Top 10 Restaurants with a View in San Francisco

By Gayot Editors

SF’s Best Restaurants with a View

It’s been said that the first rule of real estate is location, location, location. That’s the idea behind GAYOT’s selection of San Francisco restaurants with the best views. At these restaurants you’ll not only enjoy the food, but you’ll love the view, whether it’s of a striking city skyline or scenic seaside shore.

> The selections are presented in alphabetical order.

1. Beach Chalet

Beach Chalet, San Francisco
Outer Richmond, San Francisco, CA

Beach Chalet in San Francisco boasts notable house-made microbrews, as well as a spectacular 180-degree view of the waves crashing on Ocean Beach.

2. Coqueta

Coqueta, San Francisco
Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA

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Enjoy celebrity chef Michael Chiarello’s adventurous Spanish-inspired dishes and bay views at this Pier 5 restaurant.

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3. El Techo de Lolinda

El Techo de Lolinda, San Francisco
Mission, San Francisco, CA

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Creative bites, ample drinks, expansive city views and a lively, fun scene are what you get at this rooftop bar and eatery.

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4. EPIC Steak

Epic Steak, San Francisco
Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA

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Big views, charm and steakhouse fare are what’s on order at this showstopper on the Embarcadero.

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5. Greens

Greens, San Francisco
Marina, San Francisco, CA

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If you are looking for a restaurant with distinguished food and a beautiful view, cast your eyes toward Greens located at the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture.RESERVE NOW!

6. Hog Island Oyster Co.

Hog Island Oyster Co., San Francisco
Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA

Roomy indoor-outdoor Ferry Building gem with an oyster-focused menu and a view of the Bay Bridge.

7. La Mar Cebicheria Peruana

La Mar Cebicheria Peruana, San Francisco
Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA

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Smack-dab on the waterfront, this is where to enjoy modern Peruvian cuisine and sweeping Bay views.

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8. Sutro’s

Sutro's, San Francisco
Outer Richmond, San Francisco, CA

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This oceanside restaurant inside The Cliff House features a California menu with plenty of seafood and beautiful views of the Pacific.

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9. Top of the Mark

Top of the Mark, San Francisco
Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA

Striking 360-degree panoramas are only part of the story at this classic, romantic top-floor retreat.

10. Waterbar

Waterbar, San Francisco
Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA

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Gorgeous views, bold flavors and a whimsical interior have made Waterbar a San Francisco seafood-lover’s dream.

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