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Cliff House

$$ - $$$American, Seafood,
1090 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121-1496
+1 415-386-3330
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (119 reviews)
“popovers” (108 reviews)
“pop overs” (17 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1090 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121-1496
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Reviewed 2 days ago

One should not miss visiting this restaurant when staying in the city for a few days. It's worth bringing your out-of-town guests for a memorable experience. The location is excellent and easy to get to and the view is unrivaled. A bit pricey but worth...More

Thank Freshnedie V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Prompt, courteous service. Everyone was impressed. Food was delivered on time. Plenty of food for each person. Very flavorful.

Thank Janell C
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is all about the Sunset. I have visited San Fransisco twice with in the past 4 months each time I had dinner at the Cliff House. I had read a review to book dinner while the sun was setting. The food is just OK,...More

Thank Kirsty G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd visited this place years ago and it was a "must" on a return trip. The atmosphere, service, view and ambiance are superior. I wasn't really looking for the fine dining experience we received (probably a faulty memory on my part, but the food is...More

Thank davids7715
Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrating a dear friend's birthday, we sat in the magnificent Sutro's dining room overlooking the Pacific Ocean (and watched the sunset and the pounding waves - magnificent!). Our server, Roger, was incredibly accommodating with a food sensitivity issue, and Marco an assistant server was a...More

Thank RQP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I decided to have the champagne brunch and it was worth the splurge! The display was beautiful and food was exceptional! Chef Kevin knows his cuisine! Service was good. Our waiter was very accommodating, making sure we had what we needed and...More

Thank azemmie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a late lunch on Sunday mainly for the view and were surprised that the food was so good. The house smoked salmon is excellent. The crab sandwich was very good. Sweet potato fries were the best we've every had. Make sure to...More

Thank S3174JTdavet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a late breakfast, waited about 10 minutes for a window table, the food while a little overpriced, was absolutely delicious, the complimentary popovers were absolutely amazing. All the food was fresh and delicious, the view from our table was amazing. I...More

Thank Monseyfire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there following a trek, as there's the coast and golden gate park nearby. Easy to get to with a bus from union square if you dont particuarly want to walk places. The chowder is a lot better than the one near pier 39 -...More

Thank londonac2
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We went into restaurant to eat but the wait was too long so we left. We were away from the car less than 10 minutes and were victims of smash and grab. Stole our two carry on bags for our flight. Do mot park here....More

Thank Joan R
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Questions & Answers
15 June 2018|
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Response from itcheetam | Reviewed this property |
yes, better make reservation, very popular
randy j
24 October 2017|
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Response from E-SFO | Reviewed this property |
I would go to Sutro's and specify that you would like to sit by the windows. I've never felt crowded, so a phone call to tell exactly what you hope for would be a good idea.
29 August 2017|
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Response from gatoreed | Reviewed this property |
No they do not. There are parking lots near by but they are not that big.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1090 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121-1496
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-386-3330
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The world-famous Cliff House is the crown jewel of the largest urban national park in the United States. For dining we offer the casual Bistro Restaurant and the elegant Sutro’s at the Cliff House. Our Sunday buffet brunch in the Terrace Room is a San Francisco tradition offering free-flowing champagne and a delicious buffet. For over 150 years San Franciscans have celebrated their events at the Cliff House and that tradition continues today with our beautiful banquet facility and attached private terrace. Hike the amazing Lands End trails, take a stroll along Ocean Beach, or explore the famous Sutro Bath ruins. Then stop in to enjoy appetizers and drinks in the Zinc Bar or Sutro’s Bar & Lounge. See awesome sunsets, cozy up by a warm fire, and listen to live Friday night jazz in our Balcony Lounge. Whether you are in the mood for a casual fun afternoon, an elegant evening out, or a play day with the family, there is always something to enjoy at the Cliff House.
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