Old Skool Cafe / San Francisco

1429 Mendell St at Oakdale Ave San Francisco 94124
Opening Hours
Thu, Fri, Sat 17:30 - 21:30

OLD SKOOL CAFE is closed for renovations until fall 2017. (We are adding a bar and a large private dining room for meetings.) We will continue to provide training and programming for our youth and will also be catering during this time. For catering inquiries, please email us at contact@oldskoolcafe.org. Please stay tuned to postings on our progress and the timing of our Grand Re-Opening on this site and our Facebook page. We look forward to seeing you in the fall!

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Tips from the Net @ Old Skool Cafe
Murat Bozkurt en
Great food for the great cause GooglePlace - December 2017
alice campbell en
The service is great the food is delicious. The shrimp and grits taste remarkable and better than the shrim and grits that i tried in Atlanta Georgia and in New Orleans. I will go there again and again. Great place for dinner for a special occasion or just going utout you will not be disappointed. The music was awesome jazz players and a singer and they were great. Love the mood GooglePlace - March 2017
Bikash Mishra en
The gumbo is excellent... just the right amount of spice! The peanut butter stew is very good too. If you want to try the fried chicken in a smaller portion, get the drummettes. Foursquare - February 2017
J Privacy en
The atmosphere is warm and cozy and food is tasty! Staff were friendly and service was fabulous. I love the concept of this restaurant and hope that not only survives, but THRIVES in this competitive scene. I know that some people don't venture to this part of the city, but in not doing so, they are missing out! I hope that people will venture down here from their usual neighborhoods because this is one of the gems to be discovered when you go outside your comfort zone. GooglePlace - January 2017
Ming De en
This place seems so small and non-descript from the outside, but inside, you're immediately greeted by some wonderful staff and, from what I've experienced, nice music in the ambience. The place itself has a distinct personality. Although, I can't quite put my finger on it, I would guess it's jazz age and it works really well. Now the food. Some of the best shrimp and grits I've had. I've gone around trying this dish in different spots in the city and I like this and Brenda's the best. The ribs are also a must. But pretty much everything my family had the couple of times we went here were delicious. GooglePlace - December 2016