– Best San Francisco Restaurants and beyond

The best restaurants in each category. Last Update 7/2014

Visiting San Francisco?

Best San Francisco restaurants:

A16 (Italian), Absinthe (French), Acquellero (Italian), Benu (New American), Bourbon Steak (Steak), Boulevard (American, seafood San Francisco), Chapeau! (French) Coi (New American ), Delfina (Italian), Frances (American), Gary Danko (American),

Great Eastern (Chinese Dim Sum in Chinatown), Harris (Steakhouse), House of Prime Rib (Steakhouse), Koi Palace (Chinese restaurant), Keiko A Nob Hill (New American), La Ciccia (Italian), La Folie (French), Maruya (Japanese)

Michael Mina (American), MY China (Chinese) Perbacco (Italian), R&G Lounge (Chinese restaurant San Francisco), Saison (new American), State Bird Provisions (new American), The Slanted Door (Asian Fusion),

The House (Asian Fusion), Yank Sing (Chinese Dim Sum San Francisco), Zuni Cafe (American, seafood San Francisco)

Best Wine Country Restaurants:

The French laundry, Redd, Redd Wood, Auberge du Soleil, Ad Hoc, Bouchon, Bottega, Terra.

Cheap San Francisco Food:

Foodies must visit the Ferry Building and these hot spots:

4505 Meats, Acme Bread, Hog Island, Il Cane Rosso, Prather Ranch, Rolli Roti, Slanted Door out the door.

Also check out our Foodie Must Visit List including affordable San Francisco food and restaurant cult classics:

Arinell Pizza, Bakesale Betty, Burma Superstar, Cheeseboard, El Tonayense Taco Truck, Gialina Pizza, Ike’s, Memphis Minnes, Nopa, Osha Thai, Pearl’s Deluxe Burgers, Rosamunde Sausage Grill , San Tung, Santa Ramen, Tartine Bakery, Tony’s Pizza Napoletana, Una Pizza Napoletana

Top Burgers

Pearls Deluxe Burgers – San Francisco

Burger Bar, Las Vegas – San Francisco

Custom Burger – San Francisco

Mo’s – San Francisco

Burgermeister – San Francisco

Prather Ranch – San Francisco

Top Pizza

Thin Crust:

Una pizza Napoletana – San Francisco

Dopo – Oakland

Pauline’s – San Francisco

Gialina Pizzeria – San Francisco

Cheeseboard – Berkeley

Tony’s Pizza Napoleta

Thick Crust:

Zachary’s Pizza – Oakland

Little Star Pizza – San Francisco

Top Italian

Acquellero – San Francisco

Perbacco, San Francisco

Delfina – San Francisco

A16 – San Francisco

Top Japanese

Bar Masa, Las Vegas

Nobu, Las Vegas

Matsuhisa, Beverly Hills

Sushi Ran, Sausalito

Kyo-ya, San Francisco

Kiss Seafood, San Francisco

Kirala, Berkeley

Koo, San Francisco

Top Steak

Peter Luger, Brooklyn, NY

BLT Steak, NYC

Alexander’s – Cupertino – San Francisco

Bourbon Steak – San Francisco

Harris – San Francisco

House of Prime Rib – San Francisco

Top Mexican

El Nortendo – San Francisco

El Tonayense – San Francisco

El Farolito – San Francisco

Top French

Joel Robuchon, Las Vegas

Guy Savoy, Las Vegas

Twist, Las Vegas

Picasso, Las Vegas

Cyrus – Healsburg

Fleur De Lys, San Francisco

La Folie, San Francisco

Masa’s, San Francisco

Chapeau, San Francisco

Outside US:

Guy Savoy, Paris

L’Arpege, Paris

Gordon Ramsay, London

Le Cinq, Paris

Josephine Chez Dumont, Paris

Top Buffets

Conrad Nicolini’s Sunday Brunch, Hong Kong

JW Marriott Hong Kong Sunday Brunch, Hong Kong

Harbourside, Hong Kong

Ritz Carlton Brunch, Half Moon Bay

Buffet at Wynn, Las Vegas

Buffet at Bellagio, Las Vegas

Top American

Per Se, NYC

French Laundry, Yountville

Michael Mina – San Francisco

Coi, San Francisco

Gary Danko, San Francisco

Boulevard, San Francisco

Zuni Cafe – San Francisco

Redd – Yountville


Top Chinese


Koi Palace, Daly City

R&G Lounge, San Francisco

Asian Pearl Peninsula, Millbrae


Koi Palace, Daly City

Asian Pearl Peninsula, Millbrae

Cantonese Outside USA:

Lung King Heen, Hong Kong

Sun Tung Lok, Hong Kong

Ming Court, Hong Kong

Hoi King Heen, Hong Kong

Chuen Kee Seafood, Hong Kong

Kirin Mandarin, Vancouver, BC

Other Chinese Outside USA:

Jardin de Jade, Beijing, Shanghai, China

Fu 1039, Shanghai, China

Nanling Restaurant, Shanghai, China

Beijing Taiwan Imperial Restaurant, Beijing

Da Dong Roast Duck, Beijing
South Sea Fishing Village, Guangzhou, China
Fu Gow, Shenzhen, China



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