San Francisco Restaurants
With more restaurants per capita than anywhere else in America, finding the perfect place to eat in San Francisco is a challenge, to say the least. It’s especially overwhelming for tourists who may be visiting the city for the first time, or even the fifth time. When I first experienced this challenge for myself, I turned where I always turn to when I need help – my smartphone. There truly is an app for everything, even finding the perfect place to eat in America’s largest food capital. We’re leaving out the big guys like Yelp, OpenTable, and Foursquare on this one – but that’s not to say reviews on these sites aren’t helpful.
With more restaurants per capita than any other city in America, it’s easy to get lost in the San Francisco food scene, especially when you are trying to pick the perfect spot for a romantic evening. Whether you are taking your date out for dinner for the first time, or the thousandth time, these six restaurants were selected for their romantic appeal, positive customer reviews, and insider recommendations, as some of the best spots in the city for the perfect dinner date.
One of the trickiest elements of being away from home is trying to find fantastic places to eat. Especially in a city like San Francisco, how can you possibly narrow down your field of options into something at all reasonable? And then how do you know what you’ve chosen will be any good? Obviously there are guides to help figure these things out, but leafing through a 200-page manuscript on San Francisco dining options doesn’t sound like much fun. So, for your benefit, we’ve compiled together a short list of fantastic food options to help you narrow your decision. These run the gamut from high-end to more financially manageable, but all are delicious options.
Off the Beaten Path San Francisco Restaurants that Will Satisfy Your Soul Without Assaulting Your Wallet
There is no doubt that San Francisco is home to some of the world’s best restaurants. From cutting-edge fusion cuisine to authentic ethnic fare to home style cookin’ and much more, you’ll find it here and at all price ranges. If you have connections (or reservations) and don’t mind missing a house payment, you can dine at the newest-latest and relish the fruits of a rising chef’s fertile imagination. Plenty of San Francisco restaurants are serving outstanding, imaginative fare, and they have the check averages to prove it. While these pricey joints certainly have their place and are important parts of the San Francisco restaurant scene, most folks simply want good food prepared with care. They also don’t want to have to make reservations weeks in advance or wait for two hours to get a table. For those hungry people, here is a far-from-complete list of San Francisco eateries that may not be trendy, but deserve your attention: