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The Best Restaurants in San Francisco

GAYOT has uncovered the best restaurants in (and around) San Francisco for you to enjoy right now

GAYOT's writers have dined at thousands of Bay Area restaurants, and we want to share with you the very best restaurants in San Francisco, the East Bay, Marin, and beyond. Whether you are looking for the highest-rated San Francisco area restaurants when it comes to food, or the most romantic, or the best sushi, you can follow these top 10 San Francisco/Bay Area restaurant lists and recommendations. Here you can discover the best restaurants in SF in a variety of categories.

TOP 10 SAN FRANCISCO RESTAURANT LISTS

American

Bakeries

Barbecue

Bistros

Brunch

Burgers

Business Dining

Cheap Eats

Chef's Tables

Chinese

Classics

Coffee Houses

Diners

Dog-Friendly

Easter Brunch

Father's Day

Food Ratings

Food Trucks

French

Frozen Yogurt

Happy Hour

Heart-Healthy

Hot 10

Ice Cream

Indian

Italian

Japanese


Kid-Friendly

Late Night

Lounges

Mexican

Mother's Day Brunch

New & Notable

New Year's Eve

Outdoor Dining

Pizza

Power Breakfast

Power Lunch

Romantic

Seafood

Sexy Restaurants

Small Plates

Special Occasion

Steakhouses

St. Patrick's Day

Sushi

Thai

Thanksgiving

Valentine's Day

Value Restaurants

Vegetarian

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Wine Bars

Wine List

BEST SAN FRANCISCO RESTAURANTS BY CATEGORY

AQ Restaurant & Bar is one of the best romantic restaurants in the San Francisco/Bay Area
With so many great restaurants in the San Francisco/Bay Area, it can be difficult to narrow a list down to just 10 restaurants to be featured in a particular culinary category. These lists below offer more suggestions for the best pizza, seafood, steakhouses and more.

Barbecue

Breakfast

British & Irish Pubs

Brunch

Cheap Eats

Delivery

Happy Hours

Heart-Healthy

Ice Cream

Italian

Kid-Friendly

Outdoor Dining

Pizza

Romantic

Seafood

Steakhouses

Takeout

Value Restaurants


BEST SAN FRANCISCO HOLIDAY RESTAURANTS

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Buckeye Roadhouse, one of GAYOT's Best Thanksgiving Restaurants in San Francisco
GAYOT has you covered for the holidays with ideas on where to dine out for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve in the San Francisco/Bay Area. Find out where to take that special someone for a romantic meal on Valentine's Day or where to raise a pint on St. Patrick’s Day. There are also round-ups of the best restaurants for brunch on Easter and Mother’s Day.

Bastille Day

Christmas

Easter Brunch

Mother's Day

New Year's Eve

St. Patrick's Day

Thanksgiving

Valentine's Day

RESTAURANT AWARDS 2016

Find out which restaurants and chefs top the list of GAYOT's 2016 Annual Restaurant Awards.

MASTERS OF THE SMOKERFor the best of the best in BBQ, try one of the smokin' spots on GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Barbecue Restaurants in the U.S..