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Where To Eat When You Want To Feel Like It’s Summer Even Though It’s 60 Degrees Out guide image

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Where To Eat When You Want To Feel Like It’s Summer Even Though It’s 60 Degrees Out

When you’re mentally putting on sunscreen, but the weather app says 60 degrees and windy, here’s where to go.

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Where To Take Someone Who You’re Trying To Convince To Move To SF

You’re so close, and these 15 places will help take it over the top.

18 Restaurants That Are Actually Worth Waiting In Line For guide image

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18 Restaurants That Are Actually Worth Waiting In Line For

Our favorite spots in SF where waiting is actually worth it.

The Cool List: 15 Restaurants That Aren’t “Hot” But Are Definitely Still Cool guide image

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The Cool List: 15 Restaurants That Aren’t “Hot” But Are Definitely Still Cool

A love letter to restaurants that were once hot spots, and are still more than worth your time.

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The Best Cocktail Bars For Special Occasions

Where to get fancy drinks when you have something to celebrate.

Where To Eat Near San Francisco’s Iconic Landmarks guide image

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Where To Eat Near San Francisco’s Iconic Landmarks

Now’s as good a time as any to finally take your maiden stroll across the Golden Gate Bridge - and eat something good after.

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8.5

SF Review

Thanh Long

You come to Thanh Long, a Sunset institution, for whole roast crab and the most iconic garlic noodles in the city.

Where To Eat When You Want To Feel Like It’s Summer Even Though It’s 60 Degrees Out guide image

SF Guide

Where To Eat When You Want To Feel Like It’s Summer Even Though It’s 60 Degrees Out

When you’re mentally putting on sunscreen, but the weather app says 60 degrees and windy, here’s where to go.

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8.5

SF Review

Akiko's Restaurant

Serious quality sushi, provided you're willing to pay. Akiko's Restaurant will even serve you up a baby barracuda.

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8.6

SF Review

Omakase

Come to this lively, aptly-named SoMa spot for some of the best omakase in town.

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9.4

SF Review

State Bird Provisions

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.

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Swan Oyster Depot

You don’t need us to tell you that Swan Oyster Depot is great. But we’re going to anyway.

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SF Review

SPQR

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.

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Spruce

Fancy fine dining, San Francisco style. Bring your elders.

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Fish

Fish in Sausalito is serving up seafood good enough to convince your East Coast family to relocate.

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Aster

Beautiful food thats screams “YOU ARE IN CALIFORNIA”. Welcome to Aster.

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The Progress

The Progress, on Fillmore, is a great time and a good scene, with excellent food.

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Cala

The seafood and vegetable-focused Mexican food at Cala is some of the best in San Francisco.

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SF Review

Bellota

Some of the best Spanish food in town is at Bellota, at the bottom of the Airbnb building in Soma.

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SF Review

The Alembic

The Alembic is a Haight bar institution serving outstanding food.

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SF Review

Mr. Pollo

Mr. Pollo is a tiny tasting menu restaurant in the Mission unlike anything else in the city.

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SF Review

Cheese Board Pizza

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.

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Bette’s Oceanview Diner

Bette’s in Berkeley is an upscale 1950s-style diner that does a boozy brunch worth the guaranteed 45-minute wait.

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Kaiyo

Kaiyo is a Peruvian-Japanese place where you should go for one of the best meals in Cow Hollow.

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SF Review

Ayala

Ayala is a seafood spot in Union Square serving some excellent twists on classic dishes.

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Sir and Star at The Olema

Sir and Star is one of the best dining experiences in Northern California. Get your ass out to the hunting lodge in Olema.