San Francisco pop-up restaurant transports diners to the world of ‘Golden Girls’

The Golden Girls Kitchen exterior.
The Golden Girls Kitchen exterior.

Thank you for being a friend! Following the massive success of its Beverly Hills and New York City pop-ups, now it’s San Francisco’s turn to enjoy the ultimate “The Golden Girls”-themed dining experience. This fully immersive pop-up restaurant transports guests the moment they walk through the doors into the world of this endearing fan favorite.

Cheesecake on a table with floral table cloth.
Save room for dessert!

The Golden Girls Kitchen invites guests to nosh on the likes of Sophia’s Lasagna al Forno (meat or vegan), a Miami-style Cuban sandwich called The Lanai, Blanche’s Georgia-style cookie, and a bacon lettuce potato sandwich (say it fast). Most importantly, there’s cheesecake in every flavor, including chocolate, strawberry, pumpkin, and Oreo. All of these delectable mains, sides, and sweets will be served by a lovable Shady Pines waiter.

A table set with utensils, a menu, and a pencil.
The menus come with “Golden Girls”-themed word search puzzles.

Additionally, The Golden Girls Kitchen creates moments for fans to play in the world of Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, and Sofia. Cozy up to the kitchen table, grab some sun on the lanai, or snap a selfie in front of everyone’s favorite banana leaf print. Take a spin through Shady Pines on your way to the pop-up store and get your hands on brand-new “Golden Girls” merchandise – no layover in St. Olaf required.

A night stand with jewelry, nail polish, and a framed picture of "Golden Girls" characters.
Details like this can be found throughout the restaurant.

Fans can expect a recurring drag brunch featuring top local performers starting May 21st through July 30th. Fans will also want to check out its Trivia Nights as well as “Dinner with The Golden Gays” on May 27th and National Golden Girls Day, July 30th.

A neon sign that reads "thank you for being a friend."
This sign says it all.

Tickets for the restaurant are available exclusively through Bucket Listers. Every ticket purchase will include a reserved seat and guaranteed window of time to dine, a choice of an entree, and most importantly, cheesecake. Additional Golden Girls Kitchen locations will be opening in Chicago this May and in the Miami area later this year. Follow @goldengirlskitchen for all the latest news and details. 

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