San Francisco is a wonderfully scenic city. It is also home to some fantastic restaurants so for a truly magical experience why not combine these factors and enjoy dining with a fantastic view. We check out just a few of the best that the city has to offer.
Greens: This ground breaking Vegetarian restaurant was originally part of the San Francisco Zen Centre which opened in 1979. Today the Fort Mason location is delivering fine quality natural vegetarian food including pizza, salads, home made soups and more. It occupies a great position by the marina so gives you fantastic views over the bay, bridge and headland. Find it at Building A, 2 Marina Blvd San Francisco, CA 94123.
RadHaus: German inspired restaurant with a great selection of German beers on tap; the perfect accompaniment to a dish of wurst, cheeses and salads that the restaurant is famous for. It is also known for its great views over the Golden Gate Bridge and is especially popular at sunset. Find RadHaus at Landmark Building A San Francisco, CA 94109
Mission Rock Resort: This waterfront restaurant gives you a great view over the bay and passing ships, boats and the occasional dolphin if you are lucky, and the food is great as well. Mission Rock specialises in seafood and brunch all of which you can enjoy on the terrace in spectacular surroundings. Find Mission Rock Resort at 817 Terry A Francois Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94107
El Techo de Lolinda: Not all great views are based on the Bay. At Techo de Lolinda you can dine in style on the rooftop terrace with a lofty vista over the Mission area of the city. The mood is Latin with a variety of street food snacks and Latin based cocktails. Find it at 2518 Mission St San Francisco, CA 94110
Beach Chalet Brewery and Restaurant: Situated on Ocean Beach, this brewery come restaurant offers a range of excellent food plus some great beer brewed on the premises. Although dining is inside, the panoramic windows provide great views over the ocean and all the activity on the beach including kite surfers and more. Find it at 1000 Great Hwy San Francisco, CA 94121
Mersea Restaurant Bar and Venue: What could be better than having dinner on Treasure Island? You get an awe inspiring view of the city from halfway across the Bay Bridge while you enjoy comfort food like Chowder, burgers and fish and chips. Find it at 699 Avenue of the Palms, San Francisco, CA 94130
Mister Jiu’s: This Chinatown restaurant is a great place to eat. Along with the delicious food on offer, you can enjoy a typical San Francisco view over Commercial Street. Although it may not be as beautiful as a view over the Bay, it is an iconic San Francisco scene. Find Mr Jiu’s at 28 Waverly Pl.San Francisco, CA 94108.
To find out more about the best places to eat in San Francisco, check out the Frisco Fastball guide where you can find great suggestions and tips on eating out in San Francisco.