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Restaurants in SoMa

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these SoMa restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best SoMa 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 SoMa 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 SoMa restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in SoMa.

  • 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
  • Bacar

  • Benu

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Chef Corey Lee worked for Thomas Keller for many years before striking out on his own.  At Benu, Lee applies the French Laundry–style precision and... More
  • Blue Bottle Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    What could be better than waking up to the startlingly fragrant coffee made from freshly roasted single-origin beans? This airy, industrial-chic pl... More
  • Café Monk

  • Coco500

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    In the SoMa District a few blocks from San Francisco Bay, where Brannan Street meets 4th, is a 1906 structure with a façade of wood panels with mol... More
  • Dine

  • Heaven’s Dog

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The SoMa district is home to Heaven's Dog, whose name symbolizes great success in China. The restaurant specializes in Chinese cooking and pre-Proh... More
  • Jack Falstaff

  • Orson

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    At Orson in the city’s SOMA neighborhood, chef Elizabeth Falkner is often recongized by more than just locals; a judge on Bravo network’s Top Chef,... More
  • RN74

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Urban wine bar and restaurant RN74 takes its name from "Route Nationale 74," the main highway in the Burgundy wine region of France. Chef Jason Ber... More
  • Salt House

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The Salt House, located inside a 1930’s printing press warehouse, serves contemporary American cuisine to an eclectic crowd of locals, passersby, a... More
  • The Sentinel

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Don’t worry if you draw near to The Sentinel and there’s a line, it generally moves quickly and your turn to order will be up before you know it. T... More
  • Town Hall

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The buttermilk fried chicken is a bestseller at Mitchell and Steven Rosenthal’s Town Hall. Along with Doug Washington, the brothers operate in the ... More

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