Ten Best Restaurants in San Francisco
We have gathered a list of restaurants in San Francisco from different sources such as Yelp, the SF Chronicle, OpenTable, SF Eater, and Thrillist and have formulated a list of the top ten.
1. Kokkari Estiatorio – Greek Cuisine
Kokkari Estiatorio provides guests with a cuisine fit for the Gods in a rustic mediterranean atmosphere that reflects the warmth and tradition of ages-old hospitality. The goal at Kokkari is to provide guests with a true Greek restaurant experience.
200 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94111 – (415) 981-0983 – kokkari.com
2. Seven Hills – Italian
Seven Hills is a rustic neighborhood bistro serving fresh, affordable Italian food. Its candlelit atmosphere makes the restaurant a perfect space for an intimate date night or family dinner.
1550 Hyde Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 – (415) 775-1550 – sevenhillssf.com
3. Boulevard Restaurant – American Cuisine
Boulevard Restaurant serves refined American fare crafted by executive chef/owner Nancy Oakes. The location of this restaurant is all the hype. What’s better than enjoying robust flavors with a spectacular view of the bay?
1 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 – (415) 543-6084 – boulevardrestaurant.com
4. Gary Danko – Classic French
An evening at Gary Danko is both intimate and theatrical with its old world dining experience. The cuisine is fresh, locally grown and raised foods drawn from the region’s vast seasonal offerings, prepared with precision and flair.
800 North Point Street, San Francisco CA 94109 – (415) 749-2060 – garydanko.com
5. Cotogna – Italian
Cotogna is a lively venue located in San Francisco’s historical Jackson Square that serves rustic Italian cuisine with a daily-changing menu. Don’t miss out on ordering the gnocchi!
490 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133 – (415) 775-8508 – cotognasf.com
6. Surisan – Korean Fusion
Besides having the perfect location in the center of San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf district, Surisan’s unique Korean Fusion menu is all the rage. The combination of creative chefs, fresh ingredients, and relaxed indoor-outdoor seating makes Surisan a must-try in San Francisco.
505 Beach Street, San Francisco CA 94133 – (415) 771-8449 – surisansf.com
7. Benu – American
Benu is an upscale American restaurant with a tasting menu that will knock your socks off. The three hour menu tasting includes a delicate variety of seafood, vegetables, meats, and sweets. Don’t forget about the wine though, this restaurant has over 300 selections of wine from France, California, Germany, and Austria.
22 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco CA 94105 – (415) 685-4860 – benusf.com
8. Quince – French
Located in San Francisco’s historical Jackson Square, Quince is a restaurant with great food and an even better atmosphere. Quince offers a Californian contemporary menu that changes nightly. Awarded a Michelin star in 2017 and four stars from the San Francisco Chronicle, Quince is a must-try.
470 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco CA 94133 – (415) 775-8500 – quincerestaurant.com
9. Luce Restaurant – American
Your experience at Luce will be nothing less of memorable. Although the mood of this restaurant is nice and quiet, the food creates excitement with its delicious and flavorful taste. Head Chef Daniel uses seasonal and local ingredients, however the menu is globally inspired. If you are looking for an overall great dining experience, this 1-star Michelin restaurant is the place to go.
888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 – (415) 616-6566 –lucewinerestaurant.com
10. Perbacco – Italian
Look no further, if you’re searching for an authentic Italian dining experience, Perbacco is the place for you. This traditional yet modern feel restaurant introduces a full range of flavors found in the Italian regions of Piemonte and Liguria and even a touch of France to San Francisco. Perbacco is known for one of the city’s best wine lists as well.
230 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94111 – (415) 955-0633 – www.perbaccosf.com