2020 Best Bistros in San Francisco/Bay Area

Classic French Bistros
in San Francisco/Bay Area

In Paris, the bistro is an institution. With a cozy, unpretentious atmosphere and French fare at a modest price, what's not to love?

Find a small table and order up some classic bistro dishes such as steak au poivre and coq au vin at one of GAYOT's Top French Bistros in San Francisco/Bay Area , presented in alphabetical order.

> Check GAYOT's:
- Best French Bistros Restaurants in other cities
- Restaurants near you
- Top French Restaurants in America
- French food terms that will help you decipher any menu
.
 
Aquitaine
13/20
Cuisine and wines of southwest France in the Financial District. See More

Book a Table

View Restaurant
Cafe Claude
14/20
Downtown bistro with an authentic atmosphere and well-executed classics. See More

Book a Table

View Restaurant
Chez Maman
14/20
Popular spot to find bistro fare such as crêpes, a croque monsieur and a burger. See More
View Restaurant
ChouChou
14/20
Head to Forest Hills to visit quaint ChouChou and taste its authentic tarts inspired by the sweets of Paris. See More

Book a Table

View Restaurant
Le Central
13/20
A French-inspired bistro in the Financial District. See More

Book a Table

View Restaurant
Monsieur Benjamin
14/20
Chef-owner Corey Lee presents modern French bistro cuisine in tony Hayes Valley. See More

Book a Table

View Restaurant
Le P'tit Laurent
14/20
Le P’tit Laurent offers well-prepared, old-fashioned French cooking. See More

Book a Table

View Restaurant

ONE65 Bistro & Grill restaurant in San Francisco
FOOD TO-GO
GAYOT has rounded up takeout and delivery restaurants.