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Dec 11, 2006 07:11 PM

3 Days in San Francisco

What's up fellow hounds. I'll be in town for 3 days for the Emerald Bowl. Can you please recommend places for breakfast lunch and dinner. I'm thinking of the following places, what are your thoughts of these restaurants. Also please feel free to recommend other restaurants too. We would like to have a really nice dinner one night possibly steaks or something. We will be staying in the Embarcadero area and will not have a car so the restaurants must be in the city and accessible by public transportation. Go Bruins!

Harbor Village for Dim Sum
City View for Dim Sum
Acme Chophouse for Steaks
Swan Oyster Depot for Clam Chowder
Slanted Door

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  1. Harbor Village closed.

    Swan Oyster Depot's chowder comes from a can.

    1. Second the Slanted door; a real winner.

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      1. re: sherry f

        I think Bong Su is better than the Slanted Door. I went to the original Slanted Door on Valencia, the one at the Ferry Plaza is not as good and lost all the charm it once had.
        Swan's is great for crab and oysters..
        Zuni maybe
        Boulevard as someone mentioned
        Bar Tartine
        Bar Crudo- hope they opened again, sad story

        Skip Acme

        1. re: Lori SF

          I think Bar Crudo was only closed for a week.

      2. Acme's kind of generic in my opinion.

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        1. re: Maya

          I agree. Acme definitely does not match the price. But it is located in the ball park.

        2. Perbacco and Tadich Grill are right next to each other, close to the Embarcadero. Would recommend both (although they are very different). Tadich would fill that old-time SF seafood spot.

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          1. re: Calvinist

            I'll second Tadich. They do a nice hangar steak too. The mesquite grilled halibut steak is my favorite though...

          2. What about Mama's for breakfast on Washington Square, or Mamacita's for nuevo Mexican?