Our 14 favorite places in the neighborhood.
October 2, 2023
The best dinners that $30 will buy you around SF.
October 11, 2018
Georgian Cheese Boat is a Georgian restaurant in North Beach with incredible khachapuri and khinkali.
September 27, 2023
Monroe is an Art Deco bar and club in North Beach that works for both corporate Happy Hours and late-night dance parties.
July 31, 2023
For excellent burgers at 1am, go to Sam’s in North Beach.
July 17, 2023
Flour + Water Pizzeria has a shiny new space in North Beach, with the same excellent pies and destination-worthy mozzarella sticks.
July 12, 2023
Mama’s On Washington Square is a solid breakfast and lunch place in North Beach. It’s a bit touristy, but always hits the spot.
June 30, 2023
Osmanthus is a dim sum spot in North Beach with excellent Cantonese staples and some of the best garlic noodles in the city.
May 1, 2023
Cassava’s new North Beach location is home to a seasonal prix fixe dinner served in a swanky space.
April 11, 2023
Sotto Mare is an Italian seafood spot in North Beach serving gigantic bowls of cioppino.
September 27, 2022
Hit up Barrio in North Beach for a few beers and some tacos with a friend or impromptu date.
September 13, 2022
Hilda and Jesse is a retro diner-inspired American brunch and dinner spot in North Beach serving decadent stacks of buttermilk pancakes.
July 20, 2022
Come to this North Beach spot for rich, creamy gelato.
May 25, 2022
For excellent fried chicken, head to this takeout-only spot in North Beach.
January 14, 2022
We come to this Spanish restaurant in North Beach when we want excellent tapas and low-proof cocktails in a fun, buzzy atmosphere.
North BeachRussian Hill
Trattoria Contadina in North Beach serves fantastic pasta in a warm and welcoming setting.
A solid North Beach brunch option, which, get this: actually takes reservations. Don’t sleep on Park Tavern.
Gary Danko is a taste of a fancier, older San Francisco you’re probably not used to. Fortunately, it’s a very delicious taste.
ChinatownNorth BeachRussian Hill
The Market Restaurant at China Live in Russian Hill serves an extensive menu of Chinese food in a large, loud dining room.
Financial DistrictNorth Beach
Comstock Saloon is an old-school spot in North Beach serving great food and cocktails. Get the brussels sprouts.
Firenze by Night is super old-school Italian in North Beach - in the very best way.
Golden Boy in North Beach is an old-school San Francisco pizza shop specializing in cheesy square slices with focaccia crusts.
September 1, 2021
This old-school sports bar is the best place to grab a drink and shoot pool in North Beach.
December 13, 2019
Vesuvio Cafe is a piece of San Francisco history, but unlike most museums, this place makes great cocktails.
September 9, 2019
Tony’s Coal-Fired Pizza And Slice House is a quick counter-service version of Tony’s Pizza in North Beach.
September 5, 2019
The Showdown is a bar in North Beach with good food, a pool table, and an indoor stoop for hanging out on.
September 3, 2019