All ice cream is great, but sometimes what you really want is soft serve, and Gott’s Soft Serve in the Ferry Building is the height of the artform. You could stick with a classic chocolate-vanilla swirl and be happy, or try one of their other flavors like fior de latte or salted caramel. Whatever you get, you’re going to be in the mood for soft serve a lot more afterwards.
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Acme Bread Company
Head to Acme Bread Company in the Ferry Building for some of the best bread in the city.
The Slanted Door
Some restaurants that have been around a long time feel like ageless classics. The Slanted Door feels more like an aged classic.
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The Mission mainstay has changed things around, serving up small plates, but it can't shake it's pricey and fancy training.
Liholiho Yacht Club
A Hawaiian-ish yacht club-themed restaurant in the Tenderloin? Yes, Liholiho Yacht Club exists. And it’s excellent.
Son’s Addition is a neighborhood spot in the Mission that serves everything from charred octopus to a solid cheeseburger.
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