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jdmmdm Nov 29, 2010 10:34 AM

Boulevard or Gary Danko? Thanks Chowhounders.

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Gary Danko
800 N Point St, San Francisco, CA 94109

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    bobpantzer Nov 29, 2010 12:43 PM

    I like both of them a lot. I think, though, that if I had just one night in San Francisco, I'd pick Boulevard, more for the atmosphere and vibe than the food. Gary Danko is much more sedate and less lively and not very unique to San Francisco.

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    Gary Danko
    800 N Point St, San Francisco, CA 94109

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      pauliface Nov 29, 2010 02:08 PM

      +1 for boulevard.
      And get the dungeness crab salad for your app.

      1. Jumbo_Jack Nov 29, 2010 04:51 PM

        Maybe some of these recent "one night SF" threads might be helpful:

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/736942
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/707469
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/703825
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/720478
        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/696926

        However, it does appear you have difficulty deciding between solid choices on a limited schedule, given your recent questions:
        "1 night in Zaragoza, Spain"
        "Please help me choose!"
        "3 Nights -- What about this line up?"

        In any event, it's difficult to give great advice without knowing your preferences. Otherwise it's just an odd poll. It's natural to feel anxious about missing out on a limited schedule to a wonderful destination. If you can't spend two nights, might I suggest you do what I do: double up on meals.

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          jdmmdm Nov 29, 2010 05:47 PM

          Passing through on the way to southeast Asia for a month, Tried Danko before, liked it but wanted to try a new place. Money no object...don't like "stuffy" French but thanks anyway for the help.

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            bbulkow Nov 29, 2010 07:17 PM

            Why don't you eat at COI, then?

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            Coi
            373 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133

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              Jumbo_Jack Nov 30, 2010 10:48 AM

              Wait... you *been* to Danko, and not Boulevard, and you're asking which?

          2. nancyhudson Nov 29, 2010 06:05 PM

            Boulevard

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              nocharge Nov 29, 2010 07:50 PM

              I'd take Boulevard over Danko. You might also want to consider Prospect, which is by the Boulevard team, if you want something that feels slightly younger and more contemporary.

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                upickforus Nov 30, 2010 12:17 PM

                Mark me down for Boulevard too!

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