35 "Impressing Out of Towners" restaurants in San Francisco.
A Hawaiian-ish yacht club-themed restaurant in the Tenderloin? Yes, Liholiho Yacht Club exists. And it’s excellent.
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.
The menu at this Chinatown restaurant, which throws unusual ingredients into the mix, is interesting and delicious but not trying too hard.
The most fun expensive-as-hell meal in town. Viva California. Viva Californios.
Tawla is an Eastern Mediterranean restaurant in the Mission serving truly excellent comfort food.
Some of the best Spanish food in town is at Bellota, at the bottom of the Airbnb building in Soma.
Sir and Star is one of the best dining experiences in Northern California. Get your ass out to the hunting lodge in Olema.
On average, the best bread bakery in the country can be found at Tartine Bakery in the Mission.
Che Fico, on the edge of NoPa, serves excellent Italian food in an impressively designed space.
The seafood and vegetable-focused Mexican food at Cala is some of the best in San Francisco.
Yuzuki is one of the best restaurants in SF, operating somewhat under-the-radar. Get a reservation while you can.
Foreign Cinema in the Mission is a San Francisco classic for brunch, and dinner is solid too.
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.