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Recommendations for a downtown spot

nuttie_cat Jan 8, 2008 10:48 AM

I am looking to meet with a friend today evening to get drinks/dinner and we are looking for a restaurant that's reasonably quiet, not too expensive ($$) and somewhere we can linger for a couple of hours.

Any recommendations? We aren't particular about the cuisine as long as there are a few vegetarian options on the menu. Bonus points if it is close to BART.


  1. Windy Jan 8, 2008 01:25 PM

    How about Cafe Claude (near Union Square) or Le Charm, for a quiet bistro? Both less expensive than the restaurants mentioned above.

    1. Lori SF Jan 8, 2008 01:22 PM

      Kokkari Estiatorio
      200 Jackson Street (at Front)

      Very nice rustic interior with fireplace, good food lots of vegetarian options, great service, comfortable space. I walk from BART up to this area all the time not a bad walk.

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        Concetta Jan 8, 2008 12:35 PM

        I would try the bar area of Cosmopolitan Cafe at Rincon Center

        Cosmopolitan Restaurant & Bar
        121 Spear St., San Francisco, CA 94105

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          pirog Jan 8, 2008 12:29 PM

          I'd vote Ducca in the Westin Hotel. Very spacious, nice looking place and great food. There are options for veggies too.

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