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Boudin Sourdough Bakery & Cafe

251 Geary St
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 296-4191
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Boudin Sourdough Bakery & Cafe - San Francisco, CA


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I love this store.  I know it's big and impersonal and impossible to get someone to help you.  And when they do, they have an attitude!  But to me it's truly an SF experience.  Wh...


I couldn't find anything appropriate for me when I tried to spend a gift certificate on jeans (not designer) for work. My options seemed to be dressing like an excecutive, dressin...

Editorial review from Citysearch 6/12/2012

BOUDIN BAKERY SCAMS PEOPLE! I ordered a loaf of sourdough from them online for my mom’s birthday, and the bread was perfectly good. About two weeks later, though, a second charge from them appeared on my bank account for around $50. I had not been on the site since the original purchase, so I emailed them to fix the error. They replied that the second charge was for a bread of the month club membership, and since the first month had already shipped, I was stuck with the bill (even though I hadn’t ordered it). They became increasingly unfriendly and condescending as I continued to try to explain the situation to them, refusing to admit that they could have made an error. As of today I have submitted them to the Better Business Bureau, as well as to my bank for credit card fraud. You have been warned! more

Macys 12/28/2009

Yes...its's true you can find almost anything you need at this place but I do have to say that I just can't deal with the long lines and the lack of light inside the store..I do feel suffocated there and I think I'm gonna have to pass next time someone wants to go in there. It's a pity though...really good deals there \r Pros: great selection Cons: too crowded more

I love this store. 11/24/2009

I love this store.  I know it's big and impersonal and impossible to get someone to help you.  And when they do, they have an attitude!  But to me it's truly an SF experience.  Whenever I pay a visit to Union Square, I stop in the men's store - awesome, awesome selection - and almost always put something on my credit card.  It really is one of the best men's stores in SF because it's larger and has a greater selection than anywhere else.  I rarely have any business in the big store, but always find an excuse to walk through it before going home. more

Spring Shoe Event makes Fabulous Girls' Night Out 3/29/2008

The Spring Shoe Fashion show held on 3/27/2008 was a fabulous girls' night out event! Great wines and desserts while viewing all the latest styles. The models were very personable and knew where to stand so that all could view the latest fashions. Those who paused at each of the platforms were most appreciated, as all who sat or stood could view from any angle. Nice, personable ladies to speak wiht after the event, as well. The only things that could have been improved would have been better hors d'oevres, instead of desserts alone, and all the models using the ideal viewing angles of their shoes. Great job, Macy's San Francisco! more

Great customer service 9/21/2006

My friend and I went to the busy Macy's make-up dept (Clinique) to purchase 1 or 2 items. We asked if there were any promotional ""free gift with purchase"". The nice employee explained that their next promotion would begin in about 3 weeks but she would check to see if there were any leftovers from the previous promotion. My friend's purchases qualified for the free gift but mine did not. However, the employee was kind enough to give me one--without any attitude as she handed it to me. Pros: Lots of variety. Cons: Need to pay for parking. Croweded streets. more

Estee Lauder at Macy's a disappointment 9/12/2006

To be frank, I've never been a big fan of Macy's compared to Nordstrom, where customer service is a priority among associates. My grandmother and I went to Macy's Estee Lauder counter about two weeks ago to pre-order some cosmetics for pick-up today so we could benefit from Estee Lauder's ""Gift Time"" promotion. The two of us returned there this afternoon and were very disappointed by the associates' general unhelpfulness and inefficiency to take care of customers. In addition to us, there were several other ladies also at the counter to pick-up their pre-ordered cosmetics, and it seems we were all very dissatisfied with poor, slow, and inattentive service by the Estee Lauder staff, who focused most, if not all, of their effort on selling products to prospective walk-in clients. My grandmother and I waited for about five minutes before someone helped us-- this was after we had already been ""helped"" by a lady behind the counter, instructing us to wait at a station where someone else would assist us. After waiting far longer than necessary, a staff member inadvertently checked to see if we had already been helped-- she was not responsible for manning the station we were sent to, but rather passing by while, presumably, helping others. It took nearly another ten minutes before she returned with our, as well as another customer's, items. Meanwhile, I overheard another disgruntled customer complain to another E.L. staff that she had been standing and waiting for over ten minutes, while the woman beside us complained that she was on her lunch break and didn't have time to waste waiting for the E.L. folks to work efficiently. I don't recommend the Estee Lauder folks at this Macy's location-- they were, in general, unhelpful and incompetent in filling customer needs. Pros: Large department storetypical variety in goodspossibly moreso due to San Francisco location. Cosmetics at Estee Lauder counter here are slightly cheaper than those at Neiman Marcus (two dollars cheaper on our purchase). Cons: Estee Lauder counter associates had very poor customer service and were generally unconcerned with customer satisfaction. more

A Categorical Oversight? 9/19/2004

I couldn't find anything appropriate for me when I tried to spend a gift certificate on jeans (not designer) for work. My options seemed to be dressing like an excecutive, dressing like my mom, or dressing like a promiscuous teenager. There was a surprising lack of middle ground between the tapered/elastic waistband style and the low-rise/boot-cut/booty showcase. Anyone with a job requiring casual, conservative, and attractive dress should not consider Macy's a potential source. more

Shoe Styles Galore! 1/12/2003

I have never visited a shoe store with so many brands and styles to choose from! Macy's Union Square offers a vast collection of shoe styles at affordable prices. No one, but no one can match their selections. Pros: great service, excellent selections, good pricing Cons: bad parking more

the most 11/28/2002

I enjoyed shopping at Macy;s mens, there was a large selection and the store was very clean and easy to get around. the emplyees where very helpfull. more

Secret to Men's Clothing 8/28/2002

Macy's has a separate department store for men. This is one of the best kept secrets in San Francisco. If you need some serious designer duds, go upstairs. If you want some hip clothes, go downstairs to the basement. There are seasonal sales racks several times a year. Shoes, underwear, cologne, wallets... Everything a man needs can be found in this one-stop building. Pros: sales, variety, prices Cons: parking, Union Square traffic more

floors and floors 8/17/2002

if you love to shop this is the place to go with floors and floors of great clothes for all tastes, things you can't find at other stores or even other Macys more
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  • The Scene
    In 1857, R.H. Macy opened his eponymous dry goods store in New York City. The tally of his first day's receipts: $11.06. These days, under the aegis of Federated Department...

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