Best Romantic Restaurants in San Francisco

Best Romantic Restaurants SF

Most Romantic Restaurants in San Francisco

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.

> The selections are presented in alphabetical order.

Also, check out GAYOT’s lists of Romantic Restaurants in the following Bay Area neighborhoods:
East Bay, including Oakland and Berkeley
Marin County & Peninsula

> Check out GAYOT’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

1. Absinthe Brasserie & Bar

Absinthe Brasserie & Bar, San Francisco
Hayes Valley, San Francisco, CA

Reservation OpenTableThis fashionable Belle Époque-inspired neighborhood brasserie is a favorite for dinners or after-work snacks and sips.


2. Acquerello

Acquerello, San Francisco
Polk Gulch, San Francisco, CA

Reservation OpenTableNamed for the watercolors that line the walls of this intimate former chapel, Acquerello in San Francisco offers beautifully prepared Italian cuisine.


3. Atelier Crenn

Atelier Crenn, San Francisco
Marina, San Francisco, CA

Chef Dominique Crenn’s “poetic culinaria” tasting menu features luxurious ingredients and unique presentations.

4. BIX

BIX, San Francisco
Financial District, San Francisco, CA

Reservation OpenTableIt’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.


5. Bouche

Bouche, San Francisco
Union Square, San Francisco, CA

Reservation OpenTable“Bouche” Street’s sexy little French restaurant caters to San Francisco’s hip, downtown set.


6. Cafe Claude

Cafe Claude, San Francisco
Financial District, San Francisco, CA

Downtown bistroReservation OpenTable with an authentic atmosphere and well-executed classics.


7. Cafe Jacqueline

Cafe Jacqueline, San Francisco
North Beach, San Francisco, CA

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.

8. Californios

Californios, San Francisco
Mission, San Francisco, CA

Chef-owner Val M. Cantu presents a multi-course tasting of Mexican fare in the Mission district.

9. Campton Place Restaurant

Campton Place Restaurant, San Francisco
Union Square, San Francisco, CA

Reservation OpenTableChef Srijith Gopinathan adds an elegant hint of Indian spice to his California traditional and vegetarian tasting menus.


10. Chapeau!

Chapeau, San Francisco
Inner Richmond, San Francisco, CA

Reservation OpenTableCome for a bite of French country cooking.


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