18 "French" Restaurants in San Francisco.
Trou Normand is great place to eat cured meats and sip crafty cognac cocktails.
Lalime’s in North Berkeley does inventive French food in a cozy atmosphere that feels like you’re eating in someone’s house.
For cozy, classic French, it doesn't get much better than L'Ardoise in the Castro.
A very solid neighborhood/date night restaurant in a neighborhood that could use more of both of those things. Just try not to fight each other over the squid ink pasta.
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.
Try Gardenias, in lower Pac Heights, when you’re looking to drink a bottle of wine and eat like a moderately health-conscious French king.
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.