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SeattleSam Jun 22, 2009 03:20 PM

I know it's not the greatest restaurant in the world and is utterly tourist-tacky, but I still want to go to the Cliff House for lunch when I'm in SF. If you show up for a late lunch, are reservations necessary?

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    chezchristine RE: SeattleSam Jun 22, 2009 03:42 PM

    You probably would still need one on the weekends.

    Upstairs at the bistro, they do not take reservations.

    Downstairs, they take reservations, but they also have a bar area that has a few tables that is first-come, first-serve. The bar does not face the water, and the tables there are not by the window but are elevated so that you still can look out.

    1. pilinut RE: SeattleSam Jun 22, 2009 06:29 PM

      Based on the one DAT lunch I had there last week (after reading rworange's recent post on the subject), the food at Sutro's at the Cliff House is pretty good--almost a match for the view! You can make reservations on Open Table. Enjoy your visit.

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      Sutro's at The Cliff House
      1090 Point Lobos Ave., San Francisco, CA 94121

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        SeattleSam RE: pilinut Jun 23, 2009 11:48 AM

        What's a DAT lunch?

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          Shane Greenwood RE: SeattleSam Jun 23, 2009 12:43 PM

          Dine About Town. It's a restaurant promotion that runs every year in the city. Ended a couple of weeks ago.

          http://www.onlyinsanfrancisco.com/tas...

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