You don’t need us to tell you this is a solid spot, it’s all over the internet. But you can’t really eat at El Farolito by the light of day. It’s good, but this place is about the experience of swaying in line with a hundred of your new closest friends and mainlining whatever meat comes to mind. It’s a classic SF experience.
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A safe house from spicy sauce in the Castro, Eiji is one of the best low-key sushi spots around.
The plates at Al's Place in the Mission look like art, and taste pretty great too. "Best New Restaurant in the US 2015" ain't a bad calling card either.
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Hit up Barrio in North Beach for a few beers and some tacos with a friend or impromptu date.
Who cares what the statisticians say? La Taqueria does not serve the best burrito in America. It doesn’t even serve the best burrito in SF.
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On average, the best bread bakery in the country can be found at Tartine Bakery in the Mission.
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