36 "Classic Establishment" restaurants in San Francisco.
Zuni Cafe in the Civic Center is still an icon, and it sits firmly at the top of our list of favorite restaurants in this town.
Sir and Star is one of the best dining experiences in Northern California. Get your ass out to the hunting lodge in Olema.
We can always rely on Cotogna in the Financial District for an excellent upscale Italian meal.
Foreign Cinema in the Mission is a San Francisco classic for brunch, and dinner is solid too.
It will probably take you forever to get a table and your food, but guess what? You won't care. Tosca is one of the best hangs in San Francisco.
Cheese Board Pizza in Berkeley does only one type of pizza every day. It tends to be kind of unusual, but it’s always worth the long wait.
Gary Danko is a taste of a fancier, older San Francisco you’re probably not used to. Fortunately, it’s a very delicious taste.
Hog Island Oyster Bar gives spectacular view and dripping fresh seafood.
A16 turns out some of the best pizza in San Francisco. The small plates are close to perfect, and you can actually get a reservation. There’s no catch. Just go.
Saigon Sandwich’s Sandwiches are $4 and pack more punch than most of the city’s pricier offerings. The best cheap lunch in the game.
Firenze by Night is super old-school Italian in North Beach - in the very best way.