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Address: 1090 Point Lobos, San Francisco, CA 94121
Phone Number: 415 386 3330
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Food Lover's Sightseeing Tour of San Francisco

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Disappointing service

I was very excited to eat here because of the location but the service was terrible. We were told we would have a hour wait which was fine because there was an open spot near the... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I was very excited to eat here because of the location but the service was terrible. We were told we would have a hour wait which was fine because there was an open spot near the bar where we could wait and get some drinks and an appetizer. There we encountered a woman tending the bar area who was less... More 

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Martinez, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The view here is gorgeous. I still miss the old cliff house before the renovations. It is a beautiful restaurant with incredible ambiance. The food is awesome and the cocktails are great! Not known as a tourist attraction, it is another of the San Francisco standards that locals know will always deliver a high level of excellence.

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our champagne breakfast at Cliff house. Plenty of food on the buffet to choose from and constant refills of the Champagne glasses. There are set times for the buffet to start and we were booked at 10am along with many others. So standing at the door waiting in line whilst the girl called out people's names that were... More 

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Weston, fl
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

They serve breakfast too, all day during the weekends! We stopped to eat here because the view is fantastic and the food is good too, along with the service. I had a great Mahi sandwich and my husband had the french toast and enjoyed his meal too. We didn't have a reservation so we had to wait but I had... More 

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Like many areas in SF, the views are awesome. The Cliff House area has some nice hiking as well. Ajadcent to Ocean Beach. A good amount of parking is available.

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Memphis
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Just stopped there to have cocktails while on our honeymoon. I loved this place. Some of the best cocktails in the coolest lounge. There is a great view of the Pacific and when the weather. I have heard the food is really good, but my wife and I were on our way to wine country and just wanted to have... More 

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Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Arrived at noon on Saturday . Told an hours wait for upstairs ( definitely stay upstairs) we sat at the bar to wait and indulged in a superbly balanced Bloody Mary and tasty tangy potstickers(love that dipping sauce) and an Irish coffee made with homemade, hand whipped cream ( enough to make an Irishman weep) the time flew by and... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The cliffhouse /sutro district is eerie and dreamy. We went on a foggy morning may 2014 and had breakfast at the cliffhouse. We initially made the trip to that side of SF to see the sutro baths but once we saw the beautiful cliffhouse restaurant we couldn't pass it up. We had breakfast by the window to the sound of... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A perfect place for lunch with a spectacular view. Great staff and great food!!! Try the Crab Louie salad if crab season.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

You cannot beat the location. The view is phenomenal and if you have time a walk around the grounds of this historic site is worth it. San Francisco is one of my favorite cities and the cliff house should be a must see on your list. We had thanksgiving dinner and went early enough that we were seated promptly. The... More 

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