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SF Dates on the Cheap...Without Feeling Cheap

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SF Dates on the Cheap...Without Feeling Cheap

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Jun 15, 2012 —  Newsflash: San Francisco is expensive.
Equally Obvious Newsflash: San Francisco’s initials are S-F.
 
The notion that the lovely City by the Bay ain’t easy on the pocketbook is hardly an earth-shattering idea. No matter the subject – rent, food, gas, biodegradable sex toys – everything tends to pummel the national average when it comes to the price tag.
 
Sure, you probably don’t have to drive everyday given the city’s compact size, but when you do, good luck figuring out all the parking regulation signs: Street cleaning 12:03 am to 6:37 am, holidays excluded, parades included, blackout dates below, M–W unless noted, 10:22 am to half past the full moon of Endor’s daylight savings…
 
No wonder locals budget several hundred dollars a year for parking tickets.
 
But does that mean you just give up? Curl into a ball with your pint of balsamic strawberry from Bi-Rite and catch up on Planet Earth reruns? Not tonight! Because we’ve got a list of some fun date options from San Francisco parks to SF bars and unique neighborhood landmarks, and none will commit hara-kiri on the credit card.
 
You know you’ve been trying to come up with an excuse to ask out that girl from work or the cute boy from softball since you first laid eyes on them.

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    NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences

    Culture / Drinking Activity / Event Space / Museum

    NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences - Culture | Drinking Activity | Event Space | Museum in San Francisco.
    The Sunset

    55 Music Concourse Drive
    San Francisco, CA 94118

    415‑379‑8000

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    Chinatown

    Culture / Nightlife Area / Outdoor Activity / Shopping Area

    Chinatown - Culture | Nightlife Area | Outdoor Activity | Shopping Area in San Francisco.
    Chinatown

    Roughly between Columbus Avenue on the east, Jones Street on the west, Broadway
    to north, and Bush Street to the south
    San Francisco, CA 94133

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    Toad Hall

    Gay Bar / Gay Club

    Toad Hall - Gay Bar | Gay Club in San Francisco.
    Castro

    4146 18th Street
    San Francisco, CA 94114

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    Amélie

    Bistro / Lounge / Wine Bar

    Amélie - Bistro | Lounge | Wine Bar in San Francisco.
    Nob Hill

    1754 Polk Street
    San Francisco, CA 94109

    415‑292‑6916

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    Specs’ 12 Adler Museum Café

    Dive Bar

    Specs’ 12 Adler Museum Café - Dive Bar in San Francisco.
    North Beach / Telegraph Hill

    12 William Saroyan Place
    San Francisco, CA 94133

    415‑421‑4112

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User Comments

Anonymous Jul 27, 2012
Nightlife at the California Academy of Sciences is hands down the coolest thing to do in SF. If you're in the city - and it's Thursday - go.
Anonymous Jul 27, 2012
I agree - Chinatown in SF can be like stepping out of SF and straight into China. Eye-opening, great people-watching, and definitely inexpensive.
Paula P. Jul 27, 2012
Speaking of Chinatown - go to Delicious Dim-Sum, it's SO GOOD and RIDICULOUSLY CHEAP. I was so full after eating there and spent a grand total of $2.50 dollars.
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