San Francisco, CA

  (64 restaurants)     1 2 3
Restaurant What to Get Show / Episode / Recommended By Yelp! Rating Restaurant Notes
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Bi-Rite Creamery
3692 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 626-5600
biritecreamery.com
  • Sam's Sundae
4.5 out of 5
8782 ratings
strive to use local, organic ingredients when available; made from Straus Family organic dairy products; tastes are served on metal spoons saving over 500,000 plastic spoons from filling landfills every year
2
Blue Bottle Coffee Co.
315 Linden St
San Francisco, CA 94102
(510) 653-3394
www.bluebottlecoffee.net...
  • Kyoto Iced Coffee
    takes 12 hours to make
4.5 out of 5
1611 ratings
vow: sells coffee less than 48 hours out of the roaster to customers
3
Hog Island Oyster Co.
1 Ferry Bldg
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 391-7117
www.hogislandoysters.com...
  • Kumamoto Oysters
4.5 out of 5
4178 ratings
launched in 1983 with a $500 loan from their parents and a five-acre lease on northern Tomales Bay; now harvest 3 million oysters annually
4
HRD Coffee Shop
521 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 543-2355
www.hrdcoffeeshop.com...
  • Spicy Pork Kimchi Burrito
  • Sweet Chili Fried Pork Chops
4.5 out of 5
2051 ratings
Asian-American fusion; 3 blocks away from S.F. Giants stadium
5
Ike's Place (CLOSED)
3489 16th St
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 553-6888
ilikeikesplace.com
  • Backstabber
    sandwich w/ halal chicken, marinated artichoke hearts, Caesar dressing, "dirty" sauce (garlic & herb aioli), provolone, lettuce, tomato and jalapeno served on sourdough bread; looks good
  • Kryptonite
    13 ingredients (roast beef, ham, turkey, pepperoni, corn beef...); "The 'dirty sauce' is what makes their sandwiches sooo good."; looks good
4.5 out of 5
7007 ratings
CLOSED; other locations still open...check website
6
Little Star Pizza
846 Divisadero St
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 441-1118
www.littlestarpizza.com/s...
  • Little Star Pizza
    signature dish; deep dish pizza w/ spinach blended w/ ricotta & feta, mushroom, onion, fresh garlic
4.5 out of 5
2586 ratings
7
Molinari Delicatessen
373 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 421-2337
www.molinarisalame.com...
  • Italian Salame Sandwich
    top seller; w/ mustard, mayo, tomatoes, onions, pepperoncinis, provolone & lettuce served on sub roll; looks good
4.5 out of 5
924 ratings
since 1896; specialize in Italian salames and sausages; "salame Nazis" (you better know your order when it's your turn...part of the charm); Michael Jackson, Bill Cosby, Howard Stern, Elizabeth Taylor have eaten here
8
Adam's Grub Truck
San Francisco, CA
(415) 307-8844
adamsgrubtruck.com
  • Adam Bomb
    6-lb sandwich w/ fried chicken, pulled pork, jalapenos, eggs, SPAM & bacon served between two grilled cheese sandwich buns; served /w chicken nugget as a garnish; if you can finish in 30 minutes, it's free
4.0 out of 5
266 ratings
#66 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); since 2011; food truck serving "Asian-fusion gourmet hangover food" -Adam Lee (owner); known for it messy foods; check website to find location
9
Aziza (CLOSED)
5800 Geary Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 752-2222
www.aziza-sf.com
  • Basteeya (Moroccan Chicken Pot Pie)
4.0 out of 5
1923 ratings
CLOSED (temporarily); inventive take on California influenced, Mediterranean & Moroccan dishes
10
Blue Bottle Coffee (CLOSED)
151 3rd St
San Francisco, CA
(415) 243-0455
www.bluebottlecoffee.net/...
  • Mondrian Cake
4.0 out of 5
124 ratings
CLOSED
11
Boccalone
1 Ferry Bldg
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 433-6500
www.boccalone.com
  • Salumi Cone
    cone of various cured meats
4.0 out of 5
775 ratings
12
Broken Record
1166 Geneva Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 963-1713
www.brokenrecordbar.com...
  • Crispy Tiger Prawn Sandwich
    deep-fried prawns w/ crab salad mayo, sliced avocado, Louisiana hot sauce and lettuce on a sub roll; looks good
  • Oxtail Polenta
    pulled oxtail in "union sauce" on top of creamy polenta; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1200 ratings
"killer, inventive pub food"; offer about 300 types of whiskey...even whiskey is on tap; Other Recipes: Texas Tomato Toast w/ Roasted Garlic Spread & Homemade Ricotta
13
Buena Vista
2765 Hyde St
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 474-5044
thebuenavista.com
  • Irish Coffee
4.0 out of 5
1903 ratings
converted from a boardinghouse to a saloon in 1916 and then served its now famous Irish Coffee in 1952
14
Cafe Jacqueline
1454 Grant Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 981-5565
  • Strawberry Souffle
    serves 2 to 4 persons; "best souffle I've ever had...hands down!"-Alton Brown
4.0 out of 5
571 ratings
it's a souffle restaurant
15
CatHead's BBQ
1665 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 861-4242
catheadsbbq.com
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
    smoked for 14 hrs; served w/ mustard slaw on a "cathead" biscuit
  • Smoked Lamb
    pulled lamb, apple slaw, fennel ketchup
4.0 out of 5
682 ratings
est. 2008; owned & operated by husband-and-wife team who met in culinary school in 2004; trivia: "cathead" is a Southern biscuit the size of a cat's head; Other Recipes: Cathead Biscuits
16
Dottie's True Blue Cafe
28 Sixth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 885-2767
  • Black Bean Cakes
  • Grilled Corn Bread w/ Jalepeno jelly
  • Vege Chili on Grilled Corn Bread
4.0 out of 5
3512 ratings
long lines; Other Recipes: Roasted Pumpkin Oatmeal Pancakes
17
Dynamo Donuts and Coffee
2760 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 920-1978
www.dynamodonut.com...
  • Bacon Apple Maple Donuts
4.0 out of 5
1709 ratings
18
E&O Asian Kitchen
314 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 693-0303
www.eosanfrancisco.com...
  • Indonesian Corn Fritters
4.0 out of 5
642 ratings
formerly "E&O Trading Co" at airing; contemporary Asian-inspired cuisine, the restaurant's unique space features high ceilings adorned by dramatic chandeliers and stunning decor
19
El Nuevo Frutilandia
3077 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 648-2958
www.frutilandiasf.com...
  • Mofongo
    hand mashed garlic plantains stuffed with your choice of filling, topped w/ a vegetable sofrito (Guy got roasted pork)
  • Ropa Vieja
    braised shredded flank steak w/ savory bits of tomatoes, onions, peppers & garlic; looks good
4.0 out of 5
282 ratings
est. 1974; husband & wife team serving home-style Cuban & Puerto Rican comfort food
20
Fior D'Italia
2237 Mason St
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 986-1886
www.fior.com
  • Pumpkin Ravioli
4.0 out of 5
339 ratings
homemade pasta
21
Front Porch
65 29th St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 695-7800
www.thefrontporchsf.com...
  • Dr. Pepper Braised Beef Short Ribs
    braised in Dr. Pepper mixture in 350-deg for 4 hrs; served w/ parsnip puree, mustard greens & fresh horseradish; looks good
  • Spicy Shrimp & Grits
    wild Louisiana shrimp, garlic, shallots, & andouille sausage, red eye gravy; note: not the same as regular shrimp & grits on menu; "succulent"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2270 ratings
opened in 2006; Southern comfort food; rocking chairs at tables on front porch
22
House of Prime Rib
1906 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 885-4605
houseofprimerib.net...
  • Prime Rib
    carved at the table; prime rib buried in mountain of rock salt, slow-roasted, dug-out from the salt pile & sliced at your table; looks good
4.0 out of 5
5669 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Steak); San Francisco Landmark; cozy English-style dining room setting
23
Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream
2790 Harrison St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 550-6971
www.humphryslocombe.com...
  • Prosciutto Ice Cream
  • Secret Breakfast Ice Cream
    top seller; ice cream w/ corn cereal cookies made w/ bourbon; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3173 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Ice Cream); won many awards (SF Weekly - "Best Ice Cream in San Francisco" Reader's Poll, and other recognitions)
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Incanto (CLOSED)
1550 Church St
San Francisco, CA 94131
(415) 641-4500
incanto.biz
  • Leg of Beast
    lamb shank; need to order in advance; looks good
4.0 out of 5
918 ratings
CLOSED
25
La Taqueria
2889 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 285-7117
  • Burritos
    no rice as filler, but rather lingua (cow's tongue)
  • Carne Asada Tacos Dorados
    not on menu; "hard & soft" taco shell (2 shells: crispy on the inside, soft on the outside) w/ carne asada (thin sliced steaks), melted monterey jack cheese, beans, homemade salsa, green hot sauce, avocado & sour cream; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2855 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Tacos); #55 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); since 1973; long lines
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