53 "Impressing Out of Towners" 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.
You’ll want to book a table in advance for the dim sum-style small plates at State Bird Provisions in the Fillmore.
The menu at this Chinatown restaurant, which throws unusual ingredients into the mix, is interesting and delicious but not trying too hard.
Liholiho Yacht Club in the Tenderloin is where you should go for a blowout meal with a group.
The most fun expensive-as-hell meal in town. Viva California. Viva Californios.
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.
House of Prime Rib in Nob Hill is where you should go celebrate with a lot of meat and large bottles of wine.
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.
Foreign Cinema in the Mission is a San Francisco classic for brunch, and dinner is solid too.
Nyum Bai in Oakland serves Cambodian food that you’re either lucky enough to live by or should be crossing the bay to go get.