Hillstone might be basically an upscale Applebee’s, but at least you know know what you’re getting. The spinach and artichoke dip will be heated to a precise temperature every time, the salmon is identical in San Francisco and Phoenix, and the drinks are always expensive and good. This is the Embarcadero after all.
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The Slanted Door
Some restaurants that have been around a long time feel like ageless classics. The Slanted Door feels more like an aged classic.
Waterbar on the Embarcadero is a great place to bring clients for raw shellfish and other seafood.
Harborview Restaurant And Bar
Harborview Restaurant & Bar is a dim sum place in the Embarcadero Center where you should bring as many people as possible.
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Twisted Donuts and Coffee
You can get plain donuts in a gas station, but if you want much better options, check out Twisted Donuts and Coffee in the Sunset.
Cassava serves food all day, every day in the Richmond, but the Japanese breakfast is our favorite reason to go here.
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