10 8 Beretta

Address: 1199 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Beretta in the Mission District offers hungry patrons inventive cocktails, thin crust pizzas, and contemporary Italian comfort food, which is delicious in its own right. The dinner menu is filled with exquisite Italian fare. Satiate your appetite with dishes such as Eggplant Caponatina, Risotto with prosciutto, leaks, and goat cheese, and Dungeness Crab Arancini with calabrese aioli. Guests can also share one, or two of Beretta's mouth-watering pizzas topped with only the freshest ingredients, like squash, rosemary, prosciutto, basil, goat cheese, and more. Every day, Beretta has a single main dish that rotates, such as Rock Cod with Roasted Tomatoes …

10 8 Yoshi's Oakland

Address: 510 Embarcadero West, , Oakland, CA 94607
Yoshi's Oakland
Yoshi’s San Francisco, the jazz club and Japanese restaurant, has a new location in Oakland. About Yoshi's: Chef Shotaro Kamio has brought the best of his experience as an apprentice to top chefs in Tokyo to his own work here stateside with Yoshi's. Finding the perfect balance between using traditional Japanese cooking methods, seasonal ingredients, and authentic spices, Chef Kamio uses three words to describe his cuisine: Seasonal, Simple, and Surprise. Try the Maple Leap Duck Takaki (with summer vegetables, a Saikyo miso vinaigrette, and Welsh vanilla sea salt) or the Tsukiji Sashimi Selection (five varieties of seasonal fish from …

10 8 Salt House

Address: 545 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Salt House
If you’re searching for contemporary American fare, look no further than the Salt House. This tavern is housed in an old printing press warehouse from the 1930’s and is equal parts new and old, merging the best of both. The building stays true to its historic charm with original hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, tall ceilings with massive metal support beams, and 12 foot windows—all the better to look in or out of. Salt House is more than just an impressive space though, and true to its “gastropub” label, serves up hearty yet refined ingredient-driven cuisine in a tavern-like atmosphere.

10 8 Oola

Address: 860 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94107
This sophisticated American bistro specializes in California comfort food with a French flair. Chef Ola Fendert uses classic cooking techniques to prepare dishes like All Natural Baby Back Ribs and Lamb Daube. Oola Restaurant and Bar features these hearty bistro favorites while using organic meats and produce, as well as artisan cheeses and wines. Picked by Bon Appetit Magazine as one of the “Top 50 Hot Spots” around the country, this split level space is sleek and mature. Recycled wood, exposed stone, rust-toned light fixtures and plenty of candlelight produce an alluring and sexy atmosphere.

10 8 RN74

Address: 301 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Renowned Chef Michael Mina’s RN74, is a restaurant where wine plays the starring role. Named for the highway that passes through Burgundy, RN74 boasts a 69 page, 2,000 plus wine list expertly paired with clean and elegant food. The restaurant team and Wine Director Rajat Parr work in conjunction to design a truly intelligent and sophisticated dining experience. The restaurant’s 75-seat dining room, 38-seat lounge and 16-seat hydraulic communal table have been meticulously designed using an old European train station as the inspiration. This more casual Michael Mina restaurant seeks to highlight a simple approach to French cuisine by coupling …

10 8 Globe

Address: 290 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111
At Globe in the Financial District, they offer exquisite new American cuisine to hungry patrons from lunch until the wee hours of the night. The menu features delicious fare that will make any diner’s stomach growl for a taste, such as Pan Roasted Halibut complemented with artichokes, zucchini and cannellini beans and the Grilled Bone-in 28oz. New York Steak for two with grilled onions and potato gratin. Guests can satiate their appetites with Globe’s house made pizzas as well, like Gamboni Mushrooms with White Truffle Oil and Lamb Sausage and Kalamata Olives. Calming and soothing, Globe’s atmosphere will create a …

10 8 Chambers Eat + Drink

Address: 601 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Chambers Eat + Drink
$$ New
Chambers Eat + Drink is a restaurant and lounge inside San Francisco’s iconic rock n’ roll hotel, the Phoenix, and provides a menu, décor, and ambiance that is both chic and full of substance. Executive Chef Trevor Ogden—formerly from Mission Beach Café and Umami—has constructed a menu that is laden with seasonal entrees derived from California with influences from Japan, the Mediterranean and France. Examples are the Sizzling Kobe Tri-Tip and the Lamb Saddle—English peas, Israeli couscous, baby white carrots, chard leeks, pea tendrils and lamb jus. The menu complements the aesthetics, providing scenery that is modern with two indoor …

10 8 The Bubbly

Address: 164 San Francisco way, SF, CA 99176

10 8 The Alembic

Address: 1725 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
The Alembic
Drinks in mason jars, filament light bulbs, and bartenders with full mustaches, The Alembic on Haight Street is the quintessential American restaurant and cocktail bar. The menu features dishes that fuse new flavor combinations that explode with every bite. Suckling Pig paired with fennel, peach, cippolini, pickled mustard seed and black pepper jus, and Bone Marrow accompanying caper gremolata and garlic confit are just some of the exciting dishes. Guests can match their tasty entrees with one of Alembic handcrafted cocktails, like the Poop Deck Cocktail—blends cognac, port wine, and blackberry brandy— or the new school Vice Grip, Araku coffee …

10 8 Willkommen

Address: 2198 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114
$ Recommended New

10 8 The Potters' Studio

Address: 1221 8th St, Berkeley, CA 94710

10 8 Eli's Mile High Club

Address: 3629 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94609

10 8 Moxy Oakland Downtown

Address: 2225 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612

10 8 Peacock

Address: 3421 Golden Gate Way, Lafayette, CA 94549

10 8 The Valencia Room

Address: 647 Valencia St, SF, CA 94110

10 8 The Double Standard

Address: 2424 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612

10 8 Stockmens Club

Address: 56 S Livermore Ave, Livermore, CA 94550

10 8 Sushi Masa

Address: 5363 Camden Ave, San Jose, CA 95124

10 8 Silks

Address: 222 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104
Follow the famed explorer, Marco Polo, as he partakes on his epic adventure, and taste your way through the Pacific Rim with Silk’s uniquely inspired menu. The dining space is dressed in rich tones of cinnamon, nutmeg, and persimmon, and celebrates one of Polo’s greatest discoveries: silk. West Coast elements flirt with iconic Pacific Rim flavors to tantalize patrons’ taste buds, and lure them back in time to a smooth find.

10 8 Buena Vista Cafe

Address: 2765 Hyde Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Buena Vista Cafe
Since 1916, The Buena Vista Café in Fisherman’s Warf has been a San Francisco landmark. In 1952, with aid from Pulitzer-Prize winning travel writer Stanton Delaplane, the then-owner of the Buena Vista perfected the recipe for their now legendary Irish Coffee. The drink is so popular, the Buena Vista serves up to 2,000 Irish Coffees a day. Should you choose to bypass the Café’s claim to fame, there is a full bar that features a long list of specialty drinks including the Akvavit w/ Beer Snit, the New Orleans Fizz, and the Nutty Irishman. The kitchen serves traditional American fare …