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Evenig transport to Healdsburg?

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Evenig transport to Healdsburg?

Hi all,

I will be visiting San Francisco over Christmas / New Year and was wondering if it will be possible to get to Healdsburg in the evening to dine at Cyrus and return to central SF. Ideally I would rather not drive. Is public transport possible / safe. Taxi's or hire a driver costs?

Suggestions of how this may be achieved glady accepted.

Thanks for you time,

Martin.

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1. Re: Evenig transport to Healdsburg?

it is really impractical to get to Healdsburg for dinner and return the same night unless you drive. A taxi would be prohibitive, I think.

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2. Re: Evenig transport to Healdsburg?

A taxi would cost a fortune. The only possible way by bus would be a looong trip using Golden Gate Transit to Santa Rosa and then picking up Sonoma County transit. Whether these would get you back after dinner, I don't know, but you can check schedules here, or give them a call.

goldengatetransit.org/schedules/pages/Bus-Sc…

http://www.sctransit.com/routes.htm

Maybe you can figure out if it works. Too far to go for a dinner for my taste. You could rent a car for the day. Don't forget to factor in weather conditions.

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3. Re: Evenig transport to Healdsburg?

I have ridden the bus transit system within San Francisco. If you could be mistaken for an NFL nose guard then you will feel safe. Otherwise, do not even think about it! Perception is reality. You will not enjoy such a trip that late at night!

At the risk of catching the wrath of forum members, would you do it?

With my experience, I would feel uncomfortable riding a public bus to Golden Gate Park - again! There is an element of society that uses the bus system with which I wish to avoid. Again, it is perception - and a little more!

San Francisco has many restaurants as worthy as Cyrus. Enjoy them, and save Healdsburg for a time when you have a driver.

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4. Re: Evenig transport to Healdsburg?

Why would you want to travel 70 miles to eat somewhere when San Francisco has thousands of restaurants?

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5. Re: Evenig transport to Healdsburg?

Thank you all for you information.

I will probably give it a miss, considering how awkward it will be to get to.

Many thanks,

Martin.

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6. Re: Evenig transport to Healdsburg?

You could contact the River Rock Casino transportation services and get a ride up and down the same day. I'm not sure how much it costs, but i know it's nowhere near the price of a cab up here.

But if you want the true experience of Cyrus -which will overdeliver your expectations to you on a gold-foiled balance- you should check into a limo, leave SF in time to get through Santa Rosa before 3:30 (a 10minute town that will suck 45 minutes of life out of you) and make your reservations with at least a 3 hour dining time. If you make it up to Healdsburg before 4 there are some worthy wineries in the near viscinity open until 5-530, and the town is worth a look-see, which would put your dinner around 6-630. If it's just you and one other person the longest time you could spend there would be the 7-course selection -which with all the little amuse bouche and trinkets added comes out more like an 11 course meal- will take you until about 10pm With an hour an twenty minute cushy limo drive back to the city.

Wish i could join you. Danko, Mina, Aqua, A16, Rubicon, these are all the bad boys of SF and deserve respect, however Cyrus is in it's own realm.

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7. Re: Evenig transport to Healdsburg?

Driving from the Golden Gate bridge to Healdsburg takes about 1.5 hrs..except on Friday night when it takes a lot longer. Why not just over night in Healdsburg? The restaurant Cyrus is very good, but you don't need to stay in their hotel. There are several hotels on the square, within 2 blocks of the restaurant. I'd rent a car if I were you and drive it.

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