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Address: 1090 Point Lobos, San Francisco, CA 94121
Phone Number: 415 386 3330
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$69*
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Food Lover's Sightseeing Tour of San Francisco

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Great early dinner

What we loved was the view, of course. The waitress was wonderful- I wish that I would have remembered her name. I told who the two meals I was debating on and she selected for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

What we loved was the view, of course. The waitress was wonderful- I wish that I would have remembered her name. I told who the two meals I was debating on and she selected for me. My friends ordered different meals than I and enjoyed them well with exception to to fish and chips. We agreed that it was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We had visited the Legion of Honor Museum and then drove over for lunch to see the impressive waves crashing against the rocks while enjoying a fabulous lunch. The dining room is beautiful and our special appetizer of cheese, balsamic vinegar and asparagus was so delicious as was my Dungeness crab. Our waiter was so professional and provided excellent service.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The Sutro restaurant at the Cliff House offers guests impressive views of the ocean, and at dinner time, one will enjoy the beautiful sunset. Food is good but the main attraction is really the spectacular views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Such a great lunch for my birhtday! Definitely one of my preferred places in San Francisco. The crab cake almost made me cry and the lamb was fantastic! Will be there soon again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Our dinner service was outstanding! The menu is full of delicious and savory choices. I had the pork chop. Every dish was exceptional. Try and get a table by the windows and eat an early dinner. The view is excellent and you may see some whales.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is a neat restaurant overlooking the bay, and there is a gift shop/bookstore right next door. While you're here, check out the Sutro Baths.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Every trip to San Francisco should include dinner at the Cliff House. We had a 7:30 reservation and had a window seat for a stunning sunset. The rocks, surf, and sunset were breathtaking. Also fun to take a walk down to the Sutro Baths. The food is good and the service is decent. I go for the atmosphere....which can't be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Loved this quiet place for brunch and a great view of the Pacific Ocean. Our waiter was very attentive. We even saw a whale and other sea animals while eating. I thought they would have a wide selection of coffees and flavors but didn't - however the latte I had was delicious. Great place to start the day then hike... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We took the local bus from the city centre to the area around the Cliff House. The bus dirve was long, slow and warm, but the breeze and the sights that met us, were worth it. The smell of flowers, sea and nature followed the view of the beaches, cliffs, nature and the city. It's one of those experiences that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

A must if in SFO. The sunset in SFO is something nobody should miss. I cannot give an opinion about the cafe, as it was full and waiters were overwhelmed so we decided just enjoy the view from the cliff. Amazing sunset, the waves, the wind the rocs, the birds.... spectacular

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