Thanks to the recent tech boom, San Francisco is absolutely teeming with single people looking for a match. Get-to-know-you conversation can only go so far on an app, and eventually you've got to take things offline. For when that happens, you need the perfect first date spot, which, if it's coffee you're looking for, should have friendly baristas, great drinks, and somewhere to sit. Bonus points for pastries and nearby places to take a stroll. These 17 coffee shops and cafes check off all the first date necessities, so based on which neighborhood you'll be meeting up in, take your pick.
Rather get drinks on your first date? No problem; these bars are ideal for first dates. First date go so well you're ready for a second? Head here for some moderately-priced options, and here for fancier vibes.
— Noelle Chun, Andrew Dalton, Ellen Fort, Anna Roth, and Stefanie Tuder contributed to this map.Read More