San Francisco Restaurants

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  • 1. Central Kitchen

    $$$ | Mission District | American

    Californian cuisine in all of its freshness is on display in this offshoot of flour + water, where you might taste charred brussels sprouts...Read More

  • 2. Delfina

    $$$ | Mission District | Italian

    Crowds are a constant fixture at Craig and Annie Stoll's cultishly adored northern Italian spot, where aluminum-topped tables are squeezed into...Read More

  • 3. DOSA on Valencia

    $$ | Mission District | Indian

    Aside from the large, thin savory namesake pancake, this cheerful temple of South Indian cuisine also prepares curries, uttapam (open-face...Read More

  • 4. Tartine Bakery & Café

    $ | Mission District | Bakery

    Chad Robertson is America’s first modern cult baker, and this tiny Mission District outpost is where you'll find his famed loaves of tangy country...Read More

  • 5. Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen

    $ | Mission District | Deli

    The order of the day (and night) at this simple deli counter decorated with old family portraits is Jewish comfort food made with new-wave...Read More

  • 6. AL's Place

    $$ | Mission | American

    AL is chef Aaron London, and his place is a sunny, whitewashed corner spot that serves inventive, Michelin-starred vegetable-forward cooking...Read More

  • 7. Angkor Borei

    $ | Bernal Heights | Cambodian

    Lemongrass and softly sizzling chilies perfume this modest neighborhood favorite, opened by Cambodian refugees in the late 1980s. The menu includes...Read More

  • 8. Beretta

    $$ | Mission District | Italian

    A young crowd flocks to this perennially popular neighborhood favorite with a simple formula: excellent cocktails, affordable Italian food,...Read More

  • 9. flour + water

    $$$ | Mission District | Italian

    This handsome and boisterous hot spot with slate-gray walls, sturdy wooden tables, and a taxidermy cabinet in the bathroom is synonymous with...Read More

  • 10. Foreign Cinema

    $$$ | Mission District | American

    Classic films are projected on a wall in a large inner courtyard in this hip, loftlike space while you're served stellar seasonal California...Read More

  • 11. Four Barrel Coffee

    $ | Mission District | Café

    The pastries may be fresh, the space may be light and inviting, and the parklet out front may beckon you, but come to Four Barrel for the coffee...Read More

  • 12. La Santaneca de la Mission

    $ | Mission District | Latin American

    The El Salvadorans who live in the Mission head to this friendly, family-run place for pupusas, cornmeal rounds stuffed with meat, cheese...Read More

  • 13. La Victoria

    $ | Mission District | Café

    Latin-American pastries have been the specialty at La Victoria for more than 60 years, but these days they also offer cupcakes and fair trade...Read More

  • 14. Lazy Bear

    $$$$ | Mission District | American

    There’s no end to the buzz around chef David Barzelay’s 14-plus-course prix-fixe modern American dinners, which might include sweet pea custard...Read More

  • 15. Limón Rotisserie

    $$ | Mission District | Peruvian

    Cooks in Peru and Ecuador have long argued over which country invented ceviche, but most diners at Limón would probably line up with the Peruvians...Read More

  • 16. Locanda

    $$$ | Mission District | Italian

    The owners of lauded Delfina channel the culinary traditions of Rome at this lively osteria, where the bar stools are constantly occupied and...Read More

  • 17. Lolinda

    $$ | Mission District | Argentine

    Argentine fare, a convivial atmosphere, and good bartenders help explain the appeal of this contemporary steak house in a sceney two-level former...Read More

  • 18. Mission Chinese Food

    $$ | Mission District | Chinese

    While the setting is somewhat one-star, the food draws throngs for its bold, cheerfully inauthentic riffs on Chinese cuisine made with quality...Read More

  • 19. Namu Gaji

    $$ | Mission District | Korean

    At a primo location across from Dolores Park, chef Dennis Lee serves innovative, satisfying dishes inspired both by Korean tradition and Northern...Read More

  • 20. Orenchi Beyond

    $ | Mission District | Japanese

    After years of heading an hour down the peninsula to satisfy their ramen cravings at Orenchi Santa Clara, San Franciscans now have their own...Read More

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