5 S.F. Spots for Real Estate Power Lunches
Everyone knows real estate deals get done over burgers and salads. That's why we compiled five top spots around downtown that are sure to be the next setting for signing over the dotted line.
1. The Splurge
Address: 1 Mission St
Signature Dish: Dungeness crab salad and Quinalt River salmon.
Also known For: This waterfront mecca for pricey bites since 1993 will soon welcome the Commonwealth Club as its neighbor.
2. C'est Bon!
Restaurant: Cafe Claude
Address: 7 Claude Ln
Signature Dish: Assiette De Charcuterie, Mussels Provencal
Also known For: This indoor/outdoor alleyway gem, wedged in the middle of the Financial District, is the closest thing you're going to get to vintage Paris during a one-hour lunch break.
3. Beers and Burgers
Restaurant: The Royal Exchange
Address: 301 Sacramento St
Signature Dish: This sports pub serves up a killer burger (pick from the Bear or Bull Market sizes).
Also known For: Lots of real estate execs to network with and sports on TV.
4. Dim Sum
Address: One Kearny St
Signature Dish: Pan-seared vegetable Shanghai dumpling
Also known For: This Asian eatery is famous for its elaborate dinners, but a quick three-course lunch menu dubbed "Taste of Hakkasan" leaves time for speed negotiating without breaking the bank.
5. The Classic
Restaurant: John's Grill
Address: 63 Ellis St
Signature Dish: The seafood-infused Jack LaLanne salad, named after the fitness guru who celebrated his golden years at the restaurant.
Also known For: This longtime legend in Union Square welcomes local celebrity types like Willie Brown and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA).