The best restaurants in San Francisco (California)

  • Souvla

    517 Hayes St (at Octavia St) San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
    We're a Greek sandwich shop & wine bar in San Francisco's Hayes Valley serving spit-roasted meats, warm pitas, Greek wine & beer, and Greek frozen yogurt.
    Price range: Inexpensive
  • Beretta

    1199 Valencia St (at 23rd St) San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
    Beretta serves inventive cocktails, thin crust pizzas, and contemporary Italian comfort food in the San Francisco Mission District.
    Price range: Moderate
Mazarine Coffee
  • Mazarine Coffee

    720 Market St (btwn O'Farrell & Kearny St) San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
    We want Mazarine to be a place where you can appreciate the best coffees collected from all over the world, where you can have engaging conversations with friends and colleagues, and where you can accomplish your own great works.
    Price range: Moderate
Super Duper Burger
Arlequin Cafe & Food To Go
  • Arlequin Cafe & Food To Go

    384 Hayes St (at Gough St) San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
    Arlequin Cafe & Food to Go is located in the Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco, California. We serve gourmet sandwiches, salads, beverages and desserts at reasonable prices. Take your food to go or dine in our back garden patio or in our Cafe.
    Price range: Moderate
El Techo
  • El Techo

    2518 Mission St (btwn 21st St & 22nd St) San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
    Iconic rooftop space in San Francisco: Lively, all-weather, classic Latino cocktails, cerveza, & tasty Latin street food.
    Price range: Moderate
  • Tacolicious

    741 Valencia St (btwn 18th & 19th St) San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
    If we had a battle cry, it would be “Fingers not forks!” Tacolicious isn’t a taqueria by any standards, but we encourage eating in the spirit of one. Our menu incorporates six different tacos, as well as seasonal salads, a Tombo tuna tostada and more.
    Price range: Moderate
Hard Rock Cafe San Francisco
House of Prime Rib
  • House of Prime Rib

    1906 Van Ness Ave 94109 San Francisco CA United States
    The House of Prime Rib serves well-marbled Prime Rib in the English Tradition. Carved tableside, to your specifications from the stainless steel carts.
    Price range: Expensive
The Stinking Rose
  • The Stinking Rose

    325 Columbus Ave 94133 San Francisco CA United States
    When in San Francisco, all you have to do is "follow your nose" and it will lead you to one of The-City-By-The-Bay's most unique and entertaining dining experiences... The Stinking Rose: A Garlic Restaurant. Located in North Beach, San Francisco's renowned Little Italy, the "original" Stinking Rose has become famous for celebrating the culinary euphoria of garlic and serving over 3,000 pounds of the pungent herb each month. Named after an historical term for "garlic", The Stinking Rose offers scrumptious, contemporary ...
    Price range: Moderate
The Melt
  • The Melt

    925 Market Street 94103 San Francisco CA United States
    Hello. Welcome to THE MELT. THE MELT is committed to bringing fresh, 100% all-natural, real ingredients to everyday American classics. Our made-to-order menu of 'real happy food' includes hot-n-crispy grilled cheese melts, juicy burger melts, fresh chicken melts, fries, salads, hand-crafted soup, mac-n-cheese and deliciously refreshing soft serve ice cream. Locations in California & Texas. #noartificialanything
    Price range: Moderate
Workshop Cafe FiDi
  • Workshop Cafe FiDi

    180 Montgomery St Ste 100 (btwn Bush St & Sutter St) San Francisco, CA 94104 United States
    Fresh and innovative food that nourishes the body. Stumptown Coffee that stimulates the mind. Workspace that powers productivity.
    Price range: Inexpensive
La Mar Cebicheria Peruana San Francisco
  • La Mar Cebicheria Peruana San Francisco

    Pier 1 ½, The Embarcadero 94111 San Francisco CA United States
    Inspired by the thousands of cebicherías found throughout Peru, La Mar Cebichería Peruana was created as an attempt to globalize and preserve one of the best guarded treasures of Peruvian cuisine: cebiche, Peruvian seafood and the scenery created to enjoy them, the Peruvian style cebicheria. All this, while maintaining the natural joy that is always found in a cebicheria along with utter respect for the authenticity of Peruvian cuisine. Adding to these elements we provide all the necessary essentials to ...
    Price range: Expensive
Fog Harbor Fish House
  • Fog Harbor Fish House

    39 Pier, # A-202 94133 San Francisco CA United States
    Recently named Top 5 Most Popular Restaurants in San Francisco according to Yelp! Enjoy award-winning views of San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge while dining on the freshest 100% sustainable seafood and meats available and award winning cocktails. Created by the family who developed PIER 39, our history spans over three decades and includes three generations. Your Local PIER 39 Restaurant. 1 hour free validated parking in the PIER 39 Garage.
    Price range: Moderate
Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar
  • Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar

    950 Mason St 94108 San Francisco CA United States
    A visit to San Francisco is not complete without experiencing Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar. Consistently awarded for serving 'San Francisco's Best Happy Hour' by San Francisco Magazine, The San Francisco Bay Guardian and most recently, Where Magazine. Please note that reservations are no longer accepted, except for hotel guests. All ages welcome from 5:00PM - 10:00PM; 21+ from 10:00PM - close. Please see additional information at Please enjoy our live entertainment five nights a week - The Island Groove Band ...
    Price range: Expensive
Bi-Rite Creamery
  • Bi-Rite Creamery

    3692 18th St 94110 San Francisco CA United States
    Since 2006, we have been committed to crafting the best tasting ice cream, sorbet, and confections from local and responsible ingredients while supporting farms we know and trust. We always make everything by hand with the goal of making you smile. Because at Bi-Rite, we believe in happiness one scoop at a time.
    Price range: Inexpensive
La Taqueria
  • La Taqueria

    2889 Mission St 94110-3907 San Francisco CA United States
    Mexican Restaurant
    Price range: Inexpensive
The Slanted Door
Scoma's Restaurant
Foreign Cinema
  • Foreign Cinema

    2534 Mission St 94110 San Francisco CA United States
    Foreign Cinema is an ideal and festive spot for private dining and social events, such as cocktail parties, special occasions, rehearsal dinners and weddings. We are also a uniquely suited location for corporate events, ranging from cocktail mixers, meetings and presentations, holiday parties, product launches and film festivals. To see more photos and take a virtual tour, please go to To book an event, call 415.648.7600 ext. 24. Foreign Cinema provides the following private dining spaces: Modernism West Gallery Capacity: 70 ...
    Price range: Expensive
Tommy's Joynt
  • Tommy's Joynt

    1101 Geary Blvd 94109-6815 San Francisco CA United States
    Our founders established a reputation of delivering hot food and cold drink at a great price. Our atmosphere is like our food, no frills. Want lettuce on your sandwich? Better go to some fast-food shop because we actually want you to taste the meat we carve in front of your eyes. Want a fork to eat those lamb shanks with? Better get up and go get one by the cashier. Want green beans instead of mashed potatoes? Well, you better ...
    Price range: Inexpensive
Japanese Tea Garden
  • Japanese Tea Garden

    75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr 94118 San Francisco CA United States
    The Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco, California, is a popular feature of Golden Gate Park, originally built as part of a sprawling World's Fair, the California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894. Though many of its attractions are still a part of the garden today, there have been changes throughout the history of the garden that have shaped it into what it is today.The oldest public Japanese garden in the United States, this complex of many paths, ponds and a ...
    Price range: Moderate
Pier Market Seafood Restaurant
  • Pier Market Seafood Restaurant

    Pier 39, Suite 103 94133 San Francisco CA United States
    Voted “Best Seafood in San Francisco” by KRON 4 TV’s Best of the Bay, Pier Market is an authentic fish house where the locals go for the freshest seafood in the city. Established over 35 years ago Pier Market is family-owned and operated.
    Price range: Moderate
Lovejoy's Tea Room
  • Lovejoy's Tea Room

    1351 Church St 94114 San Francisco CA United States
    Lovejoy's Tea Room, a cozy, quirky place filled with mismatched china and furniture. Warm scones, tasty sandwiches and a bottomless pot of tea await you.
    Price range: Moderate
Z & Y Restaurant
  • Z & Y Restaurant

    655 Jackson St 94133 San Francisco CA United States
    Chef Han worked as executive chef in Beijing International Hotel and at the Consulate General of China in San Francisco. The distinguished guests he cooked for and served include President, Vice President and Foreign Ministers of the People's Republic of China. We serve spicy Szechuan dishes as well as Mandarin Style Dim Sum. If you love our sister restaurant, Z & Y (in Chinatown), then you will love Chili House in the Inner Richmond.
    Price range: Inexpensive
  • Waterbar

    399 The Embarcadero 94105 San Francisco CA United States
    Our upscale and chic restaurant has delectable menu items that you won’t be able to get enough of. Each entree features the freshest and most sustainable seafood available. Offering lunch and dinner, Waterbar also has quite the selection of wines. The two guiding principles we followed when putting our wine list together were suitability and sustainability. Here at Waterbar, we feature fresh seafood from around the world, so on one hand, the offerings on this list echo the classical or ...
    Price range: Expensive
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Wayfare Tavern
  • Wayfare Tavern

    558 Sacramento St 94111 San Francisco CA United States
    A timeless San Francisco tavern featuring authentic American dishes inspired by local cuisine at the turn of the 20th century. Visit @TheSequoiaSF on the 4th floor.
    Price range: Moderate
Boulevard Restaurant
  • DOSA

    1700 Fillmore & 995 Valencia 94115 San Francisco CA United States
    2017 to 2009 & 2007 Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand & Recommended 2016, 2011, 2009 Best Indian Readers Poll Winner - SF Weekly 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2009, 2008 & 2007 Best Indian, The Eat + Drink Awards - 7x7 Magazine 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 Best Indian, Bay Readers Poll - SF Bay Guardian 2012, 2011, 2010, '09, '08, '07 & '06 Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants - SF Chronicle 2012 Top 100 Bay Area Bars - SF Chronicle 2012 ...
    Price range: Moderate
Jasper's Corner Tap and Kitchen
  • Jasper's Corner Tap and Kitchen

    401 Taylor St 94102 San Francisco CA United States
    A long-time local favorite, Jasper’s Corner Tap and Kitchen serves crave-worthy New American cuisine. We feature 18 rotating draft beers from local breweries in addition to a seasonal lineup of handcrafted cocktails. Our “from-scratch kitchen” will delight you with home-style favorites and unique offerings, complemented with unique dishes straight from the imaginations of our talented chefs. Just steps away from famous Union Square in San Francisco and by the Curran Theater, Jasper’s welcomes sports fans, adventurous eaters, movers, shakers, and ...
    Price range: Moderate