This place in no way resembles a picnic. It’s in SOMA, there are no baskets, and the food is way better than sad pasta salad and soggy sandwiches. Maybe we’re just bad at picnics. The breakfast is good, especially the granola, and the hot lunch options change daily are a nice switch from the unfortunate salad bar you regularly resort to. They do a weekend brunch that is also worth checking out if you’re in the area.
More spots in SomaSee more
We’re still on the lookout for a Soma go-to, near the ballpark. Marlowe is a base hit but not a home run. (Clever, we know.) That’s what we’re here for.
Some of the best Spanish food in town is at Bellota, at the bottom of the Airbnb building in Soma.
More American spotsSee more
Fifth Arrow in Union Square is a bar and bowling alley with pizza that you’ll actually want to eat.
Blue Barn Gourmet
If you’re looking to be healthy - or at least feel like you’re being healthy - hit up Blue Barn.
Suggested by our writers
Jane on Fillmore
Food for the Lululemon crowd, and for us too. Jane on Fillmore finely toes the line between healthy and delicious. If only they were open for dinner.
Nourish Cafe is a neighborhood spot in the Inner Richmond that also happens to be good for you.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more