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Nicer Restaurant Recommendations

Cafe Cacao
Scharffenberger chocolate factory cafe (and the factory tour is free!)

Bistro Liaison
1849 Shattuck Ave. (at Hearst)

Rick & Ann's
2922 Domingo Ave; near the Claremont Hotel

Masse's Pastries
1469 Shattuck Ave; next to Saul's Diner on the North Side

Nan Yang
6048 College Ave; Claremont and College
Great Burmese food

Skates on the Bay
100 Seawall Drive at the Marina
Terrific food!!!

La Note
2377 Shattuck Ave
Good French food.

If you want something really impressive to take home, I've been told Gregoire's is amazing. It's basically a gourmet restaurant, just takeout.

Great China
Shattuck and Kitteridge
Best Peking duck in the Bay Area (possibly all of California). Delicious Northern Chinese food.