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Food and restaurants in San Francisco

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“The best pizza in San Francisco! Pro Tip: You can join the waitlist online to reduce your wait time by using Yelp. I recommend adding yourself to the waitlist about 30 minutes before you'd like to dine, and an 60 minutes ahead of time on Friday and Saturday nights.”
  • 114 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Got to start lining up at 7:30 otherwise you will have to wait 90 minutes. Is it worth it? Depends on how hungry you get while waiting in line for 90 minutes. At that point you talk yourself into thinking its worth it otherwise you will feel like a fool.”
  • 89 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Order the Pasion - a jabanero infused tequila based drink and if they have it, the pastrami taco.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Pizza fans and wine lovers visit A16 to enjoy the flavors of Italy’s soulful south. This pizzeria shares a name with the highway of the two seas which runs across Italy from Napoli to Bari. The inspiration comes from the region, especially Campania. Executive Chef Nicolette Manescalchi oversees the menu, which features fresh pasta, house-butchered and house-cured meats and authentic Pizza Napolitana. Complementing the rustic fare, Wine Director Shelley Lindgren selects wines that highlight the indigenous grapes from Campania and nearby regions.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Bustling, modern eatery offering Roman pizzas, antipasti, creative cocktails & communal tables.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Popular gastropub dishing out American comfort food & craft beer in rustic yet hip surroundings.”
  • 60 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“A classic for brunch or dinner - and no need to wait! Park Tavern accepts reservations in advance and also does pretty well at accepting walk-ins as well. A little bit pricier, but worth it for the tasty food and lack of wait.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Part taqueria, part fancy-ish sports bar - the ultimate identity crisis venue. Get those fried fish tacos!! If you opt for chips and salsa, ask them to put the salsa on the side so you don't end up with messy slop in five mins! ”
  • 61 locals recommend

Cafes

Italian Restaurant
“A great, go-to brunch spot! Sit outside, order some rosé, mimosas (world-class), and the breakfast pizza (add truffle oil).”
  • 30 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“My favorite coffee place. This place started 50 years ago, and is still run by the same family.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Great coffee - a little on the expensive side though If you’re into mochas order one here. I do the almond macadamia milk mocha.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bakery
“Excellent croissants and other baked goods. They also serve food and a good place to stop for coffee. A second location in Ghiradelli Square.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“This Peet's has been remodeled and has an awesome living wall. Warning - if you never have had Peet's coffee before it has twice as much caffeine as your traditional cup of joe (it's how it got its cult following). Originally started in Berkeley. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“A San Francisco classic and one of our favorites. A visit to North Beach isn't complete without stopping at Tosca. Have a drink or stay for dinner. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“The best coffee / pour-overs in the neighborhood. Excellent fresh pastries and avocado toast.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Salad Place
“Californian mini-chain with a focus on local, organic ingredients, plus a take-out juice bar”
  • 26 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Excellent croissants and other baked goods. They also serve food and a good place to stop for coffee. A second location in Ghiradelli Square.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bakery
“The HYPE is real folks. This very famous place for Egg Tarts is the bomb, but beware the line can be very long. Go here around 6PM and shouldn't be too long. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bakery
“This is the place to buy focaccia. Get there in the morning before noon they will probably run out. Freshly baked on the premises. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bakery
“Free tours and you can buy your own custom fortune cookies - a great souvenir!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Cupcake Shop
“Indulge in a red velvet cupcake or other yummy treat at this neighborhood bakery”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
“Sacre Pantina. My best friend calls it : a cloud of sugar in heaven. He is right! They invented this dessert and it shines ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cupcake Shop
“Get the fleur de sel. Chocolate ganache with sea salt on top. Salted caramel filling inside! Locally loved cupcakery.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“Little old ladies from SF making fortune cookies. Chocolate fortune cookies and adult fortunes too. If you take a picture, you will have to pay for that privilege.”
  • 9 locals recommend