Where To Dine this Valentine’s Day in San Francisco

San Francisco is home to many must-visit restaurants on the list of where-to-go restaurants in the country. The options here are so diverse that you can never go wrong with planning a date night in San Francisco. With Valentine's Day just around the corner, are you having trouble deciding where to take your valentine? Here are my top 4 go-to restaurants for Valentine's Day this year. Do not delay; these restaurants will book up fast!

*Proof of vaccination is required for indoor dining*

Niku Steakhouse

61 Division St, San Francisco, CA 94103 

Earning its first Michelin Star in 2021 and located in the Design District of San Francisco. This Japanese steakhouse has some of the best cuts of beef you can buy. Specializing in A5 Wagyu beef (which will change the way you look at steak forever) is top tier. They also have indoor or outdoor seating, a full bar, and a killer wine list. It's a perfect restaurant for all meat lovers to enjoy some of the best steaks you will ever have.

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Bella Trattoria

3854 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118 

If you're looking for traditional Italian cuisine, Bella Trattoria is the spot to visit. House-made pasta dishes, along with other Italian classics, fill their menu. The location feels like a neighborhood in Italy that is warm and welcoming. This spot has romance written all over it. It's the perfect place for a casual date night out with rustic and homey dishes. Enjoy the soft jazz music as you appreciate the delicious pasta.


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Foreign Cinema

2534 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110 

Dinner and a movie all in one? This fine-dining restaurant is one of the unique destinations in San Francisco. From the box office to your first steps down the red carpet, you will be transported into old Hollywood. They will have a movie projected on the patio, which could be a modern or classic film. You will enjoy cuisine that is a mixture of American and Mediterranean, very delicious! The bar is fantastic with great specialty cocktails and is sure to save room for dessert. If you're a fan of both food and film, you won't be disappointed.


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3640 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94118

With a Michelin Star to its name, Spruce is one of the must-hit spots in San Francisco. They feature undeniably simple yet elegant dishes that are full of flavor. For Valentine’s Day, they will be offering a pre-fixed menu consisting of Amuse, First Course, Second Course, Entrée, and Dessert with options for substitutions as well. The atmosphere is high-end but welcoming, and they do have a full bar with an extensive wine list. Some of the best customer service you can receive in the city paired with great food; what else do you need?


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Michael is a digital marketing specialist, drummer, and lover of food. He loves all forms of cuisine and enjoys cooking delicious meals at home. Michael was born and raised in the Napa Valley, and although he's lived in Napa his whole life, he's traveled a great deal while touring and playing music in bands. In the last couple of years, he has started to hone in on his cooking skills. Michael has attended master classes and read countless cookbooks. Food and music are the two passions that he loves to share with the world.

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