Brenda's French Soul Food

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652 Polk St (btwn Eddy & Turk St)
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 345-8100
Southern / Soul, Breakfast
$ $
Mon–Tue: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM Wed–Sat: 8:00 AM–10:00 PM Sun: 8:00 AM–8:00 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • The Hangtown Fry may be the true breakfast of champions: A crispy oyster, bacon & scallion scramble with girts and a biscuit.
  • Serves up beignets stuffed with crawfish, apple or chocolate, & goodies like shrimp over cheddar grits. The po' boys here are as yummy as anything you could find in the Big Easy.
  • Brunch here is frickin' amazing.
  • SF Weekly's Best of Winner 2012 - Reader's Poll - BEST BRUNCH
  • Go to Philz on Van Ness while you wait. Their estimates on the wait times are pretty accurate
  • This restaurant has amazing food. It makes me want to be a bulimic
  • For brunch, brave the long line at Brenda's for the traditional sauted shrimp with cheddar grits doused with spicy tomato-bacon gravy. It's definitely worth the wait.
  • 7x7's Big Eat 2012 says the crawfish beignets are delicious. Yum!
  • Conveniently located near Van Ness, this is one of the best places in the city for authentic soul food. Check it out for a little taste of New Orleans.
  • Nice work people! Another reason why living in sf is best..
  • Oh boy, have the fried-shrimp po''s #42 on 7x7's Big Eat SF 2010.
  • 42. Fried-shrimp po'boy at Brenda's French Soul Food(from 7x7's 100 Things to Try Before You Die |
  • Great atmosphere-stop by on Sunday at 5 for live music and all day brunch menu.
  • Wow, this place is awesome. The oysters are bomb. The chicken confetti is mmm mmm good!
  • Southern favorites (beignets, buttermilk pancakes, potato hash) are simple, honest, and good for the whole family.
  • Get the crawfish beignet! So yummy!
  • Get the sweet potato pancakes if they are the special. If not, definitely add butter pecan sauce to regular pancakes or French toast! Shrimp & grits also amazing. Same with the creole hollandaise!
  • Eat the hangtown fry special. Eat it goooooood.
  • The crawfish beignet was to die for.
  • Go to Brenda's and get the hangtown fry. Also try the begniets!