Torrefazione Italia

Overall Rating: 7.800

NOTE: This location is CLOSED (no longer in business).

Address: 1909 Union St.
Cross Street(s): Laguna St.
City, State ZIP: San Francisco, CA 94123
Neighborhood: Cow Hollow
Phone: 415.771.6838
Hours: M-Th 6am-9pm; F 6am-10:30pm; Sa 7am-10:30pm; Su 7am-7pm
Type of Establishment: Espresso Bar (Chain)
Cafe Rating: 8.20
Barista: 8
Savvy: 7
Ambiance: 8
Presentation: 10
Consistency: N/A
Espresso Machine: Elektra
Coffee Rating: 7.40
Aroma: 7
Body: 9
Brightness: 6
Crema: 7
Flavor: 8
Taster's Correction: 0.0
Size: M
Primary Taste: Syrup-like
Coffee Beans: Torrefazione Italia
Cup Manufacturer: Deruta
Price: $1.45
Last Update: 05/10/2003
First Reviewed: 05/10/2003
Notes: Coffee Sales; Coffee Accessory Sales; Outdoor Seating

Great latte art. Exquisite microfoam. Excel at milk drinks. Hand-painted ceramics. Starbucks purchased this chain apparently only to kill off their higher-standards competition. [CLOSED as of 11/3/05.]