Our 16 favorite places in the neighborhood.
May 18, 2023
Staring at the Painted Ladies make you hungry? Head to these spots.
July 25, 2023
Civic CenterHayes Valley
Rad Radish is a fast-casual Mediterranean-Italian-ish vegan spot in Hayes Valley.
October 26, 2023
Vegan Italian pasta is the star at this upscale, brick-filled spot in Hayes Valley.
Hayz Dog is a counter-service spot in Hayes Valley that’s all about hot dogs with creative toppings. There are also lots of vegan and vegetarian options.
September 15, 2023
NopaLower HaightHayes Valley
Monsieur Benjamin is a modern French restaurant in Hayes Valley that works well for pre-theater dinners.
March 7, 2023
Gioia Pizzeria is a great spot in Hayes Valley to grab a quick slice of pizza to go.
January 18, 2023
Nojo Ramen Tavern in Hayes Valley serves ramen with incredibly creamy chicken paitan broth.
November 16, 2022
Loquat is a cafe and bakery in Hayes Valley ideal for laidback coffee dates involving Jewish and Levantine-inspired pastries like babka and bourekas.
November 10, 2022
Arbor is a fast-casual spot in Hayes Valley serving salad bowls, smashburgers, and a pretty good fried chicken sandwich.
November 3, 2022
Souvla is an excellent fast-casual Greek spot with multiple locations throughout San Francisco.
August 22, 2022
Le Fantastique is a seafood, wine, and audio bar serving beautifully presented food that we feel lukewarm about.
August 9, 2022
DragonEats in Hayes Valley is a small, takeout-only spot for quick bánh mì.
June 1, 2022
Dumpling Home in Hayes Valley is a casual Chinese restaurant making fantastic xiao long bao.
January 14, 2022
Domo is a neighborhood sushi spot worth a visit, even if you don't live in Hayes Valley.
RT Rotisserie, with a short menu starring roast chicken and cauliflower, is a great spot for a casual dinner in Hayes Valley.
This cozy Hayes Valley spot is our go-to for comforting French food.
A Mano is a popular Italian place in Hayes Valley serving handmade pasta that isn’t as good as you want it to be.
An outdoor beer garden in Hayes Valley, Biergarten is here for your day drinking needs.
Anina in Hayes Valley has everything you need for an afternoon drinking session—including punch bowls and outdoor space.
Suppenküche has San Francisco's best German food on a corner in Hayes Valley. Hope you're ready for some Jägerschnitzel.
The Bird in Hayes Valley does a fantastic fried chicken sandwich.
November 11, 2021
Linden & Laguna is a small wine bar in Hayes Valley.
October 7, 2021
Stop by Urban Bowls in Hayes Valley for some great poke.
January 29, 2021
Intu-on is a pop-up making incredible Isaan Thai food.
December 16, 2020