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Dad and Son Lunch in Financial District

swimdaddy Dec 20, 2006 04:16 PM

My six year old and I are going to BART it to the Financial District Friday for some shopping. What do you recommend for a truly San Francisco lunch experience?

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    ingridniel Dec 21, 2006 03:20 AM

    Bistro Jeanty at Jacks is a nice place to have lunch

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      DavidT Dec 20, 2006 11:39 PM

      If you go to Sam's (which I recommend), ask if you can be seated in one of the private booths for two people (assuming your son would get a kick out of that).

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        dinnerout Dec 20, 2006 11:29 PM

        Another vote for Sam's or Tadich's. Sam's is likely to be less crowded, though I'd avoid prime time - neither place is great for waiting, especially with a kid. Sam's is closer to Union Square, assuming that is where you are planning to shop.

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          rtmonty Dec 20, 2006 06:06 PM

          Our's is always at the Tadich Grill. Go early or be prepared to enjoy a martini or glass of wine while you wait.

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          1. re: rtmonty
            Civil Bear Dec 21, 2006 03:26 AM

            Aw, it's always the gin & tonic for me. For some reason they always taste better at Tadich.

          2. Mari Dec 20, 2006 04:27 PM

            I'd head to Sam's Grill or Tadich Grill.

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            1. re: Mari
              Robert Lauriston Dec 20, 2006 04:48 PM

              Lower prices and often no lines at Sam's, which does basically the same food, and is closer to most of the shopping.

            2. nancyhudson Dec 20, 2006 04:17 PM

              When we were living in the Bay Area, our holiday tradition was Union Square shopping which included lunch at Kuletos.

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