Hillstone might be basically an upscale Applebee’s, but at least you know know what you’re getting. The spinach and artichoke dip will be heated to a precise temperature every time, the salmon is identical in San Francisco and Phoenix, and the drinks are always expensive and good. This is the Embarcadero after all.
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Fort Point Ferry Building
Fort Point Ferry Building is a small brewery on the Embarcadero that’s perfect when you want a quick beer.
Humphry Slocombe, in the Ferry Building, serves some of the best ice cream in the city - or, frankly, the world.
Angler on the Embarcadero is a seafood restaurant that lets you feel like a mega-billionaire for the night without having to spend a ton.
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Pier 23 Cafe
The casual waterfront bar and restaurant on the Embarcadero makes burgers, salads, sandwiches, and stiff drinks.
Rose’s Cafe in Cow Hollow has great granola, pastries and an excellent breakfast pizza. Hit it in the morning for an outdoor breakfast.
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