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1090 Point Lobos Ave, Cliff House, San Francisco, CA 94121-1449 (Great Highway)
+1 415-386-3330
08:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:30
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406 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 474 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Without the view, this place is a solid 4. The view bumps it up to a 4. We had the boulllabaisse, scallops, gravix salad, clam chowder and a dessert. The chowder had a bit too much potato for my taste, but the scallops and boulabaisse was fantastic. Service was slow and not attentive. They did, however, respond when asked. The... More 

Thank Profguy
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79 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have eaten there twice now in the last nine months this is by far the best champagne brunch in San Francisco the view is amazing the food was excellent and the service is awesome they have live music with a lady playing a harp and I continuously fill up your champagne I would recommend this for... More 

Thank John M
Lexington, Massachusetts
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127 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The prior night, my wife and I took a 90 minute tour of San Francisco from a very knowledgable Uber driver. His recomendation was to punt the Land's End park and instead go to Baker Beach and then have lunch here. He was right. The restaurant is next to the park. Spectacular views, very good attentive service and reasonable prices,... More 

Thank Charles G
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location to admire the beauty of the crashing waves. Our mains were yummy (crab cakes and the crab salad) albeit overpriced ($19 and $33 respectively), while the deserts were relatively average. Server felt a bit phony but perhaps it is local practice?

Thank HiddenDragon
Denver, Colorado
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942 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,098 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sutro's prime location, perched on the cliff, offers spectacular views of the Pacific ocean. Our choices were also very good - we both had the Scottish salmon which we enjoyed immensely. Service was top notch and the view was to die for.

1 Thank denver60
Davis, California
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner here on Valentine's Day. The architecture of the restaurant is excellent, and the view is even better. I don't think there is a bad table in the house. Our server was top notch, and the food equally good. As this is an upscale restaurant, the price was high, but not high for the quality... More 

Thank 1Gerrit48
Anchorage, Alaska
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67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch at Sutro's at the Cliff House on a rainy Sunday. There were three dining options at the Cliff House: Sutro's, the walk-in Bistro, and the expensive Champagne Sunday brunch. We chose Sutro's and it exceeded our expectations. The dining room is unique with ceiling to floor windows overlooking the ocean, with nice views even if you don't... More 

Thank jdbalaska
Aurora, Colorado
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163 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

I'm going to give this place an average because our actual server was really great. The appetizers, desserts and cocktails we had were wonderful. The view even from our "make sure they can't see out the window even though there is no one in here" table" is fantastic. There was literally not a sole in there when we walked in... More 

Thank Ann M
Pittstown, New Jersey
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72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Good views, good food, etc., but cannot get to talk about the experience inside the restaurant after what we endured when we stepped out. Our car which was parked by the restaurant valet barely a few cars away from where he was sitting, was broken into. Having just arrived in to SFO, all our bags and belongings were in the... More 

Thank IndianBirder
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited here on our honeymoon. We booked several weeks in advance and requested a table by the window (as suggested by friends). We arrived to be told by an unapologetic hostess that there were no tables by the window (there were actually plenty available) and were seated in the middle of our restaurant. The wine list... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1090 Point Lobos Ave, Cliff House, San Francisco, CA 94121-1449
    (Great Highway)
  • Public Transportation: SF MUNI: 38 Geary
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-386-3330

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?