Cafe International

Cafe International

Café
508 Haight St (btwn Fillmore & Steiner), San Francisco, CA 94117, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon
    • 7:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Tue–Sat
    • 7:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 8:00 AM–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Drinks:
Beer
Credit Cards:
No
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
8.3/10

Based on 105 votes

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Total Visitors
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Total Visits
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    Matthew B.
    The turkish coffee is amazing.(6 Tips)
    Aamir A.
    Come here on a Sun late afternoon-evening for some great live jazz(9 Tips)
    Dana F.
    Coffee ice cubes in the iced coffee.(6 Tips)
    David G.
    Awesome Bagels, good espresso and a lovely patio.(4 Tips)
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  • coffee
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  • bagels
  • outdoor seating
  • espresso
  • café
  • desserts
  • good for a quick meal
  • spacious
  • smoothies
  • sandwiches
  • gardens
  • chai
  • macaroons
  • authentic
  • wifi
  • Mediterranean food
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  • cake
  • zucchini
  • Brian M.

    $4.75 Guinness draft

    Brian M · April 13
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  • Brian M.

    Sunday night jazz

    Brian M · April 13
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  • jared t.

    Wifi password is hotcoffee. Don't be a dick, buy something first.

    jared tame · April 11
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  • Paull Y.

    Love the staff here. Great for a cafe snack, coffee & a hang. Jazz on the weekends!

    Paull Young · March 3
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  • Karthik R.

    Free jazz that's really good. Plenty of space to also work or veg out. Delicious guava smoothie

    Karthik Raman · March 2
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  • Irenette

    La terrasse et l'ambiance sont super ! Et a essayer sans faute le muffin au potiron !

    Irenette · December 25, 2014
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  • Carli B.

    Found a new hole-in-the-wall coffee shop. Very spacious, great for posting up for a day to get work done. Very reasonable prices👌

    Carli Brunner · December 14, 2014
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  • David G.

    Awesome Bagels, good espresso and a lovely patio.

    David Gorges · August 6, 2014
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  • Carlos G.

    Great coffee, amazing atmosphere, a legendary cafe. Super service. LOVE this place!

    Carlos Gutierrez · June 14, 2014
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  • Dana F.

    If you're good to Zarah, she'll be good to you. Tip your barista. And whatever the soup is, eat that too.

    Dana Fraser · May 9, 2014
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  • Harmony G.

    BEST FRESH O.J. EVER!!!!!

    Harmony Gerber · April 7, 2014
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  • Amelia H.

    Iced cubes made of coffee?! Yes please!

    Amelia Hurlbut · April 3, 2014
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  • Dana F.

    Coffee ice cubes in the iced coffee. Bam!

    Dana Fraser · March 8, 2014
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  • Boris B.

    Lovely place. Nice people. Good food.

    Boris Baldinger · November 3, 2013
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  • Elizabeth B.

    Great jazz music on sunday evenings, authentic vibe, international crowd, delicious bagels

    Elizabeth Barelli · July 22, 2013
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  • Jeena J.

    Got the chardonnay first which is great but when I tasted the Turkish coffee I realized I've found my new favorite coffee!

    Jeena James · July 15, 2013
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  • Sarah

    Secret garden space out back is amazing on a sunny day!

    Sarah · May 24, 2013
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  • Ning M.

    Awesome salami and avocado & cheese sandwich. The food is a bit pricy but the food is so fresh n delicious! One of my favorite cafes for a quick bite in the morning :)

    Ning Ma · April 11, 2013
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  • Aamir A.

    Come here on a Sun late afternoon-evening for some great live jazz

    Aamir Ali · April 8, 2013
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  • Raghu N.

    Awesome place. Come here for the smiles

    Raghu Nath · April 8, 2013
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  • Flor

    The zucchini bread is great! Not too sweet but soft and rich.

    Flor · April 3, 2013
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  • Beatsy B.

    Check out the Beatsy invite flyers! Beatsy.co - for Electronic Dance Music artists

    Beatsy Boys · March 31, 2013
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  • Elspeth T.

    amazing red velvet chocolate chip cookies!!

    Elspeth T · March 31, 2013
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  • Beth C.

    Amazing staff, good coffee. Will try pistachio cake next time.

    Beth C · March 28, 2013
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  • Mike S.

    Espresso drinks aren't their thing, but the Turkish Coffee is fantastic.

    Mike Skalnik · February 11, 2013
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  • emma t.

    try the Turkish coffee. it takes a bit of time to prepare, but it's worth the wait for this stuff.

    emma tangoren · October 20, 2012
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  • Aaron D.

    Good, fresh-tasting sandwiches and smoothies.

    Aaron Draczynski · October 14, 2012
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  • Rebekka M.

    The best lemon bars in town!

    Rebekka Müller · September 28, 2012
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  • Supallav

    Cash only! But nice music...

    Supallav · August 12, 2012
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  • Holger B.

    nice atmosphere on weekdays

    Holger B. · May 31, 2012
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  • jason l.

    Free fruit with your bagel.

    jason lockhart · May 18, 2012
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  • Food G.

    Some of the best chai in town!

    Food Gnome · March 18, 2012
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  • Naeem N.

    Staff and owner are amazing. There iced coffee is made with love and cubes of frozen ice. Woot

    Naeem Naseem · December 3, 2011
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  • Alex

    turkish coffee

    Alex · December 3, 2011
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  • Neil S.

    The woman behind the counter is very friendly and inviting. Great atmosphere.

    Neil Simpson · November 11, 2011
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  • Dale T.

    Lots of great live music, an outdoor patio, and excellent cheap Mediterranean food.

    Dale Tegman · October 30, 2011
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  • Matthew B.

    The turkish coffee is amazing. Open mic performances (mostly musicians) every Friday, and jazz twice a week!

    Matthew Balousek · June 18, 2011
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  • SF Weekly

    SF Weekly’s Best Of 2011 Winner – Editorial Pick – BEST PLACE TO FIND FREE LIVE JAZZRelax on the back patio at Cafe International every Sunday at 4pm & take in a set of fine local jazzRead more

    SF Weekly · May 24, 2011
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  • Rachael L.

    The macaroons are huge and delicious! The staff is super friendly and outgoing.

    Rachael Lynn · March 31, 2011
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  • Ellen L.

    Loud music. 2hr internet limit. Fast bandwidth.

    Ellen Lovelidge · February 25, 2011
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  • Haighteration

    Great backyard and this is the kind of place you come with friends for bagels and coffee to nurse a hang over. -Devon C.

    Haighteration · November 22, 2010
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  • Haighteration

    Come for the jazz at night, stay for the extra veggies on the bagel and the sweet owner and daughter. -Thea S.

    Haighteration · November 21, 2010
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  • Foodspotting

    Try the Iced Coffee

    Foodspotting · November 15, 2010
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  • Kristin K.

    Make sure you hit up the atm first because they don't take plastic here

    Kristin Kepplinger · July 4, 2010
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  • Eric E.

    The ice cubes in the iced coffee are made of coffee. Genius!

    Eric E · June 10, 2010
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  • Jason R.

    If they offer to add hot milk to your coffee, say yes.

    Jason Rothman · May 25, 2010
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  • Gary S.

    If you use the restroom, be VERY careful of that first step down.

    Gary Sanchez · May 21, 2010
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  • Gary S.

    The music here is good.

    Gary Sanchez · May 18, 2010
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  • Joe D.

    Try the Turkish coffee. A bit sweet and gets the heart going.

    Joe Dudas · March 4, 2010
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  • Marc S.

    Zara will help u find your own special coffee drink & makes it with love & good neighborhood gossip Tue-Sun.

    Marc Smolowitz · February 2, 2010
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