Welcome to the Hotel Griffon blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel on the Embarcadero waterfront in downtown San Francisco. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the latest happenings, including nearby attractions such as the Ferry Building, AT&T Park, Pier 39 and more.
Treat yourself to a delightful San Francisco cocktail, the American Irish Coffee at the place where it was invented, the Buena Vista Café. The Powell & Hyde cable car passes right by, so you can make a day of exploring North Beach & Fisherman's Wharf Continue reading
Savor a fantastic array of premium cuisine at San Francisco Ferry Building restaurants. From sustainable Vietnamese specialties and wood-fired favorites to Mediterranean treats and gourmet fast food, you'll find an appealing array of food and drink at this iconic attraction. Dine with a backdrop of the Bay, inside by the fire or at a charming sidewalk cafe. Continue reading
Dubbed a "food truck pod" by some foodies and a "restaurant/street food hybrid" by others, one thing is for sure: the new SOMA outpost is one of the more unique eating locales in the city. Envision a triangular park with a constantly rotating fleet of food trucks, a place to sit under the sun, free WiFi, bike parking, a projection screen for movies, and a beer garden, and you'll have a vague idea of what you might find at SOMA StrEat Food Park. Continue reading
Enjoy upscale Mexican food in San Francisco like you've never tasted before at this brand new downtown hotspot. This gourmet San Francisco Mexican restaurant has been wowing converts with a delicious menu of south of the border classics with a modern twist to take one of the city's most popular cuisines to a whole new level. Continue reading