Nob HillPolk Gulch
You don’t need us to tell you that Swan Oyster Depot is great. But we’re going to anyway.
Written byAndrew Steinthal
Burma Love is a high-quality Burmese option in the Mission. You might even be able to go with a large group without a reservation.
Team InfatuationJanuary 14, 2022
Some restaurants that have been around a long time feel like ageless classics. The Slanted Door feels more like an aged classic.
Written byMax Child
Serious sushi types rave about ICHI in Bernal Heights. We like the sushi, but the cooked food is really where it’s at.
Written byTaylor Abrams
Despite the hit-or-miss menu, Little Gem is an amazingly pleasant place to eat in Hayes Valley.
It’s all about the arepas at Venezuelan spot Pica Pica in the Mission.
The bowls and salads at Glaze Teriyaki Gill in the Fillmore won’t let you down.
Isla Vida is a casual spot in the Fillmore with solid Cubano sandwiches and jerk chicken.
Written byWill Kamensky
Ayala is a seafood spot in Union Square serving some excellent twists on classic dishes.
Farmhouse Kitchen is a lively and fun Thai place in the Mission that’s perfect for starting a night out.
Will KamenskyJanuary 14, 2022
Hook Fish Co. is a tiny spot serving fresh, delicious seafood in the Outer Sunset.
Taylor AbramsJanuary 14, 2022
Leo’s Oyster Bar involves pricey, but tasty seafood in an ’80s power yacht come to life. Obviously it’s in the Financial District.
Mau is a casual Vietnamese spot in the Mission that works great for a weeknight dinner.
Will KamenskyNovember 11, 2019
If you want to take a walk while you’re at Dolores Park, head to Garden Creamery for their funky ice cream flavors.
Will KamenskyMay 31, 2019
Financial DistrictUnion Square
Stop into Rooster & Rice in Union Square for simple and good chicken if you work nearby.
Will KamenskyMarch 18, 2019
Easy Breezy in Noe Valley is another yogurt shop that puts enough faith in people to serve their own frozen yogurt.
Will KamenskyFebruary 7, 2019
Tony’s Pizza Napoletana in North Beach makes nearly every style of pizza under one roof.
Will KamenskyJanuary 28, 2019
Lers Ros Thai in Hayes Valley makes a huge menu of dishes best shared with groups of people.
Will KamenskyAugust 7, 2018
Roam Artisan Burgers is where you should go in Cow Hollow when “I’m not really hungry” turns to “I could really use a burger.”
Taylor AbramsAugust 4, 2018
The Plant Cafe Organic is a healthy spot serving tempeh, tofu, and mountains of kale.
Taylor AbramsFebruary 21, 2018