Visiting San Francisco can be a bright kaleidoscope of adventures. Since the city has become more up and coming for the younger generations that are world travelers and foodies, the local businesses have adjusted to suit their needs. With vibrant art and excitement on every corner, you might feel the need to try some local favorite restaurants. Here are our top 4 next time you’re hanging out with us in San Fran.
Created from “with a huge heart and exactly ten thousand dollars,” Zuni is definitely a well-known local favorite and easy go-to for when friends and family come to visit. They pride themselves in being “the same time rustic and cosmopolitan, audacious and familiar, intimate and convivial” restaurant they always have been. Families often hail their brick oven pizzas as the best thing on the menu, but it is comparable to French prepared oysters that every seafood lover has to try. Their cocktails are expertly prepared and crafted with fresh, local ingredients. Not to mention, they are located very close to the City Hall, San Francisco Jazz Center, Opera House, Davies Symphony Hall, and The Orpheum Theater making it a perfect stop to eat at while exploring all San Fran has to offer.
1658 Market St. San Francisco, CA 94102
Are you a fan of the new vegan craze or is it just us here in The City? This entirely plant-based hot spot is a favorite for even those who don’t follow a complete animal byproduct-free diet. While their veggies reign supreme on the menu, they do offer meat substitutes like tofu and Beyond Meat sausages to add into most any dish you want to indulge in. Ironically located in the Cow Hollow neighborhood, you are only a short walk from the seashore if you find yourself needing something healthy and filling after a long day in the sun. The entrees not your style? That’s fine - they also offer a wide variety of cocktails (also vegan) that are highly raved by locals and young adult beach-goers.
2000 Union St. San Francisco, CA 94123
Located in the Mission District neighborhood, you can find Filipino-American comfort food classics. With fan favorites like their take on the iconic Taco Bell crunchwrap supreme or their house special pork sisig burrito, you are going to leave their full and happy. They once were a food truck empire putting along the San Fran area, but this is their first actual sit down restaurant. People love the ambiance of the indoors but live for the days where they can munch down on some chips and spicy nacho cheese outside on their outdoor patio.
990 Valencia St. San Francisco, CA 94110
Liholiho Yacht Club
Have you ever craved a little bit of Hawaiian, Chinese, AND Indian food at the same time? Satisfy all of your cravings for something a little sweet and spicy by getting your foodie on at Liholiho Yacht Club near the water. Designed menus for a classy yet fun eating experience, you will be shown all the exquisite tastes of local seafood thrown in so many delicious styles. They even offer Hawaiian classics when it comes to their dessert menu like pineapple or mango infused ice creams and cakes.
871 Sutter St. San Francisco, CA 94109