Vietnamese Restaurant in San Francisco, CA, United States
You can hear yourself a little better at the bar in one of the top-rated restaurants in the country, the Slanted Door. And you get excellent service, because there, the bartenders are as good as the floor servers.
Italian Restaurant in San Francisco, CA, United States
The best counter is at Original Joe’s, right in front of the kitchen where they cook everything on the long menu. The counter is out of the way, way in the back of the restaurant; in fact, I bet many people probably don’t even realize it’s there.