Richmond District Restaurants
Hermitage Banquet Hall & RestaurantAddress: 5633 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121
$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick Private Room
Russian restaurant with dancing and tasty food. Hermitage Banquet Hall can also accommodate a wide variety of private dining options.
Hanuri BBQAddress: 4217 Geary Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94118
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 …
KabutoAddress: 5121 Geary Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94118
Inside Kabuto, the bustling atmosphere is centered around the sushi bar where lucky diners can watch their sushi rolls being made. Kabuto is known for some unusual spins on traditional sushi, such as the Foie Gras Roll, which places goose liver in the context of conventional sushi. Although the restaurant specializes in this traditional Japanese dish, there are also many options for those not interested in sushi. Kabuto’s dinner menu includes entrees that are grilled, fried, and even some that are best served cold. Special rice and noodle dishes such as the Tamago Zousul, a soup filled with egg and …
Minami RestaurantAddress: 1900 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121
Sitting on a quaint corner in the San Francisco district of Outer Richmond, Minami Restaurant is a family owned endeavor that serves guests only the freshest of sushi, sashimi, and nigiri. Traditional Japanese decorations adorn the walls, while light fixtures sway in a gentle breeze overhead. As diners take their seat at a number of cozy tables, they are given a menu featuring a long list of sushi options, including cooked and vegetarian sushi rolls. Many of these rolls are a little out of the ordinary, providing guests with a meal that is deliciously out of their comfort zone. Vegetarian …
Cliff House BistroAddress: 1090 Point Lobos Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121
With a long, colorful history of renovation and renewal, The Cliff House has been an iconic figure perched on San Francisco’s cliffs for nearly 150 years. Today, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the restaurant is the crown jewel of the west coast’s largest urban park. The building is rich with history, featuring neoclassical architecture reminiscent of the original 1863 Cliff House, proudly displaying more than 200 autographed pictures of dignitaries and movie stars that have visited over the years. The menu boasts some classic west coast fare like Cioppino and Dungeness crab, in addition to bistro staples like Braised Short Ribs. …
ShimoAddress: 2339 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121
Shimo provides guests an authentic taste of what sushi should taste. Located in Outer Richmond on Clement Street, Shimo creates Authentic Japanese cuisine that rivals restaurants even in Japan. Shimo offers the freshest and exotic fishes that are not served in other establishments like live uni, abalone, and anikmo fish livers. Shimo in Outer Richmond provides a location that guests can taste the best sushi from the Land of the Rising Sun.
OyajiAddress: 3123 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121
Located in the Richmond district of San Francisco, Oyaji is a cozy and traditional Japanese restaurant that serves sushi and sashimi as well as Izakaya-style plates. These dishes are small, and guests can order many from the varied menu so that they may split the plunder amongst themselves in order to try a variety of the Japanese tastings. Many guests have raved about the Butano-Kakuni, or stewed pork belly meat, as well as their Sakanano-Arani, or braised fish of the day. Other specials are available on a daily basis, allowing for a refreshing and slightly different menu with every visit. …
Chapeau!Address: 126 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94118
Without the exclamation point, Chapeau! would be a restaurant named after a hat. With it, however, it is the equivalent of an exclamation of surprise and pleasure, which is also the experience of many who have dined at this French restaurant. Pristine white tablecloths and crystal clear wine glasses welcome guests upon entering. A long list of menus allows diners flexibility when ordering. An a la carte menu is available on its own, or as building blocks for the Create Your Own menus that can include either three or four courses of your choosing. Entrees include traditional French dishes such …
The Moss RoomAddress: 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118
For a truly unique San Francisco experience, there are few options that offer a better example of California's cutting edge design and cuisine than at the Moss Room at the Academy of Science, in Golden Gate Park. Hidden below the museum like a rare gem is a restaurant dedicated to producing extraordinary cuisine with ingredients from local sources and a nod to classic French preparation. The dramatic dining room with its namesake living wall of moss and fern is an ideal choice for a dining destination unlike any other in the Bay Area.
Sutro's at the Cliff HouseAddress: 1090 Point Lobos, San Francisco, CA 94121
Chef George Morrone, best known for his tour-de-force career at Aqua, is now cooking up a new form of success at Sutro’s. Located at the historic Cliff House overlooking Ocean Beach, the setting incorporates breathtaking panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean with venturesome surroundings where you can partake in a multitude of activities like hiking the spectacular Lands End trails, exploring the Sutro Bath vestiges or taking a stroll along the beach. The menu, which integrates seasonal farm-fresh ingredients and the finest seafood, also boasts an award-winning wine list and a rousing presentation.
SpruceAddress: 3640 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94118
$$$ Top 10 Special Offer
Simplicity is bliss: local ingredients, fresh flavors, and charming surroundings, converge to offer a truly blissful experience at Spruce. This communal watering hole encourages diners to dine, socialize, and relax, with the help of a menu that highlights the very best of contemporary American cuisine. The in-house temperature controlled curing room caters to the impressive charcuterie selection, and up to 80% of the produce used at any time may come from the restaurant’s own private farm. Savory delights include the Hot and Cold Foie Gras, the Buttered Main Lobster, and the Charred Berkshire Pork Tenderloin.
AzizaAddress: 5800 Geary Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94121
Aziza’s decadent Moroccan food and interior design makes this restaurant a San Francisco favorite. The design of the restaurant is a modern Moroccan atmosphere with hand-carved tables and mosaic glass candleholders adorned in tangerine, royal blue, and saffron. The menu has Moroccan dishes with a Mediterranean and California influence. The dishes are organic and locally produced, with unique and modern twists. Also check out the bar because the drinks are innovative and change according to what’s in season.
Ton KiangAddress: 5821 Geary Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94121
Chinese food isn’t anything new to San Francisco; it is peppered with solid establishments. One standout just happens to be Ton Kiang in the Richmond District, serving up Hakka cuisine that originated over 1000 years ago and encompasses most of Northern China’s dishes. With a tremendous variety of appetizers and entrees that represent most of the areas of Southeast Asia, Ton Kiang offers diner’s seafood items from crab, lobster, shrimp, squid, fresh fish and vegetarian dishes are lighter options but Peking Duck, chicken, pork and beef are choices for the meatier folk. Ton Kiang specialty’s are the Dim Sum (stuffed …