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Dining Out for New Year's Eve
SAN FRANCISCO / BAY AREA

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Besides attending one of the world's 2014 Top 10 Hot Spots for New Year's Eve, what could be better than celebrating the end of the year with a memorable meal? Whether you're looking for a party scene full of revelers or a more romantic space to share a midnight Champagne toast with someone special, we've compiled a list of the best restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area to ring in the New Year.

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54 Mint Italian
13/20
Dining Room at 54 Mint, San Francisco, CA 16 Mint Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94103
Menu
Sleek Italian restaurant capitalizing on its reputation for salumi and fresh-made pastas. More...

5A5 Steak Lounge Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at 5A5 Steak Lounge, San Francisco, CA 244 Jackson St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
Menu
An unconventional steakhouse that caters to modern appetites. More...

A16 Italian
No Rating
Dining Room at A16, San Francisco, CA 2355 Chestnut St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
Menu
Cozy Marina hot-spot --- and sister to SPQR --- serves authentic Campanian dishes and Neapolitan-style pizza, and features a well-chosen Italian wine list. More...

Absinthe Brasserie & Bar French
14/20
Dining Room at Absinthe Brasserie & Bar, San Francisco, CA 398 Hayes St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
Menu
This fashionable Belle Époque-inspired neighborhood brasserie is a favorite for dinners or after-work snacks and sips. More...

Ala Romana Italian
14/20
1098 Jackson St.
San Francisco, CA 94133

Italian classics with a Peruvian accent. More...

Alexander's Steakhouse Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Alexander 448 Brannan St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
Menu
Steak is just the start of this adventurous dining experience. More...

Alfred's Steak House Steakhouse
13/20
659 Merchant St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
Menu
Stately, well-known steakhouse with nearly a century of San Francisco history. More...

Ame Fusion
14/20
Dining Room at Ame, San Francisco, CA St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco
689 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
Menu
Contemporary California cuisine with Asian influences in a luxurious setting at the St. Regis Hotel. More...

Americano Italian
No Rating
Dining Room at Americano, San Francisco, CA Hotel Vitale
8 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
Menu
Embarcadero views, an after-work scene and Italian-influenced cuisine. More...

Atelier Crenn French
15/20
Dining Room at Atelier Crenn, San Francisco, CA 3127 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
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Dominique Crenn's whimsical restaurant is a creative culinary adventure. More...

Aziza Moroccan
15/20
Dining Room at Aziza, San Francisco, CA 5800 Geary St.
San Francisco, CA 94121
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Slow and romantic California-inspired Moroccan cuisine. More...

Bacco Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Bacco, San Francisco, CA 737 Diamond St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
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A cozy restaurant serving authentic Northern Italian food. More...

Bar Tartine Eastern European
15/20
Dining Room at Bar Tartine, San Francisco, CA 561 Valencia St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
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This romantic Mission restaurant turns out Eastern European cuisine. More...

Benu Contemporary
16/20
Dining Room at Benu, San Francisco, CA 22 Hawthorne St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
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Chef Corey Lee offers progressive contemporary cuisine at his debut venture. More...

Bluestem Brasserie Brasserie
14/20
Dining Room at Bluestem Brasserie , San Francisco, CA One Yerba Buena Ln.
San Francisco, CA 94103

Modern American brasserie with a versatile menu and outdoor seating. More...

Boulevard American
16/20
Dining Room at Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 1 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
Menu
A high-energy room, an extremely well-trained staff, and a sensational seasonal menu grab diners' attention. More...

Bourbon Steak Steakhouse
15/20
Dining Room at Bourbon Steak, San Francisco, CA The Westin St. Francis
335 Powell St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
Menu
Michael Mina's steakhouse takes "high-end" higher at The Westin St. Francis. More...

Boxing Room Cajun
14/20
Dining Room at Boxing Room, San Francisco, CA 399 Grove St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
Menu
Boxing Room satisfies with its modern friendliness and dedication to traditional New Orleans and Southern Louisiana fare. More...

Brasserie S&P California
14/20
Dining Room at Brasserie S&P, San Francisco, CA Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco
222 Sansome St.
San Francisco, CA 94104

Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco restaurant offering all-day dining in the Financial District. More...

Burritt Room + Tavern American
13/20
Dining Room at Burritt Room + Tavern, San Francisco, CA Mystic Hotel
417 Stockton St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
Menu
Charlie Palmer's noir-inspired enclave, where moody jazz meets artisan cocktails and good American food. More...

Cafe Claude French
14/20
Dining Room at Cafe Claude, San Francisco, CA 7 Claude Ln.
San Francisco, CA 94108
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Downtown bistro with an authentic atmosphere and well-executed classics. More...

Café de la Presse French
14/20
Dining Room at Café de la Presse, San Francisco, CA 352 Grant Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94108
Menu
Hip downtown bistro serves authentic French classics to tourists, expats and locals. More...

Campton Place Restaurant French
15/20
Dining Room at Campton Place Restaurant, San Francisco, CA Campton Place Hotel
340 Stockton St.
San Francisco, CA 94108

Chef Srijith Gopinathan focuses on inspired fusion fare grounded in French technique. More...

Catch California
14/20
Dining Room at Catch, San Francisco, CA 2362 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
Menu
This bustling Castro restaurant has a fireplace on the patio and seafood on the menu. More...

Central Kitchen California
13/20
Dining Room at Central Kitchen, San Francisco, CA 3000 20th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
Menu
The Flour + Water folks deliver a California sustainable atmosphere and eats. More...

Chaya Brasserie California
14/20
Dining Room at Chaya Brasserie, San Francisco, CA 132 Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94105
Menu
Flavors melding French and Japanese cuisines in a sleek room that looks out at the Bay Bridge and Treasure Island. More...

Chez Papa Bistrot French
14/20
Dining Room at Chez Papa Bistrot, San Francisco, CA 1401 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
Menu
This tiny Potrero Hill restaurant is bustling with good-looking diners anxious to sample the small plates of French Provencal flavors. More...

Commonwealth Contemporary
16/20
Dining Room at Commonwealth, San Francisco, CA 2224 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
Menu
Former Bar Tartine chef Jason Fox's inventive and relatively affordable tasting menu has a warm, welcoming home in the Mission. More...

Comstock Saloon California
No Rating
Dining Room at Comstock Saloon, San Francisco, CA 155 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133
Menu
Barbary Coast-inspired saloon serving intriguing Victorian-Californian cuisine and killer classic cocktails. More...

Contigo Spanish
14/20
Dining Room at Contigo, San Francisco, CA 1320 Castro St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
Menu
Linger over cava and small plates inspired by Barcelona made California cool by the inclusion of local ingredients. More...

Crystal Jade Jiang Nan Chinese
13/20
4 Embarcadero Center, Ste. 1
San Francisco, CA 94111

Chinese cuisine complemented by some of the best views in town. More...

Delfina Italian
16/20
Dining Room at Delfina, San Francisco, CA 3621 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
Menu
Simple, regionally focused Italian dishes shine at Delfina. More...

Destino Nuevo Latino
14/20
Dining Room at Destino, San Francisco, CA 1815 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
Menu
Well-prepared, flavorful Nuevo Latino dishes are the focus at this vibrant restaurant with a Pisco bar next door. More...

Dosa Indian
14/20
Dining Room at Dosa, San Francisco, CA 995 Valencia St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
Menu
An exclusively Southern Indian restaurant, Dosa offers a refreshing casual dining experience. More...

Dosa on Fillmore Indian
14/20
Dining Room at Dosa on Fillmore, San Francisco, CA 1700 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
Menu
Anjan and Emily Mitra’s South Indian gem of a restaurant is a hit on Fillmore. More...

Farallon Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Farallon, San Francisco, CA 450 Post St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Dramatic Union Square restaurant with whimsical undersea décor and sophisticated coastal cuisine. More...

Flour + Water Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Flour + Water, San Francisco, CA 2401 Harrison St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
Menu
Simple but impressive Italian draws crowds to this cozy neighborhood spot --- but be prepared to stand in line. More...

Greens Vegetarian
14/20
Dining Room at Greens, San Francisco, CA Fort Mason
204 Bay St., Bldg. A
San Francisco, CA 94123
Menu
If you are looking for a restaurant with distinguished food and a beautiful view, cast your eyes toward Greens. More...

Hard Water Bar
13/20
Dining Room at Hard Water, San Francisco, CA The Embarcadero
Pier 3
San Francisco, CA 94111
Menu
This New Orleans-themed excursion from Slanted Door's Charles Phan has bay views and a bourbon-themed bar. More...

Harry Denton's Starlight Room Gourmet Bar Food
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Harry Denton Sir Francis Drake
450 Powell St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
Menu
Experience the glamour of Old San Francisco at this decadent 1940s-inspired bar on the 21st floor of the Sir Francis Drake hotel. More...

Isa French
13/20
Dining Room at Isa, San Francisco, CA 3324 Steiner St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
Menu
Enjoy Isa's French-style tapas menu on the roomy, bi-leveled back patio. More...

La Ciccia Italian
15/20
Dining Room at La Ciccia, San Francisco, CA 291 30th St.
San Francisco, CA 94131
Menu
Viva La Ciccia! Locals happily fatten up on Massimiliano Conti's rich, fresh Sardinian food. More...

La Urbana Mexican
13/20
Dining Room at La Urbana, San Francisco, CA 661 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
Menu
Artisanal mezcal and out-there ingredients inform this artistic urban take on the traditional cantina. More...

Local Kitchen California
13/20
330 First St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
Menu
Thanks to generous happy hour specials, good cooking, attentive service and a crowd-pleasing menu, locals help keep Local packed. More...

Lolinda Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Lolinda, San Francisco, CA 2518 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
Menu
Argentinean steakhouse meets the hip Mission in this offering from the folks behind Beretta and Starbelly. More...

Luce New American
15/20
Dining Room at Luce, San Francisco, CA InterContinental San Francisco
888 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
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Strikingly creative fare in an equally impressive SoMa setting. More...

McCormick & Kuleto's Seafood Restaurant Seafood
13/20
Ghirardelli Square
900 North Point St.
San Francisco, CA 94109
Menu
A restaurant in Ghirardelli Square with an encyclopedic seafood menu and panoramic views of the waterfront and San Francisco Bay. More...

Michael Mina Modern American
16/20
Dining Room at Michael Mina, San Francisco, CA 252 California St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
Menu | Photo | Video
Michael Mina offers his modern American cuisine in the Financial District. More...

Millennium Restaurant California
14/20
Dining Room at Millennium Restaurant, San Francisco, CA The Hotel California
580 Geary St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Vegetarian restaurant known for its gourmet menu highlighting organic ingredients. More...

Namu Gaji Korean
14/20
Dining Room at Namu Gaji, San Francisco, CA 499 Dolores St.
San Francisco, CA 94110

Dennis Lee and his brothers pay attention to the details at this Mission restaurant. More...

One Market American
16/20
Dining Room at One Market, San Francisco, CA 1 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
Menu | Photo
This upscale San Francisco cornerstone thrives with a cheerful energy and memorable American cuisine. More...

Ozumo Japanese
14/20
Dining Room at Ozumo, San Francisco, CA 161 Steuart St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
Menu
A truly serene and beautiful setting with breathtaking views of the Bay Bridge and an extensive Japanese menu. More...

Palio d'Asti Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Palio d 640 Sacramento St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
Menu
Sleek Italian eatery has good house-made antipasti, crisp brick oven-fired pizzas and baked eggplant Parmigiana. More...

Parallel 37 Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Parallel 37, San Francisco, CA The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco
600 Stockton St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
Menu
High-touch, artfully presented American contemporary cuisine at The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco. More...

Park Chalet American
13/20
Dining Room at Park Chalet, San Francisco, CA Golden Gate Park
1000 Great Hwy.
San Francisco, CA 94121
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A garden restaurant and microbrewery near the ocean at the foot of Golden Gate Park. More...

Park Tavern California
14/20
Dining Room at Park Tavern, San Francisco , CA 1652 Stockton St.
San Francisco , CA 94133
Menu
Stately tavern adjacent to Washington Square Park that showcases the creative talents of chef Jennifer Puccio. More...

Perbacco Ristorante + Bar Italian
15/20
Dining Room at Perbacco Ristorante + Bar, San Francisco, CA 230 California St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
Menu
Stylish Italian restaurant deep in San Francisco’s money district. More...

Piperade French
14/20
Dining Room at Piperade, San Francisco, CA 1015 Battery St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
Menu
Basque cuisine from chef Gerald Hirigoyen. More...

Presidio Social Club American
14/20
Dining Room at Presidio Social Club, San Francisco, CA 563 Ruger St.
San Francisco, CA 94129
Menu
Celebrate the good life at this retro bar and restaurant set in historic Presidio military barracks. More...

Prospect Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Prospect, San Francisco, CA Infinity Towers
300 Spear St.
San Francisco, CA 94105

Nancy Oakes's venture offers sophisticated contemporary fare on the first floor of a luxury condominium tower. More...

Le P'tit Laurent French
14/20
Dining Room at Le P 699 Chenery St.
San Francisco, CA 94131
Menu
Le P’tit Laurent offers well-prepared, old-fashioned French cooking. More...

Quince Contemporary
16/20
Dining Room at Quince, San Francisco, CA 470 Pacific Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133
Menu
Relocated to an historic, brick building in Jackson Square, Quince remains a standout culinary destination. More...

Radius California
13/20
1123 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
Menu
Chic neighborhood restaurant offering robust, rustic cuisine touting ingredients foraged exclusively from a 100-mile radius. More...

Range New American
15/20
Dining Room at Range, San Francisco, CA 842 Valencia St.
San Francisco, CA 94110

Small but carefully curated menu of American dishes and a chic bar with sophisticated cocktails. More...

Rich Table California
14/20
Dining Room at Rich Table, San Francisco, CA 199 Gough St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
Menu
California-current cuisine from husband-and-wife, veteran chefs. More...

RN74 California
15/20
Dining Room at RN74, San Francisco, CA Millennium Tower
301 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
Menu | Video
Michael Mina and Rajat Parr deliver their vision of California French food with an extensive and exceptional wine list. More...

The Royal Exchange American
12/20
Dining Room at The Royal Exchange, San Francisco, CA 301 Sacramento St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
Menu
This old-school bar caters to hard-working (and sports-loving) professionals from the surrounding Financial District. More...

Scala's Bistro Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Scala Sir Francis Drake Hotel
432 Powell St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
Menu
A topnotch wine list and a creative cocktail program make this upscale Italian restaurant good for dinner or just drinks. More...

Slanted Door Vietnamese
15/20
Dining Room at Slanted Door, San Francisco, CA Ferry Building Marketplace
1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111
Menu
The creative food brings California flair to authentic Asian flavors and techniques. More...

SPQR Italian
14/20
Dining Room at SPQR, San Francisco, CA 1911 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
Menu | Photo
Pacific Heights osteria from the team at A16 highlights the food and wine of Rome. More...

Spruce American
16/20
Dining Room at Spruce, San Francisco, CA 3640 Sacramento St.
San Francisco, CA 94118

Contemporary American cuisine is given an imaginative makeover and complemented by a 2,500-bottle wine list and chic environs. More...

supperclub International
12/20
657 Harrison St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
Menu
An outlandish restaurant-performance experience where guests dine while lounging on beds. More...

Sutro's Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Sutro The Cliff House
1090 Point Lobos Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94121
Menu
This oceanside restaurant features a California menu with plenty of seafood and beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. More...

1300 on Fillmore Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at 1300 on Fillmore , San Francisco, CA Fillmore Heritage Center
1300 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
Menu
Slow soul food and balanced cocktails mark this stylish dish of a restaurant and lounge, evoking 1940s jazz glamour. More...

Velvet Room California
13/20
Dining Room at Velvet Room, San Francisco, CA Clift
495 Geary St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Super sleek dining room best known for its frequent celebrity sightings and moody, dramatic space. More...

Waterbar Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Waterbar, San Francisco, CA 399 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94105
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Gorgeous views, bold flavors and a whimsical interior have made Waterbar a seafood-lover's dream. More...

Peninsula

31st Union California
14/20
Dining Room at 31st Union, San Mateo, CA 5 S. Ellsworth Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401

The locavore ethic dominates at this small, casual tribute to the 31st state in the Union. More...

Baume French
16/20
Dining Room at Baume, Palo Alto, CA 201 S. California Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Menu
Chef Bruno Chemel has hit his stride at Baumé on the Peninsula. More...

Donato Enoteca Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Donato Enoteca, Redwood City, CA 1041 Middlefield Rd.
Redwood City, CA 94063
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Chef Donato Scotti’s enoteca stands among the top Italian eateries on the Peninsula. More...

Espetus Churrascaria Brazilian
12/20
710 S. B St.
San Mateo, CA 94401

This Brazilian steakhouse offers a classic, South American, meat-on-a-skewer dining experience. More...

LB Steak Steakhouse
13/20
898 Santa Cruz Ave.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Menu
LB Steak updates classic steakhouse favorites. More...

Madera Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Madera, Menlo Park, CA Rosewood Sand Hill
2825 Sand Hill Rd.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Menu
California rustic meets pastoral luxury at this Menlo Park hot-spot that also boasts an attractive cocktail lounge. More...

Quattro Restaurant & Bar Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Quattro Restaurant & Bar, East Palo Alto, CA Four Seasons Hotel
2050 University Ave.
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Menu
East Palo Alto enclave appropriate for a power breakfast, elegant lunch or upscale dinner. More...

231 Ellsworth American
16/20
Dining Room at 231 Ellsworth, San Mateo, CA 231 S. Ellsworth Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401
Menu
A handsome restaurant with a menu and wine list that could succeed amongst the big boys in any city setting. More...

The Village Pub California
16/20
Dining Room at The Village Pub, Woodside, CA 2967 Woodside Rd.
Woodside, CA 94062
Menu
Peninsula destination for a power lunch or a romantic dinner. More...

EAST BAY

A16 Rockridge Italian
14/20
Dining Room at A16 Rockridge, Oakland, CA 5356 College Ave.
Oakland, CA 94618
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Oakland's sister restaurant to San Francisco's A16. More...

Ajanta Indian
14/20
1888 Solano Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94707
Menu
Chef-owner Lachu Moorjani offers sustainable and mostly organic pan-regional Indian fare; service is attentive. More...

Bay Wolf California
15/20
Dining Room at Bay Wolf, Oakland, CA 3853 Piedmont Ave.
Oakland, CA 94611
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A restaurant that offers the seasonal cuisine of Italy and Spain, with bold flavors and careful presentation. More...

Bijou Restaurant & Bar Contemporary
13/20
Dining Room at Bijou Restaurant & Bar, Hayward, CA 1036 B St.
Hayward, CA 94541

French classics find a modern home inside hip Bijou. More...

Bocanova Latin American
14/20
Dining Room at Bocanova, Oakland, CA 55 Webster St.
Oakland, CA 94607
Menu
New-world ingredients meet old-world savoir-faire in a sophisticated-yet-lively waterfront setting. More...

Bridges Restaurant & Bar California
14/20
44 Church St.
Danville, CA 94526
Menu
California cuisine, some of it with a pronounced Asian influence. More...

Chez Panisse California
16/20
Dining Room at Chez Panisse, Berkeley, CA 1517 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94709
Menu
A temple to gastronomy and sustainability, and refreshed and reopened after a 2013 fire, this casual, upscale Berkeley restaurant is thought to have inspired a culinary revolution. More...

District Wine Bar
13/20
Dining Room at District, Oakland, CA 827 Washington St.
Oakland, CA 94607

Elegantly inviting, this East Bay outpost of a popular San Francisco wine bar attracts a loyal crowd of locals. More...

FIVE Modern American
No Rating
Dining Room at FIVE, Berkeley, CA Hotel Shattuck Plaza
2086 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Menu
Authentically retro-chic Berkeley dining room plays host to a thoughtful farm-to-table menu. More...

Gather California
No Rating
Dining Room at Gather, Berkeley, CA 2200 Oxford St.
Berkeley, CA 94704

A lively and bustling restaurant that gives equal thought to vegan/vegetarian and omnivorous dishes. More...

Haven American
14/20
44 Webster St.
Oakland, CA 94607
Menu
Creative flavor, texture and ingredient combinations make farm-to-table magic on the Oakland waterfront. More...

Honor Kitchen & Cocktails American
13/20
1411 Powell St.
Emeryville, CA 94608

Good cocktails, eats and people can be found at this atmospheric enclave in Emeryville. More...

Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill, Oakland, CA 1520 Lakeside Dr.
Oakland, CA 94612
Menu
A prize waterfront location, historic building and vibrant atmosphere give this friendly seafood restaurant, bar and grill multifaceted appeal. More...

Meritage at the Claremont California
No Rating
Dining Room at Meritage at the Claremont, Berkeley, CA Claremont Hotel Club & Spa
41 Tunnel Rd.
Berkeley, CA 94705
Menu
A fresh look keeps the vibe young at this luxurious restaurant, without sacrificing the Claremont’s prestigious dining history. More...

Oliveto Italian
14/20
Dining Room at Oliveto, Oakland, CA Rockridge Market Hall
5655 College Ave.
Oakland, CA 94618
Menu | Photo | Video
An inspired rustic Italian menu featuring house-made pastas and legendary charcuterie. More...

Paragon American
13/20
Claremont Hotel Club & Spa
41 Tunnel Rd.
Berkeley, CA 94705
Menu
Hip brasserie draws a vibrant crowd with its artful presentations of upscale American cuisine. More...

Pican Southern
13/20
Dining Room at Pican, Oakland, CA 2295 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Menu
Sparkling Southern-style cuisine in a glamorous Oakland setting. More...

Revival Bar & Kitchen American
13/20
2102 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704
Menu
Rich in retro-chic ambience and committed to farm-to-fork sustainability, this lively "theater district" hangout offers adventurous and mostly organic fare. More...

Sasa Japanese
14/20
1432 N. Main St.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Menu
Distinctive design in both furnishings and food conjure an edgy, exciting slice of Tokyo in downtown Walnut Creek. More...

Spenger's Fresh Fish Grotto Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at Spenger 1919 Fourth St.
Berkeley, CA 94710
Menu
An East Bay seafood landmark rich in history and charm. More...

T-Rex Barbecue Barbecue
13/20
Dining Room at T-Rex Barbecue, Berkeley, CA 1300 Tenth St.
Berkeley, CA 94710
Menu
Fun, sophisticated, two-tier barbecue restaurant and bar that draws a very happy happy hour crowd. More...

Trader Vic's Polynesian
13/20
9 Anchor Dr.
Emeryville, CA 94608
Menu
Exotic flavors in food and drink transport guests to exotic lands for a fun evening. More...

Yankee Pier Lafayette Seafood
13/20
Lafayette Mercantile Building
3593 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
Menu
A family-friendly, bright and bustling seafood house with New England flair. More...

Yoshi's Japanese
13/20
Dining Room at Yoshi 510 Embarcadero W.
Oakland, CA 94607
Menu
Japanese food and world-class jazz in Oakland’s Jack London Square. More...

MARIN COUNTY

Brick & Bottle American
No Rating
Dining Room at Brick & Bottle, Corte Madera, CA 55 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94925
Menu
Bustling and clubby, this large restaurant has become a hip destination for cocktails, pizzas, and California and American cuisine. More...

Buckeye Roadhouse American
13/20
Dining Room at Buckeye Roadhouse, Mill Valley, CA 15 Shoreline Hwy.
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Menu
Creative twists on modern American comfort food attract crowds to this hunting lodge-style restaurant. More...

Insalata's Mediterranean
15/20
Dining Room at Insalata 120 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Menu
Chef-owner Heidi Krahling's Mediterranean fare is some of the most exciting in Marin County. More...

Marche aux Fleurs French
14/20
23 Ross Common
Ross, CA 94957
Menu
Marin's two farmers markets provide much of the produce for this romantic spot owned by Dan and Holly Baker. More...

The Melting Pot Fondue
13/20
Dining Room at The Melting Pot, Larkspur, CA 125 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA 94939
Menu
This Larkspur unit of a national chain is set in a former brick kiln, making it a unique Melting Pot location. More...

Nick's Cove Seafood
13/20
23240 Hwy. 1
Marshall, CA 94940
Menu
This charmingly restored roadhouse way out on Tomales Bay is worth the drive. More...

Piatti Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Piatti, Mill Valley, CA 625 Redwood Hwy.
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Menu
Radically remodeled, Piatti is one of Marin’s most dramatic Italian restaurants, with one of its busiest bar scenes. More...

Rickey's American
13/20
Inn Marin
250 Entrada Dr.
Novato, CA 94949
Menu
Hidden inside Marin's “greenest” hotel, Rickey's offers both comfortable indoor dining and a poolside experience reminiscent of a resort. More...

Seafood Peddler Seafood
11/20
100 Yacht Club Dr.
San Rafael, CA 94901
Menu
Right on the San Rafael Canal, this big, lively restaurant showcases seafood from around the country. More...

Wildfox California
13/20
225 Alameda Del Prado
Novato, CA 94949
Menu
Big, welcoming, rustic bistro with a menu of full-bodied American and California dishes. More...

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RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.

Top 10 Brewpubs in the USThese Top 10 Brewpubs in the US are prime places for locals to gather over great food and handcrafted beer made by small-time, dedicated brewmasters.