Toast Eatery

Overall Rating: 6.750

Address: 1601 Polk St.
Cross Street(s): Sacramento St.
City, State ZIP: San Francisco, CA 94109
Neighborhood: Nob Hill
Phone: 415.928.1233
Hours: Su-Th 7am-10pm; F-Sa 7am-11pm
Type of Establishment: Cafe (Chain)
Cafe Rating: 6.80
Barista: 7
Savvy: 7
Ambiance: 6
Presentation: 7
Consistency: N/A
Espresso Machine: Faema
Coffee Rating: 6.70
Aroma: 6
Body: 7
Brightness: 7
Crema: 7
Flavor: 7
Taster's Correction: -0.5
Size: M
Primary Taste: Pungent
Coffee Beans: Mr. Espresso
Cup Manufacturer: Tuxton
Price: $2.75
Last Update: 08/16/2011
First Reviewed: 08/16/2011
Notes: None

Yet another installment of this unexplainably popular local chain of nouveau breakfast/burger/sandwich diners. This one has no outdoor seating. Inside there are large corner windows, booths, nicer wooden chairs, and some chrome counter seating. Using a newer, two-group Faema, they pull shots with a healthy-looking medium brown crema with some textured patterns. It's not big on thickness, however, and the cut runs a flavorful smoky to pungent taste. Not bad, but definitely overpriced.