18 "French" Restaurants in San Francisco.
Saison is a tasting menu restaurant in SoMa worth saving for a very special occasion.
Trou Normand is great place to eat cured meats and sip crafty cognac cocktails.
Verjus is a wine bar and bottle shop in the Financial District perfect for an after-work date and drinks before dinner.
Lalime’s in North Berkeley does inventive French food in a cozy atmosphere that feels like you’re eating in someone’s house.
Zazie is a Cole Valley institution at brunch, but don’t sleep on dinner here either.
For cozy, classic French, it doesn't get much better than L'Ardoise in the Castro.
Cocotte is a small French place in Russian Hill where you should go for a midweek date.
Prepare to pay a lot of money for some delicious raw things - like oysters and beef tartare - at Petit Marlowe in SoMa.
A Cow Hollow French bistro that’ll make you feel like you’re in Paris. Gamine’s got it going on.
Chez Maman in Potrero Hill is the neighborhood French spot you’ll wish was near where you live.
Berkeley’s Chez Panisse is famous for starting the whole "farm-to-table" movement, and it's still doing an incredible prix fixe menu.
Petit Crenn in Hayes Valley involves not-stuffy French food that's simple and well-executed, both for a casual brunch or a tasting menu at dinner.