Atlas Cafe

Overall Rating: 5.300


Address: 3049 20th St.
Cross Street(s): Alabama St.
City, State ZIP: San Francisco, CA 94110
Neighborhood: Mission
Phone: 415.648.1047
Hours: M-F 6:30am-10pm; Sa 8am-10pm; Su 8am-8pm
Type of Establishment: Cafe
Cafe Rating: 5.80
Barista: 4
Savvy: 5
Ambiance: 7
Presentation: 7
Consistency: N/A
Espresso Machine: Elektra
Coffee Rating: 4.80
Aroma: 5
Body: 5
Brightness: 5
Crema: 5
Flavor: 4
Taster's Correction: 0.0
Size: M
Primary Taste: Warming
Coffee Beans: Uncommon Grounds
Cup Manufacturer: Homer Laughlin
Price: $1.50
Last Update: 10/04/2003
First Reviewed: 10/04/2003
Notes: Outdoor Seating

Review
More emphasis on the food (sandwiches, breakfast, and salads) than on the coffee at this bustling caf�. (They won the 2003 SF Bay Guardian readers' award for Best Caf�.) Long indoor counterspace supported by corrugated metal, and a popular, gas-heated outdoor patio. Seldom-used sidewalk seating in front. Espresso is served with a thin layer of medium brown crema. With a somewhat drip-coffee-like flavor of pepper; slightly bitter and stale tasting.