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Cliff House

1090 Point Lobos, San Francisco, CA 94121
415 386 3330
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Ranked #54 of 374 attractions in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Montreal
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77 reviews 77 reviews
38 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Nice store and great history. Beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean. If the tide is low enough, you will see some ship wrecks in the area.

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Rescue, Ca.
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36 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

If you are looking for lunch with a view in San Francisco this a great place to go. The upper restaurant has the better food and views. Plan on taking a walk after lunch to take in more views. A beautiful area.

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San Francisco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

To be honest, i was a little disappointed when i finally went to Cliff House. I am a local residence, and went to cliff house when a friend was visiting from Canada. The view was okay, and the food there was average too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This use to be the bath houses. Full of history this place is touristy. Prices are a bit steep but food in the upstairs for lunch is good. Shrimp salad was delish. The goft shop is unique. Guys had burgers they enjoyed also.

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No. VA
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64 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were visiting San Francisco with some friends who had never been there, so we thought that the Cliff House was a great place to visit, to see the beautiful scenery, the remnants of the old Sutro Baths and crazy surfers in the water at Point Lobos. They really enjoyed it. I'd highly recommend it, but be prepared, it gets... More

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Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

A great place to watch the sun setting over the Pacific ... or have breakfast at sunrise ... or lunch ... actually at any and all times the Cliff House is a great place to be. Wonderful views, good service, history explained ... worth the detour and an ideal starting point for walks to the Golden Gate ...

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Napa, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Stopped in for a quick snack in the bar area of the Cliff House. Very unwelcoming right away. Our waiter had an attitude that was unappetizing. Our food mediocre. Calamari was so tough that we left the entire plate. When I walked up to another waiter to help with our check, because our waiter had disappeared, the person I asked... More

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

I took some colleagues here for dinner, lovely food and wine recommendations from a brilliant waiter. Cheaper than a number of places in town and worth the twenty minute drive from Union Square.

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

While visiting SFO, after the Legion of Honor we took a break at the Cliff House. The beach was great, but windy. Photo opps and nice view. And if in the spring, flower of cactuses nearby are smelling great...

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London, United Kingdom
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301 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I went inside the Cliff house but it was full of people, there was no space there but the bar and restaurant looked good so I went on the trail from there

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