It’s hard to not hop in line whenever you pass a Vive La Tarte, and the Noe location is no exception. We come here for croissants and pastries, like their turmeric monkey bread that’s more spicy than sweet, but they also have a full breakfast menu if you have time to inhale more than just some fancy bread.
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Easy Breezy in Noe Valley is another yogurt shop that puts enough faith in people to serve their own frozen yogurt.
Saru Sushi Bar
Saru Sushi Bar in Noe Valley is tiny and one of our favorite neighborhood sushi spots in town.
Noe Valley Bakery
There’s usually a line for bread and pastries at Noe Valley Bakery, and for good reason.
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Donut Savant in East Oakland specializes in excellent mini donuts and "cron'ts" (donut-croissant hybrids).
Saint Frank in Russian Hill is a bit swanky for a coffee shop, but it has nice light, space to work, and some good breakfast options.
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Verve Coffee Roasters
Verve has a very nice space in the Castro and solid coffee and sandwiches too.
When you need a break from your cubicle in the Financial District, take solace in avocado toast or a salad from Mazarine.
The Station SF
The Station SF is a coffee shop on the edge of the FiDi with a full food menu and strong WiFi.
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