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Open Late and Excellent on a Sunday-please help [San Francisco]

misnatalie May 8, 2013 01:00 PM

I am planning my first trip to SF and am looking for an excellent restaurant open at 10 pm on Sunday night. I had reservations at Ame for 9:30 but do not think I will be able to get there in time as I am doing the evening Alcatraz tour and need to get back to the Clift Hotel to change for dinner. I'm looking for American, Californian, seafood. If the restaurant was casual (wear I can wear jeans and sneakers) and in the vicinity if Pier 33 it could be earlier. Thank you so much for any help.

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  1. Robert Lauriston RE: misnatalie May 8, 2013 02:47 PM

    If I'm not out of date:

    Flour + Water, midnight
    Hog & Rocks, midnight
    Lers Ros, midnight
    Nopa, 1am
    Yuet Lee, midnight
    Zuni Cafe, 11pm

    Those places are all coder casual, no need to change.

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      wally RE: Robert Lauriston May 8, 2013 03:37 PM

      I thought Zuni was open until midnight on Sunday.

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        Robert Lauriston RE: wally May 8, 2013 05:03 PM

        No, only on Fridays and Saturdays. Closed Mondays. Other nights 11.

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        vulber RE: Robert Lauriston May 9, 2013 12:03 AM

        flour and water closes at 11 sun-wed

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        dunstable RE: misnatalie May 8, 2013 03:51 PM

        You can wear jeans and sneakers at Ame if you want. You might get a snooty glare from snobby guests, but the restaurant staff won't care.

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          absc RE: misnatalie May 8, 2013 06:32 PM

          I feel like I always answer Nopa to this question, but it is by far my favorite option for open late and casual wear. not very close to Pier 33 though.

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            Robert Lauriston RE: absc May 8, 2013 06:36 PM

            Pier 33 is a bad starting point any time, and really bad late on a Sunday. Closest good option open past 10:00 might be Rose Pistola (11:00).

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              vulber RE: Robert Lauriston May 9, 2013 12:04 AM

              i feel like many of the north beach places (like e tutto qua, new sun hong kong) stay open very late on weekends, is there really that much of dropoff between weekends and weeknights?

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                Robert Lauriston RE: vulber May 9, 2013 07:13 AM

                Z&Y is open until 11, Yuet Lee until midnight, but the request was for American, Californian, seafood.

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            ceekskat RE: misnatalie May 9, 2013 08:26 AM

            RN74 in the Financial District.

            1. misnatalie RE: misnatalie May 9, 2013 01:27 PM

              Excellent I made reservations at Zuni Cafe and moved Ame to Monday. I also have reservations at Atelier Crenn. I would love another dinner suggestion for the Saturday night, the day I arrive

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                Mike C. Miller RE: misnatalie May 12, 2013 08:29 PM

                Absinthe is at least very good, and has an amazing wine list. List is full if higher priced gems, but also has nice selections at reasonable prices, too.

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                  Robert Lauriston RE: Mike C. Miller May 13, 2013 09:17 AM

                  Absinthe is open until midnight Tuesday through Saturday but closes at 10pm on Sundays.

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