The establishments below are presented in alphabetical order.
Mason Pacific – Nob Hill
Old-fashioned elegance meets cutting-edge culinary drama at this see-and-be-seen spot.
Recommended dish: New York strip steak.
Plow – Potrero Hill
A lovely neighborhood spot with soaring ceilings and striking views of the city that serves up breakfast and lunch.
Recommended dish: Carrot cake muffins.
Roka Akor – Jackson Square
Contemporary Japanese cuisine in a visually distinctive setting cast around a large open kitchen.
Recommended dish: Lobster tempura.
Saison – SoMa
Upscale Saison makes the transition from the Mission to SoMa; its distinctive dining experience remains intact.
Restaurant tip: Those looking for a more casual evening can dine in the bar and lounge area, which offers a daily-changing à la carte menu.
SPQR – Pacific Heights
This Pacific Heights osteria from the team at A16 highlights the food and wine of Rome.
Restaurant tip: Ravioli topped with truffle.