Escape from Alcatraz at the Cliff House

Escape from Alcatraz

June 11, 2017

Come join us for a for a wonderful Sunday meal and have a chance to cheer on participants that fly by our front doors on the cycling segment of the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon and then climb the same hill on the return to the running segment of the triathlon.
After a icy 1.5 mile swim from Alcatraz fighting currents, the participants will transition on the Marina Green for their 18 mile out and back bike ride climbing up Lincoln Blvd that takes them flying down the hill towards Baker Beach only to face another climb to the Legion of Honor where they encounter an even more dangerous downhill past the VA on their way past the Cliff House and off for a loop through Golden Gate Park before they retrace their steps for their transition to an eight mile run which includes the dreaded Equinox Sand Ladder of 400 steps at Baker Beach.

The Bistro

8:30 am – 3:30 pm, serving breakfast and lunch

4:15 pm – 9:30 pm, serving dinner

PLEASE NOTE: The Bistro Restaurant does not accept reservations.

On busy days we often have a wait list so please plan accordingly by arriving well ahead of our breakfast and lunch closing time.

Zinc Bar and Balcony Lounge

8:30 am – 10:00 pm, serving drinks, appetizers and desserts

Sutro’s at the Cliff House

11:00 am – 3:30 pm, serving a Sunday lunch menu.

5:00 pm – 9:30 pm, seving our Sutro dinner menu.

For Sutro’s online reservations click here or call 415-386-3330.

Reservations are strongly recommended

Sutro’s Bar and Lounge

11:00 am – 10:00 pm serving drinks and bar menu,

lunch and dinner menus  available during normal dining hours

Terrace Room Champagne Buffet

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Two hour seatings at 10:00 am, 12:00 noon, and 2:00 pm

$59.00 for adults and $29.50 for children 12 and under.

Click here for our Champagne Buffet Brunch Menu

Online reservations are not accepted, please call 415-386-3330.

Reservations are strongly recommended.


Our cancellation policy allows you to cancel up to 24 hours prior to your reservation.

We ask for your credit card information in case you do not let us know that you cannot make it. Unfortunately, if we end up with an empty table after having turned business away to be ready for you, we will charge $25.00 per empty seat.

The Cliff House Reservation Information

The Bistro

The Bistro is a walk-in only restaurant and does not accept reservations.

Sutro's at The Cliff House

To make reservations for Sutro's please use the form to the right or call us directly at
(415) 386-3330. (Reservations are strongly recommended.) 
Online reservations are available only for Sutro’s

The Terrace Room Sunday Champagne Brunch Buffet

Reservations for the Sunday Champagne Buffet can only be made by calling The Cliff House directly at
(415) 386-3330. We DO NOT offer online reservations for the Champagne Buffet.
Please Note: We strongly recommend calling to make reservations at least one week ahead, if not more, and for parties of eight or more we recommend at least three weeks advance reservations. Sundays only with seating's at 10:00 am, 12:00 noon, and 2:00 pm, featuring unlimited food, unlimited champagne, and live harp music.

Large Party Reservations Reservation information for parties of 17 - 49 guests can be found by navigating to the Bistro, Sutro's and Sunday Buffet pages. For groups of 50 and above please visit the Private Events page.

Reservations for Sutro’s only.

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