Looking for the perfect place to share a special date night with your loved one? GAYOT has gathered the most romantic restaurants in San Francisco, presented in alphabetical order, to help set the mood for you and your sweetheart.
"It’s hard not to fall for this glamorous supper club’s charms, including a dramatic, dual-level interior and art of the late, local painter Mark Stock.
BIX is a fun, hidden place for upscale dates, and strikes a very San Francisco balance between playful and impressive."
"Delicious soufflés are the only thing on the menu at this romantic restaurant in San Francisco. Choose a foggy cold evening, grab a special friend and venture forth to North Beach to enjoy a very historic and very French recipe at Cafe Jacqueline."
"At Foreign Cinema, classic foreign films and independent features are screened nightly in an expansive, elegant restaurant courtyard (films are projected onto a wall). The warmth of a fireplace flickers nearby, and it’s a romantic backdrop for a night of flirtation."
"Gary Danko thrives amid San Francisco’s fine dining scene. Along with a romantic ambience, delightful food and an intriguing wine list, the restaurant has what many consider the best service in the city."
"Still glimmering since 1997, Jardinière serves as a sort of keyhole into all that’s good and fun about high-caliber California-French dining. The setting includes a downstairs bar/lounge and an upstairs dining room that’s quiet and luxurious and offers a dramatic view of the scene below."
"Russian Hill’s La Folie is a sleek but down-to-earth neighborhood spot featuring the top-notch French cuisine of renowned chef Roland Passot. The romantic setting features polished wood accents, earth-toned walls and deep burgundy banquettes."
"Enjoy chef Michael Tusk’s sophisticated Italian-influenced cuisine amid the romantic setting of Quince in San Francisco. This fine dining restaurant also features an elegant “Champagne bar and lounge” with tableside cocktail preparations, Champagne and caviar service."
"Sons & Daughters brings a refreshing brand of modern romanticism to this intimate space near Union Square in San Francisco. Dressed in an elegant, black-and-white palette, the dining room exudes sophisticated kitsch – brass-studded black leather chairs tuck into small walnut tables and dripping chandeliers sparkle above."
"Striking 360-degree panoramas are only part of the story at this classic, romantic rooftop retreat at the historic InterContinental Mark Hopkins hotel in San Francisco. Top of the Mark‘s carefully crafted, understatedly elegant fare is a surprise."