Because of the surly service.
Because of the surly service, I give this restaurant a 2. It would have been a 4 otherwise.
It started with my sister and I walking in mid-afternoon, where there was only 1 other table with people, so we opted to sit at a 4 seater table. And why the heck not, the rest of the restaurant was empty anyway. Besides, we were totally excited about the aspect of sampling a brand new New Orleans-type-ish restaurant, that we were planning to order A LOT, and their measly 2 seater table was only big enough to handle 2 plates and drinks comfortably.
Well, our bee-hinds were 1" away from the seat when the Manager/Owner (maybe? - she seemed more senior and bi---y at least) barked at us to "Sit on the other side of the restaurant, at a 2 seater table instead; they're saving that table!"
Okey dokey, strike one! Couldn't she have said it nicely at least? Saving the table for what? The stampede of people who are about to walk in? Choose from the entire rest of the restaurant why dontcha?
Anyway, we ended up ordering 2 oyster po-boys, and a salade nicoise and drinks (like we said, this is about all that could fit comfortably-ish on the table. Their loss, right?
The food was good, yes, I'll hand them that. But if you couple this with surly / RUDE service. Like the waitstaff just chatting to each other LOUDLY CACKLING away, and food coming in warp speed, the sandwiches waaay before the salad (WTF?), well, you can see the picture I'm painting here.
We came clear from Parkside to this place. Had to take the freeway, fear for our lives getting shot in 3rd Street. The food isn't all that anymore after the way we were treated.
With all the fantastic restaurants in San Francisco, these people have to learn that they're not God's gift to all foodies. SOUP NAZI days are over, the price was TOO EXPENSIVE for the neighborhood (they aren't on Sacramento Street after all) get a better attitude or get ready to close your doors!
Beignets. Beignets are the best reason to have breakfast at Just for you. Do not expect a fancy brunch, but if you are willing to wait a little for a table on the weekend and love a hot beignet, this is the place for you. The prices are reasonable, if not cheap, compared to most of SF.
A small, down-to-earth breakfast and lunch spot in Dogpatch, offering unique spins on traditional American dishes..
Decorated with neon rock-and-roll posters, this funky cafe attracts a local Dogpatch crowd of artists and young professionals, who often fill the eight tables and long counter. Breakfast is an especially popular meal, featuring grits or crab cakes with eggs, fat breakfast burritos, crunchy cornmeal pancakes and thick slices of homemade toast. The lunch menu includes Reubens, fresh fish of the day, pasta of the day, hamburgers and fresh-cut french fries.
Lunch no so much!. My fiance and I love Just For You for breakfast/brunch. The owner's native Louisiana roots are what brought us there to begin with, as we are recent transplants here from New Orleans - the food has always been spectacular! When we found out that the weekday menu also had Po-Boys, we decided to try lunch there as well. Shame on them for calling this a Po-Boy. You may be able to fool Californians, but after 28 years in New Orleans, I know that shrimp po-boys should have more than 4 shrimp (for $9.95)!!! They did taste great, at least the bites that had more than just lettuce and french bread, but come on...We were very dissapointed in this "tease" of a real seafood Po-Boy. We'll stick to breakfast here!
Just For You has Jumped The Shark. I used to love this place, and some of the things on the menu were GREAT (cornmeal pancakes, for instance). When they first changed to their new local, the prices were still low and the food good. Oh, how things change. They should call the restaurant "Not For You Anymore". OK, the beignets are pretty great. But the last two times I've gone, the service has been surly and rushed, the food's been mediocre at best, and the prices are now as high as any other breakfast joint. It's just not worth it. Grits are runny, eggs over-easy are raw, pancakes thick, rubbery, tasteless. Wait staff too busy to take your order but then falling all over themselves to get you out to make room for more. Friends I took there wondered why I raved about it. Sadly, it's the end of an era.
Wull, Bless My Grits. I thought I'd died and gone to Breakfast Heaven. This is the place you'd hope to find on a trip deep in the Heartland but rarely do. Immediately order a plate of exquisite, spectacular beignets with coffee while perusing the menu. Then pick some of their fabulous homemade bread slices to go with whatever entree. I picked cinnamon raisin bread, which was as good as my Mama's, along with the delicious pork chop, eggs and grits. Whoever cannot appreciate this place should just stick to Denny's. Others be patient, it's well worth the wait. (Wish I was there now).
best brunch in sf. seriously. make your way out to dogpatch this sunday morning and order yourself a plate of freshly-baked beignets right when you sit down. then kick back and take your pick of anything on the menu. some of my favorites are the cajun catfish, huevos rancheros, and oh dear god the home made corned beef hash. where else can you have all that and gaze up at authentic bottom of the hill show posters??
Just Perfect. Eat here and be happy. If you haven't had Just For You's cornmeal pancakes, you haven't lived. From crab cakes to huevos rancheros to french toast made from their own, homemade bread, this menu has something to please everyone. I almost forgot the burgers! Come for weekend brunch, weekday breakfast, and weekday lunch. If they were open for dinner, you could close up your own kitchen completely.
I just didn't get it.... Read all the fellow reviews so I went to check it out. I must have missed something, because I found it to be nothing special. It was just a diner with basically regular brunch items. Its not hard to scramble eggs. Not worth waiting in line.
Southern Charm - SF Style. If you aren't able make it down to your favorite diner in Nawlins for breakfast this morning, try Just For You. It's the next best thing to eats in the nation's 2nd coolest City. Get your crab cakes, grits, anything and gravy, a variety of standards like Eggs Bennie, or SF originals like the Joe's Scramble hangover therapy. Add to that bread baked fresh in house, including corn bread, and you're happenin'. Like a homey diner in the Big Easy, the atmosphere is lively, unpretentious and fun. And yes, there is chicory in the coffee. No decaf - sorry.
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