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Review of Foreign Cinema

Foreign Cinema
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Ranked #93 of 5,825 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $40
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Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Mission District
Cross street: 21st St.
Transit: MUNI: 14 Mission bus; BART: 16th & 24th/Mission station
Reviewed May 9, 2013

What can i say, I'm a foodie, and everything on the menu was better than the next thing. Hands down though, the balsamic glazed pork chop was to die for.

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Reviewed May 9, 2013

It's not immediately obvious from the street: there is no typical big restaurant frontage. Once through the doors there is a walk down a long-ish (50 yards) corridor tot he hostess table. Then you are through into a big dining area: there is a courtyard, a dining room and there is also some upstairs dining.
Menu was excellent: food was superb with the menu showing a bias to fish/seafood. Wine list is comprehensive without being overwhelming and for this type of establishment the prices seemed reasonable.
Extra cool touch is that one of the walls in the courtyard serves as a projection screen on which they played a movie one it got dark enough.
The location on Mission does not suggest that you are going to find a place this good - it is well worth the effort of getting there!

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Thank Paul C
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

delicious seafood, thoughtful service, interesting setting - and celebrating my daughter's birthday. varied menu with something appealing for most dietary preferences. server was attentive without hovering.

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Thank JRKnight
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

An absolutely great setting to sit, eat dinner, and watch a movie. The outdoor patio is well heated, and the food is pretty solid. The waiters take a while to get to you, and the food comes out pretty slowly, but it's made really well, and the ambiance is fantastic. I also like how the outdoor setting is walled off, so the wind doesn't make a difference.

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Thank Danny C
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Reviewed May 2, 2013

I loved this place. We had a playful waitress and really good food. We enjoyed the atmosphere and people watching, along with a movie! The combinations of tastes were excellent. I highly recommend the experience.

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Thank nmk3550
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