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The 25 Best San Francisco Restaurants for Fall 2014

The establishments below are presented in alphabetical order.

Schroeder's — Financial District

The dining room at Schroeder's in the Financial District

Old-world tradition meets friendly, sudsy fun at this classic German restaurant and bar, serving weissbier and wienerschnitzel since 1893.

Recommended dish: Fried Brussels sprouts.

Review and rating of Schroeder's restaurant in the Financial District

Seven Hills — Nob Hill

The dining room at Seven Hills in Nob Hill

Every dish is eye-popping at this neighborhood jewel with a deceptively humble vibe.

Recommended dish: Caper-studded beef carpaccio.

Review and rating of Seven Hills restaurant in Nob Hill

Sons & Daughters — Union Square

The exterior of Sons & Daughters in Union Square

Sons & Daughters' creative menu sits in a sleek but cozy dining room near Union Square.

Recommended dish: Lobster carpaccio with jalapeño and pomegranate seeds.

Review and rating of Sons & Daughters restaurant in Union Square

The Commissary — Presidio Heights

The dining room at The Commissary in Presidio Heights

Traci Des Jardins owns this Presidio outpost, offering California-interpreted Spanish cuisine in a former military mess hall.

Recommended dish: Sardines escabeche.

Review and rating of The Commissary restaurant in Presidio Heights

Wayfare Tavern — Financial District

The dining room of Wayfare Tavern in the Financial District

Nostalgic American cuisine explodes in the FiDi, from Food Network chef Tyler Florence.

Recommended dish: Crispy veal sweetbreads.

Review and rating of Wayfare Tavern in the Financial District

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