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1 dinner, 1 breakfast, 3 lunches in SF


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1 dinner, 1 breakfast, 3 lunches in SF

HerculesRockefeller | Aug 15, 2011 01:49 PM

My husband and I are spending a couple of days in SF (save for a quick trip out to Modesto for a wedding) and I would love help planning those meals (as well as suggestions for cool bars to grab an afternoon drink/snack).

Last time we were in town we ate/drank at:
XYZ (in our hotel)
Town Hall
Salt House
Cliff House
Bourbon & Branch

We loved everything except for Town Hall, and the Cliff House was more view than food (although a great view at that). We don't really have a budget although I would prefer not to go absolutely crazy--Salt House and A16 had very fair price points, for example. We would like to stay away from Indian food as well as most Asian (unless you have a can't be missed Japanese, Chinese, or Thai place--husband is picky). If we are going to do pizza we would only like to do it once (we have great pizza in Phx and also just ate at Mozza in LA). We LOVE fresh seafood. Aside from those caveats, please help me plan! We will be staying at the Westin St. Francis and will have a car.

Here are some places I am thinking of visiting--keeping in mind that we want to see the Embarcadero, Haight Ashbury, Union Square area, and *possibly* the Presidio (breakfast?). Please let me know if some of these places are worth a stop for a drink but dinner elsewhere, or if some are better for lunch than dinner, or if you would scrap any completely, etc:

Boulevard (thinking lunch--really want to go here)
Swan Oyster Depot
Flour + Water
Magnolia (or is there somewhere better in Haight Ashbury?)
Foreign Cinema

Thank you!

Zuni Cafe
1658 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

2355 Chestnut St., San Francisco, CA 94123

Delfina Restaurant
3621 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Town Hall Restaurant
342 Howard St., San Francisco, CA 94105

Swan Oyster Depot
1517 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Foreign Cinema
2534 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94110

Acquerello Restaurant
1722 Sacramento St., San Francisco, CA 94109

1911 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115

Bourbon & Branch
501 Jones St, San Francisco, CA

Salt House
2 Shaw Aly, San Francisco, CA 94105

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