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Total number of new registrations on our US platform every month.
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Four out of five of our members in San Francisco hold at least a Bachelor degree.
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Every 8 min. a single finds love through our services.

San Francisco Dating: Singles Ready for a Meaningful Match

The San Francisco dating scene can be a frustrating nut to crack, so it helps to have the right tools at your disposal. With a focus on thoughtful matchmaking, a history of making deep, lasting connections, a site designed for busy San Francisco singles, EliteSingles is a premium dating site that can help you streamline your lovelife. If you're ready to meet intelligent, interesting, relationship-ready men and women in SF and they Bay Area, then join us today!
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Meeting San Francisco singles with EliteSingles

There may be places in America where online dating still carries stigma but the Bay Area is definitely not one of them! From Oakland to downtown SF, and even out to Silicon Valley and San Jose, everyone here knows someone who’s looking for love online, and indeed, many have tried it themselves. In fact, with so many people in San Francisco dating online, singles are spoiled for choice and can afford to pick and choose the site that most suits their priorities. But how do you know which is right for you? If your San Francisco dating priorities include finding a truly compatible long-term partner, EliteSingles can help.

Streamline the San Francisco dating scene with EliteSingles

It all starts with our members. Our membership base has an average age of 30-55 and includes many college-educated, vibrant single men and single women. This means that there are many busy, San Franciscan single professionals on our site, so we've designed a smooth, efficient place for them to connect. 

We make these connections easier to find by bringing our members 3-7 potential partner suggestions each day. Although members can also search our database of singles using the ''Have You Met?...'' feature, our matchmaking is the most efficient way to meet someone great. After all, these are matches made with compatibility in mind - they'll be singles picked for their harmony with your location, personality traits and relationship goals.

And you can streamline our service even further with our great dating app - available for iOS and Android, it's perfect for those who want to update their profile on their commute or send a flirty message in between meetings. Want to streamline your San Francisco dating life? Start with us.

Register today and see who you can meet!

The San Francisco singles scene

When you search for ‘San Francisco dating’ it’s fairly common to be hit with an avalanche of articles about why San Francisco dating is so hard. It’s not that there is a lack of great singles in the city – far from it in fact. It’s just that it is hard to meet them. Long work hours (often combined with taxing Bay Area/Silicon Valley commutes), mean that all too often it’s easier to just stay home. But there is a way to break through dating ennui and find lasting compatibility with someone fantastic. You just have to look in the right place.

EliteSingles is just such a place. Not only are our members relationship-minded, they're also diverse interesting people. In fact, as long as you're serious about looking for love, you're welcome on our site. That means the San Francisco singles who use EliteSingles have a wide variety of backgrounds and future relationship dreams - and one of them might just be perfect for you.

Want a meaningful match? Discover how to meet gay singles, lesbian singles, Filipino singles, and Vietnamese singles on our site

Date ideas in San Francisco and the Bay Area

Of course one of the best things about meeting someone new is that it gives you a great excuse to explore all the colorful eateries, eclectic bars and striking scenery that make this corner of California so wonderful. Finding your favorite San Francisco date idea is easy - arrange to meet that person you're interested in and select one of our best picks for San Francisco dating below. Simple!

Want more local dating tips? Find even more romantic things to do in San Francisco, or take a romantic weekend trip with our tips for Los Angeles dating and San Diego dating

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San Francisco dating after dark

Meeting for a drink is a classic date night pick for a reason and San Francisco singles are spoiled for choice. A front-runner has to be Blackbird, an elegant bar in The Castro that serves up delicious drinks to a dapper gay/straight clientele. And, not only does the ‘Bird do delicious cocktails, some are even Game of Thrones themed – who wouldn’t want a date that included a whisky cocktail called 'The Mother of Dragons'?

If you prefer your whisky to be dragon-free then you may want to try Rickhouse, a FiDi bar that specializes in fine single malts and local beer. The stunning wooden interiors and excellent drinks menu make this a perfect place to take someone special – but, on the nights they host live bluegrass bands, come early to get a jump on the crowds.     

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San Francisco coffee and cuisine

For a casual first date, you can't beat coffee. And, in this city, the local café scene is so rich with choices that the hard part isn't finding somewhere great, it's narrowing down the options! Try the always lovely Cafe du Soliel, a pretty French cafe in Lower Height that offers fresh, homemade food, tasty coffee, and sunny outdoor tables.

If dinner's on the menu, head to Fort Mason, where Greens Restaurant serves up one of SF's best waterfront views (they have to be seen to be believed!). Yes, it's veggie only – but it's also so good that even the most die-hard carnivores will be impressed. For a more alternative date, try The Ice Cream Bar, a picturesque Cole Valley soda shop with swoon-worthy art deco decor. Sharing a malt with your sweetie is back in style!

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Embrace your inner SF tourist

Those on the San Francisco dating scene never have an excuse to be stuck for date ideas, at least not if they decide to embrace their inner tourist. It may feel a bit cheesy to wander over Golden Gate Bridge and look back over San Francisco, it may feel cliché to take a sunset cruise around San Francisco Bay but these are classic trips for a reason – the views are gorgeous and make for a great date atmosphere. 

For a more intimate SF date that is more romantic than cheesy, try renting a paddleboat from Stow Lake Boathouse and spend an hour or two paddling around the lake with your date. Ok, it's a little cheesy, but it's also a great place to sit and chat while discovering pretty stone bridges and stunning waterfalls.