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Café Rx

Located in the Tides Converge campus, Café Rx offers breakfast, lunch, and coffee with casual food.


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Food & Drink

Dining Style


Dining Features

Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Coffee/Tea

Top Amenities

Accessible Restrooms, Accessible Parking, Paid Parking, Bike Parking, Shuttle-accessible

A favorite among locals, this casual yet refined walk-up eatery offers coffee, breakfast, and lunch every weekday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Step up to the counter at Café RX inside the Presidio’s Tides Converge campus and you’ll find a variety of breakfast and lunch standards alongside Latin American-inspired specials like pupusas and tamales. 

Chef and owner Rogelio Colindres takes inspiration from locally grown ingredients and shapes his menu around the freshest farm to table offerings. 

Regulars love the unfussy take on wholesome and filling favorites like organic scrambled eggs and salads loaded with seasonal toppings. After your meal, take a stroll through the free art galleries right next to the restaurant.

Check out their Instagram page for latest events.

Getting to Café Rx (inside the Tides Converge Campus)

Tides Converge, 1013 Torney Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94129

Google Map of the Presidio

By Public Transit

Muni Route: 43 

Stop: Presidio Boulevard & Letterman Drive

By Presidio GO Shuttle

Route: Downtown Route

Stop: Tides Converge Campus


Find paid parking in the Edie Road parking lot behind the Tides Converge campus between Girard Road and General Kennedy Avenue.

Why We Love Café Rx

Café Rx offers healthy, filling Presidio food at a great price. The casual atmosphere is great for visitors looking for a quick stop to fuel up while exploring the Presidio.

Accessibility at Café Rx

There are several accessible parking spaces in the Edie Road parking lot behind the Tides Converge campus where Café Rx is located.

Insider Tip

Café Rx’s menu changes regularly, so come back often to experience the best of what Chef Rogelio has to offer.

Customers dining at tables at Café Rx restaurant in the Presidio.Photo by Charity Vargas.

A Favorite for Presidio Workers – and Visitors

Café Rx is one of the most popular San Francisco Presidio restaurants for people who work in the park – and it welcomes visitors, too!

A Tasty Prescription

When the Presidio was an Army post, the building where Café Rx is located was Letterman General Hospital. Today, it’s home to the Tides Converge campus. The café is inside the old medicine dispensary – and today it’s your prescription for happiness!

Restaurants Near Presidio Tunnel Tops

Café Rx is located along the Presidio Promenade Trail, so it’s one of the restaurants near Presidio destinations like Presidio Tunnel Tops.

An Artistic Environment

The hallways inside the Tides Converge campus where Café Rx is located are often brought to life with free rotating art exhibitions, so take a stroll after your meal.

Art gallery in the hallway next to Café Rx restaurant inside the Tides Converge campus at the Presidio.
Photo by Charity Vargas.
Rogelio Colindres, chef and owner of Café Rx in the Presidio.
Photo by Charity Vargas.

My goal is to combine the concept of farm to table that I learned as a child with new and innovative techniques to create amazing food that is a comfort for the mind, body, and soul.”

Rogelio Colindres

Chef and Owner, Café Rx
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Frequently Asked Questions

Cafe Rx is in what used to be the pharmacy dispensary of the Letterman Hospital, when the Presidio served as an Army post.

Yes, the menu has several vegetarian and gluten free options. The menu features organic, seasonal, free-range, fair-trade ingredients.

Check out the Café Rx Instagram feed it’s a colorful treat! 

No, it‘s a weekday only hotspot.

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