• 26th September
    2011
  • 26

Foodies

FINALLY! I’m starting to blog about one of my FAVORITE topics… FOOD! For those who know me, know that I LOVE to go out and explore new restaurants. Of course, we have those few restaurants which are our “defaults” when we don’t know where to go. Here is a list of the places we are supposed to check out:

A
Alegrias $$ - Spanish, Tapas Bars
- Neighborhood: Marina/Cow Hollow
The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen $$ - American (New), Sandwiches, Breakfast & Brunch 
- Neighborhood: SOMA
Arang Restaurant $$ - Korean 
- Neighborhood: Western Addition/NOPA
Arinell Pizza $ - Pizza
- Neighborhood: Mission
Asian pearl
 $$ - dim sum, seafood 
- Millbrae
Aziza $$$ - Moroccan
- Neighborhood: Outer Richmond

B 
Baby blues BBQ
 $$ - barbecue 
- Neighborhood: Bernal Heights
Barbra’s Fish Trap $$ - seafood
- Halfmoon Bay 
Basil Thai Restaurant & Bar $$ - Thai 
- Neighborhood: SOMA
Betelnut $$ - Asian Fusion, Malaysian 
- Neighborhood: Marina/Holy Cow
The Blue Plate $$$ - American (New) 
- Neighborhood: Bernal Heights
Boboquivari’s $$$ - Steakhouses, Seafood 
- Neighborhood: Marina/Holy Cow
Boiling Crab $$ - seafood 
- San Jose 
Bossa Nova $$ - Brazilian 
- Neighborhood: SOMA
Boulevard $$$$ - American (new) 
- Neighborhood: Embarcadero
Boxing Room $$$ - Cajun/Creole 
- Neighborhood: Hayes Valley
Brenda’s French Soul Food $$ - Cajun/Creole, Breakfast & Brunch, Soul Food 
- Neighborhood: Civic Center/Tenderloin
Burma SuperStar  $$ - Burmese
- Neighborhood: Inner Richmond

C
Cha Cha Cha $$ - Caribbean, Cuban, Tapas Bars
- Neighborhood: Mission, Haight-Ashbury, or San Mateo
Craw Station $$ - Seafood
- Neighborhood: Inner Sunset
CreoLa $$$ - Cajun/Creole  
- San Carlos
Crustacean Restaurant $$$ - Asian Fusion, Vietnamese
- Neightborhood: Nob Hill 


Delfina $$$ - Italian 
- Neighborhood: Mission
Destino $$ - Latin American 
- Neighborhood: Hayes Valley
District $$$ - Wine bar 
- Neighborhood: SOMA
Dosa $$$ - Indian 
- Neighborhood: Lower Pac Heights/Japantown/Pacific Heights, Mission
Dumpling Kitchen $ - Chinese
- Neighborhood: Parkside


Eats $$ - American (new) 
- Neighborhood: Inner Richmond
El Mansour $$$ - Moroccan 
- Neighborhood: Outer Richmond
Esperpento $$ - Spanish 
- Neighborhood: Mission
Espetus Churrascaria $$$ - Brazilian, steakhouse, buffet 
- SF, San Mateo


Farina Focaccia & Cucina Italiana $$$ - Italian 
- Neighborhood: Mission
Farmerbrown $$ - Soul food, Southern 
- Neighborhood: Civic Center/Tenderloin
Farmerbrown’s Little Skillet $ - Soul food 
- Neighborhood: Civic Center/Tenderloin
Foreign Cinema $$$ - Breakfast & Brunch, American (New), Mediterranean 
- Neighborhood: Mission
Fresca Restaurant $$ - Latin American, Tapas Bars, Peruvian 
- Neighborhood: West Portal, Noe Valley, Pacifica Heights
Frisco Fried $ - Soul 
- Neighborhood: Bayview/Hunters Point
Food Front Porch $$ - Southern, Cajun/Creole
- Neighborhood: Bernal Heights


Gary Danko $$$$ - American (New) 
- Neighborhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
G-Cube Café $$ - Japanese, Shabu shabu 
- Neighborhood: Parkside
Gorilla Barbecue $$ - Barbecue
- Pacifica


Happy Shabu Shabu $$ -  Japanese, Korean   
- Neighborhood: Western Addition/NOPA
Henry’s World Famous Hi-Life $$ - Steakhouse, BBQ
- San Jose
Hon Lin
 $$ - Chinese 
- San Bruno
House of Prime Rib $$$ - Steakhouse 
- Neighborhood: Nob Hill
Hukilau $$ - Hawaiian
- Neighborhood: Western Addition/NOPA


Ike’s Place $ - Sandwiches
- Neighborhood: Castro
Izakaya Sozai $$ - Japanese
- Neighborhood: Inner Sunset


King of Thai Noodle House $ - Thai, Chinese
- Neighborhood: Inner Richmond


Lahore Karahi $ - Pakistani  
- Neighborhood: Civic Center/Tenderloin
Lime $$ - American (New) 
- Neighborhood: Castro 
Limon $$$ - Peruvian
- Neighborhood: Mission
Little Lucca Sandwich Shop & Deli $ - Delis, Sandwiches 
- San Bruno
Little Star Pizza $$ - Pizza
- Neighborhood: Western Addition/NOPA


Marnee Thai $$ - Thai
- Neighborhood:  Inner Sunset
Marrakech Moroccan Restaurant $$$ - Moroccan 
- Neighborhood: Civic Center/Tenderloin
Medjool $$$ - Mediterranean 
- Neighborhood: Mission
Memphis Minnie’s $$ - Barbecue
- Neighborhood: Lower Haight
Mi Lindo Peru $$ - Peruvian 
- Neighborhood: Bernal Heights
Michael Mina $$$$ - American New 
- Neighborhood: Financial District
Mingalaba $$ - BurmeseChinese
- Burlingame
Mister Pickles $ - Sandwich
- Belmont, Daly City, Millbrae, San Mateo
Muracci’s Japanese Curry & Grill $ - Japanese
- Neighborhood: Financial District


Namu $$ - Japanese, American (New), Korean
- Neighborhood: Inner Richmond


Old Port Lobster Shack $$ - Seafood 
- Redwood City 
Okazuya $$ - Japanese 
- Neighborhood: Outer Sunset, SOMA
Osha $$ - Thai
- Neighborhood: SOMA, Mission, Marina


Pacific Catch $$ - Seafood, Asian Fusion 
- Neighborhood: Marina
Pasion $$$ - Peruvian 
- Neighborhood: Inner Sunset
Phat Philly $ - Sandwiches, Cheese steaks, Chicken Wings 
- Neighborhood: Mission
Phillies $ - Sandwiches
- Daly City
Piqueo’s $$$ - Peruvian 
- Neighborhood: Bernal Heights
Pizza Orgasmica $$ - Pizza 
- Neighborhood: Marina, Financial District, Inner Richmond
PPQ Dungeness Island $$ - Seafood, Vietnamese
- Neighborhood: Outer Richmond


Q Restaurant and Wine Bar $$ - American (traditional)
- Neighborhood: Inner Richmond


Red Crawfish $$ - Asian Fusion, Cajun/Creole 
- Neighborhood: Civic Center/Tenderloin
Roxie Food Center $ - Sandwich 
- Neighborhood: Mission Terrace
Roy’s Restaurant $$$ - Hawaiian fusion
- Neighborhood: SOMA
Ruth’s Chris Steak House $$$$ - Steakhouse, American (traditional)
- Neighborhood: Pacific Heights

S
San Tung $$ - Chinese
- Neighborhood: Inner Sunset
Sakana Bune Japanese Restaurant $$ - Japanese
- Neighborhood: Outer Richmond
Shabu House
- Burlingame $$ - Japanese, Fondue
Shabuway $$ - Japanese
- San Mateo
Suppenküche $$ - German 
- Neighborhood: Hayes Valley
Sushi Tani $$ - Japanese, Sushi Bars 
- Neighborhood:  Inner Richmond
Sushi Zen $$ - Japanese, Sushi bar
- Neighborhood: Parkside 
Sweet Maple $$ - American (Traditional), Breakfast & BrunchDiners
- Neighborhood: 
Lower Pac Heights  


Thanh Long $$$ - Seafood, Vietnamese
- Neighborhood: Outer Sunset
Toyose $$ - Korean
- Neighborhood: Outer Sunset 


Xiao Loong Restaurant $$ - Chinese
- Neighborhood: West Portal 


Yamo $ - Burmese
- Neighborhood: Mission


Zante Pizza & Indian $$ - Pizza, Indian, Pakistani
- Neighborhood: Bernal Heights


Some other links worth checking out:

Top Ten South American Restaurants in San Francisco

125 Best Things to Eat

The 2011 Big Eat San Francisco: 100 Things to Try Before You Die

If you have recommendations, please feel free in letting me know :o)

  1. keifffster said: Add Sweet Maple to the list - $$ Pac heights
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