San Francisco waterfront fixture Sinbad's closes its doors

A waterfront landmark in San Francisco for more than 40 years, the popular restaurant and bar Sinbad's has closed its doors for the last time.

The owners of the waterfront establishment have been fighting for months to say open, but they conceded Monday night that the battle to stay in business is over.

"Lots of good things happened here and it's a shame to see it all end," said Chuck Stinson, Sinbad's general manager.

The Port of San Francisco owns the prime piece of real estate at Pier 2 and wants the waterfront property to expand the ferry terminal.

Sinbad's was served a final eviction order last month, but filed for bankruptcy protection, buying the restaurant more time.

But now that time has run out.

Stinson, who owns the business with his two brothers, reflected on the restaurant they started more than 40 years ago.

"When Dianne Feinstein came in and hung some plaques on the wall when she was supervisor and the grand opening and she had lunch with us.  It was fantastic memories here," he said.

Tuesday movers will come and the owners will take care of some final bookkeeping.

That's when Stinson says it will hit him, that Sinbad's is no more.