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Restaurants in SF with Communal Tables?

casualgal Dec 17, 2008 05:02 PM

I'd like to compile a list of restaurants that have a communal table to try with friends in 2009. Any restaurant type is great- high end or low end. Thanks in advance to you all.

  1. steve h. Dec 28, 2008 09:02 AM

    slanted door has a glass room in the back that has a communal/banquet table. it's a cool space that looks out onto the main dining room. a16 has a similar setup in the back. i've been to both and recommend them both. you'll need to work out your reservations ahead of time.

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      weem Dec 28, 2008 12:26 AM


      816 Folsom St., San Francisco, CA 94107

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        Paul H Dec 28, 2008 08:14 AM


        A Cote. Oakland
        Adagia. Berkeley
        Anchor & Hope. San Francisco
        Asia de Cuba. San Francisco
        Barolo. Pacifica
        Bocadillos. San Francisco
        Brick. San Francisco
        Bushi-tei. San Francisco
        Capp's Corner. San Francisco
        Cesar. Berkeley
        Dosa on Fillmore. San Francisco
        Foriegn Cinema. San Francisco
        Kokkari Estiatorio. San Francisco
        Lulu. San Francisco
        Magnolia Pub & Brewery. San Francisco
        Market. St. Helena
        Nettie's Crab Shack. San Francisco
        Nopa. San Francisco
        Olea. San Francisco
        Perbacco. San Francisco
        Piperade. San Francisco
        Pizzaiolo. Oakland
        Pres a Vi. San Francisco
        Presidio Social Club. San Francisco
        Rick and Ann's. Berkeley
        Salt House. San Francisco
        Sociale. San Francisco
        Suppenkuche. San Francisco
        Spettro. Oakland
        Terzo. San Francisco
        Two. San Francisco
        Town Hall. San Francisco

        1. re: Paul H
          Joan Kureczka Dec 28, 2008 11:36 AM

          Add Zare at the Fly Trap. San Francisco

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        casualgal Dec 26, 2008 02:36 PM

        that's a great list! Thanks again everyone.

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          rockstar1o9 Dec 24, 2008 01:14 AM

          Asia de Cuba

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            margieco Dec 19, 2008 01:24 PM


            1494 California Street, San Francisco, CA

            1. tatertot Dec 19, 2008 12:25 PM

              The Presidio Social Club has one.

              Presidio Social Club
              563 Ruger St., San Francisco, CA 94129

              1. Chuckles the Clone Dec 19, 2008 12:10 PM

                There's one made out of a very nice slice of tree at Two.

                1. TasteTV Dec 19, 2008 11:47 AM

                  - Foreign Cinema
                  - Sol Food (one table, in San Raphael)

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                    oranj Dec 19, 2008 11:14 AM


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                      thecreepingkid Dec 19, 2008 10:21 AM

                      Dosa on Fillmore
                      Crepe o Chocolat used to have one, not sure if they still do

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                        HungryGrayCat Dec 18, 2008 10:24 AM

                        Capp's Corner

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                          lamlex Dec 18, 2008 09:10 AM

                          Nettie's Crab Shack.

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                            srr Dec 18, 2008 09:09 AM


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                              SteveG Dec 19, 2008 11:27 AM

                              When did Sociale add a communal table? The restaurant's so small I'm not sure where they would put it.

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                                srr Dec 19, 2008 12:20 PM

                                A while ago.

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                                  goingoutagain Dec 28, 2008 03:02 PM

                                  I don't think so - I've been in Sociale recently. Always like to see them get recommended, it's a favorite place, but can't imagine a communal table there.

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                                    srr Dec 29, 2008 09:03 PM

                                    It's right inside the door. It seats six to eight people.

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                              Joan Kureczka Dec 18, 2008 05:38 AM


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                                ML8000 Dec 17, 2008 09:16 PM

                                Here's a SF Gate article with list: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article...

                                There's also the picnic tables at Taqueria Cancun.

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                                  rln Dec 17, 2008 09:11 PM

                                  town hall

                                  1. pane Dec 17, 2008 08:44 PM

                                    anybody know if bar tartine split up their communal table? it used to be parked up front, right in the window, but it isn't anymore.

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                                      SteveG Dec 18, 2008 08:38 AM

                                      Haven't noticed one in the last year.

                                    2. Pei Dec 17, 2008 06:34 PM


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                                        kewlio Dec 17, 2008 05:19 PM

                                        salt house

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                                          Paul H Dec 18, 2008 05:34 AM

                                          Anchor & Hope

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