This East Coast chain is cranking out some of the best smashburgers, crinkle cut fries, and frozen custard concretes known to humankind. And in a city where everyone seems obsessed with wellness and longevity, sometimes it’s fun to take a break and eat a fast-food burger. This Shake Shack in Cow Hollow also has a Bay Area-specific menu, like soft-serve concretes made with B. Patisserien kouign-amann, but for the most part, you really can’t beat the classics.
Jeff Martin And Jason Walker
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La Boulangerie De San Francisco, Union
La Boulangerie’s outpost in Cow Hollow is a good quick stop for coffee and a pastry or two.
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The Vault in the Financial District has great small plates and cocktails - come here after work with a few friends or some clients.
Sessions At The Presidio
Sessions at the Presidio is a beer-focused restaurant with good energy, in an area that needs it.
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The Italian Homemade Company
For a casual last-minute dinner in the Marina, The Italian Homemade Co. is a solid option.
Tacko is a Nantucket-themed Mexican restaurant in Cow Hollow. You should just stick to the tacos.
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