The Balboa Bar And Grill
There’s nothing fancy about The Balboa Bar and Grill. It’s a dark, nondescript bar in Banker’s Hill that looks like a spot your grandpa would frequent in the middle of the day. What sets this place apart though, are the huge burgers. They have a ton of options, but the California Burgito is our go-to. It’s a riff on a Cali burrito with avocado, french fries, mozzarella cheese, and homemade salsa. If you’re not into burgers for whatever reason, try the thin-cut pastrami or one of their black bean patties instead.
photo credit: Bradford Tennyson