The gals and I were hungry and looking for a good seafood meal after our day of adventure around Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco and we really didn't want to eat in a "chain" restaurant so we chose one of the original restaurants on the Wharf. I was somewhat concerned about being able to be seated without reservations as that's been a problem in years past; however, that wasn't a problem on this Saturday evening. The dining room and cocktail lounge were upstairs. The first thing noticed was that the decor was a bit outdated although it seemed well-maintained. We were seated at a window table which provided a nice view of a boat harbor, other Wharf restaurants, the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin Headlands. Our server was prompt and efficient. Each of us had a seafood dish; a pasta with a variety of different seafood and sauces. I had an unadvertised special recommended by the server. It was similar to cioppino but was served with pasta instead of as a soup and included salmon, mussels, clams, shrimp and scallops. It was heavenly. The pasta dinners do come with nice SF sourdough bread but no salad. I also thought it was interesting that, although we were offered coffee following dinner, dessert was not offered. No worries; we later had ice cream at another establishment down the Wharf.
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