Best San Francisco Restaurants

San Francisco has a lovely, diverse dining scene that is as eclectic as its arts scene. Just to give you a little “taste” of the city’s dining options, we’ve put together a list of the best San Francisco restaurants in few different categories to appeal to a variety of diners — from veggie foodies to families with kids. We’ve also listed a few nearby attractions for each restaurant, to give you an idea of the neighborhood and to allow you to incorporate your meal plans into a larger itinerary of your day.

For Families

Park Chalet
1000 Great Highway
San Francisco, CA 94121
American open-air dining with a great view

Nearby Attractions: Ocean Beach, Golden Gate Park, Legion of Honor

Scoma’s Restaurant
Al Scoma Way
San Francisco, CA 94133
Tasty, fresh seafood

Nearby Attractions: Fisherman’s Wharf, Wax Museum, S.S. Jeremiah O’Brien

For Foodies

1123 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Unique, locavore dining (see image)

Nearby Attractions: Asian Art Museum, Go Car Tours, the Mission District

Sons & Daughters
708 Bush Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
High-end tasting menu

Nearby Attractions: Union Square Park, Nob Hill, Cable Car Museum

For Vegans & Vegetarians

Greens Restaurant
2 Marina Boulevard Fort Mason Building A
San Francisco, CA 94123
Creative, sustainable vegetarian dishes

Nearby Attractions: Marina Green Park, Golden Gate Bay Cruises, Fisherman’s Wharf

Golden Era Vegan Restaurant
572 O’Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Fresh, fun Southeast Asian dishes

Nearby Attractions: Contemporary Jewish Museum, SoMA, Cable Car Turnaround

Local Cuisine

Unicorn Pan Asian Cuisine
91 Pine Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Fresh, diverse Asian dishes

Nearby Attractions: Cartoon Art Museum, California Historical Society, Financial District

399 The Embarcadero South
San Francisco, CA 94105
Trendy, elegant seafood with a fantastic view

Nearby Attractions: AT&T Park, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SoMA

Hidden Gems & Hot Spots

560 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Chic, wood-fired cuisine

Nearby Attractions: Asian Art Museum, University of San Francisco, Conservatory of Flowers

2909 Webster St
San Francisco, CA 94123
Casual Japanese & Vietnamese

Nearby Attractions: The Presidio, Haas-Lilienthal House, Marina District

Looking to explore on your own? Some of the best places to wander in search of a fun and tasty dining experience include SoMA (South of Market Street), the Mission District, and the Financial District. Bon Appétit!

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