San Francisco Restaurants

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  • 26. Mama’s on Washington Square

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    A popular place for breakfast in North Beach. A little more upscale and expensive than Curly's was, and with sometimes long lines. Open Tuesday thru Sunday from 8am until 3pm You stand in line and...

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  • 27. Sodini’s Green Valley Restaurant

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I enjoy eating at this restaurant. I've been here at least 5 times since the first time I set foot throught the doors. The restaurant is a family owned joint with a nice homesy feeling. The food is...

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  • 28. Cafe Jacqueline

    5 out of 5 stars

    Tucked away in the streets of North Beach is a totally unique restaurant. Cafe Jacqueline is a small quaint cafe. Definitely French with it's soft lighting, wall sconces, hardwood floors, and Tiffany...

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  • 29. Tad's Broiled Steaks

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Located on Powell Street, near Union Square and next to the Bangkok Noodle and Thai BBQ restaurant we had a lunch, at is this great diner. We had dinner at Tad's. Chinggis ordered Tad's Special Steak...

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  • 30. Mario's Bohemian Cigar Store Cafe

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I've been to this North Beach favorite many times (I make it a point to stop in every time I'm in SF). It's a narrow restaurant infused with local history, and is always busy, an intersection of...

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  • 31. John's Grill

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    This is a great old restaurant that has been in business since 1908. Inside and out, it exudes old turn-of-the-century San Francisco and has great food and cocktails. It has a strong emphasis on...

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  • 32. Gary Danko

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We got here by coincidence, my husband sat down at the bar to wait for me (I was taking a walk around the area) and WOW, what an amazing experience! Everybody was super friendly, not snobby at all and...

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  • 33. Straits Cafe

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We just spent a week in Singapore (the wife was on a business trip, I tagged along) and had some of the best food we had ever tasted; Chili Crab, Roti Murtabak, Hainan Chicken Rice, Laksa, Mee Goreng,...

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  • 34. Asia SF

    4 out of 5 stars

    Ok, if you don't know about this place, know what you are getting into. It is if nothing else an experience that is a great conversation piece. I did not know the extent of the theme. straight or gay,...

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  • 35. Morton's The Steakhouse

    5 out of 5 stars

    Morton's, The Steakhouse, founded in Chicago by the renowned Arnie Morton, this famous steakhouse chain specializes in classic, hearty fare, serving generous portions of USDA prime aged beef, as well...

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  • 36. L'Osteria Del Forno

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    open Sun-Mon, Wed-Thu 11:30am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11:30am-10:30pm we had a vt meeting here. on the picture Rixie (Laverne and her husband) Kelly topoftheworld (kris) el_holandes (my ex husband josé) and me...

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  • 37. Gold Spike Restaurant - CLOSED

    4 out of 5 stars

    Sadly this San Francisco landmark has closed its doors. In the heart of North Beach stands this Italian icon a small yet popular haunt for locals as well as tourists. When you enter you'll see moose...

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  • 38. The Buena Vista Cafe

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    This is a landmark that's always busy. People sit wherever they find a seat , so we sat with a great couple from Chicago and stayed for hours having drinks after dinner. We were like old friends! The...

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  • 39. Steps of Rome Trattoria - CLOSED

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This place is classic! I don't know if you've ever been to a Sushi restaurant, that is more like a club - you know - Saki bombs, and loud music? This place is the Italian version. The "staff" consists...

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  • 40. Fisherman’s Wharf Chowder and Crab Sidewalk Stands

    4 out of 5 stars

    When eating in Fisherman's Wharf, instead of the mostly mediocre, overpriced restaurants, we usually prefer the street-side vendors selling crab sandwiches, cups of crab, soup, etc. This is fun, far...

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  • 41. Cafe Claude

    4 out of 5 stars

    Cafe Claude is a fantastic French Cafe with great food and atmosphere. The restaurant is located on a small alleyway in the financial district. This cafe reminded me of the wonderful little bistros...

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  • 42. Ton Kiang

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    VTer jessicadf introduced me to Ton Kiang, and I've been back on my own since then. It's the best dim sum outside of Chinatown. You'll see a lot of Chinese faces here (my own included!), so you know...

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  • 43. Butterfly Lounge

    4 out of 5 stars

    This is a wonderful restaurant right on the water. There is a bar and plenty of seating. The dining area has very high ceilings giving it an open feel. The wait staff was a little slowconsidering they...

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  • 44. Betelnut Restaurant

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This is a very hip pan-asian place -- everything inside is red and black and the servers are wearing mandarin style black jackets. It was [and may still be] a difficult place to get reservations. The...

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  • 45. Lhasa Moon

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Pictured here is Shogok Ngopa - sliced beef sauteed with thinly cut potatoes, spinach, garlic and ginger, along with a Tibetan steamed roll Also recommended: Lhabu Dhikrul - lamb, daikon radish and...

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  • 46. ThirstyBear Brewing Company

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    The Thirsty Bear took its name from a newspaper report of a tale of thievery with violence in Moscow. An escaped circus bear wandered into a city centre bar and, being a mite thirsty began demanding...

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  • 47. Castagnola's

    5 out of 5 stars

    Part two of my Castagnola's tips with more pictures. Castagnola's is the oldest Restaurant at the Fisherman's Wharf. It started in 1916 by Thomaso Castagnola. It is a longer walk to go here from the...

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  • 48. Hard Rock Café

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    One of the reasons we've chosen to eat at the Hard Rock Cafe when traveling is because they offer meals that appeal to everyone in our group. The portions are plentiful and tasty, plus the music...

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  • 49. El Mansour

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The food here is very good albeit somewhat overpriced for the size of the portions you receive. At around $30 per person you'd think they could provide a larger bowl of soup or double the size of the...

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  • 50. Mona Lisa Restaurant

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Mona Lisa Restaurant had outstanding food, great service as well as wonderful atmosphere. From the paintings on the ceilings that reminded me of the Sistine Chapel in Italy. The waiter allowed me...

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San Francisco is easily the most savy food oriented city in North America (with the possible exception of New Orleans).  While first time visitors might find themselves mired by overpriced...

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