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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

New American Restaurant
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“I love this place. Food and drinks are excellent. One of SF's older and ever excellent establishments, opened in 1979. Get a drink after work on a sunny day and watch through their large street facing windows as the locals hustle on by. The busiest bicycle intersection in North America is at Valencia and Market and on Fridays the bikers come in packs. ”
  • 112 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Beer enthusiasts - look no further! Monk’s Kettle is a bar and restaurant that is serious about it’s beer. A multipage beer menu awaits, and the fresh Bavarian pretzels are tasty. 3141 16th Street. ”
  • 109 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“A mix of down-home Southern & Caribbean comfort food in a cozy space with tin ceilings.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great American haute cuisine. The meat loaf and fried chicken rule this roost. ”
  • 100 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“We love the people and the clean fabulous fare....as well as Kelly Tunstall's art hung there!”
  • 104 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Located a block away, this delightful pie place is right around the corner and serves delicious freshly made pies by the slice. It serves as a quiet and cozy place to enjoy some dessert, do some work, or read a book. ”
  • 100 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Large SF brewery with plentiful space for large groups inside and outside. Great menu of bar bites!”
  • 103 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Small, intimate neighborhood restaurant. Known for it's excellent food. Sometimes hard to get in. Go early for a better change to get in!”
  • 96 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Delicious bakery with creative and unique pastries. The only place to find a cronut in SF! Try the furikake salmon croissant.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Fans of Mexican sustainable eats grab a seat at the long bar & communal tables in blonde-wood decor.”
  • 96 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Small neighborhood restaurant offering wonderful seafood. Go early to avoid waiting. But if you have to, there are plenty of boutiques nearby to check out!”
  • 95 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“My favorite restaurant in the Bay Area - eclectic take on Chinese food. Thrice cooked bacon is a MUST”
  • 101 locals recommend
Mini Golf
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“Indoor miniature golf with cocktails (or not). About a 15 - 20 minute walk.”
  • 100 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Fabulous Italian restaurant in the outer Noe Valley area. Sicilian influence. Small, charming. May take reservations but typically easy to get in. ”
  • 92 locals recommend
Diner
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“One of the last remaining authentic diners in the neighborhood, the food is divine and the scene is cool. ”
  • 94 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“It is a wait in line but this is San Francisco staple for Louie's and oysters. Family owned and operated. Belly up to the bar!”
  • 98 locals recommend