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Cliff House

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Address: 1090 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121-1496
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+1 415-386-3330
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Lovely Lunch with a Fantastic view

Really nice spot to go for a spot of lunch and relax by taking in the sea views. The food is really good and the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The best part of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice spot to go for a spot of lunch and relax by taking in the sea views. The food is really good and the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The best part of the restaurant is the view over the sea. While we were there we got to watch some whales which was truly a unique thing to... More 

Thank Sand82014
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THe food was good and the views of the ocean and the beach are fantastic. Also, sunset is a jewel to see.

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

This is also a super special place to me. It was where we took my Mom for Mother's Day year after year. Go and experince my special place of San Francisco Heaven!

Thank 4JMP
Falkirk District, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Stayed in San Francisco for just over a week eating out everyday. This was by far the best meal of the holiday. Loved the building, views, ambience, service and food. Memorable lunch for all the right reasons. Also liked the photos of movie stars who had eaten there.

Thank falkirklady2015
Ocean, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

As we were staying in the area we planned ahead to make a reservation for sunset and were lucky to enjoy a great sunset. Although not seated right next to the window the floor to ceiling Windows offered a great view. The food we also delicious. Overall well work the visit but can't guarantee the sunset

Thank Helen G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

For the quality you get it is way overpriced there. And the building ain't real pretty. And the memories you make there will be forgotten.

Thank Alzor S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

A pretty building located at the start of Land's end. Quite a bit of parking around but you may want to avoid busy periods

Thank JasonDoz
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 635 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

The Cliff House is a nice spot for views on the most western coast of the city. The place has gone through many transitions over the years including fires, dynamite explosions, and renovations up to its current ownership under the National Park Service and the Golden Gate National Recreational Area. The current site has a bar/bistro, restaurant, dining room, and... More 

Thank FormerCaliBoy
Peru, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

This was a beautiful place and the food was wonderful. We were lucky enough to have dinner right at sunset. Just gorgeous.

Thank Jannette K
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Ok so the main reason for the good review is the spectacular review it is just INSANELY beautfiul, we came at sunset after walking alllll the way from the beginning of Golden Gate Park so we were in need of a rest and a drink! First/y, the waiters were incredibly friendly but perhaps a bit too few of them! Our... More 

Thank Victoria K

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