San Francisco Restaurant Guide
List of my all-time favorite restaurants in San Francisco, broken down by neighborhood. I’ve been more than once to all of these and absolutely recommend them all.
Jardiniere / $$$
Chef Traci Des Jardins’ restaurant serves Californian-French cuisine in a romantic, art deco space.
Absinthe / $$$
Upscale, Parisian-style brasserie & bar serving French-Mediterranean cuisine & creative cocktails.
Lers Ros Thai / $$
Refined Thai specialties (including some exotic meats) in a modern setting with stone accents.
O-Toro Sushi / $$
Inventive fusion menu of Japanese tapas, sushi & specialty dishes with a California twist.
Zuni Cafe / $$$
Bustling, bi-level bistro serving famous roast chicken & other seasonal wood-fired eats.
A Mano / $$
Buzzy neighborhood spot offering housemade pasta, pizza & Italian wine in spacious environs.
Suppenkunche / $$
Authentic German fare like pretzels & schnitzels plus imported beers served in a glass boot.
Souvla / $$
Hip haunt featuring roasted meat sandwiches & salads, plus Greek yogurt, beer & wine.