.
Adam Jackson

North Beach

Réveille (address and info)
It's hard to predict the habits of Réveille's coffee truck, so skip the hunting around North Beach and head straight to the source.
Yelp/Joan T.

Outer Mission

Cup Coffee Bar (address and info)
Cup Coffee Bar’s giant coffee cup sign outside was done by the same artist responsible for the legs sticking out of a window on Haight St, but that’s not the reason it earns the Outer Mission nod. The Havanna, an espresso drink sweetened with condensed milk, is.
Yelp/Leslie S.

Outer Richmond

Garden House Cafe (address and info)
This is quite literally a "Garden" House Cafe, thanks to an epic back patio not even Karl the Fog can screw up. Tack on the fact that its house brew is surprisingly strong for such an unassuming cafe, and not even the cash-only-ness can keep you away from the GHC.
Andytown Coffee Roasters

Outer Sunset

Andytown Coffee Roasters (address and info)
Now you have somewhere to get good coffee when you visit that one "friend" you have who lives all the way out in the Outer Sunset. Andytown roasts its beans in-house, and boasts a straightforward coffee selection, with one exception: The Snowy Plover, a shot of espresso, ice, sparkling water, and a dollop of cream. *Mic drop*.
Jane on Fillmore

Pacific Heights

Jane on Fillmore (address and info)
Nothing like sipping Stumptown coffee in someone’s adorable closet/WAIT, THIS IS A COFEE SHOP?!?
Saint Frank Coffee 

Polk

Saint Frank Coffee (address and info)
It's one of the 21 best coffee shops in the country, and that prestigious list nails it: "While many big-city coffee shops double as people-watching sites, Saint Frank is all about a serene coffee experience enhanced by blonde oak walls, skylights, and the fourth wall between barista and patron broken down by sinking the stylish Mod Bar espresso machines into the countertop. The founder entered the coffee world through local roasters Ritual, and he's still sticking with them, using the espresso in everything from lattes with house-made almond milk to a rarely seen espresso and tonic."
Volker Neumann

Potrero Hill

Farley’s (address and info)
Farley's sorta feels like Cheers, except no one knows your name (fine by us), but everyone always knows your order (finer by us).
Scott Beale

The Presidio

House of Snacks (address and info)
We'd be lying if we said there are a lot of choices for coffee shops in The Presidio, so we won't say that. Instead, we'll tell you to go to House of Snacks, which brews... snacks? Ohhhhhh, Blue Bottle Coffee. Don’t get duped by Golden Gate Bridge Cafe again!
The Brew 

Russian Hill

The Brew (address and info)
Its homemade almond milk will make you want to add a detour to Russian Hill on the regular, and its single-cup-pour-overs with beans roasted at Contraband will make you actually do it.
The Shot

SOMA

Wicked Grounds (address and info)
Is there a more San Franciscan experience than coffee and bondage? Shake up your SOMA routine and head over to Wicked Grounds, if anything, to play a round of Porn-opoly.
Tonx

Tenderloin

farm:table (address and info)
It's got solid, organic coffee options to go with more mind-blowing, homemade almond milk. Follow its Twitter for what to expect on the ever-changing menu.
David Goehring

Union Square

Starbucks (address and info)
Face it, you’re in Union Square... it’s basically your only option. Everywhere you turn, it’s hard not to see Starbucks. Maybe walk over to the Tenderloin?
Flywheel Coffee Roasters

Upper Haight

Flywheel Coffee Roasters (address and info)
Before you go exploring Golden Gate Park or brave the sidewalks of Haight St, get your coffee fuel at Flywheel. Sharing a similar mentality to Philz, each cup is made to-order, with the beans roasted in-house.

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1. CoffeeShop 3139 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Simple name. Extraordinary coffee. This Bernal Heights java house offers up Ubuntu and iced coffee that's cold brewed for 36 hours and features signature coffee iced cubes. And yeah, that's co-owner Wilson Jones slinging espresso shots behind the bar.

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2. Spike's Coffee & Tea 4117 19th St, San Francisco, CA 94114

This Castro bean-brewer slings delicious lattes, regular java, and everything in between in a friendly atmosphere that also features a dog-friendly patio.

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3. La Boulange de Cole 1000 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117

This charming Cole Valley spot is perfect for tasty java on the run, and if you have time to stay, be sure to try some of their homemade specialty items and the Nutella-equipped condiment bar.

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4. Dynamo Donut & Coffee 2760 24th Street (between York and Hampshire), San Francisco, CA 94110

Bacon. Donut. Day. Dynamo Donut & Coffee has made it real, and available every day. Handmade daily by owner Sara and her staff and using organic, locally sourced ingredients, their creative take on donuts make the word "glazed" suddenly sound mundane and unworthy.

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5. The Mill 736 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Baking fresh bread daily (made from their German mill) and serving up other tasty homemade options, this partnership between the Barrel guys and Josey Baker Bread is great for a bite, coffee, and some quiet contemplation.

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6. Piccino Coffee Bar 1001 Minnesota St, San Francisco, CA 94107

Piccino Coffee Bar has its own entrance on 22nd St (it's part of the Piccino Cafe), out of which it serves Sightglass coffee and oven-hot sticky buns.

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7. Philz Coffee 748 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102

Phil perfected his roasting skills by tinkering with coffee for 25yrs at his corner store, all to find the perfect cup, and he's done pretty well for himself, with six locations in the city itself and seven more in the Bay Area.

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8. Duboce Park Cafe 2 Sanchez, San Francisco, CA 94117

Right off the dog park, an awesome spot to grab a bagel or sammy along with your morning coffee while watching the pups play.

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9. Blue Bottle Coffee 66 Mint St, San Francisco, 94103

Cultishly popular BBC has opened up their first true cafe, slinging their dark blends in the former de facto homeless shelter re-dubbed Mint Plaza. As you stride post-latte to the facilities, you'll feel superior to any holdovers still loitering outside.

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10. Four Barrel Coffee 375 Valencia St, San Francisco, 94103

Extending from the iron-doored entrance clear through to the back alley, this roastery/cafe's done up rugged (exposed plank ceiling/masonite chairs/chunky wood tables) and presided over by a feral combo of video gamey animal art and boars' heads.

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11. Biscoff Coffee Corner Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133

If you’re at Fisherman’s Wharf, you can't beat Biscoff's for a quality cup of Joe, which is European-style AND every cup comes with a free cookie!

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12. Cafe du Soleil 200 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Nice airy cafe with open faced sandwiches, good coffee, beer & wine, and a bunch of outdoor seating.

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13. Sightglass Coffee Bar & Roastery 270 7th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

For all the times you've thought that your coffee just isn't "single origin and made to be tasted through three different methods" enough, you should check out Sightglass's upstairs coffee bar, where you can geek out on the craziest caffeine they have to offer.

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14. Martha & Bros Coffee 3868 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94114

At this spot with a huge front parklet with tables and 4 benches, they serve almost 30 types of in-house roasted coffees along with lunch and breakfast fare.

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15. Reveille Coffee 200 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

The same bros who operate a FiDi mobile caffeinery have decided to also operate a not-mobile caffeinery, a New York loft-y-looking space on the edge of the JacksonChinaSquareBeachFiNorthTownDi with (surprise!) coffee, plus a rotating menu of sandwiches and antipasti.

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16. Saint Frank 2340 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Saint Frank is all about a serene coffee experience enhanced by a blonde oak walls, skylights, and the fourth wall between barista and patron broken down by sinking the stylish Mod Bar espresso machines into the countertop.

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17. Coffee Bar FiDi 101 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94104

The FiDi's best coffee shop has some of the serious stuff. Head in for a jolt of espresso'd caffeine, or a number of different flaky, crumbly pastries.

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18. Ritual Coffee Roasters 1026 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Located in a permanent pop-up run out of a shipping container, the Hayes Valley iteration of Ritual Coffee is a great spot for a cup, and since they share the space with Smitten, you'll end up with a sweet deal no matter what.

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19. fifty/fifty 3157 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118

Serving Dynamo Donuts alongside Ritual coffee makes for a sweet deal at this free-wifi-having, Inner Richmond joint.

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20. Beanery 1307 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122

Though it may get a little crowded inside, Beanery's reasonably priced coffees, fresh pastries, and friendly service make it worth your time when you find yourself around the Inner Sunset.

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21. Peet's Coffee & Tea 2080 Chestnut St, San Francisco, CA 94123

This hip Marina storefront features art from Bay Area artists and reclaimed-wood countertops while slinging the same high-quality joe you can expect from a Peet's.

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22. Contraband Coffee Bar 1415 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109

With a handsome, bright storefront in Nob Hill, this Contraband Coffee Bar is a great spot to take in some vitamin D along with your caffeine.

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23. Cup 6 Monterey Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94131

Step it up a notch at Cup with A) the giant coffee cup sign outside, but more importantly B) The Havanna, an espresso drink sweetened with condensed milk.

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24. Garden House Cafe 3117 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121

Garden House Cafe has a sweet patio to back up their quaint name, and a super strong house brew to back up your caffeine addiction.

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25. Andytown Coffee Roasters 3655 Lawton St, San Francisco, CA 94122

Found all the way in the Outer Sunset, Andytown roasts its beans in-house, and has a fairly straightforward collection of options.

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26. Jane on Fillmore 2123 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115

We feature housemade baked goods and Stumptown coffee, plus Song tea. They've also got a lot of vegan options too.

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27. Farley's 1315 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107

Farley's is kind of like the coffee shop version of Cheers. They make the community their main priority -- right after making great coffee for the community to sip on that is.

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28. House of Snacks , San Francisco, CA 94129

It doesn't have a ton of compeition, but House of Snacks is by far the best coffee shop in The Presidio, thanks it the fact that it brews Blue Bottle Coffee and, um... snacks?

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29. The Brew 2436 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Thanks to the homemade almond milk and its single-cup-pour-overs with beans roasted at Contraband, this place earns the top spot on the Russian Hill coffee shop.

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30. Wicked Grounds 289 8th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Coffee and bondage? That sounds pretty San Franciscan to us. So if you're into that kind of thing head over to Wicked Grounds, sip on some coffee, and play a round of Porn-opoly.

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31. farm : table 754 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94109

With organic coffee options and homemade almond milk, it's a no brainer to stop here when you're in Tenderloin.

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32. Starbucks 170 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

If you're in Union Square it's hard to look around and NOT see a Starbucks. Unfortunately, (or fortunately?) it's basically your only option if you're looking for coffee around here.

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33. Flywheel Coffee 672 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA 94117

It's similar to Philz, meaning each cup is made to-order, with the beans roasted in-house.

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