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9.3
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9.0

Besharam

Lani Conway
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8.8
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8.7

Dumpling Home

Julia Chen
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8.7

Beit Rima

Will Kamensky

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Corks

Come to Corks in the Richmond for Italian wine and house-made pasta.

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Shanghai Dumpling King

This casual Shanghainese spot in Duboce Triangle is our go-to for fantastic stir-fried rice cakes.

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8.3

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Aaha Indian Cuisine

Come to this casual Mission spot for curries, biryanis, and showstopping dosas.

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SF Review

Taksim

Taksim is a high-end restaurant in SoMa serving creative, contemporary Turkish cuisine.

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8.5

SF Review

Donaji

Donaji is a casual Oaxacan restaurant in the Mission with mole and phenomenal masa-centric dishes worth going out of your way for.

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SF Review

Good To Eat Dumplings

For quick dumpling dinners and crispy-bottomed potstickers, head to Good To Eat Dumpling in Emeryville.

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SF Review

Dumpling Alley

Dumpling Alley is a Chinese restaurant in the Richmond with excellent xiao long bao and pan-fried pork buns.

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9.0

SF Review

Besharam

Besharam is a vegetarian Gujarati restaurant in the Dogpatch where originality shines. Think blue cheese parathas, Impossible kebabs covered in garlicky pea shoots, and pani puri with actual gin in the tamarind-mint water.

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Korean Superette

Korean Superette in Berkeley makes Korean comfort dishes like black soybean noodles, spicy tteokbokki with fish cake, and silky tofu stew. This place also doubles as a mini mart.

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8.3

SF Review

Pizzetta 211

For excellent thin-crust pizza and frequently-changing specials, head to Pizzetta 211 in the Richmond.

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8.5

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Long Bridge Pizza Co.

Long Bridge Pizza Co. is a casual neighborhood spot in the Dogpatch that does sourdough pies right.

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7.2

SF Review

Il Casaro Pizzeria & Mozzarella Bar

Il Casaro is an Italian spot in the Castro we rely on for weeknight dinners and Happy Hours. Their Neapolitan pizzas are solid, but sometimes inconsistent.

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Mochill Mochidonut

Mochill Mochidonut serves colorful ring-shaped mochi donuts out of a Japantown mall kiosk.

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SF Review

Hahdough

Hahdough is a German bakery in Hayes Valley serving the best Berliners in town.

22 Great Walk-In Only Restaurants For When You Didn’t Make A Reservation guide image

SF Guide

22 Great Walk-In Only Restaurants For When You Didn’t Make A Reservation

Forgot to book a table for tonight? Try one of these great spots that don’t take reservations anyway.

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7.9

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Hinodeya Ramen Bar

Hinodeya is our go-to spot for ramen with dashi broth in Japantown. Expect a wait.

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SF Review

Sistory Thai Kitchen

Sistory Thai Kitchen in Berkeley is serving dishes we don’t often see at other casual Thai spots, like lobster ravioli tom kha, cod fish roti tacos, and Northern Thai specialties like kanoom jeen nam ngew.

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8.4

SF Review

Saru Sushi Bar

This tiny, casual sushi spot in Noe Valley is one of our favorite places for nigiri and rolls.

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8.0

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Okoze Sushi

Come to this Japanese spot in Russian Hill for quiet weeknight dinners over fantastic nigiri and rolls.

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SF Review

Sushi Urashima

Sushi Urashima in Duboce Triangle is a great Japanese spot to drop in for a weeknight dinner filled with excellent nigiri.