Our City Guides is from the point of view of the people we interview. A restaurant cannot be listed in our guides unless it is recommended by one of the tastemakers we’ve featured. We don’t want you to see the restaurant world through our eyes, but rather through the eyes of your favorite tastemakers in every industry. Why us? Why not them?
Named for the highway that runs through Southern Italy, A16 brings the Campania region’s hearty cuisine to the Marina. Paired with their rustic collection of Italian wines, A16’s pizzas, pastas, and other lively creations showcase the very best of the Boot. Make a Reservation. www.a16sf.com
This neighborhood French bistro serves all the classics and offers a bargain prix fixe. Tightly packed and ever so charming, Baker Street Bistro is a cozy and convivial little place with patio seating for sunny days. www.bakerstreetbistro.com
This restaurant is the place you go to when you want to indulge on high-quality seafood in a cool and modern setting. They offer a wide variety of dishes such as Japanese Wasabi Bowls and several lunch and dinner “Daily Catch” specials. Once you get a taste of the food – and the casual, friendly environment [...]
Roam Burgers is more than your average burger joint – and the perfect place to go if you’re craving a burger. In any of their three locations you can order 100% grass-fed beef, all-natural bison, free-range turkey or an organic veggie burger. You can either make your own, or choose from their extensive list of burger [...]
This casual and chic Italian cafe is favorite among locals. It’s perfect for a leisurely lunch outside, a pastry and cappuccino, or a low-key dinner of delicious pizza and pasta. Make a reservation. www.rosescafesf.com
For some of the freshest sushi in SF, at Zushi Puzzle you’re guaranteed a spectacular omakase experience. This place keeps the decor low-key so to not distract from the artfully prepared food. www.zushipuzzle.com