Parents in town? Here’s where to take them to eat.
Taylor AbramsFebruary 7, 2018
Kokkari Estiatorio is a FiDi power lunch staple complete with high-backed armchairs, fireplaces, and Greek dishes like lamb chops and saghanaki.
Julia ChenSeptember 27, 2022
A meal at this entirely-vegetarian institution in Fort Mason is an experience you should try at least once.
Julia ChenSeptember 26, 2022
Oenotri is an Italian restaurant with a rotating menu of perfectly charred pizzas.
Christina JulianSeptember 14, 2022
Bix is an old-school American restaurant in Jackson Square that feels like time-traveling back to a 1930s nightclub.
Julia ChenAugust 4, 2022
This Italian restaurant in the Financial District is one of the most reliable places for a fantastic meal in San Francisco.
Julia ChenFebruary 1, 2022
An ambitious restaurant, and a good one at that. SPQR is making a run at the San Francisco pasta crown, mostly with ingredients we can’t pronounce.
Written byMax Child
Meet Terzo, your utility player restaurant. It’s hard to go wrong at this Cow Hollow bistro.
Written byTaylor Abrams
Fancy fine dining, San Francisco style. Bring your elders.
Beautiful food thats screams “YOU ARE IN CALIFORNIA”. Welcome to Aster.
A solid Pac Heights spot, Octavia does a great chicken and even better soups.
Sessions at the Presidio is a beer-focused restaurant with good energy, in an area that needs it.
The seafood and vegetable-focused Mexican food at Cala is some of the best in San Francisco.
Piccino is a neighborhood staple in the Dogpatch serving Italian-inspired pizzas and pastas inside of a quaint yellow Victorian.
Lani ConwayJanuary 14, 2022
Plouf has great French food down an alley that’s worth heading to FiDi for.
August 1 Five on Van Ness brings a very good restaurant option to a part of town that needs more of them.
Angeline’s in Berkeley is an upscale neighborhood spot serving solid New Orleans-style food.
Written byAmy Clark
Gather in Berkeley does great pizzas in a space that feels relaxed (if aggressively rustic).
Lalime’s in North Berkeley does inventive French food in a cozy atmosphere that feels like you’re eating in someone’s house.
Ayala is a seafood spot in Union Square serving some excellent twists on classic dishes.
Written byWill Kamensky
Amarena is a small Italian spot in Russian Hill that’s great for dropping into on a weeknight for some solid pasta.