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The 10 Best Romantic Restaurants In San Francisco

Updated: October 6, 2021

Looking for a romantic restaurant for date night? These are the most swoon-worthy venues in San Francisco. We referred to millions of reviews and analyzed top local sites and these are the most romantic venues we found. If it’s your first date or your tenth anniversary these candlelit gems make any romantic night special.

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Gary Danko

American, $$$$, Russian HillAmerican, $$$$San Francisco, Russian Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Flour + Water

Italian, $$$, MissionItalian, $$$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
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Wako Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$$$, Inner RichmondJapanese, $$$$San Francisco, Inner Richmond
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
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AL's Place

American, $$, MissionAmerican, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Lord Stanley

British, $$$$, Nob HillBritish, $$$$San Francisco, Nob Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Seven Hills

Italian, $$$, Russian HillItalian, $$$San Francisco, Russian Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Flores

Mexican, $$, Cow HollowMexican, $$San Francisco, Cow Hollow
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Foreign Cinema

American, $$$, MissionAmerican, $$$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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House of Prime Rib

American, $$$, Nob HillAmerican, $$$San Francisco, Nob Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
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Fiorella -Clement

Pizza, $$, Central RichmondPizza, $$San Francisco, Central Richmond
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across San Francisco, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of Infatuation and Eater – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These top contenders have appeared in Infatuation - Where To Eat In The Richmond, Eater - The 38 Essential San Francisco Restaurants and Infatuation - The Best Restaurants In Cow Hollow. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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