08/29/2011 01:40 am ET | Updated Oct 25, 2011

Five San Francisco Restaurants Perfect For Solo Dining

In a metropolis as eclectic and stunning as San Francisco, sometimes there's no better date than the city itself. OK, maybe that's just the Carrie Bradshaw in us talking, but still: there's something oddly spectacular about treating yourself to a night on the town. Armed with a book, your iPod or simply some thoughts, next time you're in the mood for a solitary dining adventure, visit one of these five San Francisco restaurants.