2020 Best French Restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area

Top Restaurants for French Food
in San Francisco/Bay Area

The modern restaurant has its origins in French culture, and the French have turned cooking into an art form. We love to sample French cuisine, whether in cafés, brasseries or temples of fine dining, accompanied by fragrant wines and runny cheese.

Browse GAYOT's selections for the Top French Restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area, presented in alphabetical order.

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Atelier Crenn
18/20
Chef Dominique Crenn’s “poetic culinaria” tasting menu features luxurious ingredients and unique presentations. See More
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Baume

French, Contemporary, Molecular
Baume
16/20
Chef Bruno Chemel has hit his stride at Baumé on the Peninsula. See More
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Bouche
14/20
"Bouche" Street's sexy little French restaurant caters to San Francisco's hip, downtown set. See More

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

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Chapeau!
14/20
Come for a bite of French country cooking. See More

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Chez Maman
14/20
Popular spot to find bistro fare such as crêpes, a croque monsieur and a burger. See More
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Cocotte
13/20
Rustic French fare in a warmly welcoming space. See More

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

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