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Address: 1090 Point Lobos, San Francisco, CA 94121
Phone Number: 415 386 3330
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Go for the vistas, cuisine in two very different restaurants & the jovial Chef who will come out & regale you, maybe!

After multiple fires destroyed the original Victorian building and subsequent re-builds, the current Cliff House is spectacularly designed to offer wonderful restaurants in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

After multiple fires destroyed the original Victorian building and subsequent re-builds, the current Cliff House is spectacularly designed to offer wonderful restaurants in the most awe-inspiring setting overlooking the Pacific Coast from Sonoma to Half Moon Bay; sailboats, freighters sailing in & out of the Bay remind us of the beauty this special place holds in San Francisco history.

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Shanghai Region, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

When we visited Cliff house area. There are thieves in Sutro Heights Parking lot, San Francisco CA. They smashed vehicle windows and steal the property. Not only my vehicle windows were broken, we found the cullet on several parking space which means the thieves always commit an offence at Sutro Heights Parking lot.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Went to the Sunday brunch buffet with family. I would say the best part was the food and free sparkling wine! There were MANY food options to choose from (everything I had was very good, especially the Asian beef salad) and the staff made sure that my glass was never empty. There aren't really good views from the room they... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

wel this is where you sit observe the beautiful view acorss the ocean depending your time off day, a good place to watch sun down. It is a very expensive place to eat, and food not to the standard of one is billed.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I decided to try this place for a nice dinner out with my husband. We are vacationing in San Francisco for the weekend. I reserved several weeks in advance asking for a nice table overlooking the ocean. The main reason we chose Cliff House was the view. We were sat at the furthest table from the window and one of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Drive by this place. There is a cute cafe/pub nearby ( sorry I can't recollect the name) from where I got some hot tea. The winds can get bad but its a lovely view of the ocean. Great to drive-by. Sunday morning buffet is priced at $40 and barely any options for vegetarians. In a city like SF where brunch... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It certainly attracts tourists, but with good reason. Highlight of this place: the view and the popovers. Good service.

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This is definitely a must-see! So much history here and it's so worth the walk down to the beach to see the ruins of the Sutro Baths. Beautiful views, near Golden Gate Park, and wonderful restaurant and Bistro. The Sutro ruins are fascinating to explore. Bring a jacket and wear supportive shoes!

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Towson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Who couldn't love a restaurant perched on a cliff over the Pacific Ocean? We arrived on an endless blue sky day. Thought we'd just enjoy some beverages but ended up ordering the cheese plate which was beyond superb, each cheese had an interesting hand-crafted jam. The brunch menu looked wonderful but we had already eaten. Hope to go back for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great cuisine, loads of champagne, attentive service and a great view mixed together? Gotta love it! Well worth the drive from downtown, you will not be disappointed!

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