2019 Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area

By Gayot Editors

Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area

Many restaurants in San Francisco will be offering special menus for Valentine’s Day, but we’ve rounded up the best of the best. Celebrate with your sweetie at one of GAYOT’s Best Valentine’s Day Restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area.

> The selections are presented in alphabetical order.

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

1. Acquerello

Acquerello, San Francisco
Polk Gulch, San Francisco, CA

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Named for the watercolors that line the walls of this intimate former chapel, Acquerello offers beautifully prepared Italian cuisine.

On Valentine’s Day, guests will be treated to a special six-course tasting menu ($250 per person, plus $160 for wine pairing).

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2. AL’s Place

AL's Place, San Francisco
Mission, San Francisco, CA

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Chef Aaron London will offer a prix-fixe family-style Valentine’s Day menu ($140 per person) at Mission restaurant AL’s Place. Optional wine pairings will be available.

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3. Bouche

Bouche, San Francisco
Union Square, San Francisco, CA

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Spend Valentine’s Day at “Bouche” Street’s sexy little French restaurant, which will offer a prix-fixe menu ($85) with options of pork belly, corn, kale and pomegranate, along with scallops, butternut squash and ginger confit beurre blanc.

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4. Buckeye Roadhouse

Buckeye Roadhouse, Mill Valley
Mill Valley, CA

Spend Valentine’s Day in an elegant ski lodge-like setting with huge windows looking out onto green wilderness, a vaulted ceiling and a massive stone fireplace.

Buckeye Roadhouse will offer a special four-course prix-fixe menu ($75 per person) on February 14, with selections such as sesame-crusted ahi tuna with hoisin ginger vinaigrette and braised short ribs, herbed polenta and Cabernet sauce.

5. The Cavalier

The Cavalier, San Francisco
Union Square, San Francisco, CA

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The Cavalier, the British brasserie at Hotel Zetta San Francisco, will present a multi-course prix-fixe menu ($95 per person) on Valentine’s Day.

French gnocchi with roasted winter squash and black truffle may be followed by warm apple pear crumble or chocolate caramel bread pudding.

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6. Commonwealth

Commonwealth, San Francisco
Mission, San Francisco, CA

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On February 14, Commonwealth in the Mission will recognize Valentine’s Day with a special six-course tasting menu ($135, additional beverage pairing $75).

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7. Flour + Water

Flour + Water, San Francisco
Mission, San Francisco, CA

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Flour + Water offers Italian fare with Northern California inspirations.

On Valentine’s Day, enjoy a five-course prix-fixe menu for $125 per guest (optional wine pairings $75).

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8. Foreign Cinema

Foreign Cinema, San Francisco
Mission, San Francisco, CA

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Foreign Cinema‘s dinner-and-a-movie format makes it an ideal choice for Valentine’s Day.

On February 14, enjoy a three-course dinner menu ($130 per person) at this Mission District restaurant. Also offered will be special wines by the glass and cocktails.

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9. La Folie

La Folie, San Francisco
Russian Hill, San Francisco, CA

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Sleek neighborhood spot La Folie features the French cuisine of renowned chef Roland Passot.

Valentine’s Day visitors can enjoy a special menu ($280, plus $130 for optional wine pairing) presenting Dungeness crab salad with caviar; asparagus soup with black truffle; and rib-eye, morels and sweetbreads.

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10. La Mar Cebicheria Peruana

La Mar Cebicheria Peruana, San Francisco
Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA

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La Mar Cebicheria Peruana, located on the waterfront, offers modern Peruvian cuisine and sweeping Bay views.

On February 14, enjoy the restaurant’s “Night of the Thousand Candles” for Valentine’s Day. A special three-course menu will be offered ($85 per person).

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