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 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 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 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 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 ...

10 8 Tuttimelon

Address: 2240 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
Located between Pierce and Avila in the Marina, Tuttimelon offers a variety of healthy frozen treats from nonfat yogurt, gourmet gelato and sorbet to smoothies. The fun self-serve style yogurt allows patrons to sample classics like strawberry, as well as exotic flavors like guava and taro. At 30 calories per ounce and made with real nonfat milk, Tuttimelon’s yogurt is a healthy choice for those looking for an alternative to ice cream. Tuttimelon features over 40 flavors of yogurt, gelato and sorbet that can be topped with any combination of fresh fruit, nuts and candy. The lounge offers tables where ...

10 8 Flour + Water

Address: 2401 Harrison Street, San Francisco, CA 94113
Flour + Water
Manned by a staff devoted to quality, authenticity, and hospitality, Flour + Water embodies Old World expertise carried out in a casual and contemporary setting. Truly thoughtful design is not only behind the restaurant’s urban eclectic décor, but it’s also present in every ingredient that goes into each dish on the fine-tuned menu. The meats are cured in-house and the pizzas are served exclusively Neapolitan style. And as memorable as the pizza is, the in-house made pasta is another prize. Flour + Water also works hard to make wine accessible and inviting, pouring glasses of quality drink for all to ...

10 8 Street

Address: 2141 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
$$ New
If you’re looking for new age American style cuisine with a comfortable neighborhood vibe that will transport you to various cities around the world, search no further than San Francisco’s Street. The restaurant takes each diner on a world tour or keeps them in their native town with classic American fare and new daily changing desserts. Street is known for their local fan base and for using ingredients from nearby farmers’ markets. Street offers everything from soup, salad, and pate to seafood, sirloin, and panna cotta. They also have a nightly cocktail hour full of savory and sweet wines and ...

10 8 Pizzelle Di North Beach

Address: 314 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
Pizzelle Di North Beach
Pizzelle di North Beach is a small neighborhood restaurant that is open late, and offers delivery all over San Francisco. Appetizers such as fries with garlic and gorgonzola, fried calamari, and jalapeno poppers will get your meal started off right. Salads, sandwiches, pasta dishes, as well as Italian staples such as chicken marsala, eggplant parmesan, and even grilled salmon showcase the diversity of the menu. The pizza selections are just as impressive. Pies range in size from 12” to 18” in 2 inch intervals, and house specialties such as the vegetarian Venice Special, the meat lovers Madrid Special, and even ...

10 8 Won Mi BBQ

Address: 1545 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115-3515
Won Mi BBQ
Open until 4:00 a.m., Won Mi Korean BBQ offers some of the latest dining in the Western Addition neighborhood of San Francisco. Diners enjoy the authentic Korean fare from the bi bim bap, kimchijjigae, and jjigaes, to the assorted banchan. Tea and soft drinks are available, as are soju and Korean beers. Kind and accommodating servers keep diners happy as they dine throughout the night. The next time a late night craving for Korean food strikes, Won Mi Korean BBQ offers hungry diners a way to satiate those cravings.

10 8 Wine Jar

Address: 1870 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115-3126
Wine Jar
With a great atmosphere and local favorite Happy Hour, Wine Jar in Japan Town offers the neighborhood a wine bar experience like no other. The intimate décor invites guests to enjoy any glass or bottle from their extensive wine list while catching up with an old friend, enjoying the company of that special someone, or just unwinding after a day at work. Food is limited to a cheese plate, but patrons are encouraged to enjoy take out from local restaurants at the Wine Jar, a few suggestions are even listed on the menu. For a good time in an inviting ...

10 8 Trax Bar

Address: 1437 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
Trax Bar
Dive-y, casual, and technically but not exclusively a gay bar, Trax is the only gay bar on Haight. The signature drink is the “Bitchin’ Bloody Mary” which has a spicy cocktail mix garnished with pickled green beans, pickled asparagus, pickled mini onion, and celery. Cheap drinks and a festive atmosphere is what keeps people coming back to Trax, and legend has it, this bar is haunted! The famously friendly bartenders will be sure drinks are always full, and the music selection is second to none. For strong drinks at a great price and an all around good time, check out ...

10 8 Thai Stick

Address: 2001 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Thai Stick
Thai Stick in Pacific Heights is a combination Thai restaurant and sports bar catering to those looking to watch the game, enjoy a drink, and eat some curry. The Pumpkin Curry is popular among patrons as is the Chicken Satay and “My Aunt’s Egg Rolls” which feature a healthy serving of bamboo shoots. Other favorites include the Roasted duck with Sautéed Spinach and the Pineapple Rice. Thai Stick offers brown rice as well as Jasmine, and the affordable, large menu and friendly staff leaves patrons with a wide range of flavors to choose.

10 8 Hanuri BBQ

Address: 4217 Geary Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94118
Hanuri BBQ
The word “Hanuri” stands for “we are family” in Korean, and the owners of Hanuri Korean BBQ Restaurant take that to heart by creating an inviting dining space and menu that strive, in their words, towards “active expression of utmost sincerity and genuine kindness.” The décor of the restaurant utilizes rich earth tones and natural elements with elegant, yet homey results: bamboo lines one wall and stone inlays adorn the floor. The menu strives to make exotic, traditional Korean dishes like Nakji Bokum, sautéed octopus and assorted vegetables in a spicy sauce, more approachable. Dine at Hanuri and meet your ...