At these spots, planning a group meal isn't painful.
November 21, 2023
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November 22, 2023
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El Buen Comer in Bernal Heights is a casual and cozy Mexican spot that excels at slow-cooked guisados.
December 1, 2023
Corzetti is a splashy Italian restaurant in Union Square. Come here for pastas and pizzas, if you’re in the area.
November 2, 2023
Funky Elephant is a Thai restaurant in the Mission serving bold, spicy-as-hell dishes in a pink-toned party space.
October 31, 2023
Muukata6395 is a Thai charcoal barbecue spot in the Richmond that’s ideal for a fun group dinner.
October 20, 2023
Saul’s is a long-standing Jewish deli in Berkeley with everything from bagels and reubens to matzo brei.
Flour + Water Pizzeria is a nice-casual North Beach spot with excellent pizza, mozzarella sticks, and soft serve.
October 13, 2023
Daughter Thai is a fun group destination for creative Thai dishes in Oakland's Montclair.
September 22, 2023
Woods Lowside in the Lower Haight is a beer and wine bar serving Joyride Pizza. It’s great for groups.
August 31, 2023
20 Spot is a great, laid-back wine bar in the Mission.
Come to Shabu Club for excellent Japanese hot pot in the Richmond.
August 15, 2023
Horn Barbecue in West Oakland is making the best barbecue in the Bay.
August 1, 2023
Westwood is a bi-level country bar in the Marina with a mechanical bull and lots of dancing.
July 31, 2023
Peony in Oakland Chinatown is a classic Cantonese-style banquet hall with excellent dim sum and seafood.
July 19, 2023
Freekeh is a cute Mediterranean spot in the Mission with solid food and an even better back patio.
In a Venn diagram of easy walk-in restaurants for groups and spots serving food worth crossing town for, this Thai spot in the Mission fits right in the middle.
July 18, 2023
Leopold’s is a German-Austrian beer hall with solid food, tons of beer in a boot, and party cabin vibes.
July 17, 2023
The Lower Haight location of Dumpling Union serves up fun dim sum in an equally fun space.
June 23, 2023
For excellent sourdough pies on a relaxed, sun-drenched patio, head to PizzaHacker’s Mill Valley location.
June 22, 2023
Richmond Republic Draft House is a warm, welcoming sports bar in the Richmond.
Blackthorn is a sports bar in the Inner Sunset that’s also kind of sexy.
Yancy’s Saloon is the Inner Sunset bar for sports, darts, and strong drinks.
Come to Underdogs Tres in the Inner Sunset for solid Mexican food, and to watch sports.
Come to PizzaHacker in Bernal Heights for excellent sourdough pizzas and a space that's great for groups.
June 21, 2023