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Sightglass Coffee

Sightglass Coffee

Coffee Shop and Café$$$$
SoMa, San Francisco
  • This coffee shop is famous for their cold brew coffee. It's one of the most popular in the city!
  • Noah L.
    "Grab a drip coffee or espresso and check out the upstairs."(36 Tips)
    Abbey K.
    "Get the Vanilla Iced Coffee and a Hookers Sea Salt Caramel!"(21 Tips)
    Michael G.
    "A must, go up stairs to the affogato bar!"(16 Tips)
    om m.
    "Try the ginger scone - the toughest to give up addiction in business"(12 Tips)
575 Tips and reviews
  • coffee
  • espresso drinks
  • trendy
  • upstairs
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  • Borys P.
    Borys Pierov3 weeks ago
    Their pour over was pretty good but I don't recall being impressed by it. Passable, I guess?
  • Ashley M.
    Ashley Mowrey3 weeks ago
    I could tip the baristas here 1 million dollars & they’d still be pretentious and treat me like a coffee idiot. I’m all for it, if you can back that attitude with perfect espresso, they don’t.
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Brinson M.
    Brinson McGowan3 weeks ago
    Killer cold Brew and plenty of space to hang out.
  • Ann S.
    Ann Sakai3 weeks ago
    The macchiato is so rich in taste. The ginger scone is 😋
  • Mark M.
    Mark MunroNovember 13
    Affogato is worth heading upstairs for
  • Glo T.
    Glo TNovember 8
    Like the cappuccino, but bummed no soy milk anymore. Plenty of seating! Good place to hang or work.
  • Brandon L.
    Brandon LabbéNovember 5
    Been here 10+ times
    Easily my favorite coffee shop in the area.
  • Tim R.
    Tim RaiterOctober 17
    Great coffee and atmosphere. But it is always to hot here and no wifi.
  • Steven M.
    Steven MatthewsOctober 12
    Love the bike parking
  • Adley
    AdleyOctober 2
    What a coffee place! Amazing space with their own roastery! Cold brew with almond milk was really yummie! Yes!
  • Chloe C.
    Chloe CondonSeptember 15
    Large, open space.
  • Mighty T.
    Mighty TravelsSeptember 13
    Wow $4.88 is expensive even for SF.
  • Uday V.
    Uday VadulaSeptember 8
    Fine coffee; no wifi
  • Ben G.
    Ben GateleySeptember 3
    Wow - best flat white I've had in SF so far :)
  • Bikash M.
    Bikash MishraAugust 17
    Good coffee, great vibe at this popular coffee shop. Get a pour over!
  • Richard S.
    Richard SpragueAugust 11
    Been here 5+ times
    It's good, but way overpriced.
  • Oded H.
    Oded HarthJuly 28
    nice place, but too hot!
  • Chat S.
    Great coffee, but...they need to get WIFI!! Its close to the Chat Sports office, we would use more often for meetings if there was wifi.
  • Andy W.
    Andy WonJune 15
    Been here 5+ times
    Everyone here is on a job interview.
  • Dinakar T.
    Latte is good.
  • Bradley K.
    Another excellent coffee spot with enough empty space to make you wonder how on earth SF cafes make the rent. The cheesy potato puff pastry is fantastic.
  • Justin M.
    The coffee is great as was expected, but the two story interior and buzzing atmosphere was a big plus
  • Chad H.
    Chad HornerApril 15
    simply one of the most beautiful coffee-serving spaces that i have seen
  • Alexis Y.
    Alexis YipApril 12
    Beautiful space with extremely high ceilings, but higher than average prices. This location does not offer any wifi nor outlets. Not a good place to do any work on your laptop.
  • Amy L.
    Amy LinApril 11
    Coffee was alright. That pistachio/blackberry jam croissant unique and satisfying!! Worth going here just for the pastry.
  • Lenny L.
    Felt a bit pretentious
  • Jason
    JasonMarch 19
    Sightglass strictly serves (awesome) coffee, no tea (just in case you were looking for something other than coffee).
  • Josh M.
    Beautiful space (ask about the original metal shop) and excellent coffee.
  • Kaitlin M.
    Ambiance was so modern, industrial, and had a warehouse feel. Great sunlight and quality coffee - sit on the balcony overlooking the daily grind
  • Heather R.
    Great working space. Excellent coffee. Good pastries.
  • 67tara
    67taraMarch 4
    Great coffee and pastries!
  • Philip S.
    Philip SaulFebruary 17
    The coffee here is super good. The affogato bar upstairs is also really cool and there are quite a few tables for getting work done.
  • Jason C.
    Jason CalacanisFebruary 10
    mocha is fantastic
  • Alejandro C.
    Awesome coffee
  • Sarah S.
    Sarah StrehlerJanuary 20
    Their coffee is famous for a reason. The almond latte is next level.
  • Ellen H.
    Ellen HsuJanuary 19
    possibly the best almond milk latte i've ever had but NO WIFI.
  • Maya S.
    Maya ShanmugamJanuary 18
    Grab some delicious cold brew, then head upstairs if you're in the work crowd.
  • Chan Y.
    Chan YunDecember 8, 2016
    Love it this place👍
  • Michael G.
    Michael GillDecember 3, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Best coffee shop and in house roasters! Plenty of space inside. A must, go up stairs to the affogato bar!
  • Al S.
    Al SNovember 29, 2016
    Pourovers and espresso drinks here are top notch. Lines move relatively quickly. Best thing about this location might be the spacious working area above the coffee bar. Great, comfortable atmosphere.
  • Mikahla V.
    Mikahla VicinoNovember 26, 2016
    Grab one of their many seats upstairs.
  • Mark N.
    Mark NorthcottNovember 25, 2016
    As an Australian looking for good coffee in the US Sightglass allayed all fears. The quality is excellent and they would be among the best in Australia if back home and they make flat whites
  • Ashley R.
    Ashley RoseNovember 13, 2016
    Wide open space and expert latte. Top of the charts for a reason.
  • Abood A.
    Abood AbussaudNovember 5, 2016
    Really great coffee, chill environment
  • Nicole F.
    Nicole FormicaOctober 7, 2016
    The vanilla iced cold brew has changed my life forever.
  • Matt G.
    Matt GalliganOctober 4, 2016
    Been here 100+ times
    Their vanilla cold brew is tasty, but any of their brewed coffee options can be made iced too. It's a great afternoon treat. Drink it straight up, no need for milk or sugar.
  • Michael M.
    Michael McCallamOctober 1, 2016
    Perfect to read, no wifi though
  • Kat .
    Kat 🐱September 26, 2016
    Latte with almond milk👍
  • Robbie S.
    Robbie SironSeptember 24, 2016
    I was a little turned off by only having sweetened cold brew, but, the pour over over ice is a decent substitute. And the space and staff make up for it by far
  • Fatma G.
    Fatma GencSeptember 18, 2016
    Need to get some work done and craving for good coffee - this is your go to place.
  • Rachel S.
    Rachel SánchezAugust 10, 2016
    Cafe Latte ☕️
  • Steve T.
    Steve TanAugust 7, 2016
    Can't ever go wrong with the vanilla iced cold brew.
  • Carina W.
    Carina WetzlhütterJuly 29, 2016
    my understanding of sf: coldbrew w/ almond milk at sightclass.
  • Nahid A.
    Nahid AshriJuly 24, 2016
    Great coffee and cuppuccino
  • Tom D.
    Tom DingJuly 17, 2016
    Productivity: 4 stars. Gorgeous internals with 2 floors, first serving coffee, and 2nd for chat/working. Could be crowded at times.
  • Pavan K.
    Pavan KulkarniJuly 16, 2016
    Perfect coffee shop ambience. Love their potato Swiss herb turnover and vegan chocolate cake.
  • Vivian Z.
    Vivian ZhangJuly 9, 2016
    People-watch from upstairs :) no wifi
  • Desi N.
    Desi NoleJuly 8, 2016
    The perfect cappuccino in town
  • Matthew H.
    Matthew HuieJuly 7, 2016
    Head upstairs with your cappuccino for more seating room!
  • Michelle F.
    Michelle FiestaJuly 3, 2016
    Good place to work, drink coffee, and hang out, especially on weekends. Gets very crowded during the week. Important to note that there is NO WIFI, so if work you want to do requires it try elsewhere.
  • Marta T.
    Marta TapperoJuly 2, 2016
    Sightless just never disease to amaze me. The space is great, the coffee is delicious, I wish I lived closer to go more!
  • Hannah G.
    Hannah GreiderJune 22, 2016
    Great atmosphere and damn delicious coffee! Maybe the best iced coffee I've ever had!
  • Mike W.
    Mike WalkerJune 21, 2016
    Great drinks, great space. But it can be sweltering in the summer — there's no AC, and having a giant on-site roaster means there's a literal furnace in here.
  • Raymond P.
    Raymond PeckJune 18, 2016
    Amazing espresso and cookies, ambiance is very hipster but beautiful.
  • Dan S.
    Dan SJune 17, 2016
    Lattés are great. Only one size so if you need more caffeine, get two!
  • Chris
    ChrisJune 12, 2016
    Great for business meetings
  • SoopahViv
    SoopahVivJune 7, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Cold brew floats at the affogato bar!
  • Rahul Reddy P.
    Rahul Reddy PadigelaJune 3, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    I had the best tasting cappuccino in SF!
  • Bon Appetit Magazine
    Walk upstairs at the SoMa HQ and check out the Sightglass x Salt and Straw affogato bar, a collab with the Portland ice cream shop. We’ll never say no to floating ice cream in boozy coffee. Read more
  • Marc T.
    Marc ThieleMay 19, 2016
    Good place to sit and have a coffee. Also a place where you can do some work. Only be sure to have a charged laptop. Did not find any power plugs.
  • Brandon M.
    Brandon M.May 19, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Cappuccino is terrific, and don't sleep on the quick cup when you're in a hurry either
  • Sara A.
    Sara AlShakerMay 18, 2016
    Make sure to try their affogatos from the affogato bar on the second floor. Columbian espresso over a salted caramel scoop 👌🏻
  • Scott S.
    Scott SchwalbachMay 13, 2016
    great place to relax, have a conversation, and hide from the hustle and bustle of the city.
  • Scott S.
    Scott SchwalbachMay 7, 2016
    Rainy afternoon treat
  • Wayne S.
    Wayne SpiegelMay 7, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Be warned, it can get hot on the upper level 😰
  • Daniel T.
    Daniel TewfikMay 5, 2016
    Amazing space to do work. No electric outlets or wifi though.
  • Bennett W W.
    Bennett W WongMay 4, 2016
    Friendly barista team members, large clean facility and prompt courteous service. Additional seating available upstairs.
  • Sasha S.
    Sasha SolomonApril 27, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    great coffee! lots of seating (though it's usually packed), no wifi, but awesome space.
  • Jonathan B.
    Jonathan BalleranoApril 26, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    If you like kombucha, try the iced Coffee Cascara Shrub!
  • Arie
    ArieApril 26, 2016
    These guys know what they're doing. The care in which they roast and prepare the coffee is noticeable upon first sip. I have had a regular drip coffee and a latte and they both blew my mind. 👌
  • Jorge R.
    Jorge RochesterApril 22, 2016
    Super Hip, I think they should add more food options apart from bread and granola. Coffee is amazing! - And the ambience even better
  • EM H.
    EM H.April 21, 2016
    Really cool interior, good coffee and pastries
  • Konrad R.
    Konrad RotermundApril 17, 2016
  • Brant M.
    Brant McQuittyApril 16, 2016
    The best cold-brewed coffee.
  • Roshan S.
    Roshan SadananiApril 6, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    BEAUTIFUL open space with plenty of seating and great coffee. Great place to hang out
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew ChoiApril 5, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Great work / gathering space over coffee! There's another bar up in the balcony; can get a little toasty up there though.
  • Keenan P.
    Keenan PattersonApril 5, 2016
    The iced coffee is amazingly delicious. Seriously good.
  • megan g.
    megan geeApril 2, 2016
    Really good coffee here, from resourceful l espresso to cold brew
  • Danielle P.
    Danielle PMarch 29, 2016
    The baked goods are super
  • Jenya S.
    Jenya SMarch 28, 2016
    Afogato!!! Honduras espresso + salt caramel ice cream is delish.
  • Jade L.
    Jade LoyzagaMarch 26, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Great latte and vanilla iced coffee.
  • Irina N.
    Irina NazarovaMarch 25, 2016
    Impressive loft, quality coffee. Upstairs is too hot
  • Theo K.
    Theo KwanMarch 22, 2016
    Try the vanilla cold brew!
  • Jade L.
    Jade LoyzagaMarch 18, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The upstairs area is a great place to hang out and relax over a coffee.
  • Waldo B.
    Waldo BronchartMarch 18, 2016
    The mean baristas
  • Jane R.
    Jane RadstromMarch 17, 2016
    Great coffee, pastries and space. People watch from the upstairs ledge or the front window. No wifi for working, though there's lots of people with laptops.
  • Christopher L.
    Christopher LangmuirMarch 16, 2016
    Try the affogato bar upstairs, amazing!
  • Steve R.
    Steve RubinMarch 14, 2016
    Pourovers & relaxing with a friend.
  • Yuriy L.
    Yuriy LipatovMarch 11, 2016
    My favorite coffee shop in SF. If you care about coffee as I do you should visit this place, at list couple of times.
  • Carrie N.
    Carrie NydenMarch 6, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Amazing interior. My favorite coffee beans in San Francisco!
  • Hanah
    HanahMarch 3, 2016
    Try the sparkling Cascara Shrub with cherries. A nice alternative when you've had too much caffeine.
  • Jeff R.
    Jeff Reine 🌧March 1, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Vanilla iced coffee hits the spot
  • Eric L.
    Eric LeeFebruary 26, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Spacious! Great for working, except there's no wi-fi..
  • Zafer K.
    Zafer KaracaFebruary 22, 2016
    Great coffee shop. Sit down and work for hours!
  • Logan K.
    Logan KerrFebruary 21, 2016
    Awesome space
  • Anton S.
    Anton ShusterFebruary 16, 2016
    Affogato Bar is located on the mezzanine. They partnered with Portland's Salt & Straw to offer three rotating ice cream flavors, paired with Sightglass single-origin espresso
  • Shriram R.
    Shriram RFebruary 15, 2016
    Funky Place to hangout ...
  • Fay R.
    Fay RFebruary 9, 2016
    Dig the wood tables upstairs
  • Alex K.
    Alex KimFebruary 1, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the ambiance and energy of this space. Coffee tastes great too for a pretty penny.
  • Pam ☕️ O.
    Pam ☕️ OJanuary 16, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Sit upstairs and watch the baristas work their magic. There are also weekly Friday cuppings in the afternoon in the lab on the loft.
  • Cynthia T.
    Cynthia TruongJanuary 11, 2016
    They have the best affogato with ice cream from salt and straw !
  • Steijn P.
    Steijn PelleJanuary 10, 2016
    Great cappu, amazing pastries and a stunning interior design. Hangout for tech hot shots.
  • Arthur L.
    Arthur LeeJanuary 10, 2016
    no wifi, come prepared with LTE
  • Will C.
    Will CharczukJanuary 9, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Really liked the iced coffee with almond milk.
  • Adam T.
    Adam ThorsonJanuary 9, 2016
    Amazing coffee, good desserts and a very open, productive environment. WiFi?
  • Menachem G.
    Menachem GanczJanuary 9, 2016
    Surely one of the best coffees in SF
  • Nicola G.
    Nicola GypsicolaJanuary 7, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Hipster paradise, lovely place and amazing coffee
  • Bommy C.
    Bommy ChaJanuary 7, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Beautiful space with lots of seating/standing room. Pastries are from local bakeries like b. patisserie and piccino cafe. Piccino's ginger scone is small and expensive at $3.50 but yum.
  • Jason J.
    Jason JensenJanuary 6, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Hookers mocha 👍🏼
  • Reyner C.
    Reyner CrosbyJanuary 6, 2016
    Been here 50+ times
    Try the coffee!
  • Emily K.
    Emily KaneJanuary 5, 2016
    A cold brew to end all cold brews. I could live in this weird lil warehouse.
  • Jingyi F.
    Jingyi FengJanuary 3, 2016
    Try with "Pistachio croissant with blackberry jam" - so good!
  • Amrit P.
    Amrit PalDecember 30, 2015
    Good, pretentious coffee for the snob.
  • Talia S.
    Talia ShulzeDecember 28, 2015
    The coffee!
  • Davita S.
    Davita StrongDecember 23, 2015
    One of the best coffee joints around. Creep on the line and those who come and go while you enjoy your morning coffee.
  • Felix R.
    Felix RiesebergDecember 16, 2015
    The espresso is just a tad bitter, but always prepared with love.
  • Joe M.
    Joe Murphy LibrarianDecember 13, 2015
    Just about my favorite spot for coffee in SF SOMA. Best iced almond milk latte. Wonderful reading spot overlooking the coffee bar. Excellent creamy roast makes delectable soy/almond milk cappuccino
  • Sam B.
    Sam BrownDecember 4, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Vanilla. Iced. Cold. Brew. Get it.
  • Carrie C.
    Carrie CollinsNovember 28, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Excellent coffee in a cavernous wooden space in SoMa. Bring some whole beans home too!
  • Pierre K.
    Pierre KardaszNovember 24, 2015
    Surprising place you don't expect here. As coffee leer you can't miss that one!
  • Brian S.
    Brian SperdutoNovember 18, 2015
    The Ethiopia blend is delicious, but I am a sucker for Ethiopian beans.
  • 7 2 1.
    7 2 1 7November 17, 2015
    You all like lines? For pedestrian fare? Line up!
  • Curtis M.
    Curtis MNovember 9, 2015
    Huge, beautiful coffee shop. No WiFi or power here however.
  • Erik C.
    Erik CoxNovember 8, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Excellent coffeeshop. Check out the audio affogato bar upstairs.
  • Jorg-Peter R.
    Jorg-Peter RabanusNovember 6, 2015
    The coffee
  • Jorg-Peter R.
    Jorg-Peter RabanusNovember 6, 2015
    Everything you would like to find in a coffee shop of high quality. The only thing that prevents me from going is the lack of an air conditioning system. It is unbearable on sunny days.
  • Adrian P.
    Adrian PhillipsNovember 6, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Really big fan of the espresso here. Grab a quick cup for $3.25 if you're in a hurry. If you have a walk ahead of you be wary that the cups can get pretty hot.
  • Carl F.
    Carl FrederickNovember 5, 2015
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  • Odile R.
    Odile RoujolNovember 3, 2015
    Excellent coffee ! Roasted at Sightglass Coffee. Try the chocolate scone and the organic Apple juice (yummy !). No wifi but cool place to work with your laptop upstairs. Or to meet people
  • Dave C.
    Dave COctober 31, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Incredible. Buy yourself a pound of beans while you're here.
  • Danielle H.
    Danielle HowellOctober 23, 2015
    This place is huge and slightly intimidating. I got the vanilla iced coffee and substituted whole milk for almond milk. I would recommend!
  • Clare
    ClareOctober 19, 2015
    The cold brew is amazing
  • Ting S.
    Ting SOctober 16, 2015
    Latte is excellent.
  • Paul F.
    Paul FarrellOctober 11, 2015
    Hands down the best brew I had in SF. Staff were friendly and a nice space. Worth a detour.
  • Kieran S.
    Kieran StanleyOctober 1, 2015
    Iced coffee
  • Justin L.
    Justin LeuSeptember 19, 2015
    If only this place had wifi...
  • Jono F.
    Jono FerrerSeptember 17, 2015
    Beautiful space, great coffee and great pastries
  • Ann P.
    Ann PittSeptember 17, 2015
    Nice place
  • Sherry L.
    Sherry LiSeptember 6, 2015
    Nice coffee shop in soma. Cool interior space.
  • Chris L.
    Chris LedermullerAugust 20, 2015
    A latte this intensely flavorful should come with a warning label.
  • Nina L.
    Nina LucasAugust 14, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    😍 what a delight. so lovely.
  • S D.
    S DAugust 13, 2015
    One word: excellent! One of the coolest coffee bars in town.
  • Liza P.
    Liza PAugust 10, 2015
    One of the best coffees in the city. Bring a laptop and work on the balcony upstairs while checking out the endless sea of tech hipsters below.
  • Honza U.
    Honza UstohalAugust 1, 2015
    Great coffee, great atmosphere. One of the signs that SoMA is the up and coming neighborhood.
  • Peter B.
    Peter B.July 30, 2015
    All the coffee.
  • Jiexi C.
    Jiexi CaoJuly 22, 2015
    Have a nice espresso and sparkling water. Plenty of space to think
  • Eli H.
    Eli HickoxJuly 20, 2015
    Great vanilla cold brew
  • Kevin P.
    Kevin PrattJuly 16, 2015
    Kenya Kangunu Station, AA beans have a smooth flavor in their body. Extra roasting gives a buttery and more mild sheen to the lingering, acidic, and though mild, banana and kiwi fruit tones.
  • Tanner C.
    Tanner ChristensenJuly 11, 2015
    Amazing espresso, try an iced almond latte on a hot day. Sit downstairs where it's not as hot as upstairs.
  • Eduardo I.
    Eduardo IríasJuly 11, 2015
    No free Wifi 😭😭
  • Jio I.
    Jio IgualJuly 9, 2015
    Coffee is incredible! Definitely the place to go for coffee lovers!
  • Bridget H.
    Bridget HuberJuly 9, 2015
    Inspiring, bustling coffee shop. No wifi, so perfect for writing or brainstorming.
  • Jake K.
    Jake KaufmanJuly 7, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Lovely space that always smells amazing because they roast beans all day. For change on a hot day, get a pour-over over ice. Refreshing and delicious.
  • Horia D.
    Horia DragomirJuly 6, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    A wonderful place to read a book
  • Gloria T.
    Gloria TangJuly 4, 2015
    Selection of coffee, ambiance
  • Kevin R.
    Kevin RothJuly 4, 2015
    Been here 100+ times
    The affagatto bar upstairs is great
  • Kyle
    KyleJuly 3, 2015
    Love the coffee here. Appears to be a good spot to work too. The everything croissant unlike anything I've had before.
  • Akhsar K.
    Akhsar KharebovJuly 3, 2015
    Flat white
  • Abhinav L.
    Abhinav LalJuly 3, 2015
    Vanilla iced coffee with almond milk
  • Alessandro M.
    Affogato bar is where it's at! Aside from that, this is an awesome place to get "—conscious" coffee
  • Charles K.
    Charles KnolesJune 29, 2015
    One of SF's best espresso bars. Often crowded and not much space to sit but still worth it.
  • Gregg
    GreggJune 25, 2015
    you MUST go upstairs to affogato bar for a single origin espresso
  • Oz L.
    Oz LublingJune 17, 2015
    The iced almond latte is super refreshing. This place is the crossroads of the SF tech scene.
  • Sophyan J.
    Sophyan JulioJune 15, 2015
    Make your own affrogato on the second level
  • mcldiebel
    mcldiebelJune 14, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Blood Orange Olive Oil With Single Origin Espresso From Rwanda Affogato (via @Foodspotting)
  • Zack S.
    Zack SheppardJune 13, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    These affogatos are delicious though... Try the salted caramel ice cream in yours!
  • Giovanni Walter V.
    Giovanni Walter VatieriJune 12, 2015
    Been here 100+ times
    The Affogato bar is a piece of art. Try all of them!
  • Mai-Li H.
    Mai-Li HammargrenJune 6, 2015
    Great place for working alone or hang out w colleagues!
  • Gavin S.
    Gavin SchulzJune 6, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great atmosphere and coffee.
  • Auburn S.
    Auburn SantoJune 4, 2015
    There's a latte to love about this place.
  • Hannes ☕.
    Hannes ☕May 31, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome coffee, and a beautiful place. Get a morning bun.
  • Caitlyn S.
    Caitlyn ScheuermanMay 28, 2015
    Awesome coffee. Strongly recommend the vanilla cold brew with almond milk. And the everything croissant. It's all the best parts of the bagel in a croissant.
  • Nikunj K.
    Nikunj KothariMay 27, 2015
    Affogato bar is amazing
  • Noah W.
    Noah WeissMay 27, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    The best espresso and cappuccinos in SF. Perfectly sour. Get a seat to watch and smell the beans roasting.
  • Joanna
    JoannaMay 15, 2015
    No. 1 coffee in San Francisco. Excellent flat white (although they call it latte in a smaller cup). Perfect croissants as well. If you are from Melbourne, you will not be disappointed. Expect to queue
    Upvoted 4 weeks ago
  • Denis A.
    Denis AnisimovMay 13, 2015
    The second floor is very warm. The AC cannot cope with the hard work of these guys ☺
  • Bruno M.
    Bruno MarinhoMay 10, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the affogato bar!
  • David P.
    David ParkMay 5, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Only wish the vanilla iced cold brew came in a bigger size - can't get enough.
  • Will B.
    Will BertelsenMay 4, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Head up stairs for the brand new affogato bar featuring Salt and Straw ice cream.
  • Alex B.
    Alex BaldwinMay 3, 2015
    When it's hot out, the only option is vanilla iced coffee. They steep it with vanilla bean pods.
  • Michelle O.
    Michelle O'RiordanMay 2, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Try the new affogato bar upstairs!
  • Alfred M.
    Alfred MegallyMay 2, 2015
    New affogato bar (ice-cream with espresso)
  • Daron Y.
    Daron YondemMay 2, 2015
    The beauty of the place overshadows the relatively good coffee :)
  • Gerard R.
    Gerard ReyesMay 2, 2015
    Get the Hooker's mocha
  • Malcolm O.
    Malcolm OngMay 1, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Try their affogato!
  • Matt R.
    Matt RowlesApril 29, 2015
    Flat white for days
  • María F.
    María FernándezApril 26, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Vanilla Iced Cold Brew with Almond Milk!
  • Rem K.
    Rem KoningApril 23, 2015
    Terrariums! And espresso.
  • Andrew N.
    Andrew NystromApril 15, 2015
    Unattended ice cream fridge upstairs. Periscope it?
  • Joshua H.
    Joshua HaftelApril 14, 2015
    Decent coffee and great place to work if you can get a table.
  • Stephen B.
    Stephen BarnesApril 7, 2015
    Sightglass is a little bit out of the way from the downtown area, but the space is giant and full of natural light. They also roast their own beans here in this space.
  • Eric B.
    Eric BellApril 6, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Spacious open atmosphere, great for avoiding laptops (no WiFi or power).
  • Zach
    ZachApril 4, 2015
    Espresso here is definitely more citrus in flavor than I have ever had. Space is amazing. Grab a macchiato and go upstairs to take a load off.
  • Genki U.
    Genki U.April 1, 2015
    Really, it's a coffee room with little seating. But the coffee is nice and the space is good for an afternoon drop in.
  • Joel M.
    Joel MedinaMarch 31, 2015
    Best coffee of all time!
  • Tessa K.
    Tessa KayserMarch 31, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice spot, but no wifi
  • Angel F.
    Angel FuMarch 30, 2015
    Iced vanilla toddy is my favorite.
  • Nikos A.
    Nikos AntipordaMarch 29, 2015
    This place is huge, but seems they still lack seating. Nevertheless, the coffee is superb, the design is organically modern, and the people are uniquely SF hip.
  • Melissa A.
    Melissa AuMarch 28, 2015
    Try the hooker mocha, its not your typical mocha. Not very sweet but I prefer it that way.
  • Le J.
    Le JordanMarch 27, 2015
    Great open space with a view of their roaster.
  • Aya K.
    Aya KonoMarch 24, 2015
    Best coffee and cafe ever! But no Wi-Fi here.
  • Achal V.
    Achal VarmaMarch 22, 2015
    Get the Vanilla Cold Brew with Almond Milk!
  • Jase P.
    Jase PMarch 20, 2015
    A fantastic coffee shop. Coffee is tasty, staff is friendly, space is inviting. Worth the stop.
  • Mark K.
    Mark KupasrimonkolMarch 18, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Come for the Hooker's. Stay for the pastries.
  • Jeshua B.
    Jeshua BorgesMarch 14, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Probably my favorite cappuccino in town.
  • Ashley M.
    Ashley MillerMarch 13, 2015
    I don't think I've ever seen so many Macbooks in one place. Neat space. Vanilla cold brew w/ almond milk is delish, but good luck finding a seat on the weekend. Did I mention techies galore?
  • Jordan F.
    Jordan FineMarch 13, 2015
    Been here 100+ times
    Sweet interior. I enjoy the almond latte and cold brew with almond milk.
  • Steve L.
    Steve LeeMarch 8, 2015
    Ran out of pastries by 2pm!
  • Dave H.
    Dave HoltzFebruary 16, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The quick drip is a nice cup of coffee. Huge interior, but still always pretty crowded.
  • Mark H.
    Mark HendricksonFebruary 11, 2015
    Coffee too good for wifi
  • Carina N.
    Carina NgaiFebruary 6, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Mocha isn't too sweet, lovely
  • Paul G.
    Paul GarlingtonFebruary 1, 2015
    If Architectural Digest created s coffee spit, it'd look like this. Do I look desperate for Java?
  • Alex S.
    Alex SimonJanuary 31, 2015
    Love the interior of this place
  • Jonny S.
    Jonny StrömbergJanuary 29, 2015
    Beautiful venue, lots of space, great coffee, no wifi and no power sockets.
  • Emily W.
    Emily WheelerJanuary 28, 2015
    Their drip coffee is on the light side, but you can't go wrong with their espresso. And they have a record player.
  • Mark J.
    Mark Josephson ✌️January 27, 2015
    Quick Cup and a table upstairs.
  • Claire P.
    Claire PedersenJanuary 16, 2015
    My favorite in the city :) Great space, great coffee, what's not to like?
  • Matt F.
    Matt FeyerabendJanuary 12, 2015
    Excellent coffee! They have a great selection of single origin, blends and rare specialty beans. The design and layout of the space is excellent.
  • Chris W.
    Chris WrenJanuary 7, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Ginger scone has a pleasant crumbly texture and is not too sweet.
  • Al B.
    Al B.January 1, 2015
    Great coffee place to get the more hipster style coffee experience
  • Jonathan E.
    Jonathan EatherlyDecember 31, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The aesthetic is right and the coffee is great. Go here!
  • Kevin S.
    Kevin SmoklerDecember 21, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Front Window seats can get drafty. Sit at least 4 chairs away from front door.
  • Isaac S.
    Isaac ShabotDecember 1, 2014
    Get the vanilla cold brew with almond milk
  • Ali A.
    Ali AndersonNovember 30, 2014
    Awesome atmosphere and exceptional coffee. Bring a book and enjoy the weekend.
  • Stuart C.
    Stuart CoatesNovember 28, 2014
    I love that there's no outlets or wifi here. You come to work, read, or talk. All while drinking some of the best coffee south of Portland.
  • David B.
    David BanNovember 21, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    A favorite of Foursquare SF employees and visitors, this temple to meticulously made coffee is always worth a visit.
  • Pierre A.
    Pierre A.November 21, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Take the Kouign-amann with Valrhona chocolate. Absolute dope.
  • Max B.
    Max Blue 🚴🍔November 21, 2014
    Relax in the huge upstairs area and watch how they roast their delicious coffee
  • Giampiero G.
    Giampiero GiacchinoNovember 20, 2014
    Nice place. Good american coffee.
  • colazionearoma
    colazionearomaNovember 16, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    love this place.
  • Frank D.
    Frank DenbowNovember 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    No wifi. Has plugs but won't let you use them.
  • christopher
    christopherNovember 7, 2014
  • Jonathan S.
    Jonathan SalomonNovember 4, 2014
    Hooker's mocha is great. No Wi-Fi in 2014 is a huge disappointment!
  • Daddy said I'm special
    Daddy said I'm specialOctober 22, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Good coffee from beautiful authentic coffee machines
  • Roderic C.
    Roderic CampbellOctober 21, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Their espresso pulls made me actually fall in love with coffee
  • Natalia B.
    Natalia BakerOctober 17, 2014
    An absolute must do in SF! The coolest space & awesome coffee. No wifi or sockets though so go to meet someone rather than work.
  • Noah W.
    Noah WeissOctober 16, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    The best single origin pour over iced coffees I've ever had. That's a mouthful.
  • Cory W.
    Cory WrightOctober 12, 2014
    Enjoy great coffee with a wonderful counter flow at this soma location of sightglass. Sit upstairs and watch the magic happen in a atrium-esque coffee warehouse. Taking coffee to the next level.
  • Anthony F.
    Anthony Francisco-MageeOctober 12, 2014
    Great coffee and place to be productive.
  • Jenn P.
    Jenn ParkOctober 6, 2014
    Iced latte
  • Maxime E.
    Maxime EttoriOctober 3, 2014
  • Sarah O.
    Sarah OSeptember 30, 2014
    The ginger scone was amazing. Espresso was strong. Great people watching from the 2nd floor.
  • Nathan S.
    Nathan SampimonSeptember 28, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Nice coffee. Much hipster. Wow.
  • Tommy D.
    Tommy DeVillersSeptember 28, 2014
    Coffee is good
  • Micha H.
    Micha Hernandez van LeuffenSeptember 27, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Get a Drip coffee and a pastry
  • Connor J.
    Connor JamesSeptember 24, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Ask for a grande Frappacino
  • Lena
    LenaSeptember 20, 2014
    Good coffee either hot or iced.
  • Steve K.
    Steve KirkhamSeptember 20, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Iced pour overs.
  • Yotam T.
    Yotam TroimSeptember 18, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything I tried was great. One of the best coffee spots in town.
  • Venkat N.
    Venkat NagaswamySeptember 13, 2014
    Latte. Cappuccino
  • Patrick S.
    Patrick StegmannSeptember 12, 2014
    Very hipster, great coffee.
  • Rian v.
    Rian van der MerweSeptember 9, 2014
    They make a fantastic cappuccino. Beware though, no wifi. So this place is for coffee enjoyment, not work.
  • James L.
    James LoftusSeptember 7, 2014
    The Ferrari of coffee shops.
  • David B.
    David BradwaySeptember 3, 2014
    I was very disappointed. I've had the coffee before. But today, my Americano was short, muddy and note-less. And the staff, disturbingly aloof, and charged me for my replacement drip-coffee! 😳
  • Thê-Minh T.
    Thê-Minh TrinhSeptember 2, 2014
    Very nice place with a cool mezzanine. You can order tasty pastries with your coffee.
  • Abbey K.
    Abbey KeckAugust 31, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Vanilla Iced Coffee and a Hookers Sea Salt Caramel!
  • Katy Z.
    Katy ZackAugust 29, 2014
    Order the vanilla cold brew coffee with almond milk. Thank me later.
  • Owen G.
    Owen GeronimoAugust 27, 2014
    #SFFW14 operations meeting
  • Michael L.
    Michael LunøeAugust 25, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Espressos, Cappuccinos or pour overs. Please taste the coffee and not drown it in milk
  • Maykel L.
    Maykel LoomansAugust 23, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    A cappuccino from the left espresso machine. For some reason they always taste better.
  • Thaisa F.
    Thaisa FernandesAugust 22, 2014
    Almond Milk <3
  • Chia E.
    Chia EversAugust 21, 2014
    The Hooker's Mocha is amazing, but it's not sweet--it's dark, strong, and bitter.
  • Michelle O.
    Michelle O'RiordanAugust 19, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    No better place to grab a latte and croissant in the morning.
  • Andy J.
    Andy JiangAugust 19, 2014
    Sightglass redefines post industrial minimalism with its exposed pipes and alluring hardwood floors. Hipster baristas and tech patrons. No wifi so bring a book.
  • Steep B.
    Steep BeachAugust 19, 2014
    Exceptional espressos at the bar
  • Runqiu C.
    Runqiu CaiAugust 15, 2014
    There's no wifi here. What a waste of good space for working!!
  • James T.
    James TAugust 13, 2014
    This is how a coffee shop should look/feel. Hipster, yes, but it doesn't try too hard.
  • Joel C.
    Joel CorpusAugust 12, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The vanilla iced cold brew with almond milk is my go to drink. Amazing!
    @SDWIFEYAugust 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    1 espresso = 2 shots. Order a 2x2 for 4 shots of madness.
  • Jordan S.
    Jordan StanisciaAugust 11, 2014
    No wifi here. Hipsters with beards have forbidden it.
  • Chris G.
    Chris GoldenAugust 11, 2014
    Might be the best cup of coffee I've ever has. Get a single origin. It's worth the wait
  • Melis
    MelisAugust 11, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    order the almond milk ice coffee on a hot day.
  • Phil T.
    Phil TorontoAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Excellent coffee, no wifi. Order from the "secret" bar upstairs if it's too crazy downstairs.
  • Hillary H.
    Hillary HartleyAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Good people, good beans, and a beautiful space.
  • Chris E.
    Chris EdwardsAugust 9, 2014
    The cold brew coffee is the best I've ever tasted. Get it with whole milk.
  • Dan
    DanAugust 8, 2014
    Grab your (excellent) coffee and trot upstairs to the balcony seating for some of the best people watching in the city. Hipster bingo!
  • Matt G.
    Matt GalliganAugust 8, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Pour over, black. Truly some tasty coffee, and because it's light roasted and more naturally sweet you really don't need sugar and certainly no creamer to cover up ugly roasted flavors.
  • Marcus B.
    Marcus BertrandAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The Americano is perfect.
  • Martin
    MartinAugust 7, 2014
    Pour Over Iced Coffee
  • David ☕️ K.
    David ☕️ KleinAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Beautiful space. Bring a camera. Pick up a pound of beans after enjoying a perfect cup of coffee.
  • Micha H.
    Micha Hernandez van LeuffenAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Lattes and Drip coffees
  • Leah C.
    Leah Candelaria-TylerAugust 6, 2014
    Airy and bright - great place to enjoy a book and cup of coffee. I do wish the had bigger sizes of the to-go drip :)
  • Signe B.
    Signe BrewsterAugust 6, 2014
    No outlets or wifi, but good for meetings when it's not too crowded
  • Gabriel S.
    Gabriel SuitsAugust 6, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome space. Awesome coffee.
  • Jackie N.
    Jackie NguyenAugust 5, 2014
    No wyfy here
  • scott ..
    scott ...August 5, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Grab a single origin iced coffee. They make it Japanese style: poured over into a carafe and shaken with ice. Tastes much brighter than cold brew.
  • Epicurious
    EpicuriousAugust 3, 2014
    Front and center at Sightglass: a vintage 1961 Probat roaster, lit beatifically from above by the skylights of the three-story warehouse that houses the café and roastery. Read more
    CITY GRITAugust 1, 2014
    Catch a glimpse of the roasting process while your barista meticulously prepares your order and then settle in for some co-working or in a corner spot to sit and enjoy their handy work.
  • Aaron C.
    Aaron CruzJuly 24, 2014
    A SoMa neighborhood gem. A Kiawamururu, Kenya Pour Over worked great for me. Enjoyed the non-uniform seating while watching the roaster in action. Checkout the unique bathroom sink/mirror setup.
  • DJ
    DJJuly 19, 2014
    Clean place, great coffee
  • Amy M.
    Amy MatsunoJuly 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome industial decor. Warning: almond milk doesn't blend well in iced coffee so if you're getting the iced vanilla brew, you'll start to see the milk and coffee separate in clumps.
  • Jason P.
    Jason PetersonJuly 17, 2014
    Pay with square. Sorry we don't have wifi. Pretension you can cut with a knife
  • Katherine M.
    Katherine M.July 16, 2014
    Tech hipster. I hate this place, actually, because acoustics were sacrificed for aesthetics, and it has a very self-satisfied vibe. But everyone eats it up. The Mission location is less douchey.
  • Kevin B.
    Kevin BurgJuly 12, 2014
    This is a really fantastic space. Indoor bike parking (!) on the wall just inside the door.
  • Galileu N.
    Galileu NogueiraJuly 9, 2014
    Good place to chill out! Ask for the Hot Chocolate just if you don't like sweet ones. Chocolate chip is good as 4 cheese savory.
  • Tim F.
    Tim FallsJuly 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're kinda hungry, get the lil ham n cheese n pickles sandwich on brioche bun. It's delightful.
  • Alyssa F.
    Alyssa FooteJuly 2, 2014
    Awesome mochas, pour over coffee, and baked goods.
  • Steve D.
    Steve DeanJuly 1, 2014
    There's actually a bingo game dedicated to this (amazing) coffee shop.
  • Jean-Philippe B.
    Jean-Philippe BoilyJune 21, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    You should really try the Pistachio croissant, it's just amazing!
  • Yi Q.
    Yi QiangJune 20, 2014
    No wifi and no outlets, and that's a good thing!
  • Andy M.
    Andy MatuschakJune 1, 2014
    Beautiful interior, wonderful coffee, great place to spend a thoughtful moment.
  • Kidhack
    KidhackMay 27, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Please don't sit at the mezzanine level bar if you are wearing baggy shorts and no underwear.
  • Stephen P.
    Stephen PolettoMay 26, 2014
    Sightglass is a celebration of coffee, not just a quick caffeine fix. You won't find wi-fi here. Leave the latte behind & drink a black drip coffee: it's sweet here, not bitter like you might expect.
  • Angela H.
    Angela HsiaoMay 13, 2014
    No wifi or plugs....but good coffee and vibe
  • Randy B.
    Randy BrownMay 9, 2014
    The 2nd floor seating offers a sweeping grand view from above, it’s a great spot to perch and savor your drink.
  • Tom M.
    Tom MaxwellMay 1, 2014
    Awesome atmosphere, good seating upstairs.
  • Erlend H.
    Erlend HauklandApril 26, 2014
    Very cool place. The interior, space and lighting is quite special, and the cooffee speaks for itself. Great!
  • Jon M.
    Jon McDonaldApril 22, 2014
    It's out of the way, but Sightglass has a really cool building. Camp out and take great Instagram photos to make your friends jelly of your good coffee and trip to SF.
  • Eva F.
    Eva FröhlichApril 19, 2014
    Go here if you crave good coffee made with the demanded patience and love. Soo good when the coffee is brewed to is best taste!
  • Matthew M.
    Matthew MichiharaApril 9, 2014
    Trendiest coffee shop I've ever been to
  • Kyle S.
    Kyle SApril 8, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The canonical coffee roaster / café. Lots of space.
  • Tommy L.
    Tommy LeepMarch 24, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    No wifi. Bring a Karma.
  • Riham M.
    Riham MahafzahMarch 8, 2014
    Awesome interior! Great coffee
  • Dee🌴
    Dee🌴February 27, 2014
    Get the cold brew with almond milk.
  • Martin R.
    Martin RisgaardFebruary 26, 2014
    See the coffee you order being roasted right there in the store. Pretty cool but not what you'd call a cosy place - still worth a visit.
  • Alex P.
    Alex PriestFebruary 23, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Ginger scones live up the hype. BYO wifi.
  • Alex H.
    Alex HFebruary 21, 2014
    This place has way too many tips already so in not gonna leave one.
  • J J.
    J JFebruary 14, 2014
    Try the vegan pastries. They're great!
  • Andy ⚓.
    Andy ⚓February 10, 2014
    Try the tea. It's off the menu, but you can ask for it. Their chamomile is so good.
  • John M.
    John Manoogian IIIFebruary 5, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Sweetly order a cup of tea and then drink deeply of the judgy disdain the barista serves up in response to you not ordering coffee.
  • Raphael G.
    Raphael GrignaniFebruary 4, 2014
  • Justin M.
    Justin MJanuary 17, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    3 random things to like: 1. Low toxin coffee (no mold)! 2. Zero attitude from baristas - seriously, you expect some 'tude but you'll find everyone is super friendly; 3. No Pink soap! Real soap!
  • AJ
    AJJanuary 17, 2014
    Hipsters macbooks and good coffee
  • Dens
    DensJanuary 16, 2014
    They don't serve tea here. And if you ask, you will be shamed. I think you can order from the coffee bar upstairs if the line is long (tho I haven't tried this top secret tip yet)
  • Kevin S.
    Kevin SkobacJanuary 14, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Best espresso in SF
  • Nelson W.
    Nelson WJanuary 9, 2014
    Amazing espresso!
  • Brittany A.
    Brittany AtkinsonJanuary 8, 2014
    The vanilla cold brew was heaven in a mason jar. This place is gorgeous and huge yet still comfy.
  • Peter K.
    Peter KallmanJanuary 4, 2014
    They gave me a dirty look when I paid with my Google Wallet.
  • Moses L.
    Moses LDecember 27, 2013
    Get the vanilla iced cold brew with almond milk!
  • Danielle Lazier S.
    They're opening a new location on 20th and Florida.
  • Robert M.
    Robert MangrobangDecember 24, 2013
    "Quick cup" = drip
  • Matt M.
    Matt MayoDecember 23, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Try a quick cup. Instant gratification with a delicious featured coffee that changes every day. The price varies by coffee.
  • Shikha K.
    Shikha KaiwarDecember 23, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Great space with lots of natural light. The pistachio croissant is in the top 5 best croissants I've ever had.
  • om m.
    om malikDecember 19, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Try the ginger scone - the toughest to give up addiction in business
  • Holger L.
    Holger LuedorfDecember 4, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The Hooker's Mocha is the Bee's Knees if you like your mocha subtle and bittersweet. Good stuff!
  • Joycott
    JoycottDecember 3, 2013
    Get one of everything! You'll be happy you did. All the coffee is just divine.
  • Christopher M.
    Christopher MondouxNovember 25, 2013
    Come here if you're pretentious. Or strive to be.
  • Juliana C.
    Juliana CaputoNovember 15, 2013
    Best orange cake ever!!
  • Miyishia S.
    Miyishia SlayOctober 23, 2013
    Cool design & community tables, but the joint doesn't have WiFi so no use in staying. Loud as well. Don't think I'll be back anytime soon, not enough perks (coffee, tea, food) to keep me interested
  • Andrew B.
    Andrew BrackinOctober 20, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The Kenyan coffee is yum
  • Liza S.
    Liza SperlingOctober 20, 2013
    Beat the hipster line. Go early.
  • Kouris K.
    Kouris KalligasOctober 15, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great meeting place, great variety of coffees! A must for coffee lovers
  • Eleni M.
    Eleni M★MOctober 15, 2013
    Best coffee bar AND roastery at the same time,I've EVER been in my life! Absolutely loved the coffee,the design,the environment and the people!Wish I had designed the place!Bravo to the architect!!!!
  • Jimmie T.
    Jimmie TyrrellOctober 12, 2013
    Bike friendly, leave yours in the back against the wall. Never locked mine, you can see the only entrance/exit from most seats.
  • Teresa B.
    Teresa BarajasOctober 10, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Come here to get work done as there is no wi-fi. The mushroom-thyme tart is delicious. You can't go wrong with any coffee choice
  • Yuriy P.
    Yuriy PryadkoOctober 8, 2013
    Owl's Howl espresso - not bad. 4/5
  • John A.
    John AllbeeOctober 4, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Hooker's Mocha !
  • Vincent T.
    Vincent TangSeptember 29, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great spot to get down to business and down some caffeine
  • Marloes H.
    Marloes HaarsmaSeptember 27, 2013
    Kenya blend drip coffee is really tasty
  • Sean H.
    Sean HowellSeptember 25, 2013
    Beans to go. Tastes as good at home
  • Chris M.
    Chris MessinaSeptember 24, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    What to Order: All of the pour-over drip coffees are great, but the excellent Guji, Yetatebe is a fresh-crop Ethiopian coffee, so it’s only available for the next few months.
  • Alex
    AlexSeptember 19, 2013
    Don't miss out on the bullshit hipster hand soap! Wash of a lifetime!
  • Vanessa G.
    Vanessa GregsonSeptember 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my favorite coffee shops in the city. Great coffee, space, atmosphere, staff, and treats. Downside: no wifi.
  • Javid J.
    Javid JamaeSeptember 10, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the few places I've been (internationally) that does almond-milk lattes and gets them right.
  • Alex L.
    Alex LeungAugust 25, 2013
    Great environment. Delicious beans, sweet lattes, freshly roasted in house. The one microroaster u MUST check out when in the city :)
  • megan
    meganAugust 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The coffee is ok. The payment processing system is amazing.
  • Leanne V.
    Leanne VanderbylAugust 17, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Now serving almond milk in lieu of soy!
  • Find a Coffice
    Find a CofficeAugust 14, 2013
    No Wi-Fi. Great place to read and get work done unplugged from Internet. A pour over of any kind and the atmosphere will definitely get the creativity going. (via @elatlboy) Read more
  • Dane H.
    Dane HarriganAugust 9, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Still the best cappuccinos in SF
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel BarberAugust 8, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Secret bar upstairs serves flights of coffee and the best single origin espresso around.
  • Lesley K.
    Lesley KAugust 6, 2013
    Another good spot to take a daytime breather or do some light work (the natural light is gorg). They use great beans & great milk=latte & black coffee is good.
  • James S.
    James StewartAugust 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice and quiet early in the morning with lots of open space. Gets busy by late morning with long queues.
  • Jiashu W.
    Jiashu WangJuly 29, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    No wifi, best thing.
  • Vyoma
    VyomaJuly 25, 2013
    Coffee here is amazing. The ambience is pretty unique too, you'll see sacks and sacks of stuff- maybe coffee beans. You won't find a menu at the back of the barista either. Love this place.
  • Satyajeet P.
    Satyajeet PalJuly 14, 2013
    Really cool place to grab a cup of good coffee. Bring your bike inside, convenient!
  • Emily T.
    Emily TylerJuly 9, 2013
    Check out the top bar, but only if you have time to savor the sweet, sweet brews they serve up!
  • Derrick
    DerrickJuly 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Good frisbees
  • Adam M.
    Adam MasonJuly 2, 2013
    If I were a billionaire and wanted to build the best coffee/ambience setup ever, it would be just like this place. Love it!
  • Lara C.
    Lara ClassenJuly 1, 2013
    Ginger Ethiopian coffee AND a ginger scone??? This makes me happy :)
  • Dean H.
    Dean HogarthJune 29, 2013
    I got a bag of #OwlsHowl, looking forward to using back home in UK
  • Geoffroy B.
    Geoffroy BablonJune 28, 2013
    They only roast Monday through Thursday - Friday is cleaning day!
  • Cameron M.
    Cameron MadduxJune 28, 2013
    The gougere is one of the best popovers in the city
  • Eric S.
    Eric ShoicketJune 22, 2013
    Great coffee... Although I made the mistake of ordering a red eye (not on the "menu") ... $7.25 and 2 separate pickup locations for the espresso & coffee. But hey - that's some good coffee :)
  • d b.
    d bJune 14, 2013
    They sell Aerobie flying discs here, by the same guy who invented the Aeropress. Awesome.
  • Robert v.
    Robert van HoeselJune 8, 2013
    Great Place to just enjoy your coffee :)
  • Ashley S.
    Ashley SchoenknechtMay 31, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Really hot in this space on hot days. Beautiful space, great coffee, no interwebs.
  • Yuko
    YukoMay 24, 2013
    Nice place to enjoy thinking with a cup of good coffee. No Wi-Fi.
  • RTWgirl A.
    RTWgirl ArnetteMay 18, 2013
    Have a Hookers yum
  • Dane H.
    Dane HarriganMay 16, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Best cappuccinos in San Francisco
  • Trevor
    TrevorMay 16, 2013
    Really beautiful split-level space with really excellent coffee and great sweet and savoury pastries. Watch the coffee being roasted and bagged while you drink.
  • Thijs N.
    Thijs NiksMay 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Beautiful place, great coffee. No power outlets and no wifi.
  • Jacek G.
    Jacek GręMay 1, 2013
    Artisanal coffee gone wrong
  • Francisco G.
    Mushroom thyme tart...mmm....
  • Angela Z.
    Angela ZhaoApril 27, 2013
    the upstairs bar is adorable but avoid trying to actually get any service from there. I stood there for a good few minutes wanting to order some pastries and was hopelessly ignored by the server
  • Natalia G.
    Natalia GorevaApril 27, 2013
    If you're a coffee lover you have to come here - such a unique space with industrial warehouse design. Check out the top floor seating to get the view on baristas' magic.
  • Ron P.
    Ron PragidesApril 25, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Rachel at work. @Sightglass
  • Chris 🍻 M.
    Chris 🍻 MakarskyApril 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    this place is too hip for me
  • Ron P.
    Ron PragidesApril 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    "Fine coffees for a weary world." @Sightglass
  • Ron P.
    Ron PragidesApril 23, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
  • David H.
    David HessApril 23, 2013
    WARNING: No WiFi
  • Michael H.
    Michael HousewrightApril 22, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The most aesthetically pleasing shop in the Bay Area. Music volume is perfect. Coffees are splendid, pastries lovely. Not a cheap date, but you will score.
  • Sarah L.
    Sarah LaneApril 21, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Ginger scones are better than best
  • Eric S.
    Eric SabbanApril 21, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Best place to sit down without wifi and drink excellent coffee.
  • Paul L.
    Paul LloydApril 20, 2013
    Pay with cash.
  • Meghan W.
    Meghan WilkerApril 19, 2013
    An incredibly dark and rich roast, but also crazy smooth. If you love coffee, definitely stop here. Your mouth will be delighted.
  • timoni w.
    timoni westApril 17, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Certainly the most beautiful of the High-End Coffee Shops, if not the most friendly; worth visiting anyway, for the coffee and ambiance.
  • Samar
    SamarApril 5, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Almond milk has arrived!!!!! :D
  • Eddy B.
    Eddy BApril 3, 2013
    Can't believe there's no wifi #disappointed
  • David B.
    David BirdsongApril 1, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Great bathrooms!
  • Jeremiah L.
    Jeremiah LeeMarch 29, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    No Wi-Fi‽ *flips the massive salvaged wood antiqued steel tables*
  • Catherine H.
    Catherine HammMarch 23, 2013
    Beautiful space, knowledgeable staff and the best coffee!
  • Dayyan L.
    Dayyan LordMarch 21, 2013
    If you've come here by way of bike, bring it in. There's parking inside at the back wall.
  • Jacqueline L.
    Jacqueline L.March 11, 2013
    If you've got time for conversation and some extra cash, order from the top bar
  • Luke B.
    Luke BornheimerMarch 6, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Sightglass's beans are slightly darker roasted than Four Barrel's and Blue Bottle's. Not a bad or good thing, per say, but a useful thing to know in case you particularly like or dislike darker roasts
  • Antone J.
    Antone JohnsonMarch 5, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Get Hooker's sweets here without the actual hookers! (unlike the Hooker's Sweet Treats shop itself, at Hyde & O'Farrell in the skanky Tenderloin).
  • Z
    ZFebruary 27, 2013
    "Sightglass serves up decadent lattes and single-origin Chemex brews of their freshly roasted, micro-lot beans all from a teeny cart."
  • Patricio d.
    Patricio del SolFebruary 24, 2013
  • Jessica C.
    Jessica ChoateFebruary 19, 2013
    Favorite coffee place in SF!!
  • Lily Y.
    Lily YangFebruary 17, 2013
    Super Cute and awesome :)
  • Paulina
    PaulinaFebruary 12, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Caffeine in the form of coffee only. Bummer.
  • Rafi S.
    Rafi SyedFebruary 11, 2013
    While you wait for your coffee, bother the baristas with coffee trivia, e.g., "does a cortado come in a ceramic cup or a glass?". Don't know the answer? Better get down to Sightglass.
  • Robert G.
    Robert GaalFebruary 4, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The usual laptop crowd stays away because of the lack of Wi-Fi and power plugs, and that's a good thing. This way, the coffee and the surroundings get the attention they deserve.
  • Alexandra K.
    Alexandra KeninFebruary 1, 2013
    No tea, but cider and hot choco are some non-coffee options.
  • Ryan S.
    Ryan StensonJanuary 31, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Super stingy on the pour overs, which are the most expensive in the city
  • Alex G.
    Alex GodinJanuary 30, 2013
    The hookers mocha is dope!
  • Kirk M.
    Kirk McMurrayJanuary 22, 2013
    Try the Cafe Latte - It's so pretty I can't get myself to take a sip... ;)
  • Michael H.
    Michael HallJanuary 18, 2013
    Get the ginger scones; they're made with sweet, delicious, crystalized ginger bits and they go pretty quickly.
  • Samihah A.
    Samihah AzimJanuary 18, 2013
    There's no wifi but the coffee is incredibly smooth.
  • Ariel S.
    Ariel SeidmanJanuary 18, 2013
    Lots of tables/seats with an open vibe (one small warning: folks who work here are rather pretentious)
  • Rohini J.
    Rohini JalanJanuary 14, 2013
    Sip slowly on that latte while you breathe in the smells wafting in from the roastery. No Wi-Fi, unfortunately.
  • Adam S.
    Adam SeneseJanuary 13, 2013
    Get the Hookers Mocha
  • Gabriel S.
    Gabriel SongJanuary 10, 2013
    The only downside of this place is no WiFi and slightly hard seats. Love the place though!
  • Ajay K.
    Ajay KulkarniDecember 28, 2012
    Grab a Coffee, ginger scone, and upstairs counter seat. And find your inner peace.
  • Square, Inc.
    Square, Inc.December 14, 2012
    Sip on a cappuccino, grab a piece of orange cake, and pay at the counter with Square Wallet!
  • Antonio B.
    Antonio BravoDecember 1, 2012
    Great coffee experience and atmosphere
  • David R.
    David RosenbergNovember 20, 2012
    This coffee shop represents the pinnacle of western civilisation.
  • Zach S.
    Zach SchauNovember 11, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Prosciutto tart is a boys dream.
  • Reuben K.
    Reuben KatzNovember 7, 2012
    Because conversation goes better with coffee... So does hustle...
  • Erica J. S.
    Erica J. SimpsonOctober 25, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't leave here without a Hooker's Sweet Treat to go with your coffee. Relax people, it's a delicious hand dipped caramel. Made locally, of course!
  • Diane T.
    Diane Tate (Bisgeier)October 24, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Orange Cake - gluten-free!
  • Ian S.
    Ian SpalterOctober 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    hooker's mocha - worth having just to say it out loud.
  • Aaron D.
    Aaron DraczynskiOctober 11, 2012
    Beautiful space, fantastic coffee. Sit upstairs and eavesdrop on startup pitches.
  • Jessica C.
    Jessica ChangOctober 7, 2012
    Despite the initial feeling of excessive hipsterism, the space is spacious and airy, coffee best in the city, fun people watching, nice baristas (yes, really).
  • Diane T.
    Diane Tate (Bisgeier)October 3, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Soy Latte - work
  • Bodhi S.
    Bodhi SansomSeptember 25, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Remember - drip drinks on the right. Otherwise you'll be waiting a looong time on the left
  • annie l.
    annie lSeptember 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Business meeting? Take that brew right upstairs for quieter seating
  • Saad F.
    Saad FazilSeptember 21, 2012
    coffe shop without a wifi???
  • Rodrigo P.
    Rodrigo PaolucciSeptember 16, 2012
    awesome cappuccino and fancy architecture but no free wi-fi :/
  • Stephanie N.
    Stephanie N.September 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Caramel, Choc cookies, blueberry olive oil muffins...look at the bake goods case :)
  • Rich R.
    Rich ReaderSeptember 13, 2012
    love their ambience & espresso
  • Anna
    AnnaAugust 24, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    They sell Hooker's Sweet Treats' salted caramels!
  • Kim P.
    Kim PhạmAugust 15, 2012
    Indulge in some stellar coffee & rub elbows with startup nerds + trendy hipsters. Or even worse, startup hipsters.
  • Mike K.
    Mike KAugust 11, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Pistachio jam croissant! It's a new dimension
  • Leon
    LeonJuly 30, 2012
    Take a seat upstairs and watch a complete micro roastery at work.
  • Alex
    AlexJuly 15, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Decaf always available off menu. Just ask. Astoundingly good.
  • @RickNakama
    @RickNakamaJuly 14, 2012
    Delicious coffee & probably the most beautiful cafe layout I've ever experienced!
  • Brad G.
    Brad GillespieJuly 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Boom. One of the few really good coffee shops in SF (Coffee Bar is another). Great coffee + great vibe. Almost like Seattle.
  • Vien
    VienJune 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Bummer, there's no wifi or electrical outlets.
  • Diane T.
    Diane Tate (Bisgeier)June 20, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Soy Latte - flat - @pfinette I need to bring you here!
  • Rushabh D.
    Rushabh DoshiJune 20, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    they do coffee right.
  • Lee S.
    Lee SchneiderJune 15, 2012
    Best in San Francisco and good for meetings with people from Public Architecture and Architecture for Humanity.
  • Sammie
    SammieJune 11, 2012
    Get the canelé and enjoy for me ;)
  • Keeg ✨
    Keeg ✨June 9, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    I absolutely adore the this space. Lots of natural light and a barn/warehouse feel with super high ceilings.
  • Thomas
    ThomasJune 8, 2012
    Please bring back iced americano
  • SF Weekly
    SF WeeklyMay 31, 2012
    SF Weekly’s Best Of 2012 Winner – Editorial Pick – Best Coffee.Throw a rock in almost any neighborhood these days, and you’re likely to hit a café with exceptionally skilled baristas serving locally.. Read more
  • Albert C.
    Albert ChoiMay 28, 2012
    Great space
  • Molly C.
    Molly CMay 19, 2012
    Won't make iced espresso drinks :/
  • Václav V.
    Václav VančuraMay 18, 2012
    Very nice place. And they play Kraftwerk!
  • Jesse C.
    Jesse ClayburghApril 28, 2012
    No Wi-fi?! This place sucks! Nice interior though.
  • Ash F.
    Ash FontanaApril 21, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The most beautiful cafe in SF. Great coffee (no tea), some pastries, open space, WiFi-free and solid music choices. The design of the space is the highlight. My favorite place to work in SF.
  • Stefanie S.
    Stefanie SniderApril 12, 2012
    Love this place! Only downfall (perhaps by design): no outlets.
  • Cathy Y.
    Cathy YipApril 8, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Love blue boon!
  • Blake S.
    Blake SamicApril 1, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Great spot to meet over coffee
  • Patrick C.
    Patrick CollisonMarch 31, 2012
    Space lacks warmth; coffee is great.
  • Gauri M.
    Gauri ManglikMarch 28, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Amazing coffee and super sweet interior. Good for grabbing coffee with @shl and tech celebrity sightings. (4 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • Lizzy N.
    Lizzy NakielnyMarch 22, 2012
    Beautiful space but sadly no wi-fi
  • Lizzy N.
    Lizzy NakielnyMarch 22, 2012
    Beautiful space but please get wi-fi!!
  • Lisa
    LisaMarch 10, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Try the Macchiato
  • Kathleen
    KathleenMarch 4, 2012
    Why no wifi?!
  • Leanne V.
    Leanne VanderbylMarch 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Chèvre brioche!
  • Lisa
    LisaMarch 3, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Try the Mushroom Thyme Tart W/ Bechamel - fantastic
  • Maja K.
    Maja KermathFebruary 27, 2012
    Since all they serve is coffee no're SOL if you're not a snobby coffee drinker. There's a cas cafe around the corner. I brought my tea in:)
  • Trevor C.
    Trevor CornwellFebruary 16, 2012
    Awesome place. Big, peaceful and allows for a meeting in SF with easy drive from the Peninsula
  • Melissa G.
    Melissa GarciaFebruary 14, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    The ginger scone is perfection.
  • Zach C.
    Zach ColeFebruary 4, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    iPhone nation
  • Tobias K.
    Tobias KemperJanuary 26, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    have the drips black
  • Christophe L.
    Christophe LampertiJanuary 22, 2012
    Great coffee shop, but not for working, they don't have wifi.
  • Alex C.
    Alex Choi ❄️January 13, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    sit at the bar upstairs and people watch
  • Joshua N.
    Joshua NguyenJanuary 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    A relative newcomer on the scene, it's making big waves with the technies in SOMA. Not bad - better than Ritual and Four Barrel and on some days as good as or better than Blue Bottle.
  • Scott S.
    Scott SilvermanJanuary 8, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    DIY Sightglass pour over = 23g coffee + 300g water
  • Marc R.
    Marc RothJanuary 7, 2012
    I can't believe anyone would spend that much money to build 1 coffee shop. I like it, but Damn! (3 of 4 petals via Fondu) Read more
  • Jess H.
    Jess HuangJanuary 6, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    If you're ordering anything decaf or non-coffee, you're doing it wrong.
  • Andrew H.
    Andrew HogueJanuary 3, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Fantastic, high-ceilinged space with the roasting going on right in front of you. Try a hand-poured, single-origin drip coffee or a straight up espresso shot.
  • Travis L.
    Travis LarimerDecember 27, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    All their blends are 100% vegan.
  • Noah L.
    Noah LucasDecember 13, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great open space. Grab a drip coffee or espresso and check out the upstairs.
  • Lee C.
    Lee ClancyDecember 11, 2011
    Hot chocolate wasn't hot! Cool space, but with only 10 people here at 10:30AM on a Sunday, the space should be available within 9 months...
  • om m.
    om malikNovember 26, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Try the ginger scone with an espresso and savor perfect harmony
  • Ryan G.
    Ryan GeigerNovember 17, 2011
    There's a lot of great options, but for me there's no reason to go past the cappuccino.
  • Barbara S.
    Barbara StephensonOctober 24, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Hookers chocolate stop...yummy.
  • Rani M.
    Rani MochdieOctober 21, 2011
    when they finish building it, it will be very nice. Love the hazelnut brioche
  • Hugues C.
    Hugues Colpron1 week ago
    À première vu, on fait tous Wow. Le café est extrêmement beau, on se sent confortable. Un peu brillant pour étudier mais pour socialisé idéal. Le latte est fait par des pros. 9.5/10
  • Pavlo G.
    Pavlo GrozianNovember 18, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Наверное одна из лучших кафеен Сан Франциско. Определенно лучшая в SoMa.
  • Eugene R.
    Eugene RudyyJune 23, 2016
    Файна кава!☕️
  • Yoshinori W.
    Yoshinori WakizakaMay 27, 2016
  • Lee J.
    Lee JunhoMay 20, 2016
    정말 트렌디한 곳으로 샌프란시스코에 온다면 반드시 가야할 곳!
  • leonid c.
    leonid chernyJanuary 1, 2016
    Тепло и лампово. Приличный кофе
  • Odile R.
    Odile RoujolNovember 3, 2015
    Décontracté et animé
  • Vanessa G.
    Vanessa GonzalezSeptember 28, 2015
    Es como un santuario al café. Recién molido de todas partes del mundo. El ambiente súper agradable para trabajar o desayunar. Toda la panadería creativa y rica.
  • Hyppopotamus
    HyppopotamusSeptember 14, 2015
    Наверно самый лучший кофе в СФ
  • Juan S.
    Juan SeguíJuly 28, 2015
    Pide un capuccino con hielo, delicioso!
  • Artemy L.
    Artemy LebedevJune 30, 2015
    Айс-блэк волшебный.
  • Wilfried H.
    Wilfried HubertMay 11, 2015
    Lieu superbe, à l'instar du café servi et torréfié sur place.
  • Rodney Antonio R.
    Excelente ambiente
  • Agus Y.
    Agus YornetOctober 25, 2014
    Excelente lugar, muy lindo. Trabajan con Square 👌
  • Artem Loginov
    Artem LoginovFebruary 7, 2014
    Очень клевая стимпанковая кофейня. Много места чтобы посидеть и варят отличный кофе. Из еды - только печеньки и сладкие булочки.
  • Marco D.
    Marco DisseldorpSeptember 8, 2012
    Omlopen naar deze fijne koffietent loont de moeite!
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