500 Parnassus Ave. (map)

San Francisco, CA 94143

M–Th 6:30 am–6:00 pm | F 6:30 am–4:00 pm

Tel: (415) 362-6900 or (415) 681-9925

With plenty of seating, free wifi, and fabulous fresh healthy food,
Palio Cafè is the ideal place for a breakfast or lunch meeting with friends or colleagues.

Relax with a good book, play on your phone,  get away from the office and get some work done.  NO eating at your desk, or waiting in a long line, unwind at lunch. As they say in Italian, “Riposare”. We recommend you place your breakfast orders before 3 pm the previous work day, and your lunch orders before 5 pm.

We accept all major credit cards. Gift Cards Available.

 

We specialize in catering your office meetings.  Trays of food for early morning continental breakfast or luncheon meetings from the board room to the training seminar are attractively packaged so they can be placed directly on the table. We also offer festive box lunches for the working lunch or the meeting on-the-run. Traditional Northern Italian hot pasta entrees are delivered right from our oven to your conference room. At Palio Cafè we are dedicated to the preparation of tasty food using natural, fresh and often organic ingredients, and for the most part healthy and low-fat.

The Italian word for sandwich is panino, which derives from pane (bread). The importance of bread in the preparation of a panino is paramount to its taste. But what really makes the difference in our panini is that most of our panini ingredients are made fresh from scratch in our own kitchen every morning. Our panini are offered whole or half.

Palio Cafè is named for the bareback horse race “Il Palio” held annually since the thirteenth century to celebrate the harvest in Sienna, Italy.

Weekly Specials

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This Week’s Specials

  • JULY 15th – 19th

    San Rocco
    (Butcher's Choice Of The Week)

    ITALIAN MEATBALLS WITH MARINARA SAUCE, GRILLED ONIONS, PEPPERJACK CHEESE ON BAGUETTE

    Insalata Della Settimana
    (Italian Speciality Salad Of The Week)

    ISRAELI COUS-COUS,BLACK BEAN, CORN. KIDNEY BEANS,GREEN ONIONS,T OMATOES,CILANTRO,WITH LIME DRESSING

    Zuppa

    Monday: CORN CHOWDER
    Tuesday: NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER
    Wednesday: CHICKEN VEGETABLE
    Thursday: POTATO WITH SALMON
    Friday: CHEFS SURPRISE

    Insalata Del Giorno

    Monday: ROASTED CAULIFLOWER ,CARROTS, WITH FARFALLE PASTA AND CHAMPAGNE VINAGRETTE
    Tuesday: ROASTED CAULIFLOWER,CARROTS, WITH FARFALLE PASTA AND CHAMPAGNE VINAGRTTE
    Wednesday: GRILLED SALMON, CUCUMBERS, RED ONIONS, BROCCOLI TRI-,COLOR FUSILLI PASTA WITH DILL VINAIGRETTE
    Thursday: GRILLED SALMON,CUCUMBERS,RED ONIONS, BROCCOLI TRI-,COLOR FUSILLI PASTA WITH DILL VINAIGRETTE
    Friday: CHEFS SURPRISE

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Next Week’s Specials

  • JULY 22nd-26th

    San Rocco
    (Butcher's Choice Of The Week)

    ITALIAN SUB: SALAMI, PROSCIUTTO, PROVLONE CHEESE, LETTUCE, TOMATOES, PICKLES WITH ITALIAN DRESSING ON BAGUETTE

    Insalata Della Settimana
    (Italian Speciality Salad Of The Week)

    ASSORTED ROASTED BEETS, GRILLED FENNEL, TOASTED ALMONDS, WITH DILL VINAIGRETTE

    Zuppa

    Monday: WHITE BEAN PUREE WITH ROASTED PEPPER
    Tuesday: POTATO SALMON
    Wednesday: CHICKEN RICE
    Thursday: ROASTED EGGPLANT & TOMATO
    Friday: CHEF SURPRISE

    Insalata Del Giorno

    Monday: GRILLED GREEN BEANS, ROASTED MUSHROOMS, AND TRI-COLOR FUSILLI PASTA WITH CHAMPAGNE VINAIGRETTE
    Tuesday: GRILLED GREEN BEANS, ROASTED MUSHROOMS, AND TRI-COLOR FUSILLI PASTA WITH CHAMPAGNE VINAIGRETTE
    Wednesday: EGG SALAD, CUCUMBERS, SUN- DRIED TOMATOES DIJON MUSTARD AIOLI
    Thursday: EGG SALAD, CUCUMBERS, SUN- DRIED TOMATOES DIJON MUSTARD AIOLI
    Friday: CHEF SURPRISE