Cassava

American Comfort Food

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Overview

Cassava is a casual Outer Richmond cafe and restaurant serving an all-day menu of New American comfort fare. Changing dinner dishes include the likes of roasted trout atop kale kimchi or pepper-crusted flat iron steak, while morning diners fill up on a Japanese breakfasts of koshihikari rice with pickled veggies and a poached egg or a reimagined croque monsieur sandwich. Drink offerings include a concise curation of international wines and beers, as well as low-proof cocktails made with the likes of sherry, port or sake.

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Menu for Cassava

Dinner January 2017

Tasting Menu

  • Roasted Nantes Carrots Salad molasses vinegar, beetroot-yogurt, navel oranges, chickweed, manchego
  • Pan Seared Chinook Salmon black rice, bacon, winter squash puree
  • Slow Braised Beef Cheeks celery root puree, broccolini, cilantro, dandelion vinegar
  • Yogurt, Mint & Licorice Panna Cotta berries, house made preserve, buckwheat crumble

Starters

  • Roasted Nantes Carrots & Chickweed Salad molasses vinegar, beetroot-yogurt, beets, navel orange
    $10.00
  • Di Stefano Burrata & Country Rhodes Farm Persimmons Aztec Fuji apple chutney, Full Belly Farm organic almonds, toast, baby lettuce
    $13.00
  • Blue Ballet Squash Soup chili oil, crème frâiche, crispy black rice
    $9.00

Main Plates

  • Spanish Octopus & Fish Collar miners lettuce, fish fumet, trout roe, misome
    $26.00
  • Chinook Salmon by Creative Salmon BC black rice, bacon, mustard greens, winter squash puree
    $26.00
  • Quinoa Porridge & Soft Poached Egg shimeji mushroom, parsnip puree, grana padano
    $21.00
  • Slow Braised Beef Cheeks broccolini, celery root, cilantro, dandelion vinegar
    $25.00
  • Oven Roasted Mary's Chicken Half chicken, kale, delicata squash, broccoli sprouts
    $23.00

Dessert & Cheese

  • North Bay Farmstead Cheese Plate from Penny Royal Farmstead and Tomales Farmstead Creamery, market fruits, honey walnuts, preserve
    $16.00
  • Apple Cinnamon Cobbler buckwheat crumble, fennel seed, Strauss creamery ice cream
    $12.00
  • Dark Chocolate Mousse macerated oranges, beet-cardamom reduction
    $8.00
  • Yogurt, Mint & Licorice Panna Cotta buckwheat crumble, preserve, market berries
    $7.00
  • Sweet Pastry Bread Pudding
    $7.00

Weekend Brunch

Starters

  • Smoked Chinook Salmon Belly house smoked ocean trout, whipped crème fraiche, harrisa, toast
    $13.00
  • Baked Burrata & Squash poached egg, toast
    $13.00

Brunch Main Plates

  • Duck Leg Confit Salad citrus vinaigrette, shaved grana padana, our salad mix with romaine, arugula, fennel, soft shell - poached egg
    $16.00
  • Barbecue Glazed Pork Ribs "Hash" roasted potatoes, quinoa, soft shell - poached egg, romaine lettuce,
    $17.00
  • Cassava's Continental Breakfast our yoghurt and granola, toasted croissant, soft shell poached egg
    $10.00
  • Japanese Breakfast koshihikari rice, our miso soup, pickled vegetables, wakame with mushroom, roasted miso marinated Chinook salmon, onsen tamago (soft shell poached egg in dashi)
    $13.00
  • Meatballs in Curry with Rice + Fried Egg beef & tofu meatballs, paneer, tomato cream curry gravy, fried egg
    $12.00
  • Liege Waffle, Our Maple Ricotta with Eggs scramble eggs, thick cut bacon, market fruit and preserve
    $14.00
  • Fried Egg Sandwich & Avoacado black forest ham, herbed turkey breast, fried egg, avocado, vermont white cheddar, basil walnut pesto, arugula
    $13.00

Dessert

  • Yogurt, Mint & Licorice Panna Cotta
    $7.00
  • Sweet Pastry Bread Pudding
    $7.00

Cafe Breakfast & Lunch

Cafe Breakfast

  • Cassava's Continental Breakfast our yoghurt and granola, market fruits, toasted croissant, soft shell-poached egg
    $10.00
  • Japanese Breakfast koshihikari rice, our miso soup, pickled vegetables, wakame with mushroom, onsen tamago (soft shell-poached egg)
    $10.00
  • Breakfast Croissant Sandwich black forest ham, eggs, tomatoes, arugula, vermont white cheddar on croissant
    $8.00
  • Granola Yoghurt Bowl our granola and yoghurt, market fruits, honey (contains nuts)
    $7.00
  • Open Face Avocado Egg Sandwich sliced avocado, fried egg, house harissa aioli, arugula on levain wheat toast
    $8.00

Sides

  • Market Fruit Cup
    $3.00
  • Half Avocado with Sea Salt and Olive Oil
    $2.00
  • 2 Strips of Thick Cut Bacon
    $3.00

Cafe Lunch

  • Sonoma Market Salad Sonoma market salad mix, avocado, pickled red onion, shaved grana padano, herbed turkey breast
    $11.00
  • Baked Burrata and Winter Squash Di Stefano burrata, delicata squash, sautéed kale, gigante beans, pickled red onion, poached egg, market greens, toast points
    $13.00
  • Fried Egg & Avocado Sandwich herbed turkey, black forest ham, white cheddar, tomatoes, avocado, fried egg, basil walnut pesto, arugula on deli white
    $13.00
  • Pulled Pork Sliders yellow corn & fennel slaw, cilantro on challah buns
    $13.00
  • Randwich! herb turkey, avocado, soft shell-poached egg, tomato, vermont white cheddar, basil walnut pesto, on rosemary focaccia
    $12.00
  • Meatballs in Curry with Rice beef & tofu meatballs, paneer, tomato cream curry gravy
    $10.00
  • Roasted Veggie Rice Bowl kale, squash, mushroom, tomato, onion, cauliflower, avocado, basil walnut pesto
    $8.00

Dessert

  • Yogurt, Mint & Licorice Panna Cotta
    $7.00
  • Sweet Pastry Bread Pudding
    $7.00

Juice & More

  • Apple + Pear + Carrot + Celery Juice
    $5.75
  • Organic Orange Juice by Voila
    $3.00
  • Rosemary Infused Iced Tea
    $3.00
  • Southern Fruit Tea
    $3.00
  • Grenadine Tonic 1724 tonic water, Speed Craft grenadine, Angostura bitters
    $5.00

Coffee by Ritual Roasters

  • Spiced Honey Latte
    $5.25
  • Bourbon Vanilla Honey Mocha
    $5.25
  • Macchiato
    $3.50
  • Cappuccino
    $3.50
  • Gibraltar
    $3.50
  • Latte
    $3.75
  • Siphon Drip Coffee
    $3.00
  • 72 Hour Cold Brew
    $4.00

Cocktails, Beer, Wine

Cocktails

  • Sherry & Tequila Tonic Sabe blanco tequila sake, Osborne's fino & cream sherry, 1740 Tonic water, lime
    $10.00
  • Apple & Thyme Pimm's house made pimm's mix, sage, Asian pear, ginger beer, angostura bitters
    $11.00
  • The Red Hot One Lagunitas IPA, tomato vegetable juice, lime, tapatio, white pepper, Sabe blanco
    $10.00
  • Market Sangria red & white wine, cream sherry, port, peaches, apples
    $7.00

Wines

  • Brut Rose, Domaine J Laurent
    Gl $13.00
    Btl $50.00
  • Brut, Domaine Chandon Etoile, Napa, CA NV
    $16.00
    $62.00
  • Cuvee Reservee Rose, Château du Rouët, Cotes du Provence, France, 2014
    Gl $12.00
    Btl $47.00
  • Sauvignon Blanc, Domaine du Tremblay, Quincy, 2013
    Gl $13.00
    Btl $49.00
  • Chardonnay, Domaíne de la Denante, Mâcon~Davayé, Burgundy 2014
    $13.00
    $54.00
  • Albariño, Pierce, San Antonio Valley, Monterey, CA 2014
    $12.00
    $47.00
  • Grenache, Green Barrel Wine Merchants, North Coast, CA 2014
    Gl $10.00
    Btl $38.00
  • Pinot Noir, Domaine Masse, Givry, Burgundy FR 2014
    $68.00
  • Syrah Blend, Domaine de Labarthe, Gaillac South West FR 2010
    $12.00
    $47.00
  • Pinot Noir, Phillips Hills, Anderson Valley, CA 2014
    $16.00
    $62.00
  • Tempranillo Blend, Pierce, San Antonio Valley, Monterey, CA 2011
    $15.00
    $59.00
  • Cabernet Sauvignon Blend, Musar June, Bekka Valley, Lebanon 2013
    $16.00
    $62.00

Beer

  • La Balladin Birra Lurisia Belgian White Ale
    $9.00
  • Baird Brewing Rising Sun Pale Ale
    $8.00
  • Baird Brewing Kurofune Porter
    $8.00
  • Reutberger Hell Lager
    $10.00
  • Schöuramer Saphir Pale Bock
    $9.00
  • Far West Cider, Orchard Blend No.1
    $16.00

Non Alcoholic Cold Drinks

  • Rosemary Infused Iced Tea
    $3.00
  • Southern Fruit Tea
    $3.00
  • Grenadine Tonic Speed Craft grenadine, 1724 tonic water and angostura bitters
    $5.00

Ritual Roasters Coffee

  • Espresso
    $2.75
  • Gibraltar
    $3.50
  • Cappuccino
    $3.50
  • Macchiato
    $3.50
  • Americano
    $3.00
  • Latte
    $3.75
  • Spiced Honey Latte Latte with house made spiced honey syrup
    $5.25
  • Bourbon Vanilla Honey Mocha Latte with house made chocolate syrup
    $5.25

3519 Balboa Street
San Francisco, CA 94121

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Charming, Intimate, Neighborhood Feel
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Family, Foodies, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Wine/Beer Only
    Phone: (415) 640-8990
  • Private Dining Room: Yes