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Address: 1090 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121-1496
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Right where the old Sutro baths used to be- so lots of history and of course, views!

Great place for romantic meals and views. We could not get into the Bistro or restaurant ( we will reserve next time) but the bar food was delicious -and big portions of the clams... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Snoqualmie, Washington
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Snoqualmie, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for romantic meals and views. We could not get into the Bistro or restaurant ( we will reserve next time) but the bar food was delicious -and big portions of the clams and pure crab cakes made us happy enough. Definitely a place to go for any meal- we thought breakfast would be especially wonderful with the thought... More 

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Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and sat on the side with open seating and limited options (appetizers and drinks). The clam chowder portions were large and delicious. The views were great. Service was less than stellar.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant doesn't have to be as good as it is because the location is so spectacular, but the food really is wonderful. If you can arrange for a window seat, the views of the ocean and the rocks are among the prettiest in the city. Parking can be difficult to find since the restaurant and bar are so popular,... More 

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Antigua and Barbuda
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This once was a fantastic place to meet friends and family; however, over the years, has faded in the attention to keep the property up. Worth a visit to see this area of SF - go through the park to get there, relax, and enjoy a sunset - worth the time to also review the old baths that once were... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

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 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

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

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

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Falkirk District, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 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.

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Ocean, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 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

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 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.

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