Built on a cliff overlooking the ocean, El Farallon in the Waldorf Astoria feels more like a movie set than real life. Seafood is brought in daily and the menu is designed around what’s caught. Try a bit of everything by ordering the “Baja bounty,” a mixed grill selection of sea bass, red snapper, yellowfin tuna, jumbo shrimp, and lobster (if you want to pay extra). You’ll probably need to make a reservation well in advance, but regardless of whether you snag a spot for a fresh lunch or a candle-lit dinner at the restaurant’s elegant cliffside terrace, El Farallon always delivers.
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