If dinner's on the menu, head to Fort Mason, where Greens Resturant serves up one of SF's best waterfront views (it has to be seen to be believed! Yes, it's veggie only – but it's also so good that even the most die-hard carnivores will be impressed.
For a more alternative date, try The Ice Cream Bar, a picturesque Cole Valley soda shop with swoon-worthy art deco decor. Those on the San Francisco dating scene never have an excuse to be stuck for date ideas, at least not if they decide to embrace their inner tourist.
And, not only does the ‘Bird do delicious cocktails, some are even Game of Thrones themed – who wouldn’t want a date that included a whisky cocktail called ' The Mother of Dragons'?
If you prefer your whisky to be dragon-free then you may want to try Rickhouse, a Fi Di bar that specializes in fine single malts and local beer.
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A front-runner has to be Blackbird, an elegant bar in The Castro that serves up delicious drinks to a dapper gay/straight clientele.
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The stunning wooden interiors and excellent drinks menu make this a perfect place to take someone special – but, on the nights they host live bluegrass bands, come early to get a jump on the crowds.