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The 8 Best Restaurants In San Francisco

Updated: October 6, 2021

From long-time favorites to newly opened gems these are San Francisco's Best and trendiest restaurants. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best restaurants in San Francisco. So for the finest foods, regional classics, and only the most sophisticated atmosphere visit these venues.

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Gary Danko

American, $$$$, Russian HillAmerican, $$$$San Francisco, Russian Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater

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  • James Beard Awards, 2014

    Outstanding Chef - Semifinalist

    James Beard Awards, 2014

Flour + Water

Italian, $$$, MissionItalian, $$$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • Eater

    25 Essential Restaurants in the Mission District

    Eater
  • James Beard Awards

    Rising Star Chef of the Year - Nominee - 2013

    James Beard Awards

AL's Place

New American, $$, MissionNew American, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    25 Essential Restaurants in the Mission District

    Eater
  • San Francisco Chronicle

    Top 100 Restaurants

    San Francisco Chronicle

Kin Khao

Thai, $$, DowntownThai, $$San Francisco, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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  • San Francisco Chronicle

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    San Francisco Chronicle

Lord Stanley

British, $$$$, Nob HillBritish, $$$$San Francisco, Nob Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

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    Eater
  • San Francisco Chronicle

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    San Francisco Chronicle

Seven Hills

Italian, $$$, Russian HillItalian, $$$San Francisco, Russian Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation

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Foreign Cinema

American, $$$, MissionAmerican, $$$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

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  • James Beard Awards, 2013

    Outstanding Restaurant - Semifinalist

    James Beard Awards, 2013

Fiorella -Clement

Pizza, $$, Central RichmondPizza, $$San Francisco, Central Richmond
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation

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  • Eater

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How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We analyzed 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Eater, Infatuation and James Beard Awards, 28808 San Francisco restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Don’t bother looking for Eater - 32 Great Places to Eat and Drink Outside in San Francisco, Infatuation - Where To Eat In The Richmond and James Beard Awards - Outstanding Restaurant - Semifinalistwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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