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Travel Guide: San Francisco

An aerial view of San Francisco
An aerial view of San Francisco

Welcome to "The Best of San Francisco," a Gayot travel guide featuring top restaurants, luxury hotels and spas, must-see attractions and other important information for sophisticated travelers and diners. Whether you're a local or tourist, our "best of" destination guide will steer you to the hippest highlights in San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area.

Eco-friendly treatments are available at Earthbody, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Spas in San Francisco

Top 10 Spas in San Francisco
From day spas helmed by skincare gurus to hotel sites with glorious views, you can find relaxation and rejuvenation at one of these Top 10 Spas in San Francisco.

Check out the entire list of spas

Diners can bring their dogs on the patio at Skool restaurant in San Francisco
Top 10 Dog-Friendly Restaurants
Check out the best pet-friendly restaurants that welcome dogs and diners alike on their patios. Eat your food with Fido in tow at these Top 10 Dog-Friendly Restaurants in San Francisco.

See the entire list of pet-friendly restaurants!

Find the best San Francisco restaurants

The Best San Francisco Restaurants
From burgers to haute cuisine, the wide range of selections should satisfy your appetite.

Find the best sushi, pizza and more!

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