As anyone who has logged onto a dating app here can attest, San Francisco is absolutely teeming with single people looking for a match. Get-to-know-you conversation can only go so far via text, and eventually you've got to take things offline. For when that happens, you need the perfect first date spot, which should have good drinks (whether it's a cocktail or a glass of wine), a buzzy vibe (full, but not crowded), and the ability to order some food if things are going well. Bonus points for interesting menu or decor items that can help move conversation along if needed. These 16 bars check off all the first date necessities, so based on which neighborhood you'll be meeting up in, take your pick.
Rather get coffee on your first date? No problem; these coffee shops 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.Read More