Share |


cafes, restaurants, hot spots for dinner

Quest For The Best: French Onion Soup /Cafe Bastille

Pros: An authentic bistro experience
Cons: You may leave here really missing Paris
Best For: Onion soup done right

Gracias Madre/Mission

Pros: Meatless Mexican for foodies
Cons: A bit pricey
Best For: Tasting home made and fresh as can be

Turtle Tower/Little Saigon

Pros: Solid Northern Vietnamese fare in San Francisco
Cons: Cash Only
Best For: #9

Golden River/Outer Richmond

Pros: Solid Chinese Fare
Cons: Neighborhood parking is tough at peak times
Best For: Lunch and dinner specials

Rosamunde Sausage Grill/Mission

Pros: Community tables, outside patio and good, inexpensive eats
Cons: Prime time seating is tough
Best For: High quality sausage and wide selection of beers

Burma Superstar/Inner Richmond

Pros: Incredibly flavorful and unique dishes
Cons: No reservations so come early and be prepared to wait
Best For: Quality, freshness and the delicious smell of well-prepared food

Cotogna/Jackson Square

Pros: A casual offshoot of sophisticated sibling, Quince, next door
Cons: An impossible-to-get reservation
Best For: The room, the rustic Italian fare and the coolest servers in town

Roam Artisan Burgers/Marina-Cow Hollow

Pros: Add another smash hit eaterie to the Union Street schmorgasbord.
Cons: Craving Roam's strawberry milk shake at midnight
Best For: Great burger, great price, from pasture to plate

Boulevard Restaurant/Nancy Oakes/Embarcadero

Pros: Since 1993, one of the city's best
Cons: Prepare to spend a chunk of change
Best For: Romance and expense accounts

Betelnut/Marina-Cow Hollow

Pros: Great Asian food in the Marina
Cons: Without reservations, prepare to wait at peak times
Best For: Outstanding dishes and service to match

Syndicate content