David Rio Chai Bar

1019 Market St, San Francisco
(415) 865-0677


Monday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Signature Chai Lattes

Tiger Spice Chai® (Regular or Decaf)12 Oz$4.50
16 Oz$5.50
David Rio's signature Chai. Black tea. Organic spices. Lightly spiced. Moderately sweet.
Cub Chai12 Oz$4.50
16 Oz$5.50
Organic tea and spices. Fresh pressed ginger. Black pepper. Spicy. Lightly sweetened.
Boldly Spiced Chai12 Oz$4.50
16 Oz$5.50
Organic tea and spices. Choose straight or with milk. Very Spicy. Unsweetened.
Elephant Vanilla Chai12 Oz$4.50
16 Oz$5.50
Born in Bernal Heights. Black tea. Madagascar vanilla. Lightly spiced. Moderately sweet.
Orca Spice Sugar Free Chai12 Oz$4.50
16 Oz$5.50
Sugar-free version of Tiger Spice Chai®. Splendid. Lightly spiced. Moderately sweet.
Tortoise Green Tea Chai12 Oz$4.50
16 Oz$5.50
Unique flavor blend. Notes of cardamom and cinnamon. Lightly spiced. Moderately sweet.
Flamingo Vanilla Sugar-Free Decaf Chai12 Oz$4.50
16 Oz$5.50
Decaffeinated and sugar-free version of Elephant Vanilla. Lightly spiced. Moderately sweet.
Power Chai12 Oz$4.50
16 Oz$5.50
Black tea. Ushio Japanese matcha. Organic spice blend. Brilliant.
Dirty Chai12 Oz$4.50
16 Oz$5.50
Your choice of Chai. Espresso shot. Awakening.
Chocolate Chai12 Oz$4.50
16 Oz$5.50
Tiger Spice Chai®. Dark cocoa. Steamed. Cozy. Lightly spiced. Moderately sweet.
Bubble Chai$5.75
Your choice of Chai. Tapioca pearls. Served iced or blended.
Chai with a shot of espresso poured over vanilla ice cream. Served with stroopwafel half.

Espresso, Coffee

All our drinks are made with organic and fair trade coffee.
Americano12 Oz$2.75
16 Oz$3.25
Cappuccino12 Oz$3.50
Latte12 Oz$4.00
16 Oz$5.00
Mocha12 Oz$4.50
16 Oz$5.50
Brew of the Day12 Oz$2.50
16 Oz$3.00
Café au Lait12 Oz$3.00
16 Oz$3.50


Frappé (tea Frost)$5.75
Tea Frost$5.75
Tea frappé blended with your choice of milk. Flavors: Earl Grey, Chocolate Assam, Japanese Matcha, Tiger Spice Chai®.
Steph Curry$4.50
Fresh brewed black tea. Lemon. Ginger. Cardamom. Iced. Lightly sweetened.
Sliced ginger. Fresh mint. Honey. Steeped infusion.

Tea Selections

Black teas - David Rio Breakfast, Earl Grey; Green teas - Hojicha, Genmaicha, Sencha; Oolong teas - Ti Kwan Yin Oolong, Jasmine Oolong.
Fresh Brewed TeasHot$4.50
Iced And Shaken$4.00
Tea Lattes$5.00
Tea steamed in your choice of milk. Unsweetened.

Milk Options for Drinks

Whole, 2% Low-Fat, Non-fat.
Soy, Rice, Almond (+$0.50), Hazelnut (+$0.50), Macadamia (+$1.00).


All of our baked goods are made in house daily. Check out our daily special bakery creations.
Assorted Muffins, Scones, Croissants, Bars, Brownies$3.25
Assorted Cookies$3.00
Caramel Cookie Waffle (Stroopwafel)$1.50
Chai Bar Pretzel$4.50
Seasonal Quiches$5.50

Yogurt, Fruit, More

Vanilla Honey Yogurt Parfait with Auntie Barb's Granola$4.25
Auntie Barb's Granola$5.25
With Milk$6.00
Chai Bar Fruit Cup$4.25

Rice Balls (Onigiri)

A traditional Japanese comfort food, onigiri is a rice ball formed with a flavorful fillings, then wrapped in toasted nori seaweed. Each of our onigiri is freshly made with either quality sushi rice, or our very own mixed-grain rice, a nutritious blend of whole grains (quinoa, millet), seeds (sesame, daikon, flax, hemp), and rice (white, brown, black).
Teriyaki Mushroom$3.00
Combined with teriyaki sauce and shiitake and button mushrooms.
Teriyaki Chicken$3.25
Teeming with sweet and savory teriyaki chicken.
Tuna Salad$3.25
Erupting with the flavor combination of tuna and mayo.
Pickled Plum$2.75
Filled with umeboshi, the powerfully sour and salty but addictive Japanese-style pickled plum.
Loaded with the hearty World War II staple and popular delicacy today known as Spam.
Chashu (Regular or Spicy)$3.25
Japanese-style braised pork, regular or with Sriracha.


Ham, Brie, and Apple Sandwich$6.50
Slices of ham, brie, and apple topped with honey mustard on a baguette.


Vibrant Mixed Greens with Chicken$6.75
Mixed greens with chopped chicken, ricotta salata, baby tomatoes, cucumbers, and a lemon vinaigrette.
Chasoba Noodle Salad$4.95
Chasoba (buckwheat noodles with green tea) layered with quinoa, cucumber, alfalfa sprouts, tomato, with a dashi and champagne vinaigrette.


On Tap

Speakeasy Tiger Spice Chai PA$7.00
Brewed especially for the Chai Bar. Big Daddy IPA infused with Tiger Spice Chai® spices.
Allagash White Ale$7.00
Traditional Belgian wheat beer, aka witbier. Craving a Hefe Go for this one.
North Coast Scrimshaw Pilsner$7.00
Cool, light-bodied, and refreshing. A great beer to start the day.
Lost Coast Alleycat Amber Ale$7.00
Darker bodied with nice malty power, for when you want some true beer structure.
Almanac Saison Dolores$7.00
Named after our famous San Francisco park, a Belgian style beer from a local brewing superstar.
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA$7.00
Pleasantly hoppy India Pale Ale from a sensational brewery in San Diego.
Speakeasy Payback Porter$7.00
Dark, chocolatey, and rich - a meal on its own.
Boulevard Ginger Lemon Radler$7.00
Zesty and refreshing.


Blanche de Chambly$7.00
Belgian white ale (witbier). A lighter crisper more citrus driven witbier from our neighbours in Quebec.
Bear Republic Grand Am$6.00
American Pale Ale. A great hop structure but still light and refreshing.
North Coast Le Merle$8.00
A Belgian style farmhouse ale from one of the best breweries in California.
Rogue Dead Guy Ale$7.00
A rich and chocolately ale. Don't get thrown by the name - it won't kill you!
Lost Coast Downtown Brown Ale$7.00
A smooth, full-bodied nut brown ale, lightly hopped with a hint of roasted and crystal malts.
Ommegang Abbey Ale$7.00
IPA. Pleasantly hoppy India Pale Ale from a sensational brewery in San Diego.


We searched high and low - this is the best non alc beer out there!


Aspall Dry
Euro style cider, crisp, light, and fruity - the original style for cider.


Tensei Song of the Sea$12.00
Classic and smooth Junmai Ginjo sake. What you're thinking of when you think sake.
Mioya Brewery, Yuho Junmai$15.00
Delicate, floral, and perfumed. A sensuous sake.
Tensei Thousand Waves, Tokubetsu Junmai Yamahai$85.00
A crazy powerful and complex earthy sake. The best we've tasted in years. And a super cool bottle!

White Wine

On Tap

Matthiasson Linda Vista Chardonnay 2014$12.00
An unoaked Chardonnay from the leader of the "New California" winemaking movement.
Priest Ranch Grenache Blanc 2013$11.00
Rich body combined with great fruit aromas.


Saini, Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek, 2014Glass$9.00
Different from a New Zealand Sauv Blanc, this is a ripe and delicious Californian version.
Rickshaw Chardonnay, California, 2013Glass$12.00
Definitely not oaky and sweet, this is all stainless steel plus fruit.
Farmers Jane, Grenache Blanc / Albarino Verdelho "Field White", Suisun Valley, 2013Glass$14.00
A fruity but still lean white from one of the "New California" winemakers.
Forlorn Hope, Verdelho "Que Saudade", California, 2013Glass$13.00
Super trendy producer, a light refreshing white.
Force of Nature, Pinot Gris, Paso Robles, 2013Glass$13.00
If you want a Pinot Grigio but want something bigger and richer, this is your wine.
Eidos de Padrinan, Albarino, Rias Baixas, Spain, 2013Glass$14.00
Don't know Albarino yet Try this one! Mineral and high acid, but still fruity and friendly.
Jules Blanc Vin Blanc, Napa Valley, 2013Glass$10.00
Rich and fruity, this blend is just plain delicious.

Light & Sweet

Saracco Moscato d'Asti, Piedmont, Italy, 2013Glass$10.00
Without a doubt the best Moscato on the market. Light, refreshing, and yes a bit sweet.


Pol Clement Non-Vintage$8.00
Dry French sparkling wine, in its own adorable single serving bottle.

Red Wine

On Tap

Banchee, Pinot Noir, Sonoma County, 2013$11.00
A Pinot from the leader of fun delicious Cali Pinots.
Peregrine Ranch, Saini Vineyard, Grenache 2013$10.00
Ripe and luscious but easy on the tannins. Gulpable!


Figge Cellars, Pelio Vineyard Pinot Noir, Monterey, 2012Glass$14.00
Dark cola, fruit, and ripeness. Perfect for a lover of California Pinot Noir./p .
Tendu 2014 Aglianico Montepulciano Barbera blend, California, 2014Glass$13.00
Earthy and mineral, a blend of Italian grapes, but made in California.
Trinafour Carignane, Mendocino, 2012Glass$12.00
Want a European style red, but with California ripeness Look no further.
Vina Robles, Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles, 2012Glass$13.00
Cab, good cab, need we say more
La Posta Paulucci Malbec, Argentina, 2012Glass$9.00
Big bold and dark - an Argentinian beauty.
Bella Zinfandel, Sonoma, 2012Glass$12.00
Rich and bold and all power, this is not a shy Zin.

Rosé Wine


El Libre Rose, Revolution Wine Company, Mendoza, Argentina, 2014Glass$8.00
A rose made from Malbec Perfect!
Luli Rose, Central Coast California, 2014Glass$10.00
We love the name, the bottle, and most importantly the wine!

David Rio Chai Bar

1019 Market St, San Francisco CA 94103