Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Brenda's French Soul Food

652 Polk St. (Eddy St.) Send to Phone
415-345-8100 | Menu
This New Orleans-style eatery has turned a seedy street corner into a foodie destination for beignets, grits and epic french toast.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Breakfast & Lunch daily, Dinner Wed.-Sat., Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Features
  • Dress code: Casual

* Click here for rating key

  • 4.0 star rating
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
4.0 rating over 4 reviews

Brenda's French Soul Food Restaurant Review

: This sweet spot is worth a detour to an otherwise seedy corner near the Civic Center. The dining room features a spare, clean décor of mirrors, a subdued color scheme and simple wooden tables with seating for about 75. Chef Brenda Buenviaje (Sumi, Café Claude, Delessio) commands the semi-exhibition kitchen where she turns out a limited menu of French-Creole fare. New Orleans staples include fat, creamy biscuits that unfortunately sell out quickly, golden-brown beignets (stuffed versions include one with molten Ghirardelli chocolate), and savory options such as fried shrimp po’ boys and oyster-bacon hangtown fry. Specials change daily. Reservations are not accepted.

User Ratings & Reviews for Brenda's French Soul Food
 
San Francisco Top 10 Restaurant Lists

Discover the top restaurants in the San Francisco/Bay Area for various cuisines and categories like sushi, steakhouses, happy hours, romantic dining and even gourmet food trucks. Find the best restaurants in SF here!

Discover the best restaurants in San Francisco for sushi, steak, a romantic night out and more



RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.