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Restaurants in San Francisco

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these San Francisco restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best San Francisco restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in San Francisco to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best San Francisco restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in San Francisco.

  • 1300 on Fillmore

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    1300 on Fillmore pays homage to southern fare and an integral part of the city's past. Located in the Fillmore Jazz Preservation District, a revita... More
  • 1550 Hyde

  • 4505 Dogs

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Ryan Farr has become the latest "it" chef (and artisan butcher) to San Francisco's starstruck gourmands. And while his crunchy, porcine chicharrone... More
  • A16

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Shelley Lindgren, co-owner of this southern-Italian favorite (named for the highway that runs through Naples), has built a wine list that practical... More
  • Absinthe

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Located within walking distance of the San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center, this Hayes Valley brasserie is ideal for pre-show Frenc... More
  • Academy Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Run by celebrated chef Charles Phan (formerly of the Slanted Door), the Academy Café is a casual, cafeteria-style eatery located in Golden Gate Par... More
  • Acme Chophouse

  • Ame

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    This one-star Michelin restaurant from chef/owners Hiro Sone and Lissa Doumani is located on the ground floor of the St. Regis Hotel on corner of T... More
  • Anzu

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located on the second floor of the upscale Hotel Nikko, Anzu has the typical hotel restaurant atmosphere: white tablecloths paired with neutral-col... More
  • Aziza

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Only in San Francisco would you find a Moroccan restaurant that touts the sustainable pedigree of its ingredients: the lamb and beef (grass-fed, of... More
  • Bacar

  • Bar Jules

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Bar Jules, a brightly colored, neighborhood café in Hayes Valley, serves a new menu daily, written on the café’s signature blackboard. Dishes are c... More
  • Bar Tartine

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Bake Chad Robertson sees his restaurant, which opened a few years after the bakery of the same name, as less a static institution and more an evolv... More
  • Belon

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