2019 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in San Francisco/Bay Area

Top Rated Restaurants
in San Francisco/Bay Area

When it comes to reviewing and recommending restaurants, we believe that what is on the plate is by far the most important factor. We rate the food on a 20-point scale. Our take on the décor, service, ambience, wine list and other factors are explored within our full reviews, which are simply a click away.

Presented in alphabetical order, these Top 10 Restaurants earned the highest food ratings in San Francisco/Bay Area.
 

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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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Benu
16/20
Chef Corey Lee offers progressive contemporary cuisine at his debut venture. See More

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Boulevard
16/20
A high-energy room, an extremely well-trained staff, and a sensational seasonal menu grab diners' attention. See More

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Commonwealth
16/20
Jason Fox's inventive and relatively affordable tasting menu has a warm, welcoming home in the Mission. See More

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Gary Danko
17/20
Anticipate sophisticated, accessible food and a formal comportment. See More

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La Folie
16/20
Sleek neighborhood spot offers build-your-own or chef's choice French cuisine tasting menus from renowned chef Roland Passot. See More

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Michael Mina
16/20
Drawing inspiration from his Egyptian roots, Michael Mina infuses his cuisine with Middle Eastern flavors. See More

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Quince

Contemporary, Italian, French
Quince
16/20
Relocated to an historic, brick building in Jackson Square, Quince remains a standout culinary destination. See More

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Saison
18/20
Chef Joshua Skenes achieves perfect harmony with simple ingredients at this distinctive dining experience housed in a historic SoMa building. See More
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Spruce
16/20
Contemporary American cuisine is given an imaginative makeover and complemented by a 2,500-bottle wine list and chic environs. See More

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