624 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122
Bike Parking: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Cuisines: Mediterranean, American, Sandwiches, French, Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch, European, Healthy, Continental
Alcohol: Beer, Wine
Takes Reservations: No
Outdoor Seating: Yes
Price Range : Average
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12/17/2006Provided by Citysearch -
Favorite ""regular"" place. I eat here at least once a week, sometimes breakfast, sometimes lunch, sometimes dinner. If I'm really hungry and craving something meaty, I have the corned beef hash -yummy and plentiful. I don't eat cheese, and they are great about accomodating my cheese-less requests and also mixing up the tea in my teapot and refilling the hot water. Big fan of the kyoto crepe and the Bangkok salad. Great for groups and also comfortable dining alone.
10/04/2006Provided by Citysearch -
I've been to crepevine 4 times now, and each time just keeps getting better. I really recommend the breakfast (excluding the omelettes, they have a weird texture) with a heaping stack of breakfast potatoes. Also if you like pumpkin try the pumpkin pancakes...they are fluffy and delicious.
08/13/2006Provided by Citysearch -
Hey, you can get eggs and hash browns ANYTIME--what a concept! I always want breakfast fare later in the day rather than as soon as I wake up and that's almost impossible to find these days (eggs needn't be just breakfast food, ya know). You can get savory crepes or sweet crepes, have a whole meal or just a salad, portions are huge. They have some tables outside so your pet can join you. It is usually crowded during regularly appointed mealtimes. No parking. Prices are good. They also do take out (no delivery though).
02/02/2006Provided by Citysearch -
I didn't try the breakfast items, but I enjoyed the crepes for sure. Ppl are right that they're not authentic, but I still enjoyed it a lot and the value makes a great lunch. They were generoud with their portions. The dessert crepes were also great. Santanini (think that's the name) is a must-try b/c they're very generous with the pistachios! I'm planning to bring my boyfriend to try cuz he loves crepes, and will definitely try their breakfast next time!
07/21/2005Provided by Citysearch -
Theres nothing really special about their crepes. Basically I don't think I'll notice that it is missing if its they leave out the crepes. The best thing they have is their corn beef with potatoes, green peppers, onions and sunny side eggs on top with toasts. They use to make really good potatos, which were cripsy on the outside and soft on the inside. Now its just soggy and bland.
07/17/2005Provided by Citysearch -
As others have said, the crepes aren't the best thing on their menu. Personlly, Crepevine is my favorite weekend brunch place of choice. I will miss this place if I move away from the Bay Area. I prefer dessert crepes over savory crepes, but I tend to think that dessert crepes should be of the hand held kind. Therefore, my favorite menu item is their Costa del Sol...their eggs benedict with spinach and ham. The hollandaise sauce serves me just right. The Costa del Sol makes all other benedicts bland in comparison. Their chicken club sandwich is also pretty good. For other brunchers, just go for one of the scrambles instead of the crepes. It's too bad they're named Crepevine and crepes aren't the best thing on their menu. It gets people off to a first impression although everything else is excellent.
05/31/2004Provided by Citysearch -
The portion sizes at this place are generous but that's the only thing positive I can say about the food. The crepes themselves tasted very odd, as they tasted sugary even though I had ordered a savory crepe. In other words, it seemed like they had made a savory crepe (with veggies, cheese, etc) with a sweet crepe that was made for dessert. Very odd.
01/02/2004Provided by Citysearch -
We went there on the Dec 30, 2003 for the first time. Ordered Milano and Tuscan. Milano is crepe with eggplant, garlic, tomato, cheese. Tuscan has chicken breast, mushroom, pesto. We substitute the mushroom with garlic though. Their portions were big, came with sauteed potatoes and salad. Very much satisfy the hungers. Crepes were very good. Potatoes were good. However the salad that came with the food was ok. Nothing exceptional. Also ordered spicy cornbread, came with spicy jelly. Was good. We haven't tried their salad menu. Looks like they have good ones from what we saw from other customers' food. So far, we both love Cheseecake Factory's salad menu. (check our review on that place). So we will see how Crepevine's salad to compare next time we order.
11/04/2003Provided by Citysearch -
My first impression was that this place was pretty busy. The line to order for food was almost to the door and all the tables were full of people with either omelettes or crepes and there was carrot juice everywhere. After about 5 minutes, I had already ordered my food and sat at a table with my orange juice. When they brought me my Greek omelette, it was a large plate, half occupied by the omelette and a large side of parsley potatoes and sourdough toast. The greek omelette had spinach, broccoli, mushrooms, feta cheese, and fluffy almonds. This was the best breakfast I have had. I am not a breakfast person but we went there twice during my trip.
02/12/2003Provided by Citysearch -
Crepevine offers a varieties of soups, sandwiches (oh you gotta try the eggplant sandwiches!!!), ofcourse crepes, and drinks. Teas are served in pots so you can pour for yourself. The restaurant is packed all the time with students studying (near UCSF). Freshly squeezed carrot juice brings a plus to this otherwise common crepe and salad place.
01/27/2003Provided by Citysearch -
they have THE best freshly squeezed carrot juice - but savory crepes are often too suggy and blend. salads are unnecessarily huge. Their sandwiches are pretty good not the best I've had though. It also gets pretty loud and busy during lunch - you can't hear yourself talk sometimes. Worth a visit but I think it's a bit overrated.
01/23/2003Provided by Citysearch -
Excellent varieties of food ranging from pastas to soup & salads, and of course the savory and dessert crepes. Very good portions and the prices are good for your wallet as well. Can be busy at times, esp during lunch, but it is well worth the wait. and don't forget to grab your napkins and utensils before sitting down. Terrific place for breakfast or lunch.
01/21/2003Provided by Citysearch -
I have only tried their sandwiches and they were great because of avocado and fresh bread. The sandwich comes on a huge plate with a great tasting mixed salad with house dressing and grilled potatos. The ambience is good with Brazilian Samba music liveling things up. For $7 to $8 this is great place for little money.