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Family dinner in San Francisco

mocro Mar 27, 2012 09:03 AM

We're looking for a spot with charm in the city for 2 families with teens to meet on the Saturday night before Easter. Good food, but not a fancy atmosphere as we'll be coming off a day of touristing and will likely look a little ragged plus we will have had a high-end lunch. Am hoping for somewhere we can linger and talk over our meal.

I know Asian would be the typical go-to choice, but I will have come off 2 weeks in China. Mexican? Italian? Thank you for the advice.

  1. Sarah Mar 27, 2012 10:18 PM

    Consider Capp's Corner in North Beach...

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    1. re: Sarah
      Civil Bear Mar 28, 2012 10:08 AM

      Capp's Corner is an excellent suggestion of Osso Buco fans!

      Depending on what area of town they will be, perhaps Park Chow would be a good choice.

      Or Inka's for great Peruvian cuisine.

      1. re: Civil Bear
        mocro Apr 3, 2012 03:30 PM

        As the original poster sorry to be MIA. We're going to be in d'town San Francisco. I checked out your recs and am thinking Capp's Corner might be a good choice both location and charm-wise. I didn't want to lead you astray re the teens as they're all 18-19 and pretty foodie-ish. It sounds like Capp's would be great. Thanks so much.

        1. re: mocro
          Ruth Lafler Apr 3, 2012 09:21 PM

          If they're foodie-ish, I'd suggest Barbacco -- very casual, very stylish, very delicious, reasonably priced.

    2. m
      mlutsky Mar 27, 2012 09:46 PM

      Park Chalet across from Ocean Beach. Good for large parties, low key and good atmosphere for teens. If it's nice out the teens can hang out on the patio.

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