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I come to SF frequently for work, always arriving on a Sunday and staying in the Financial District. It's a ghost town. Plenty of places to eat during the week, but most restaurants have no Sunday hours, and the ones that do (Kokkari) are only for dinner and I've eaten at them frequently enough to be bored and want to see what else is out there.

So, where should i have lunch in that area? I'm not married to staying in the district proper, and get around on muni/bart just fine, but after a flight in i'm usually beat enough that i don't wanna spend an hour on a bus or light rail, so that maybe means chinatown or north beach?

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  1. You're right about the ghost town. Eerily quiet. You might try Cotogna, they are open for lunch Sundays. Or stroll down to the Ferry building, lots of choices there.

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    1. re: LAMark

      Cotogna is open for lunch everyday except Sundays due to special supper menu.

      If OP doesn't mind dining alone for dim sum, Yank Sing Rincon Center is a great option.

    2. I am pretty sure Tadich Grill is open on Sundays. You are right though. I sometimes pass thru on Saturdays and it is deserted. The only place I see open on Market and the 1st few blocks south are Jack in the Box and Wendy's. There should be quite a few places up on Polk St which is only a mile or so from Montgomery.

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      1. re: chocolatetartguy

        No, I've been to (and liked) Tadich, but it's definitely not open on Sundays. I'll wander up Polk, thx for the suggestion.

      2. Yank Sing, La Mar, Osha Thai, I think all of the restaurants in Ferry Plaza, most of the places on Belden.

        Tadich is closed Sundays.

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        1. re: Robert Lauriston

          Of those three, I've only tried Osha, I'll put the others on my list. Thx!

        2. Prospect is open for brunch on Sundays.

          1. Sunday Lunch, Union Square to FiDi, according to OpenTable:
            750 Restaurant
            Amber India
            Aurea @Stanford Court
            Banana House
            Bar Postrio
            Bluestem Brasserie
            Bob's Steak & Chop House
            Brasserie S&P @Mandarin Oriental
            Butterfly Embarcadero
            Café Bastille
            Café Bistro @Nordstrom's
            Café de la Presse
            Campton Place
            Chaya Brasserie
            Cityhouse Restaurant @Parc 55
            Cupola Pizzeria
            Daily Grill
            Grand Café
            Hana Zen Yakitori
            Il Fornaio
            Jasper's Corner Tap
            John's Grill
            La Scene Café
            Lark Creek Steak
            Level III
            The Oak Room, Westin
            Oz Lounge
            Perry's Embarcadero
            Pier 23
            The Plant
            Puccini & Pinetti
            Rotunda @Neiman Marcus
            Scala's Bistro
            Seasons @4 Seasons
            Slanted Door
            Urban Tavern