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San Francisco (SFO) - Priority Pass lounges and options

San Francisco (SFO) - Priority Pass lounges and options

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Old Feb 2, 19, 9:54 am
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Originally Posted by mia View Post
Air China -or- China Airlines? The airport website does not mention an Air China lounge.
Plus Air China uses the G gates, so it's definitely not their lounge in the A concourse.
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Old Feb 5, 19, 7:46 am
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Originally Posted by mia View Post
Air China -or- China Airlines? The airport website does not mention an Air China lounge. China Airlines is a Skyteam member, and they may have outsourced the lounge operation to the same contractor as Air France and KLM.
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Plus Air China uses the G gates, so it's definitely not their lounge in the A concourse.
Whoops, China Airlines. Sorry about that
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Old Feb 6, 19, 2:32 am
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Whoops, China Airlines. Sorry about that
FWIW the China Airlines lounge at SFO has always seemed a little hardscramble. Think they might use Costco for catering. The AF/KL lounge is much nicer.
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Old Feb 8, 19, 1:42 pm
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Originally Posted by worldwidedreamer View Post


FWIW the China Airlines lounge at SFO has always seemed a little hardscramble. Think they might use Costco for catering. The AF/KL lounge is much nicer.
I thought it was okay, it helped that it was so empty





They had a decent scotch too



And of all things: penne pasta, meatballs and chicken wings. The food was definitely the worst part of the lounge but overall I'd rather be in this empty lounge than the crowded AF/KL one.
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Originally Posted by CMK10 View Post
overall I'd rather be in this empty lounge than the crowded AF/KL one.
Looks like they have upgraded things since my last visit about a year ago.
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Old Feb 18, 19, 6:38 am
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On my last flight out of SFO, I got takeout from Yankee Pier so I wouldn't have to leave a tip. Still felt kinda awkward about it but priority pass really needs to cover gratuity.
I fly out of SFO at about 1PM a few times a year so I was wondering if it would be worth the trouble clearing security twice to use the KLM lounge. I have pre-check and Star Alliance Gold Track but never tried going to concourse A. I'd only bother if it has better food and seating than the Rotunda United Club.
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Old Feb 22, 19, 5:59 pm
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On my last flight out of SFO, I got takeout from Yankee Pier so I wouldn't have to leave a tip. Still felt kinda awkward about it but priority pass really needs to cover gratuity.
I fly out of SFO at about 1PM a few times a year so I was wondering if it would be worth the trouble clearing security twice to use the KLM lounge. I have pre-check and Star Alliance Gold Track but never tried going to concourse A. I'd only bother if it has better food and seating than the Rotunda United Club.
The KLM/AF is very small and gets crowded very fast. Many times you are put on waiting list with Priority Pass and preference is given to the AF/KLM business and elite. The food may be a tad better and the drinks about the same, maybe better selection. Not worth the hike to concourse A if you already have United club access closer by.
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Yankee Pier was providing this handout my last trip through:

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Have been to the Giants Clubhouse a handful of times and Yankee Pier once, never been asked for my boarding pass. I have only ordered takeout.
Giants Clubhouse: wait at the entrance for a hostess to ring up your priority pass card. you may have to wait a few minutes as the hostess is not always there. the hostess will take you to a table if you are dining in, or direct you to the bar for takeout. you get a slip of paper to take to the bar to give to the bartender to order takeout and pay additional charges there if your total is over $28.
Yankee Pier: for takeout orders, do not wait for the hostess. go directly to the far left bar and order there. the bartender will take your order and ring up your priority pass and charge you for anything over $28..
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Went to the sf gianta clubhouse yesterday. Terrible service, ok grub (korean chicken sandwich with insipid jicama jalapeño slaw). Quite good brioche.
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