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Friday evening, Union Square area?


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Friday evening, Union Square area?

cfretty | Jun 18, 2010 08:42 AM

My husband and I are flying into San Francisco next Friday afternoon. We're from MN, meeting good friends up from San Diego for a couples' weekend. None of us have been to SF in several years. We're staying in Union Square, arriving around happy hour...
I'm sure we'll all be bushed, but haven't seen each other in ages, cocktails and smart talk will be the primary objective.
My thought is that we probably could meet at our hotel and walk in any direction to find great food and drink, but could anyone make some recommendations for happy hour, dinner, and cocktail destinations for us? We'll be getting the "lay of the land, " so walking around would be great. I expect that we'll all be tired from the week and travel. We're foodies, but atmosphere would trump the food (fun, casual, friendly), since it's more about catching up and enjoying each other in the new locale...Any neighborhood jems? Any recommendations for navigating on a Friday night?
I saw the recent post for the big 30 birthday -- would the recommendations of La Mar for HH, Perbacco or BIX, and Top of the Mark stand for four "closer to 40 than 30-somethings" who will likely be feeling pretty beat (and quite thirsty)?

230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

Top of the Mark
Number One Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA 94108

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