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Beach Chalet

Neighborhood: Golden Gate Park
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Address: 1000 Great Highway, at Ocean Beach, Between Lincoln and Fulton, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 415 386 8439
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am

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Great view and Cioppino

My first Ciopinno dish aam francisco and the fish was truly delicious. The view of the ocean was also stunning on a very warm day in July. Service was excellent and our food came... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Lyn w
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I recently had dinner here with a family member who was visiting from out of town. We wanted to have dinner and take in the sunset. The Beach Chalet itself is an old beautiful building which is quite impressive. When we arrived we were quickly seated by the seating host. There were plenty of available tables and lots of staff... More 

Thank S0uvlaki
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55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here with friends of ours who live in SF and they say it's one of their favourite places to eat out. The food and service was great, our waiter was especially attentive and friendly. What's really stunning though is of course the magnificent view. You can oversee a large part of the beach and the sea, so... More 

Thank DorisHeimgartner
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

My first Ciopinno dish aam francisco and the fish was truly delicious. The view of the ocean was also stunning on a very warm day in July. Service was excellent and our food came out piping hot. Will definitely eat there again. Great venue opposite the beach.

Thank Lyn w
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39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

We arrived without a reservation and were seated quickly - the window tables were all RSVPed so we sat across from the view. And it a wonderful view even from across the way. Sarah was a friendly and efficient waitress. Our food was brought quickly to the table and was very tasty.

Thank Renee W
San Jose, California, Usa
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Arrived at 7:00 PM for my scheduled reservation, confirmed by phone with the restaurant at 7:30 PM. was told to wait to be seated by 8:00 PM. Come back and check with hostess. Came back at 7:55 and table was still not available. Was told then that they had overbook resulting in the waiting time.

Thank Miguel O
Clarendon Hills, Illinois
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Ocean Beach is beautiful. This place was recommended to us by a local person on the bus and we thank him! Three of us had different meals-seafood linguine, veggie bocatelli, and fish and chips. All fresh and delicious. Beautiful views. Quick service. I am a beer snob and the beer was pretty darn good as well. Thanks!

Thank Catherine P
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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113 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Lunch with hubby - went on recommendation from a friend. Lucked out on both a prime parking space and window table. Beer was cold and tasty - food hit the spot - arancini app was good - as was my crab cake - thought hubby's fish and chips was so-so.

Thank Mountainlizzie
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119 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I rank the food average but the view is excellent if you can get a window table. The building is an important landmark and you can read its history in the room below the restaurant. A nice place to lunch on a sunny day at the beach.

Thank coalharborvan
San Francisco, California, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Sept. 7 2014, For my birthday. Our waitress was great, but when you have bad help from kitchen to table it reflects on her! My crab eggs benedict was brought with not crab as well as my other quest. It was brought back to the kitchen, and we were still waiting for the rest of our party (12) to get... More 

Thank Lapriel
Seattle, Washington
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185 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Only had to wait 5 minutes for a window seat for 4 at noon on Saturday. When we left if was a much longer wait. Great view of the beach and the ships coming into SF Harbor. I had an oyster stout beer which I think is brewed on premises. Pretty good for $5. Friend had a house Bloody Mary....$11.50!... More 

Thank Frenchmanscove

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