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San Francisco Trip

An August 2007 trip to San Francisco by Big bear, Little penguin

Cafe Lombard Photo, San Francisco, California More Photos
Quote: It's my first time to visit San Francisco. Big bear has been here lots of time.
Comfort Inn By the Bay Photo, San Francisco, California
Location: It's in the corner of Van Ness and Lombard. It's very close to famous Lombard's Crooked Street. Check out our posted pictures.Reservation: Placed a reservation for a room at the very top floor, instead they gave us a room on the 7th floor. Bed: We wanted a King but they sent us to a room w/ 2 Queens. We just used the other bed to put all our stuff such as keys, watches, etc. where they were in plain sight. So it was useful after all.Amenities: Locker safe is available but they will charge you if you use it. If you don't want to get charged for it, bring the keys back to them. Flat iron and hair dryer is available. We didn't get a sm. fridge or microwave so...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on June 3, 2008

Comfort Inn By the Bay
2775 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, California 94109-1497

Cafe Lombard


Cafe Lombard Photo, San Francisco, California
RESERVATION/ WAIT:We got in the city about 10pm. We stayed at the Comfort Inn right across the street, so we decided to just walk to Cafe Lombard on our first night in the city. We got there about few minutes before they were closing but they let us in anyway. We were seated right away. During our dinner, a couple wanted to get in but the door was already locked. The manager told the waitress to serve one more table, so she ran out and told them that they could come in, which we think is very accommodating.APPETIZER:Stratacelli (homemade broth with egg and stuff.) Yup, soup in the appetizer section. We were so tired that I didn't even know I ordered a soup but it was very good....Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on June 3, 2008

Wipeout Bar and Grill Photo, San Francisco, California
RESERVATION/WAIT: No wait. We were seated right away.APPETIZER:New England Clam Chowder (bowl)Both: Oooh. I want some more!MAIN ENTREE:He ordered: Shrimp PizzaBoth: Yummy, yummy on our tummy!She ordered: Two tacos per order. Served on corn tortillas with shredded cabbage, rice and black beans. (Add a 3rd taco for only $2.00.) I got 2 Fresh Grilled Fish and 1 Mango Shrimp.Both: Yummy, yummy on our tummy!DESSERT: We were full. No dessert this time.BEVERAGES:His: Cherry Lemonade - Oooh. I want some more!Hers: Pina Colada - Yummy, yummy on my tummy!AMBIENCE:Very Southern California. An ope...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 3, 2008

Wipeout Bar and Grill
Building A Level 1 Pier 39
San Francisco, California
(415) 986-5966