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Sep 17, 2009 01:15 PM

Looking for midweek SF place to chill during the day with glass of wine maybe something to eat in or outdoor

I often find myself looking for a casual place to relax read a book and have a glass of wine just looking for suggestions like the idea of outdoors on a nice sunny day. Any thoughts>

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  1. back patio at Arlequin
    Cafe Flore
    lawn area behind Park Chalet
    plaza seating at Market Bar
    terrace at Sens
    patio at Americano

    8 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

    Park Chalet Garden Restaurant
    1000 Great Hwy., San Francisco, CA 94121

    4 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111

    Market Bar
    1 Ferry Bldg, San Francisco, CA

    Arlequin Cafe & Food To Go
    384 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    1. strongly recommend arlequin too

      1. Hog Island Oyster Company at the Ferry Building.

        Hog Island Oyster Bar
        Ferry Building,, San Francisco, CA 94111

        1. oysters and a gimlet at zuni, outdoors, is a decent way to read the financial times. i like the people watching/food/drinks. you pretty much own the table so there's no rush.

          comfortable shoes.

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          1. re: steve h.

            market street is not too frantic up by zuni. the outside tables and chairs are comfortable and service is, well, roman in it's pace. wines are decent. i like it. pet a few doggies if you get a chance since they are used to owners who like a slow lunch, outdoors, at zuni, too.

          2. Waterbar near the Bay Bridge has a nice outdoor seating area, right on the Embarcadero. It's a pleasant place to look out at the bay and the bridge while enjoying a glass of wine.