100 San Francisco Bay Area Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

Restaurants:Birk's, Maggiano's - San Jose, The Dead Fish
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Italian, Seafood
Neighborhoods:Santa Clara, San Jose, Crockett

Birk's

$$$$·American·
Santa Clara
3,013 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our experience was excellent as always. Wonderful food and great service.
90% recommended
Great for Lunch in San Jose / Silicon Valley
177 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Maggiano's - San Jose

$$$$·Italian·
San Jose
6,903 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
FOOD AND SERVICE IS EXCELLENT. NICE PLACE TO TAKE OUT OF TOWN GUESTS. GREAT PLACE FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS LIKE ANNIVERSERIES AND BIRTHDAYS.
91% recommended
74 people mentioned the Calamari
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The Dead Fish

$$$$·Seafood·
Crockett
8,720 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
Awesome lunch. The weather was perfect and outdoor sitting was fantastic.
91% recommended
Most Booked in San Francisco Bay Area
319 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Scott's Seafood - Oakland

$$$$·Seafood·
Oakland
3,412 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
We had a very tasty lunch celebration. The restaurant was a perfect place to host our event and the view was fabulous.
86% recommended
58 people mentioned the Calamari
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Il Fornaio - San Francisco

$$$$·Italian·
Financial District / Embarcadero
1,650 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
It was excellent as always! This is our favorite place in San Francisco. The service has always been outstanding, as well as the food. We love the quiet elegant ambience. We are Read more
88% recommended
16 people mentioned the Butternut Squash Ravioli
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True Food Kitchen - Walnut Creek

$$$$·American·
Walnut Creek
2,103 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
Service great as always. Everyone nice in spite of all the rules. We had a nice lunch in the shade. The kale side salad needs to be reimagined. Neither my friend nor I likes it. ItRead more
91% recommended
25 people mentioned the Edamame

Skates on the Bay

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Berkeley
6,182 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Date night menu: excellent Service superior View from our window table at Sunset of Golden Gate Bridge plus multiple sailboats : magical A great experience
88% recommended
157 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Bistro Don Giovanni -- Napa

$$$$·Italian·
Napa
5,762 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Large outdoor seating area. The food was just as delicious as ever. We always get the Beet salad and split the day’s risotto. Our waiter was very efficient. Highly recommend.
97% recommended
Italian in San Francisco Bay Area
57 people mentioned the Lemon Cream

True Food Kitchen - Palo Alto

$$$$·American·
Palo Alto
2,108 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy
  • Organic
Delicious and healthy.Great service in outside patio
92% recommended
Healthy in San Francisco Bay Area
39 people mentioned the Edamame

Bridges Restaurant

$$$$·Californian·
Danville
3,697 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
A very pleasant evening. Outside tables were well spaced. Service was great as was the food — halibut and risotto.
93% recommended
Best Ambiance in East Bay
43 people mentioned the Cupcakes

Mourad

$$$$·Californian·
Financial District / Embarcadero
2,143 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
Lovely dinner experience. We chose the tasting menu as it was our first time dinig at Mourad. It was an incredible meal; highlights on the Caviar, the amazing Couscous and the MilkRead more
92% recommended
83 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Ad Hoc

$$$$·American·
Yountville
6,298 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
Very good, exciting flavors, small dishes yet filling
89% recommended
422 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Perbacco

$$$$·Italian·
Financial District / Embarcadero
6,135 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
First trip to Bay Area since covid. Wonderful dinner!
90% recommended
Fit for Foodies in San Francisco Bay Area
141 people mentioned the Short Rib

La Mar Cebicheria Peruana

$$$$·Peruvian·
Financial District / Embarcadero
5,732 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
Lovely place great food and friendly service I have been coming here for 10+ years their outdoor dining experience is fantastic and added with really fresh food it’s a winner for sRead more
91% recommended
Most Booked in San Francisco Bay Area
349 people mentioned the Cebiche

Bistro Jeanty

$$$$·French·
Yountville
7,755 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Best tomato soup in the world. Great place to be.
94% recommended
French in San Francisco Bay Area
259 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin
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Historic John's Grill

$$$$·American·
Downtown / Union Square
5,366 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
I LOVE John's Grill and have been frequenting it for nearly 50 years. Excellent meals, drinks and service. It is such an elegant place, very old-school San Francisco. Everytime Read more
91% recommended
Hot Spot in San Francisco
115 people mentioned the Baked Potato

Il Fornaio - Burlingame

$$$$·Italian·
Burlingame
3,617 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
The seafood linguine -- my usual -- was as good as ever. Have missed dining inside. Tables are distanced appropriately to accommodate the COVID issue.
91% recommended
39 people mentioned the Calamari

McCormick & Kuleto's Seafood Restaurant

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fisherman's Wharf
4,821 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
We love McCormick.. but we missed the mashed Potatoes and choppino
86% recommended
50 people mentioned the Calamari

Esin Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·American·
Danville
4,381 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Always a favorite place to come for a special occasion or date night. Service and food are outstanding. Save room for dessert, it's the best part of the meal.
97% recommended
168 people mentioned the Pot Roast
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Forbes Mill Steakhouse - Danville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Danville
2,313 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
This is a Danville treasure. For a first class steakhouse dinner, Forbes is tough to beat.
90% recommended
Steakhouse in San Francisco Bay Area
96 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Le Colonial - SF

$$$$·Vietnamese·
Downtown / Union Square
3,337 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food was absolutely amazing!! Original dishes, super fresh and natural ingredients. The patio was super cute!! Really great experience overall :)
89% recommended
52 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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John Ash & Co.

$$$$·Californian·
Santa Rosa
3,499 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
The setting, outdoors and on their covered porch, is perfect for Covid-era dining. Service was great and the food was delicious.
92% recommended
Californian in San Francisco Bay Area
34 people mentioned the Calamari

Benvenuti Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Walnut Creek
736 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Neighborhood Gem: Located across from the Walnut Creek Library, Benvenuti feels like a hidden gem, and after at least a dozen lovely meals there, I consider it a "go to" for both Read more
94% recommended
15 people mentioned the Calamari
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Black Angus Steakhouse - Blossom Hill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
San Jose
2,830 reviews
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Great experience. Good service The food was great !!
88% recommended
Most Booked in San Jose / Silicon Valley
181 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Morimoto - Napa

$$$$·Japanese·
Napa
6,260 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Great experience!!!
88% recommended
Most Booked in San Francisco Bay Area
278 people mentioned the Omakase

Il Fornaio - Walnut Creek

$$$$·Italian·
Walnut Creek
3,616 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Excellent all around
92% recommended
Italian in East Bay
60 people mentioned the Calamari

Miramar Beach Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Half Moon Bay
3,396 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
Service was wonderful. Server was very attentive.
93% recommended
Scenic View in Peninsula
45 people mentioned the Seafood Chowder
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Kincaid's Bayhouse - Burlingame

$$$$·Steak·
Burlingame
4,005 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
The service was great! I ordered catch of the day. I felt that the salmon was not fresh. It was dry and lacked flavor. The Brussel Sprouts were also old. The asparagus was were cheRead more
87% recommended
Scenic View in San Francisco Bay Area
232 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Cascal

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Mountain View
3,606 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
Excellent Customer Service.. and food is very good and site very cleaning. 100% recommended.
96% recommended
Hot Spot in Peninsula
351 people mentioned the Paella

Credo

$$$$·Italian·
Financial District / Embarcadero
1,899 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
Excellent service. Food was very fresh and high quality.
90% recommended
14 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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the girl & the fig - Sonoma

$$$$·French·
Sonoma
5,896 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
We enjoyed everything about our outside dinner experience. The food was delicious and the wine choices were varied. When we return to Sonoma this will be our restaurant to return tRead more
93% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Wine Country
173 people mentioned the Flounder
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The Spinnaker - Sausalito

$$$$·Seafood·
Sausalito
4,086 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Fantastic meal with an amazing view! Beautiful day to watch the sailboats go by! Prawn and Scallop Pasta Sauté dish was spectacular. We all cleared our plates!
94% recommended
Scenic View in San Francisco Bay Area
39 people mentioned the Petrale Sole

Franciscan Crab Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Fisherman's Wharf
3,054 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Lovely birthday meal just before the city closed for COVID19. We almost had the entire restaurant and city to ourselves. Staff was lovely, food was excellent, view outstandingRead more
93% recommended
75 people mentioned the Dungeness Crab
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Cafe Cruz Rosticceria & Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Soquel
746 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
My sister and I had a very pleasant lunch. The salads were delicious. The tables are spaced apart and the servers all wear masks. The fewer customers makes for nice quiet dining. IRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Santa Cruz / Capitola / Aptos
9 people mentioned the Skirt Steak

Fior D'Italia

$$$$·Italian·
North Beach
1,078 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
Wonderful restaurant, incredible food. I was there with my nephew and his girlfriend. I had the burrata salad which I shared and we had the gnocchi, spaghetti pesto, and the praRead more
85% recommended
23 people mentioned the Calamari
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Left Bank Larkspur

$$$$·French·
Larkspur
2,944 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
Wonderful late afternoon meal with girlfriends. Attentive, friendly service. Delicious food. Hope to return soon.
94% recommended
Great for Brunch in Marin
38 people mentioned the Lamb Sandwich

Townhouse Bar and Grill

$$$$·American·
Emeryville
1,670 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
All around great restaurant. Great food, service, and ambiance.
96% recommended
78 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Wayfare Tavern

$$$$·American·
Financial District / Embarcadero
5,847 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Comfort Food
Outdoor seating was nice & much better than expected.
88% recommended
825 people mentioned the Fried Chicken

Forbes Mill Steakhouse - Los Gatos

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Los Gatos
2,941 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Forbes Mill is a great restaurant the food is always great never changes over the years can’t wait for them to return to serving rolls with dinner miss that greatly but would recomRead more
89% recommended
116 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Black Angus Steakhouse - Brentwood

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Brentwood
1,531 reviews
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Waitress for very courteous and helpful with dining options.
90% recommended
Most Booked in East Bay
84 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Ozumo - San Francisco

$$$$·Japanese·
Financial District / Embarcadero
2,742 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Scenic View
Our dinner was delicious and beautifully presented. We all commented on the freshness and beauty of our rolls and sushi. We enjoyed cocktails and sake (our server made some excelRead more
85% recommended
Scenic View in San Francisco
44 people mentioned the Black Cod

Ristorante Allegria

$$$$·Italian·
Napa
3,943 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
The food was excellent! I have a dairy allergy and they were very careful to let me know what I could eat and prepared mine specially. I had the linguini de la mer and it was excRead more
92% recommended
Most Booked in Wine Country
77 people mentioned the Bread Pudding

Cotogna

$$$$·Italian·
Financial District / Embarcadero
2,762 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Cotogna remains simply one of the best Italian restaurants in the city! Consistently delicious food, attentive and warm service in a beautifully designed space--the ultimate restauRead more
90% recommended
62 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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la Posta

$$$$·Italian·
Santa Cruz
1,558 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Next time I'll bring my own napkin, fork and knife...plastic ones broke in my hand...
100% recommended
19 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Marzano

$$$$·Italian·
Oakland
546 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Cozy
  • Casual
First, we should say that we were there at 5pm on a Sunday night, so very quiet. We sat at the bar and enjoyed the chicken arrabiatta and brussel sprouts. All washed down with anRead more
92% recommended
13 people mentioned the Chop Salad
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Bellota

$$$$·Spanish·
SOMA
1,127 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Really great quality food, loved the prawn and octopus. Plates are decent size, but will need 5-7 if you don't order an entree (we didn't)
87% recommended
208 people mentioned the Paella
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Alexander's Steakhouse - SF

$$$$·Steakhouse·
SOMA
2,078 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Very good place to go for party celebrations, food is delicious
135 people mentioned the Hamachi
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The Brass Door

$$$$·Steakhouse·
San Ramon
650 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Brass Door has become a top favorite for fine dining, and it is very close for the 2 households we assemble for dining. Food is always excellent, and we usually have some leftoversRead more
95% recommended
96 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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A16 Rockridge

$$$$·Italian·
Oakland
1,811 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Most delicious meal EVER! we ordered the Brussel sprouts, fired olives, 2 pizzas, the meatballs and the cannoli ice-cream. Everything was mouth-watering!!!
89% recommended
Italian in San Francisco Bay Area
43 people mentioned the Calamari
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The Wolf - Oakland

$$$$·American·
Oakland
996 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
always good, cannot overlook the brussel sprouts! quiet and refined.
94% recommended
13 people mentioned the Octopus Appetizer
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The Stinking Rose

$$$$·Italian·
North Beach
6,201 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
  • Fun
Food was great. Had the lamb and waiter recommended a nice wine pairing.
83% recommended
258 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Sundance The Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Palo Alto
3,460 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Always a great place to celebrate life’s happy occasions.
94% recommended
Steakhouse in San Francisco Bay Area
655 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Kyoto Palace Restaurant

$$$$·Japanese·
Campbell
1,648 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Fantastic service, felt like we had plenty of space between tables, the food was fantastic and we will definitely be coming back!
93% recommended
Kid Friendly in San Francisco Bay Area
29 people mentioned the Fried Rice
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Mustards Grill

$$$$·American·
Yountville
8,290 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Excellent food and service always.
94% recommended
American in Wine Country
302 people mentioned the Mongolian Pork Chops

Baci Cafe & Wine Bar - Healdsburg

$$$$·Italian·
Healdsburg
2,387 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Love this place!
97% recommended
Best Service in Wine Country
55 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Zuni Cafe

$$$$·Modern European·
Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
6,599 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
I've been going to the Zuni since it opened in the 70s. It's one of the best restaurants in San Francisco and has been for all those years. They have adapted to the cauvet world wRead more
93% recommended
305 people mentioned the Roasted Chicken
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Prospect

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Financial District / Embarcadero
2,441 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
The food was so delicious!! I’ve never had a better organize chicken salad. Our communication with our waiter was par excellence.
89% recommended
22 people mentioned the Black Cod
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Portola Kitchen

$$$$·Italian·
Portola Valley
695 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Really great dinner. The food was fabulous. Any of the pastas are to die for. The halibut was delicious and the tuna tower should not be missed
93% recommended
Kid Friendly in San Francisco Bay Area
7 people mentioned the Skirt Steak

Michael Mina – San Francisco

$$$$·American·
Financial District / Embarcadero
2,964 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Gio, the General Manager is a great host and Elliott our server was gracious. The Waitstaff team knowledgeable and friendly. Dinner was great and tasty and the experience was wonRead more
87% recommended
99 people mentioned the Lobster Pot Pie
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Cafe Torre

$$$$·Italian·
Cupertino
896 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Great place for personal attention and ability to have a conversation with friends that is not drowned out by noise.
94% recommended
15 people mentioned the Calamari
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Gardenias

$$$$·American·
Pacific Heights
573 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Cozy
Wonderful, sophisticated and friendly. Neighborhood spot, no pretension , good diverse menu and yummy
93% recommended
41 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Piazza D'Angelo

$$$$·Italian·
Mill Valley
1,400 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
So good! As always, D'Angelo's serves up fantastic food, amazing ambiance, and excellent service. One of my favorite places in Marin, and has been for decades.
97% recommended
Good for Groups in Marin
9 people mentioned the Fettuccine

The Rotunda at Neiman Marcus - San Francisco

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / Union Square
4,270 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Afternoon Tea
Tea service is a personal favorite. Savory side was good but cake pops and garish clover cookies cheapen the experience and weren't very good.
88% recommended
598 people mentioned the Popovers
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Chart House Restaurant - San Francisco

$$$$·Seafood·
Fisherman's Wharf
919 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Romantic
Awesome service and just great people!
30 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Monsieur Benjamin

$$$$·French·
Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
2,228 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Good and nice resto, where you can order really good and tasty French food. Downsides, it's a tipless restaurant that will charge you 20% gratuity by default.
89 people mentioned the Arctic Char
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Black Angus Steakhouse - Sunnyvale

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Sunnyvale
1,970 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-friendly
We are sorry they couldn’t fine away to keep the restaurant there. We will miss having one close. We have been going there for 39 years.
89% recommended
159 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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TELÈFERIC BARCELONA - WALNUT CREEK

$$$$·Spanish·
Walnut Creek
1,981 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
It was wonderful as always!
93% recommended
Fit for Foodies in East Bay
209 people mentioned the Paella

Vanessa's Bistro 2

$$$$·Vietnamese·
Walnut Creek
973 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
It was so nice to dine inside. We loved everything we ordered. The roasted pork was our favorite. The service was excellent. Thank you for a wonderful meal.
21 people mentioned the Calamari

Horatio's

$$$$·American·
San Leandro
3,300 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Nice outdoor seating and the tables are spaced just right!
90% recommended
Scenic View in East Bay
175 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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The Trident

$$$$·Seafood·
Sausalito
1,838 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
Even with these trying times, our 30th anniversary was very excellent dining here. Food was great. Our server was kind and considerate and answered questions with a great attitudeRead more
83% recommended
Best Ambiance in Marin
30 people mentioned the Calamari

Dona Tomas

$$$$·Mexican·
Oakland
1,652 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Love this place. Unique take on Mexican food. Great service, casual atmosphere and I love the sunny back patio where we can bring our dog.
92% recommended
87 people mentioned the Carnitas
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Gaspar Brasserie

$$$$·French·
Financial District / Embarcadero
556 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Authentic
  • Business Meals
Ambiance yes! Service yes! Food yes! ESP the brioche caviar and duck confit.
88% recommended
14 people mentioned the Flounder
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Revel Kitchen & Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Danville
910 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
Great food. Service! Will come back!
95% recommended
76 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Trattoria Contadina

$$$$·Italian·
North Beach
2,644 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
One of favourite restaurants! We make sure to go here every time we are in San Francisco. My wife and I absolutely love it here . We try something different each time we go and it’Read more
94% recommended
58 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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Benihana - Concord

$$$$·Japanese·
Concord
3,559 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fun
Everything was great The Chef did an awesome job & the food was great
30 people mentioned the Garlic Butter
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3rd Cousin

$$$$·Californian·
Bernal Heights
539 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Service was a little bit strange- host’s tone was a bit sassy, the spaces were kind of tight and one of the waiter’s booty kept hovering over our drinks. There was a very long waitRead more
11 people mentioned the Pappardelle
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Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch

$$$$·American·
St. Helena
4,420 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
Great service, friendly atmosphere and Farm to table menu selections that are delicious
95% recommended
78 people mentioned the Cheeseburger
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L'Ardoise

$$$$·French·
Castro
2,587 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
This is a perfect embodiment of the classic French brassierie. The menu is focused, ingredients are fresh, locallly-sourced. The service is affable without being unctuous. The wineRead more
98% recommended
French in San Francisco Bay Area
113 people mentioned the Coq Au Vin

Reve

$$$$·French·
Lafayette
1,230 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
We’ve returned to Reve many times. The food never disappoints. The outdoor seating is comfortable and more than meets social distancing guidelines. It is a delightful setting with Read more
95% recommended
French in San Francisco Bay Area
29 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

Bella Saratoga

$$$$·Italian·
Saratoga
1,372 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
We had a really nice experience. We enjoyed ourselves sitting outside eating delicious food.
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in San Jose / Silicon Valley
16 people mentioned the Calamari

Massimo's - Fremont

$$$$·American·
Fremont
1,252 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Massimo’s is very special to us. We always have a great time with great food and drinks. Our first night out we chose to go here.
96% recommended
Special Occasion in East Bay
29 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Galeto Brazilian Steakhouse - Oakland

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Oakland
771 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
my first visit to gelato with my wife on her birthday was spectacular they treated the whole evening with such Grace and class that I would invite anyone there for any occasion keeRead more
86% recommended
19 people mentioned the Brazilian Steak
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El Dorado Kitchen

$$$$·Californian·
Sonoma
3,251 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
Beautiful setting, friendly and safe service and fresh and tasty brunch!
95% recommended
Californian in San Francisco Bay Area
151 people mentioned the Truffle Fries

Gravenstein Grill

$$$$·Californian·
San Francisco Bay Area
506 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
Lovely Thanksgiving Day meal!! Would recommend vegan mashed potatoes and vegan gravy, and if advertised, you’d probably get lots of requests for it!! The pumpkin stew very good, buRead more
92% recommended
13 people mentioned the Petrale Sole
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Speisekammer

$$$$·German·
Alameda
1,373 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Casual
  • Authentic
It was our first time visiting Speisekammer on March 14, 2020—and it may have been our last meal out for a bit... if so it was the way to go out strong! I loved everything—from theRead more
91% recommended
43 people mentioned the Sauerkraut
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Bluestem Brasserie

$$$$·Californian·
Downtown / Union Square
2,203 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
It was a beautiful Sunday brunch during International Women's Weekend! The menu was wonderful! My favorite was the skillet cornbread w/chocolate- excellent! We had to order two! StRead more
84% recommended
27 people mentioned the Duck Confit Salad
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LiMA

$$$$·Peruvian·
Concord
226 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
Great little restaurant. The food was delicious. The service was excellent! I would highly recommend.
93% recommended
14 people mentioned the Paella
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Paul Martin's American Grill - San Mateo

$$$$·American·
San Mateo
2,349 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
I would be here more often if I lived close by👍 Food was good service was attentive 👍
73 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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HS Lordships

$$$$·American·
Berkeley
751 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Brunch
  • Special Occasion
Great food and drinks 👍. Heard it was closing too.
86% recommended
26 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Il Fornaio - Palo Alto

$$$$·Italian·
Palo Alto
2,433 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The staff went out of their way to make us comfortable. We had a delightful experience, and the food was excellent. I would highly recommend it.
85% recommended
38 people mentioned the Dark Chocolate
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Cafe Pro Bono

$$$$·Italian·
Palo Alto
1,022 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
This is a great place if you are looking for great food and wine. The service is always on point. The staff is very friendly. They now have live music on weekends. Good place for Read more
99% recommended
16 people mentioned the Veal Marsala

Market

$$$$·American·
St. Helena
3,007 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for a Date
Still one of my favorite restaurants!
98% recommended
Great for Brunch in Wine Country
109 people mentioned the Butterscotch Pudding
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Uncle Yu's at the Vineyard

$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Livermore
1,432 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
The atmosphere is always outstanding, and the food is always impeccable with taste and flavor.
91% recommended
Best Food in East Bay
12 people mentioned the Hot Sour Soup

Mistral Restaurant & Bar - Redwood City

$$$$·Californian·
Redwood City
879 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
We loved the place, service and food!
93% recommended
Scenic View in Peninsula
18 people mentioned the Skirt Steak
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Paul Martin's American Grill - Mountain View

$$$$·American·
Mountain View
1,649 reviews
  • Casual
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
Birthday. The restaurant and servers made the experience very special 🎂🎂
90% recommended
53 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Scott's Restaurant - Walnut Creek - Perm Closed

$$$$·Seafood·
Walnut Creek
3,638 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
I was very excited to try the halibut fish cheeks...but was disappointed. They’re supposed to be tender. I had to cut them with my knife. They were also very flavorless. We broughtRead more
88% recommended
59 people mentioned the Calamari
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Anchor and Hope - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Seafood·
SOMA
2,680 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Fantastic and attentive staff, great food, would recommend!
84 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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Pampas Palo Alto

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Palo Alto
1,467 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Business Meals
Second time being there and both experiences were great. The service was amazing and the people were very polite.
34 people mentioned the Chicken Heart
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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - San Jose - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Seafood·
San Jose
3,514 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Always a favorite in the downtown for a steak or seafood. We both had fish and both were excellent.
42 people mentioned the Calamari
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Stanford's - Walnut Creek - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
Walnut Creek
875 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
I had dined here previously, and wanted to introduce my friend to this restaurant. The service was outstanding, our waiter was informative, efficient and extremely helpful with exRead more
87% recommended
31 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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