Suggestions for nice group dinner (ala Zuni, Spruce, Boulevard)
Hi SF Hounds,
I'll be visiting from NYC next month, and I'm hosting a dinner for 10 people. Last time I was in San Francisco, I took big groups to Zuni Cafe, Spruce, and Boulevard. This dinner will be similar, so I'm looking for recommendations for any new places in that price range that can handle a big group. Thanks for your help!
1658 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Jardiniere is pretty good, comparable to your preferences. Call them and see what room/area works for you. A16 in the Marina has a small, private room in the back that I like. The glassed-in room at Slanted Door (Ferry Building) is very cool.
Ferry Slip, San Francisco, CA 94111
2355 Chestnut St., San Francisco, CA 94123
re: steve h.
Is there anything specific that you want to eat? At least that's how I usually figure out my eating schedule -- I ask myself not which restaurant I'd like to visit but what dishes I'd like to enjoy. If not a particular dish, what about a type of cuisine?
For instance, I like the fried chicken at Wayfare Tavern and the potato dumplings with escargot at Prospect. I find the food better at dinner than at lunch.
558 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94111
Aquerello, for sure.
Basically, your list is Michelin 1 star, so trawling the rest of the list is reasonable. 10 is not terribly large, so I would think Quince, One Market, Masa's, Luce, Ame, Aziza, La Folie would all be reasonable. Prices among those are sort of all over the map, and different levels of formality, so you'll need to do a little research.
2316 Polk St., San Francisco, CA 94109
One Market Restaurant
1 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
648 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108