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To Bart or not to Bart

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To Bart or not to Bart

Arriving into SFO at 9:30pm on a Wed. Staying in Union Square. Will each have a small rollerboard and a laptop bag. Should we take the BART or should we make other plans? Will still be able to get food in the city around 10:30 or is that only on a weekend night?

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1. Re: To Bart or not to Bart

Yes, Bart

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Agree that BART is clean and convenient, esp. since you're traveling light. A taxi will set you back about $30-40. Comes down to preference.

10:30 arrival will really limit your eating choices in that district. You're essentially in the financial district which is known for fine, formal, expensive restaurants serving at traditional dining hours. Your best bet is probably Lefty O'Doul's (a buffet hof brau-- an SF institution with OK food), Lori's Diner, or Naan n' Curry (Indian).

SF has lots of late dining, but I wouldn't figure you'll want to travel to another district after getting off the plane & BART...

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Thanks so much. Was not sure how safe it was after dark.

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There are actually quite a few dining options at 10-10:30 p.m.

Go to opentable.com and input your dates and times, choose Downtown/Union Square as your Neighborhood.

You've got places like Kuleto's and First Crush, but if you simply want to eat for hunger's sake, you can even get in at Sear's Fine Food (diner food).

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5. Re: To Bart or not to Bart

I always take BART from SFO into town

Doesn't sound like you have any luggage issues, so it should be pretty pain-free

I'm not sure of the hours at Sears, but I've had good pancakes there for breakfast

Also recommend Dottie's True Blue for great breakfast fare - it's on Jones St., a doable walk from Union Sq.

Dottie's is worth waiting in line for, which you typically have to do as there is limited seating

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