35 "Keeping It Kind Of Healthy" restaurants in San Francisco.
When you’re sick of pizza, but not quite ready for a 10-day juice cleanse, the happy medium is a restaurant that’s “kind of healthy.” It’s a place where you can have a nice piece of fish, but with a side of something fried.
Beit Rima in the Mission makes Middle Eastern food that’s as delicious as it is affordable.
Little Gem in Cow Hollow is a great weeknight stop when you want somewhere healthy to go for dinner.
Bi-Rite Cafe has sandwiches and soft serve for lunch and a nice patio to sit on if you work around Civic Center.
Bi-Rite by Dolores Park is technically a grocery store, but you should use it as a park picnic supplier.
Head to Loving Cup in Russian Hill for rice pudding and frozen yogurt when ice cream just isn’t what you want.
Stop by Cha-Ya in the Mission for vegetarian Japanese small plates when you’re around Dolores Park.
Zaytoon on Divisadero is a great place to stop for affordable Mediterranean food on a weeknight or during lunch.
Head to Darwin Cafe in Soma for a kale salad that you’ll actually be thinking about when you leave, but in a good way.
Elephant Sushi in Russian Hill usually has a bit of a wait, so try to head there on the early side (they open at 6).
If you’re looking for sandwiches and salads during work, head to Mendocino Farms in the Financial District.
The Plant Cafe Organic is a healthy spot serving tempeh, tofu, and mountains of kale.
Asian Box is a low-key spot in the Marina serving very tasty and very filling rice/salad boxes.
Try Gardenias, in lower Pac Heights, when you’re looking to drink a bottle of wine and eat like a moderately health-conscious French king.