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Open Table: Diner's choice Winner Notable Wine List Fantastic food at reasonable prices…a clever concept that works...
SF Gate: First Crush highlights the best of California’s treasures with local wine and fresh, organic ingredients, bringing it all together in one convenient locale.
SanFrancisco.com: The stylish yet unpretentious street level restaurant offers a lively setting perfect for an early get together amongst friends or an intimate late night snack, glass of wine or sharing a scrumptious dessert with that special someone.
Frommers: If you're staying downtown and in the mood for a glass of fine wine, take a stroll to this popular restaurant and wine lounge. Amid a stylish and dimly lit interior, an eclectic mix of visitors and locals nosh on reasonably priced "progressive American cuisine" that's paired, if desired, with a large selection of all-California wines served by the glass.
10best: Legendary food/wine critic Michael Bauer called First Crush 'a restaurant that offers a lot of style for not much money.'
Gayot: A culinary and oenological shrine to the California wine-making industry, this is a serious wine restaurant that doesn't take itself too seriously. The upstairs bar serves 30 wines by the glass, wine flights and spirits. Being truly California in style and substance, the menu features fresh produce, grills and unfussy desserts.
Vinography: It's often fun to walk into a restaurant and feel like you've just discovered a place that only the hip crowd knows about... It feels intimate and small, the low lights and lots of glass giving it the feel of a small club.
QuirkySanFrancisco.com: First Crush is a great solution without the travel, endless decisions and taking you away from your time here in The City. This is one reason First Crush makes sense, even if you don’t feel like having a full meal. (BUT, you’ll be sorry when you see other people’s meals float past your hungry eyes.) Like I said, skip the trip to Napa and let skilled wine folks to the wine narrowing for you. From there, just pick a flight or two, and your on your way to discovering more new and exciting wines to make your day, week or trip memorable.
Come in for DINNER Monday - Saturday from 5PM to 9PM!