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2016 Top 10 Classic Restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area

Top of the Mark has been a must-see meeting place in San Francisco since its launch in the late 1930s as a rooftop bar at the historic Mark Hopkins hotel

The dining scene is full of restaurants attempting to cash in on the latest culinary trends, and often closing just as quickly as they open. But many landmark restaurants have served meals to our parents, and our children may enjoy dinners there as well. These pillars of the epicurean community have withstood the test of time, and for good reason, as they stayed true to their culinary beliefs. Enjoy a meal at these top 10 classic restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area, which are steeped in history, presented in alphabetical order.

 


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