Not an exhaustive directory, but your 20 best options.
May 4, 2023
Come to Harborview on the Embarcadero to fill up on solid dim sum and enjoy the waterfront views.
April 28, 2023
Xica is a hit-or-miss Mexican spot in a beautiful, plant-filled space in Levi’s Plaza.
April 27, 2023
For options-heavy hot pot and barbecue, Fiery Hot Pot and Grill in the Sunset is a fun choice.
April 26, 2023
For more creative dim sum and hot pot, get to Dragon Beaux in the Richmond.
April 18, 2023
For excellent dim sum in a bustling space, head to Hong Kong Lounge in the Richmond.
April 12, 2023
Come to Um.ma in the Inner Sunset for excellent renditions of Korean classics and one of the most fun patios in the city.
April 3, 2023
For all-you-can-eat Korean BBQ in an easygoing space, head to K-Elements in the Richmond.
March 23, 2023
For some high-quality KBBQ in the Richmond, Han Il Kwan is where to go.
Surisan is a solid Korean American brunch and dinner spot near Fisherman’s Wharf from the people behind Kitchen Story.
Bellota is a solid Spanish spot underneath the Airbnb building that’s perfect for big groups, date night, and paella cravings.
March 20, 2023
Little Skillet is a spacious soul food restaurant in SoMa serving great chicken and waffles and po’boys the size of a football.
February 10, 2023
Bund Shanghai Restaurant is a Chinatown mainstay serving solid homestyle Shanghainese dishes.
February 1, 2023
Calabash in Oakland is an all-day spot serving feel-good Afro-Caribbean and Iranian dishes and cocktails in a plant-heavy spot.
January 12, 2023
PPQ Dungeness Island is a Vietnamese seafood spot in the Richmond with excellent whole roasted crabs and garlic noodles.
January 11, 2023
Chili House is a Szechuan restaurant in the Richmond that’s great for groups.
January 10, 2023
Barebottle Brewing Company in Bernal Heights has a warehouse-like space filled with big tables, couches, and games.
December 20, 2022
The Wreck Room is a Nob Hill bar with a pool table, shuffleboard, and Skee-Ball.
Bella Trattoria is an Italian restaurant in the Richmond with housemade pastas served in hearty portions.
December 19, 2022
This Indian restaurant is a solid option in Union Square when you’re looking to eat with a group.
December 12, 2022
Delarosa is an Italian restaurant near Union Square that’s great for spontaneous group meals on the heated patio.
December 8, 2022
For hearty portions of Vietnamese dishes like phở, vermicelli bowls, and rice combination plates, head to Kevin's in the Sunset.
November 9, 2022
A La Turca is a Turkish restaurant in the Tenderloin you should remember for quick bites and casual weeknight dinners.
November 8, 2022
Great China in Berkeley serves incredible Peking duck, plus other Northern Chinese dishes worth going out of your way for.
October 10, 2022
Taksim is an upscale Turkish spot in SoMa that will never disappoint no matter the occasion.
October 7, 2022