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San Francisco Restaurants

We have some marvelous restaurants within a short walk from The Inn. We'd be happy to make a reservation for you. View our staff favorites:
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San Francisco is a great walking city. It has easy public transportation and cabs and other geolocation car services are plentiful.
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Visit San Francisco:

Alcatraz Island
Alcatraz books quickly, so if you would like to visit please book prior to arrival to our city.

Golden Gate Bridge
A lovely walk from the Inn, down to the Bay and through the restored wetland of Crissy Field to Fort Point below the bridge.

Fishermans Wharf
Coit Tower / Telegraph Hill
North Beach
The Haight
Lombard Street
Golden Gate Park
Cable Cars
Union Square
49 Mile Scenic Drive

San Francisco Restaurants:

These are our staff favorite San Francisco restaurants all within easy walking distance of Union Street Inn:

Southern Italian, a seat by the open kitchen is a "foodie experience"
Prices: Moderate/High
2355 Chestnut St. (Divisadero and Scott), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 771-2216 | Web site: www.a16sf.com

Balboa Café
California cuisine, great for lunch, a favorite for cocktails
Prices: Moderate
3199 Fillmore (at Greenwich), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 921-3944 | Web site: www.balboacafe.com/san-francisco/

Bistro Aix
Californian/French - Trendy and delicious, be sure to book the back garden
Prices: Moderate
3340 Steiner St. (Chestnut and Lombard), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 202-0100 | Web site: www.bistroaix.com

Charming Northern Italian, welcoming staff
Prices: Mod/High
1819 Union (Gough & Octavia), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 409-8001 | Web site: www.capannina.us

Hip Italian with small plates and amazing burrata pizza
Prices: Low/Moderate
2175 Chestnut St. (Pierce and Steiner), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 673-7100 | Web site: www.delarosasf.com

Dragon Well
The best local Chinese restaurant
Prices: Moderate
2142 Chestnut (Steiner & Pierce), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 474-6888 | Web site: www.dragonwell.com

Eastside West
American cuisine, stunning seafood & live jazz, fresh raw bar
Prices: Mod/High
3154 Fillmore (at Greenwich), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 885-4000 | Web site: http://eastsidewest.ypguides.net

French comfort food
Prices: Moderate
2223 Union (Next door to the Inn), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 771-7771 | Web site: www.gaminesf.com

Wonderful small plates... think French tapas!
Prices: High
3324 Steiner (Lombard & Chestnut), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 567-9588 | Web site: www.isarestaurant.com

Izzy's Steak House
"Excellent steaks, creamed spinach and Izzy's own potatoes"
Prices: Moderate
3345 Steiner (Chestnut & Lombard), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 563-0487 | Web site: http://www.themenupage.com/izzys.html

Exciting "modern" Mexican cuisine
Prices: Moderate
2317 Chestnut (at Scott), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 346-8494 | Web site: www.mamacitasf.com

Pane e Vino
Busy Italian tratoria, outstanding risotto
Prices: Moderate
1715 Union (Gough & Octavia), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 346-2111 | Web site: www.paneevinotrattoria.com

American with checkered tablecloths and great classics!
Prices: Low/Moderate
1944 Union St., San Francisco | Tel: (415) 922-9022 | Web site: www.perryssf.com

Rose's Café
Good Italian food, great for lunch- especially when dining alone
Prices: Moderate
2298 Union (at Steiner), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 775-2200 | Web site: www.rosescafesf.com

Mexican organic Home-style kitchen with high end tequilas and mezcals
Prices: Moderate
3200 Fillmore Street, San Francisco | Tel: (415) 638-6500 | Web site: www.sabrosasf.com

Cool, Stylish Mediterranean tapas at the bar and in the restaurant
Prices: Moderate, priced dishes. 3011 Steiner (at Union), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 441-3200 | Web site: www.terzosf.com

Zushi Puzzle
Japanese Restaurant where the no frills decor is forgotten once your have tried the "Chef Recommendations" Bar that is an experience to tweet about
Prices: Moderate/High
1910 Lombard Street (Buchanan St.), San Francisco | Tel: (415) 931-9319 | Web site: www.zushipuzzle.com

See Innkeeper for recommendations throughout the City or browse the Zagat Guide at the front desk.

San Francisco Transportation:

There is great public transportation that runs every 15 min to downtown and all the exciting sites of SF just outside our door.

A Clipper Card is very useful if you are planning on taking buses, ferries or Bart around the Bay. To find out more info please visit www.clippercard.com.

We advise that you purchase a 3 day City pass before you arrive. They can be pre purchased at Costco travel or www.citypass.com this gives you museums, cable cars, buses, and one bay cruise.

Limousine Service
RRT Limousine Service
Email: mlslimousine09@gmail.com
Tel: (510) 610-0532

Recommended Tour Company
The Great Pacific Tour Co.