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The 10 Best Restaurants In Mission, San Francisco

Updated: October 6, 2021

From long-time favorites to newly opened gems these are Mission's Best and trendiest restaurants. We reviewed the top award winners, scrutinized millions of expert reviews, and found the best restaurants in Mission. Head to these establishments for the finest tasting menus and most extensive wine lists in the city.

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Flour + Water

Italian, $$$, MissionItalian, $$$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
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AL's Place

New American, $$, MissionNew American, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Foreign Cinema

American, $$$, MissionAmerican, $$$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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  • James Beard Awards, 2013

    Outstanding Restaurant - Semifinalist

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Son's Addition

American, $$, MissionAmerican, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Lolinda

Argentine, $$$, MissionArgentine, $$$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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  • USA Today

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Tuba Authentic Turkish Restaurant

Turkish, $$, MissionTurkish, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Voodoo Love

New American, $$, MissionNew American, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Il Casaro Pizzeria & Mozzarella Bar - Castro

Pizza, $$, MissionPizza, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Heirloom Cafe

New American, $$$, MissionNew American, $$$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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  • AAA

    Three Diamond Restaurant

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The Monk's Kettle

American, $$, MissionAmerican, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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How does it work?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We analyzed 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Infatuation and Thrillist, 28808 San Francisco restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Infatuation - The Best Restaurants For A Last-Minute Date Night, Infatuation - Where To Eat & Drink With Your Dog and Thrillist - The Best Bars in San Francisco Right Now. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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