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Second Dates

Piña Colada brings dating back to real life by connecting groups of six like-minded singles over great food in San Francisco’s best restaurants. When you connect with someone at a Piña Colada group dinner date, take them on a second date 1:1. Here are some of our favorite second date ideas in the San Francisco Bay Area. What are yours?

An intimate concert at Stow Lake Boathouse in Golden Gate Park. The lake is also beautiful during the day and you can rent boats there.

An audio walk through your favorite neighborhood to learn more about the secrets and hidden gems of your hometown.

Visiting the Good Vibrations Vibrator Antique Museum.

Hiking up Twin Peaks to enjoy the sunset.

Watching a Star Wars movie in the theatre.

Eating your way through the Off the Grid street food vendors and sitting by the fire pits.

Visiting After Dark at the Exploratorium.

Hiking the Lands End Trail followed by a picnic in the Presidio.

Singing along in the Castro Theatre.

A glass of wine at sunset on the ferry to Oakland.

Strolling around the Alameda flea and antique market. It’s held on the first Sunday of every month.

Playing bar games and arcade at Emporium.

Visiting Alcatraz. Enjoy the ferry ride, listen to the fascinating audio tour narrated by former inmates and wards and stroll around the island’s beautiful national park. In summer tickets sell out quickly, so make sure to reserve them online.

Watching the improv show “Your Fucked Up Relationship” at Stage Werx on a Friday night.

Hiking in Muir Woods.

Visiting the Walt Disney Family Museum to learn about your favorite childhood movies and the history of California.

Strolling around the Stanford University campus.

Swing dancing at “Lindy in the Park“? Twist and twirl through Golden Gate Park as you master the art of swing dancing. Free beginners lessons are available every Sunday from 12 to 12:30pm. Then stay and watch (or join in) with the pros until 2pm.

Watch a movie at the West Wind Drive-In in Concord.

Step back into the Wild West at Dublin Heritage Park.

Visiting one of the state’s oldest wineries at Testarossa.

Visiting the Glow in the Dark Black Light Art Show Open Reception in Alameda.

Checking out the food trucks Spark Social.

Visiting the San Francisco Zoo or Oakland Zoo.

Flying and jumping around at House of Air.

Go on a Sidewalk Tastes app-guided food tour through your favorite San Francisco neighborhoods. You’ll be guided point-to-point, while tasting the city’s finest flavors without having to pull out your wallet. Simply show the app to receive your Taste. The app navigates you point-to-point and pairs cultural context with insights on your Tastes. You can go at your own pace and take any detours you like – you have all weekend to enjoy your Taste.

Photo by @maggieyomusic

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About Our Piñas

Over the past weeks, we have hosted nine Piña Colada group dinner dates at The Perennial. More than 350 singles have signed up to our service and we are steadily growing through word-of-mouth and our matchmaker program.

If you were wondering if Piña Colada is right for you and who the people are that signed up and who you might be matched with on your first Piña Colada group dinner date, check out our stats below:

  • We welcome all age groups and have hosted dinners for all generations. Our youngest user was born in 1996 and our oldest in 1951. The median age is 32 years.
  • Men of all ages and sexual orientation wanted! Women clearly embrace the concept of Piña Colada. Currently 63% of signed up users are female.
  • While most of our users are heterosexual, we are looking forward to hosting our first gay dinner soon.
  • We are planning to partner with two more restaurants in San Francisco and are looking to expand to the East Bay and South Bay soon. 79% of our users live in San Francisco, 12% in the East Bay, 7% in the South Bay and 2% in the North Bay.
  • Our partner restaurant caters to all dietary restrictions and preferences. 31% of our users are vegetarian, 18% are gluten free, 14% dairy free and 14% cilantro free.
  • Our users are pretty healthy. 78% are non smokers, and out of our smokers only 3% smoke often.
  • According to their friends
    • 16% of our users are olympic athletes and only 3% are couch potatoes
    • 25% are workaholics who identify with their work while
      12% are funemployed who work to live
    • 71% are collaborative while 12% are competitive
    • 44% are intellectual, 35% are practical and 15% are traditional
    • 55% are confident and 9% are reserved
  • The majority of our users describes themselves as rather
    • communicative
    • interested in art
    • comfortable around strangers
    • taking care of others before taking care of themselves
    • relaxed most of the time
  • When asked who they want as their dinner date given the choice of anyone in the world, 5% want to have dinner with both or one of the Obamas.
  • When asked where they find inspiration, 23% answered in nature.
  • When asked what they want to discuss with the other dinner guests, 22% answered travel.

These stats are representative of our users as of June 18, 2018.

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The Piña Colada Song

Piña Colada is inspired by the song Escape by Rupert Holmes.

If you like Pina Coladas, and getting caught in the rain
If you´re not into yoga, if you have half a brain
If you like making love at midnight, in the dunes of the cape
I´m the love that you´ve looked for, write to me, and escape.