Caffe Trieste

Coffee Shop
601 Vallejo St (at Grant Ave)
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 392-6739
6:30am - 10:00pm
6:30am - 10:00pm
6:30am - 10:00pm
6:30am - 10:00pm
6:30am - 10:00pm
6:30am - 11:00pm
6:30am - 11:00pm



  • Apparently where Francis Ford Coppola wrote the first draft of The Godfather.
  • The first espresso coffee bar in SF since the 50's. Still one of the best!
  • Best Dishes Under $10: Any espresso drink. Less than $10 buys you a coffee and the priceless experience of immersing yourself in alternative and artistic America. More:
  • This is an old school quincential San Francisco beat generation cafe the coffee is like in Europe smooth easy to drink yummy It is Not About the food
  • Open since 1956, Allen Ginsberg made this his home away from home.
  • I tend to leave my laptop and just enjoy this space's history and the coffee. A great place for an afternoon perk and a good book.
  • If you want soy, don't bother--they don't carry it!
  • <3 Cheesecake
  • Go to Caffe Trieste for Sat. afternoon concerts. Pavarotti sang here. Rare remaining bit of old-school North Beach character. Tell Papa Gianni who sent you!
  • Nice place to have coffe and hot chocolate! They have free wifi.
  • Yummy espresso
  • Cash only. ATM in the phone booth. Open 6:30am-11pm daily. Some outdoor seating, lots of room inside.
  • I had my first Africano here and was not disappointed. The only thing better than the coffee is the history throughout the entire cafe. Put a dollar in the jukebox and relax to your favorite oldies.
  • Go for a raspberry ring. You won't be disappointed.
  • One of the best espresso shots I've drunk so far in the city. Warmest recommendation.
  • Trieste is a city of great coffeehouses and long-standing coffee tradition, and it was in the same spirit that Giovanni Giotta opened his caf in North Beach.
  • If you're not in the mood for coffee try the hot milk toddy.
  • Love the Africano
  • My favorite home town spot. I always come in here in the mornings when I'm back home and order an Africano.
  • Some of the best espresso in sf

Nearby places

261 Columbus Ave (at Broadway)
1 Telegraph Hill Blvd (btwn Lombard & Union St)
Columbus Ave (btwn Filbert & Union St)