Best Restaurants For Valentine’s Day In San Francisco

The 7 Best Restaurants For Valentine’s Day In San Francisco

Prepare to call ahead and plan on enjoying one of the most romantic evenings you’ve ever had. We’ve found the best restaurants for Valentine’s Day in San Francisco that offer a complete dining experience with some added extra details.

Valentine’s Day 2020 is quickly approaching and organised couples looking to snag a spot at one of their city’s hottest restaurants are beginning to make plans for the big day. And, if you’re going to be in Northern California, then you’re likely wondering where to spend Valentine’s Day in San Francisco.

From sweeping views of the Golden Gate bridge to intimate supper clubs serving up some of the most well-crafted dishes in the city, there’s no shortage of romantic restaurants in San Francisco. And, lucky for you, most of them go above and beyond to deliver high-quality experiences to loved up couples on Valentine’s Day.

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1. La Folie

The critically-acclaimed La Folie is so well-known and well-loved that it’s hard to believe that it’s a family-run restaurant. Operating under the highest standards, this is easily one of the best restaurants for Valentine’s Day in San Francisco. They accompany classic French dinner with a superb wine list that makes it easy to indulge. This Valentine’s Day, the menu features delicacies such as caviar and poached lobster.

2. Zingari

Nightly jazz acts ensure that the mood at Zingari is always sultry and lively. Intimate tables for two by the window ensure loved up couples can enjoy a romantic evening this Valentine’s Day. They’ll be offering a three-course prix fixe menu. But, first, they’ll treat you to a glass of champagne and long stem rose. In short, they’ll take care of everything so you don’t have to.

Best Restaurants For Valentine’s Day In San Francisco

3. August1Five

If you’re lucky enough to snag a spot at one of the covered, plush booths here then you’re in for quite a romantic evening. However, any table at this place ensures you’ll enjoy quite the elegant affair. As one of the best restaurants for Valentine’s Day in San Francisco, you can enjoy a luxe tasting menu of contemporary Californian-Indian cuisine. For a bit extra, opt for the wine tasting menu; it’s worth it for sure.

Best Restaurants For Valentine’s Day In San Francisco

4. Villon

Whether you’re a new couple or have been married for decades, there’s something extra romantic about meeting up at a hotel for an intimate evening for two. Villon is tucked away inside of the Proper Hotel. And, while most hotel restaurants don’t always hit it out of the park, Villon does. The impressive decor is rivalled only by the equally impressive menu. This Valentine’s Day, they’ll offer a four-course prix fixe menu with amuse-bouche for just $115 per person.

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5. Moonraker

Hop in the car and head down just south of downtown and you’ll eventually spill out onto Rockaway Beach. There, you’ll find Moonraker, one of the best restaurants in San Francisco for lovers after a nice sunset view. Watch the waves crash into the beautifully-hued sunset sky as you enjoy the sounds of a live pianist this Valentine’s Day. The four-course menu and wine pairing are just the cherries on top.

6. Central Kitchen

There’s a lot to love at Central Kitchen. The unique spot uses ingredients sourced locally from all around Northern California to craft some of the most thoughtful dishes in the Bay Area. Plus, the fairy-lit patio is about as charming as can be. For Valentine’s Day 2020 they’re offering a five-course tasting menu created by Chef Thomas McNaughton.

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7. Palette SF

Palette SF looks like more of an art museum rather than the upscale restaurant that it is. The art-covered dining room centres around a wood oven that will ensure the evening is just as fiery as it is fun. Treat your partner to a luxurious evening by indulging in the multi-course menu that highlights seasonal ingredients. You just might outdo yourself this year.

Elizabeth Thorn

Elizabeth has lived and worked in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, all of which have contributed to her passion for travel writing. When she's not writing, you can find her exploring little hideouts in Colombia or watching photography tutorials on YouTube.

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