Not all touristy SF restaurants are horrible.
June 30, 2023
You’re so close, and these 15 places will help take it over the top.
September 10, 2018
Now’s as good a time as any to finally take your maiden stroll across the Golden Gate Bridge - and eat something good after.
May 26, 2021
Our favorite spots in SF where waiting is actually worth it.
January 7, 2019
When you’re mentally putting on sunscreen, but the weather app says 60 degrees and windy, here’s where to go.
July 5, 2022
Popoca is an upscale Salvadoran spot in Old Oakland serving amazing wood-fired pupusas.
September 22, 2023
Flour + Water is a Cal-Ital legend in the Mission with creative pastas and a laidback space.
August 15, 2023
Dalida is a stunning spot in the Presidio serving seasonal Mediterranean food.
August 4, 2023
We could eat at State Bird Provisions five nights in a row and never get bored—that’s because the Fillmore spot makes the most creative small plates in the city.
April 12, 2023
Nari is a Japantown special occasion restaurant serving phenomenal Thai dishes in a beautiful space.
March 10, 2023
The Progress is the younger sibling of State Bird Provisions that stands on its own with confidence.
January 31, 2023
Tartine Bakery in the Mission is a San Francisco icon, simply because their bread is fantastic.
August 22, 2022
Between the beautiful space and interesting twists on Chinese dishes, Mister Jiu’s in Chinatown is one of the most unmissable restaurants in SF.
Nopa is our ultimate go-to restaurant in San Francisco.
San Tung is a Chinese restaurant in the Sunset with great chicken wings, but the entire menu is worth trying out.
Bar Iris is a fancy new cocktail spot in Russian Hill from the people behind Nisei.
You come to Thanh Long, a Sunset institution, for whole roast crab and the most iconic garlic noodles in the city.
July 18, 2022
Come to this lively, aptly-named SoMa spot for some of the best omakase in town.
March 22, 2022
Ernest in the Mission is one of the most exciting places to eat in SF.
January 14, 2022
Beit Rima in the Castro makes excellent Arab food in a fun, bustling space.
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House of Prime Rib in Nob Hill is where to go when you want a lot of meat and large bottles of wine.
Scoma’s is an old-school seafood restaurant in Fisherman’s Wharf serving excellent Dungeness crab and clam chowder.
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.
Fish in Sausalito is serving up seafood good enough to convince your East Coast family to relocate.
You don’t need us to tell you that Swan Oyster Depot is great. But we’re going to anyway.
Kaiyo is a Peruvian-Japanese place where you should go for one of the best meals in Cow Hollow.
Mr. Pollo is a tiny tasting menu restaurant in the Mission unlike anything else in the city.
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.