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Sharuf Jul 6, 2009 01:07 AM

Are there any officers clubs still in operation in the Bay area? I know all the bases have been de-activated, but seems to me I've been to the very nice club at Fort Mason after that happened.

Also, what's up with the historic old officers club building in the Presidio?

  1. Robert Lauriston Jul 6, 2009 09:21 AM

    The ones in the Presidio, Fort Mason, and Alameda are all rental venues.

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      weem Jul 6, 2009 06:18 PM

      The same with Treasure Island.

    2. The Librarian Jul 6, 2009 02:13 PM

      I've seen several interesting art shows at the Officers Club at the Presidio. It's a beautiful building to wander around in. They also have a little gift shop. I've seen them setting up for various events, and it looks like a great spot for a party. There don't seem to be any exhibits there right now, but here's a link for a description:
      http://www.presidio.gov/event/rental/....

      1. wolfe Jul 6, 2009 03:15 PM

        Loosen up and mix with the grunts at the Marines Memorial.
        Wolfe USNR 65-68

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        Leatherneck Steakhouse & Lounge
        609 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94102

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          celeryroot Jul 6, 2009 03:47 PM

          I have not eaten there in years , but have a friend who used to stay there and loves the food.
          It used to be very good.

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            Ruth Lafler Jul 7, 2009 11:18 AM

            There have been a couple of reports on the restaurant: Leathernecks. Some claim it's the best steakhouse in the city, and it has a lovely view. Someone else reported having a successful wedding reception there.

        2. Shane Greenwood Jul 6, 2009 08:57 PM

          You might be interested in the old Fort Baker, which is now a resort with a good restaurant. The resort is called Cavallo Point and their restaurant is Murray Circle. I'm not sure if the restaurant is in the old OC or not, but they did a great job of preserving the architectural integrity and details of the original buildings throughout the complex.

          Here is the url for the place: www.cavallopoint.com

          The restaurant has been well covered on chowhound; you can find the reviews by clicking the link below.

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          Murray Circle
          601 Murray Circle, Sausalito, CA 94965

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