Moonset Dining

How about a romantic getaway dining from our a la carte menu to watch the waxing crescent moon set into the Pacific Ocean? On Sunday, March 18 and Monday, March 19, weather permitting, you can enjoy a romantic moonset while having a spectacular dinner overlooking the Pacific Ocean here at the Cliff House. Join us upstairs in the Bistro for Chef Kevin Weber’s Classic San Francisco Menu featuring Famous Cliff House Clam Chowder, Cliff House Louis and Cliff House Cioppino, as well as other Bistro favorites. No reservations accepted and there’s seating till 9:30 PM.

Or, join us downstairs in Sutro’s at the Cliff House with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Pacific Ocean featuring Master Chef Ralph Burgin’s Seasonal California Coastal Menu. We are currently offering Chef Ralph’s Sutro’s favorites including Ahi Tune Tartare, Bacon Crusted Scottish Salmon, Pan Roasted Alaskan Halibut, Grilled Dixon Lamb Chops and other a la carte menu offerings. Reservations are accepted and there is a link below to make reservations on-line or walk-ins are welcome on a space available basis.  We also offer the full menu in our Sutro’s Bar and Lounge. Dinner service seating till 9:30 PM.

March moonset times:

Sunday, March 18 at 8:44 PM

Monday, March 19 at 9:48 PM


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 OpenTable 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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Cliff House Hours

Sutro’s at the Cliff House

Monday – Saturday 11:30 am – 3:30 pm

Sunday 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Every evening 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Sutro’s Bar & Lounge

Sunday – Thursday 11:30 am – 9:30 pm
Friday & Saturday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
Bar menu daily from 11:30 am – 9:30 pm

The Bistro

Breakfast & Lunch
Monday – Saturday 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Sunday 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Every evening 4:15 pm – 9:30 pm

Zinc Bar & Balcony Lounge

Sunday – Thursday 9:00 am – 10:30 pm
Friday & Saturday 9:00 am – 11:30 pm
Friday Night Jazz 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Lands End Lookout Cafe

Monday – Friday  9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday  9:00 am – 6:00 pm  

The Gift Shop

Sunday – Thursday  10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday and Saturday  10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Terrace Room Champagne Buffet

Sundays only with seatings at 10:00 am, 12:00 noon, and 2:00 pm

This service is operated by Peanut Wagon Inc., a Concessionaire under contract with the U.S. Government and administrated by the National Park Service. The Concessionaire is responsible for conducting these operations in a satisfactory manner. The reasonableness of prices is based on similar operations operating under similar conditions in the area. Prices are approved by the National Park Service. Please address comments to: General Superintendent, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Fort Mason, Building 201, San Francisco, California 94123