Restaurants in Embarcadero
They say the third time’s the charm, and so it is for the third branch of this top-notch local temple to neo-Vietnamese cuisine.
Located at the south end of Rincon Park on Embarcadero, this two-story restaurant, designed as an oceanic brasserie, has 19-foot-tall floor-to-ceiling aquariums filled with Pacific life and panoramas of the San Francisco bay and city skyline.
Top Chef Masters-contender Traci des Jardins serves up Mexican street food at Mijita, located in the Ferry Building on the Embarcadero. A popular dish is the fish taco; the fish is lightly fried, with a crispy outside and moist inside.
Boulevard makes its home in the late 19th-century Audiffred Building along San Francisco’s Embarcadero. This symmetrical, red-brick structure emulates French commercial buildings of the late 1800’s, with a mosaic bar floor and wrought-iron details enhancing the Belle Èpoque design.
During the week, Yank Sing is a popular Rincon Center lunch spot with servers making dim sum cart rounds amidst packed tables. On weekend evenings, tables are set up in the Center’s towering atrium for elegant Chinese wedding banquets.
It doesn't get prettier than the outdoor seats at La Mar, right on the water’s edge on the Embarcadero, with a view of the boats and the bay.
European-style deli meets Japanese cuisine in Delica rf1 at the San Francisco Ferry Building.
With 29 years of experience under his belt, chef Jan Birnbaum opened Epic Roasthouse in 2008 along with co-owner and acclaimed restaurant architect Pat Kuleto.