San Francisco: Hotels and Restaurants

If You Go…

San Francisco Flights:

Jet Blue flies nonstop into Oakland from Long Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Boston Logan, Washington Dulles, or NYC/JFK and connecting from other Jet Blue airports. Check other Flights to San Francisco.

San Francisco Hotels :

The Hotel Mark Twain
345 Taylor Street
San Francisco, CA
(877) 854-4106 Toll Free
(415) 673-2332
Note: Boutique hotel in the process of remodeling, 3 blocks to Union Square, walking distance to cable car, F line, Moscone Center, Zeum
Tip: Ask for a remodeled room
Bonus: Fridge in room, free fitness room

Hotel Fusion
140 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 568-2525
Note: Asian chic boutique hotel. Very small rooms, but cute. 2 blocks from Union square, walking distance to cable car, F line, Moscone Center, Zeum
Bonus: FREE INTERNET, but no place to set your laptop except on your lap or bed

La Luna Inn
2599 Lombard Street
San Francisco, CA 94123
(866) 900-0157 Toll Free
Note: 60s style motel gone boutique with slick retro furnishings, view of the top of the Golden Gate from 2nd floor rooms, walking distance to Presidio and Fort Mason, convenient for driving to de Young and Legion of Honor

San Francisco Restaurants:

Moose’s $$-$$$
1652 Stockton in North Beach
San Francisco, CA
(415) 989-7800
Note: fresh organic American, seafood & pastas; convenient to Beach Blanket Babylon, live jazz nightly

McCormick & Kuleto’s $$-$$$
900 North Point at Ghirardelli Square
San Francisco, CA 94109
(888) 344-6861 Toll Free
(415) 929-1730
Note: Fresh seafood with an ocean view at Ghirardelli Square; menu changes daily

Neptune‘s Palace $$-$$$
Pier 39
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 434-2260
Note: Best panoramic view of the bay and the sea lions from the end of Pier 39, great seafood
Tip: For the best views and a break on prices, go for lunch. For after dinner entertainment walk over to seeMenopause the Musical at Theatre 39.

Bistro Boudin $$
Fisherman’s Wharf
160 Jefferson Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
Note: 2nd floor waterfront view of Alcatraz, Clam chowder in Boudin’s famous sourdough bread bowl, seafood, burgers

The de Young Café by Bon Appčtit $
At the de Young
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive in Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118
Note: Sandwiches and salads with organic, locally grown ingredients. Try the Thai beef sandwich.

Taylor Street Café $
375 Taylor Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 567-4031
Note: Located next to the Mark Twain Hotel, quick service and decent breakfast for reasonable price. Charge for substitutions.