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May 12, 2010 02:50 PM

Rec. for Graduation Lunch

My nephew will be graduating law school in San Francisco and we are looking to for a place to have lunch. Can anyone recommend a affordable location ($12-$25) per person for entrees? I tried to look up the top 38 places in SF on EATER SF but many of the places we were interested in were closed on Tuesday for lunch. I appreciate any recommendations you can provide.


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  1. Tadich Grill, SF Eater #4.

    Tadich Grill
    240 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

    3 Replies
    1. re: wolfe

      Unfortunately, their website is not up so I can't see the menu or venue....but thanks for the suggestion.

      1. re: issey

        See if this works.The menu changes with what is fresh but some things probably haven't
        changed since April 18 1906 except the prices.

        1. re: issey

          Note that Tadich doesn't take reservations, so you might have a wait for a table.

      2. Which law school is he graduating from?

        If Hastings or SF School of Law, Zuni.

        If USF, your options are a bit more limited, as I'm assuming you want a place that takes reservations (if that's not important, the Alembic and Cha Cha Cha could be good bets).

        Zuni Cafe
        1658 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

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        1. re: vulber

          He's graduating from Golden Gate in SF. (536 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94105-2968. ) Any suggestions close by? Thank you!

          1. re: issey

            Boulevard, Perbacco, Tadich, and Town Hall are all good options within 4-5 blocks. For a special occasion like this, I would probably go with Boulevard.

            230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

            Town Hall Restaurant
            342 Howard St., San Francisco, CA 94105

            1. re: nocharge

              Perbacco is also the only one of those that doesn't close between lunch and dinner, which could be useful

              230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

                1. re: wolfe

                  You might consider RN74, Rajat Parr's newish place in the Millenium Tower. It's part of the Michael Mina group. Innovative, fun and not too formal.

                  301 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

                  Millenium Restaurant
                  580 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102