Food & Drink

Comments (0)

Best Place to Get a 40 oz. During a Classy Date San Francisco 2007 - Emmy's Spaghetti Shack

Emmy\'s Spaghetti Shack

Emmy's Spaghetti Shack

18 Virginia

San Francisco, CA 94110

415-206-2086

Map & Details>>

Yes, they serve 40s (Mickey's or Chimay), but Emmy's also has decadent Italian fare (see the eponymous spaghetti and meatballs), and a nice wine list. It's everything you could ask out of a first-date restaurant — intimate, dark, and fun, imbued with an unassuming, cozily hip vibe — but it's too perfectly "first date" to actually go on one here. A first date should be awkward and goofy, and there's no reason to waste Emmy's perfect atmospherics on such a doomed enterprise. It's a second- or third-date place, to hit once you're confident enough to join the other slackers and grown-up neighborhood gourmets in laid-back enjoyment of the subdued DJs and hand-scrawled menus. There's a wait on weekends, so the outside benches and attached (unaffiliated) bar are both nice places to chat before solidifying your relationship inside.
Download our Free Best Of App
My Voice Nation Help
0 comments

Search Best Of Awards

©2014 SF Weekly, LP, All rights reserved.
Loading...