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Engagement Help

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SLC, Utah
posts: 37
reviews: 8
Engagement Help

I am supprising my girlfriend and we are flying down to San Fran for a day and I am going to ask her to marry me. I am going to be arriving in the morning. I thought that we would spend a few hours walking around the Pier and San Fran area, but after that I wanted to take her to a nice restuarant with a ocean view. I am looking for something romantic and nice. If anyone has any ideas of some nice places, they can be a little out of town, or right in, either way, but I just need some suggestions asap!! Thank you. If you have any other ideas of things to do, or nice romantic places please let me know. Thanks

Fremont, California
Destination Expert
for San Francisco
posts: 15,506
reviews: 2,452
1. Re: Engagement Help

Cliff House - San Francisco


or Moss Beach Distillery Half Moon Bay


or perhaps Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay


are two possibilities....

You might also want to consider some Bay View Restaurants (versus ocean) such as The Carnelian Room..


as a 3rd....

Destination Expert
for San Jose
posts: 5,838
reviews: 101
2. Re: Engagement Help

I second the Cliff House.

It's got postcard views. The ambiance and food presentation are nice. It's standard nice restaurant food. You should be dressed smart. You could even walk about on the adjacent beach afterwards.

Reflecting on my own engagement, I can't fail to recall how relieved I felt when she said yes; and how much she resembled "just-went-through-a-wind-tunnel-happy-what-have-I-done-look." When I see photographs of other just-engaged couples' looks, they look the same.

Do you think anyone's going to have an appetite after engagment? just asking... I proposed to my just-became-fiancee after a simple dinner upon summiting a medium elevation mountain.

Best wishes.

posts: 90
3. Re: Engagement Help

What a wonderful idea! My best friend got engaged in San Francisco on a sunset dinner boat cruise. Just another possibility...

I've never been to SF, but am going next month for our wedding anniversary. :D