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Foreign Cinema

Cuisine: European, Mediterranean, Seafood

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While Foreign Cinema's misleading moniker may seem a better fit for a movie theater than an oyster bar, this restaurant's real attraction is their Mediterranean-inspired menu and outstanding oysters....  Read More


  • Romantic Dining, Mission District's Best Restaurants, Group Friendly: "One of the most romantic restaurants in the city - and the oysters don't hurt that a bit."
  • Oyster Bars: "Opened in 1999, Foreign Cinema has become such a part of the fabric of the community that September 18th was proclaimed "Foreign Cinema Day" in San Francisco. for its "unique neighborhood and city-wide leadership and standards in excellence.""
  • Best for Romantic Dining Because: Despite all the changes to the Mission district, Foreign Cinema remains one of the most romantic restaurants in the city.
  • Best for Mission District's Best Restaurants Because: One of the best "date night" spots in the whole city.
  • Best for Oyster Bars Because: Foreign Cinema has lots of delights, and the oysters are just one of them.
  • Best for Group Friendly Because: Foreign Cinema has an open-air area that's perfect for larger groups.

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