7 Great Places for Your San Francisco Rehearsal Dinner

San Francisco is a veritable smorgasbord of world-class cuisine, encompassing virtually every culture, culinary delight, and price point. But a rehearsal dinner is no mere meal—it's the introduction to your all-important wedding festivities. So we've put together a list of dining options with a combination of great food, cool style, and pretty fabulous views that will inspire you to make reservations.


The Pearl

San Francisco, California

Style: Chic, modern space with warehouse-style lofted ceilings, bright skylights, and 3D sculptural walls that reflect the neighborhood’s industrial past.
Cuisine:
Latin American-inspired cuisine centered around a wood-burning oven paired with hand-crafted pisco, whiskey, and agave cocktails

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

La Mar Cebicheria Peruana

San Francisco, CA

Style: Modern dining room and waterfront patio located on historic Pier 1½

Cuisine: Vibrant Peruvian dishes paired with Pisco cocktails

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Foreign Cinema

San Francisco, CA

Style: Standout hotspot that combines art, film, and fabulous food.
Cuisine: Dishes draw on international influences and fresh ingredients, and include a huge selection of oysters and seafood, duck, Kobe steak, pastas, and vegetarian choices.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Aracely Cafe & Event Center

San Francisco, California

Style: Charming café with an enclosed courtyard perfect for intimate events.

Cuisine: Creative menus that focus on healthy and seasonal American fare

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$

City Club of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

Style: Swanky Art Deco private club occupying four stories of a historic financial district skyscraper.
Cuisine: Classic American fare using locally sourced ingredients from sustainable purveyors around the Bay Area.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Press Club

San Francisco, CA

Style: Sophisticated wine bar and lounge featuring plush, living room style seating.

Cuisine: Seasonal and savory small plates paired with a curated selection of wines and beers.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

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San Francisco, California

Venue: Luxe Cruises and Events

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Hotel Zelos

San Francisco, CA

Style: Sleek and sultry hideaway with a spacious outdoor patio in the trendy SOMA neighborhood.

Cuisine: Eclectic menus ranging from gourmet lite bites to succulent and seasonal dishes.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

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