32 Cannery # 1H, Monterey, CA 93940
$ Recommended New Editor's Pick Private Room View Outdoor Seating
Down by the San Carlos beach on the edge of the pier, sits Osteria Al Mare (Restaurant at the sea, in Italian). Come enjoy the beautiful pier, sea lions, and the taste of the old country. All of our ingredients are locally sourced and are as fresh as could be found. While our menu does change to reflect the freshest of ingredients, we offer such stables as Fritto Di Calamari, Stinco di Maiale alla Birra (beer braised pork shank) and our Pan-seared salmon. These items Maurizio perfected in Italy more than 30 years ago.
198 Junipero Serra Blvd., Stanford, CA 94301
$ Recommended New Editor's Pick
Coupa Cafe opened at the Stanford Golf Course on May 1, 2013. Located in the foothills above the Stanford University Campus and housed in a 1930’s Bakewell & Brown building, Coupa Cafe offers extensive menus featuring Coupa Specialties such as the Coupa Burger, Steak & Fries, Grilled Salmon and Venezuelan Pabellon. The menus also offer delicious Paninis, Hot Dogs, Salads, Pasta, Venezuelan Arepas, Quesadillas, Tacos, and a great selection of Beer, Wine and Cocktails. Among other options, you can enjoy Rack of Lamb, Surf and Turf, Sea Bass or our Pasta dishes for dinner. Chicken and Waffles and a Bloody ...
2348 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Toi Sawatdee, owner and head chef of Lemongrass Thai Cuisine, has worked diligently to provide diners with authentic Thai fare at her restaurant in the Russian Hill District since opening in 1994. Toi takes great pleasure and pride creating her signature dishes, such as her original Thai curries, fresh seafood like prawns sautéed with basil and a combination seafood platter, and spicy noodle dishes and soups. In addition, she offers traditional vegetarian fare for those who want Thai cuisine without the game, such as sautéed broccoli in oyster sauce and eggplant and tofu with garlic chili sauce. The dining room ...
1521 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Gussie’s Chicken and Waffles, located in the historical Fillmore Jazz District, has offered patrons its namesake food combination for over 30 years. Chicken and waffles has been a tradition since the 1930’s when Well’s Restaurant in Harlem, New York couldn’t decide whether to serve breakfast or dinner, so they offered them both simultaneously. With that in mind, Grandma Gussie created her own recipe that combines her southern roots with an east coast feel. Grandma Gussie’s youngest granddaughter, Executive Chef Michele Wilson, revives her grandmother’s recipe every day for hungry patrons with Gussie’s Chicken and Waffles. Besides this exquisite combination, Gussie’s ...
321 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Pho 69 delivers a hybrid of traditional Vietnamese cuisine with a modern American twist. Located in San Jose, this counter-order restaurant feels fresh and open with its high vaulted ceilings, sleek wooden tables, and abstract artwork. The menu is comprised of salads, starters, rice plates, vermicelli bowls, noodle soups, and sandwiches. Locals recommend the Truffle Sweet Potato Fries, served with a unique sugary sauce. Additional menu options include the Crispy Chicken with Cherry Blossom Rice and the Filet Mignon Pho. Vegetarian alternatives are available ranging from the Mesquite Grilled Eggplant to the Malaysian Style Veggie Curry. Feeling bold? Attempt the ...
39 Pier, San Francisco, CA 94133-1006
For those looking for drop in casual dining with all of the classic café features, the Sea Lion Café in Fisherman’s Wharf is the perfect fit. Located on the famous Pier 39, this café is known for its incredible panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Island, and the Golden Gate Bridge. It offers daily specials and a variety of menu options from soups, salads, sandwiches, and burgers. Those in the mood for fresh seafood will delight in their charbroiled salmon, fried shrimp, crab, and lobster options. Also notable is their full bar, wine menu, and signature clam chowder ...
1665 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
The Peaceful World Café is part of the historical Red Victorian in the Haight-Ashbury District. The Red Victorian is a world famous museum, bed and breakfast, and hospitality center that stood at the heart of the social and ecological movements of the 1960’s. The Peaceful World Café is adorned with vintage and bohemian décor and a free-spirited attitude. The café offers a small menu of vegetarian, vegan and organic entrees, in addition to pastries and fair trade coffees. Enjoy entertainment day and night including live music, poetry readings, films, and guest speakers. Browse the numerous artwork displays and conversation cards, ...