Chaya Brasserie

Overall Rating: 5.000

Address: 132 Embarcadero
Cross Street(s): Btwn Mission & Howard Sts.
City, State ZIP: San Francisco, CA 94105
Neighborhood: Embarcadero
Phone: 415.247.9950
Hours: M-F 11:30am-10:30pm; Sa 5:30pm-10:30pm; Su 5pm-9:30pm
Type of Establishment: Restaurant (Chain)
Cafe Rating: 4.80
Barista: 2
Savvy: 2
Ambiance: 7
Presentation: 8
Consistency: N/A
Espresso Machine: Verismo
Coffee Rating: 5.20
Aroma: 5
Body: 4
Brightness: 5
Crema: 6
Flavor: 6
Taster's Correction: 0.0
Size: L
Primary Taste: Warming
Coffee Beans: Starbucks Coffee
Cup Manufacturer: Other Ceramic
Price: $3.25
Last Update: 02/07/2004
First Reviewed: 02/07/2004
Notes: None

Hip Asian-Western fusion restaurant with an idiot-proof super-automatic Verismo machine, capable of consistently pulling shots of marginal quality with minimum staff training. Espresso is served full in the cup with an even, medium brown crema. Light, slightly watery spice flavor.