Restaurants in Outside San Francisco

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With many of its Mediterranean, small-plate dishes cooked in a wood-fired oven, À Côté has become a fixture Rockridge restaurant.... Read More

San Francisco’s hottest pizza joint has expanded with A16 Rockridge, which turns out chewy pies from a hand-built oven. We love the Montanara... Read More

On Oakland’s restaurant row, in the Temescal neighborhood, this tapas bar serves authentic small plates from Catalonia—pa amb tomà... Read More

Try the Asian-style fusion tacos featuring ingredients like kimchi and sambal. Read More

A pared-down pizzeria with an endless array of toppings (sausage, potato, and egg, to name a few). Read More

Meat-centric small plates reign at Box and Bells, the latest from chef James Syhabout of Michelin-starred Commis. Try the country pork rillettes and... Read More

Less than a block from the University of California campus, this Berkeley coffee shop is housed in a red-brick storefront with large picture windows.... Read More

Weekend mornings, locals queue up outside this diner-like restaurant, where biscuits and glazed ribs are considered standard brunch fare. Read More

From its adjacent butcher shop, Café Rouge serves a variety of cured meats, fresh cuts, sausages, and pâtés. The menu changes... Read More

Serving Italian-style breakfasts and lunches, Caffè 817 sits on a tree-lined street in Old Oakland and is decorated with the work of select Bay... Read More

Founded by Russell Moore, a former chef at Chez Panisse, this restaurant has an open kitchen that cooks using a fireplace hearth and a wood-burning oven... Read More

An offshoot of the Cheese Board Collective and located just two doors down, the Cheese Board Pizzeria makes only one kind of vegetarian pizza each day... Read More

As Alice Waters travels the world, spreading her gospel of “local, seasonal, sustainable,” Chez Panisse chugs steadily along in its two... Read More

Chef James Syhabout serves inventive, ambitious Californian cuisine at this Michelin- starred restaurant. Read More

A blend of Californian and Mexican cuisine is on the plate at chef Dominica Rice-Cisneros's celebrated counter in Swan's Market. Read More

Set in an 1896 building with original mosaic floors, Desco is known for its Italian standards, including house-made-pasta dishes such as lamb-cheek... Read More

Hand-rolled doughnuts are filled to order with small-batch jams, bourbon caramel, house-made vanilla crème fraîche, and more. Read More

At Duende, chef Paul Canales channels his Basque heritage into pintxos and paellas in a whimsical setting (colorful murals; fence posts as floorboards).... Read More

A family-run soul food restaurant, Everett & Jones opened in 1973 and has expanded with multiple locations. The dining room of this Oakland site is... Read More

Known for its handcrafted cocktails and New American cuisine, this lively restaurant is housed in the former Oakland Floral Depot, a blue-and-silver Art... Read More

Within this largely white corner café boasting woods floors and a white-marble counter, Fraîche Yogurt serves both fresh a frozen... Read More

The friendly service and Korean-American fare soften the West Oakland neighborhood's hard-edged industrial vibe. Read More

The most famous of the Marshall oyster purveyors sells unshucked oysters—but unfortunately they charge $5 per person merely to sit at a picnic table. Read More

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