Mayfield Bakery & Cafe

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1612 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American

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DURING CALIFORNIA'S SHELTER IN PLACE POLICY, MAYFIELD BAKERY & CAFE IS OPEN FOR CURBSIDE TAKEOUT AS WELL AS DOOR DASH DELIVERY, FROM 4PM-8PM. WE'RE OFFERING A 3-COURSE MEAL FOR $15-$25, WITH THE OPTION TO PURCHASE A BOTTLE OF RED OR WHITE WINE AT FRIENDLY PRICES. ALL SALES (yes, 100%!) WILL BE DONATED TO AN EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND FOR THOSE DISPLACED BY ECONOMIC HARDSHIP. LET US COME TOGETHER AS A COMMUNITY TO NOURISH OUR BODIES AS WELL AS OUR SPIRITS!

Rustic; Wood-fired; Sustainable and seasonal. These are the hallmarks of the dishes that can be enjoyed during breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Many of the dishes draw inspiration from the wonderful fresh-baked breads produced right next door at our Bakery. And all of our meals feature organic, seasonal and sustainable ingredients, many of which are prepared in the kitchen's wood-fired oven and rotisserie, which allow for long-cooked flavors, and for the simple, fresh ingredients to shine.

Special Offers

Kids Eat Free!

Kids 12 and under eat free with an adult

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: 13 January 2020

Ends: 14 January 2119

Availability: Mon 17:00-21:00

Half Off Wine!

Half off any bottle of wine

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: 14 January 2020

Ends: 15 January 2119

Availability: Tue 08:00-21:00

What 1612 People Are Saying
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Phoenix
138 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dining destination. Wood fired cooking with diverse menu. Service is friendly and attentive. The adjacent bakery provides great breads and pastries. Well worth a visit. We’ll return soon!

JC
San Francisco
21 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great neighborhood gem

OT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and service.

MJ
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience2

The service was very disappointing. Service was slow. Difficult to get the wait staff‘s attentions. A meal was incorrect. Half the table was served while the other half waited 10 minutes more. It used to be one of our favorite spots but unfortunately service has been on a steady decline.

TL
San Francisco
44 reviews
Dined on 18 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious Caesar Salad and Turkey Club! Prompt service.

OT
Vancouver
9 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Too salty. Ordered the Caesar salad with salmon and the Caesars dressing was way too salty but salmon was delicious. Chicken pot pie was also very salty.

SS
Seattle
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

I have decided I like your menu and restaurant for lunch but not dinner. I like a quieter and more upscale place in the evening.

WG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chengo (spelling?) was our server and he is always GREAT!

J
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved the food, the hospitality, and the menu.

L
San Francisco
38 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for our Valentines Day dinner. The food was delicious and the service was great. To make it feel extra special, they gave us each a heart shaped raspberry linzer cookie and a red rose for me as parting gifts. Thank you!

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Incredibly overpriced and hit or miss... some dishes were better than others. The grilled cheese and tomato soup were very delicious. But $15 for soup and another $10 for grilled cheese sandwich is just too much. The burger was supposed to be “pink” pet out order and was well done.

c
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great v-day specials. Enjoyed the short ribs; very tender.

D
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Very noisy!!! Felt like I had to yell at my friend!

We often choose to sit outside because of the noise. This visit at lunch time was especially noisy.

Food was good. My favorite salad mixed greens, was good, but not the best I’ve had there — probably a different mix of lettuces. Dressing was excellent! The grilled salmon was excellent as usual! Bread is always good!

Never have room for dessert.

Thank you!

CL
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fresh and delicious. I love going there.

c
San Francisco
41 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We've been going to Mayfield for nearly 10 years now and keep going back for the good service and the consistent quality of their food. This latest visit proved why we still make the journey from the coast to eat here. We started with the warmed castelvetrano olives and the Louisiana shrimp - cooked to tender perfection in a tangy but not too spicy sauce and served over grits. Then we enjoyed outstanding mustard-glazed salmon, cooked through as we asked but not overdone. It was served with an unusual combination of farro, brussels sprouts and turnips in a light herb sauce - delicious! It was one of the best overall meals we've had anywhere. We ate so much we couldn't stay for the desserts which we usually look forward to (those warm chocolate chip cookies...yum!) Note that there is a hefty surcharge for the workers' healthcare - we'd rather see an overall bump in pricing than have a surcharge, but that's a personal matter that doesn't affect our willingness to dine here.

d
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Server was very nice but kitchen was really slow. Burger was cold and fries soggy.

OT
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice atmosphere and service

OT
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on 6 February 2020
Overall3food1service3ambience3

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OT
San Francisco
105 reviews
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Mayfield Bakery is a great spot for a meal before a concert at Stanford. We had the chicken pie and the impossible burger. Both were excellent. The bread and other baked goods are what makes this place special. Would like to see meow vegetarian options.

i
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The food is ok, but otherwise too loud and too expensive. With the room two-thirds full, I couldn't hear the person across from me at a table for two. A turkey club sandwich is $19. The side salad is tiny and only has greens. Not one cherry tomato!

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience2

I used to go to mayfield a lot and something has changed. The food was partially cold and not that good.

OT
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on 27 January 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great food, great service, but it was very loud and alarmingly expensive

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall1food2service3ambience5

They told us they have a new chef. Thumbs down.

D
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Pumpkin soup yummy, bread too....

SW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 21 January 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Entree was delivered the same time as the salad which prevented us from enjoying the salad.
But the salad was terrible - dry with no salad dressing and hardly any chicken.
For the price, the size was a joke.

The fried chicken sandwich was mushy and it didn't taste like chicken. Worst fried chicken sandwich I have ever had. Very skimpy on the fries.

Asked for water with ice. Was brought a separate glass with ice that we could put ice in the water. Why couldn't they just put the ice in the glasses for us?

When we told the server about the salad, instead of apologizing, he just said he could hold the salad back..........completely missed the point about "coursing".

Food not great and completely overpriced for what you get.
And very noisy in there, not relaxing at all.
Not again.

JN
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience4

It was extremely noisy and crowded. The food is good but definitely overpriced.

LB
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Server was little too business like and wished to have more charm to match the great atmosphere.

RH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall1food1service5ambience1

great waitress. cold ribs. miserable food. very very loud. late delivery of food. v expensive for what you get. truly never will go again. the bread isn't nearly as good as manresa. sorry but you asked!

a
6 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

For the lovely ambiance, setting and service, I was sort of expecting a little more flavor from the food. Instead, I felt the food was a second to the setting. Just a picky note to a great brunch, otherwise.

f
San Francisco
37 reviews
Dined on 14 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

I was seated right away but the hostess moved me to a better spot when a table opened up. The table decided upon chicken pot pies, but when we went to order them were informed they had already sold out. We were quite disappointed, but I guess our waiter felt sorry for us and gave us each a very nice loaf of bread to take home when we paid the check. Wait staff are friendly and the food is always good at this spot. The only downside is the headlights from the parking lot can be problematic if you suffer from migraines. For that reason I prefer it as a lunch place.

PD
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on 12 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food in a nice ambiance. Don't forget to pickup great bread and pastries at the namesake bakery on the way home!

Mayfield Bakery & Cafe
Responded on 24 January 2020

Thank you for the kind comments!

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IM
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food was ok overall

CE
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated my wife’s 50th birthday with her family including several picky eaters and the service was outstanding. It allowed my wife and I to not worry about anything but celebrating her day. The waiter was simply one of the best we have ever had ever. The food was also outstanding.
We highly recommend this place.

Mayfield Bakery & Cafe
Responded on 24 January 2020

Hi Carlos, Thank you so much for celebrating your wife's 50th birthday with us at Mayfield! I am happy to see that she was allowed to have a great day not worrying about anything but having a great time! We would love to see you and your family again soon!

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OT
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Loud but fun!

Mayfield Bakery & Cafe
Responded on 24 January 2020

Thank you for the positive feedback! We are so happy you had a great time here at Mayfield. We hope to see you again soon!

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T
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 1 January 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience2

Noise is a big problem for us. Also, please consider removing the mirrors inside the booths. We do not have to see ourselves while eating. Otherwise, a spectacular place to eat and enjoy.

S
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined on 27 December 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Food was cold, service was spotty... Friendly wait staff.

Y
San Francisco
21 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

With choir members on Christmas eve between services. Service was very friendly and helpful on a busy busy night. Many families were there bringing a festive atmosphere. Food was good. Beverages were good. Menu needs more interesting veggie options and the brands for hard liquor were good standard options, nothing special. Overall we will go again.

M
San Francisco
40 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Xmas eve with family. Food (prime rib) was simply quality and prepared perfectly

PE
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 24 December 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Very overpriced for the quality of the food. Will try some pastries from the cafe next time.

JS
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on 23 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The waiter was attentive and jovial. He did a great job managing our orders. Food was yummy.

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