Follow us:

Explore More Cities › +
Discover the unexpected in the Bay Area. Explore All of SF Bay Area
Restaurants & Bars 7

low key birthday dinner recommendations?

jen maiser | Aug 27, 200301:51 PM

It's my boyfriend's birthday, on Labor Day of all days. I am shooting for making it a very relaxing day for him, low drama.

What I want: Mid price range, don't have to dress up too much for dinner, quiet & non pretentious, good wine list, seafood choices, local fresh foods if possible, good wine list, able to make reservations or walk in without too much hoopla. Near pacific heights is a special bonus, so that we don't have to go too far.

Here's my list of ideas so far (I have been to none of them)

Aziza - probably too loud for what I am thinking - probably better with a group?
Merenda - seems much more costly than the others on this list - is this true?

Any thoughts on the list I have? Do they all meet my requirements? Any restaurants you would suggest along these lines?

Also - really debating about having dinner on Sunday night instead of Monday ... not sure if anyone has an opinion about that.

Thanks, everyone.

Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›
Log In or Sign Up to comment

Recommended from Chowhound