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“The best dinner view in SF!”
Review of Cliff House

Cliff House
Ranked #139 of 6 307 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$40
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Description: The world-famous Cliff House is the crown jewel of the largest urban national park in the United States. For dining we offer the casual Bistro Restaurant and the elegant Sutro’s at the Cliff House. Our Sunday buffet brunch in the Terrace Room is a San Francisco tradition offering free-flowing champagne and a delicious buffet. For over 150 years San Franciscans have celebrated their events at the Cliff House and that tradition continues today with our beautiful banquet facility and attached private terrace. Hike the amazing Lands End trails, take a stroll along Ocean Beach, or explore the famous Sutro Bath ruins. Then stop in to enjoy appetizers and drinks in the Zinc Bar or Sutro’s Bar & Lounge. See awesome sunsets, cozy up by a warm fire, and listen to live Friday night jazz in our Balcony Lounge. Whether you are in the mood for a casual fun afternoon, an elegant evening out, or a play day with the family, there is always something to enjoy at the Cliff House.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant sits on a cliff facing out over the Pacific Ocean. The windows are tall, all glass, so you can watch the sun go down on while eating dinner on a cliff. An absolutely incredible restaurant I would highly recommend.

Our dinner for two, with a drink each, cost about $100. I would recommend making a reservation on OpenTable ahead of time to reserve a “sunset” dinner time. Be aware that this restaurant is further away from a lot of the more touristy things to do in SF. If you are driving from the east side of SF it could take about 20-30 minutes to get here.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank meghanjansen
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautifully located restaurant looking west out to The Pacific. We timed our reservation to catch the sunset which was truly one of the best. Service was a little slow, but the staff were tripping over many guests taking photographs from the floor to ceiling windows. My Negroni came straight up, which was unusual. Shrimp tempura was excellent. We only ordered two starters each, as it was early in the evening. Thoroughly recommend .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wose26
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Always a perfect fit after taking a walk at Lands End. Food is always good with chef’s special care. A refreshing afternoon.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Heritago
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

If you want to eat and have a beautiful ocean view, this is the place. Crashing waves and a good spot anywhere you sit!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank UpstateNY621
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

They do a great Sunday brunch here. You pay the price, but the food is great. They have these hollowed out eggshells filled with the most delicious butterscotch cream. There is plenty of great dishes and headings amounts of shrimp and other seafood. It is a wide variety, so vegetarians, meat lovers, and even kids could find something they love. This is not a place I would recommend taking kids however.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank norcalgnome
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