Alternate Places to Sit and Study

Do you need FOOD while you study? Try a local cafeteria. Outside the peak of lunch hour (approximately 11:45 AM – 1:45 PM), cafeteria seating is often ample, and may be available well after cafeteria hours of operation.
Federal Building Cafeteria
Second Floor
450 Golden Gate Ave
(After passing through the guard station and metal detector, take the elevator to the second floor.)
The cafeteria Food Area is open from 6:30 AM – 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Monday – Friday.
The nearby Coffee Cart area is large and is open from 6:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday.
State Building Russell’s Cafeteria
Second Floor
455 Golden Gate Ave
(After passing through the Golden Gate Avenue guard station and metal detector, the cafeteria is located to the left up several open stairs.)
The cafeteria is open from 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday – Friday. Vending machines are in the area and available after the cafeteria closes.
Café Asia at the Asian Art Museum
First Floor
200 Larkin Street (between Fulton and McAllister)
If you like tea with Torts, you can enter the Museum at no charge if your destination is Café Asia only. You will be given a cafeteria pass at the entrance desk.
The cafeteria is open from 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Tuesday through Sunday, and 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM on Thursday, and closed on Monday.