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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

American Restaurant
“The famous Cliff House! Stop for a drink, appetizers or a meal after visiting Ocean Beach, Land's End, Sutro Baths or the western side of Golden Gate Park.”
  • 200 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Delicious seafood and pub grub with view of Ocean Beach at the West end of Golden Gate Park. Serves their own micro-brews. Less than a 10 minute drive or 40 minute walk.”
  • 162 locals recommend
“Great place to catch a bite to eat if near Ocean Beach, Land's End or Golden Gate Park. Outdoor seating as well. Great for kids. ”
  • 52 locals recommend
“A beautify small lake in Golden Gate Park, where you can rent a paddle boat that you can take around the lake. You can also hike to the top of the island in the middle of the lake. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“If you love pizza, you must go to Pizzetta 211 for lunch or dinner. It is a block away and they don't take reservations, but the wait isn't usually too long. Best pizza ever! (And be sure to have dessert...)”
  • 38 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Great restaurant on Balboa within walking distance serving modern California cuisine. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Taco Place
“I come here often for late-night. I like the Baja Burrito (fried fish) here ”
  • 39 locals recommend
“Just a short walk from here! Delicious freshly baked treats, fresh coffee and tea. Opens at 7am weekdays, 8am weekends.”
  • 30 locals recommend
“Local restaurant next to the Lands End Museum down the hill. Serving locals and tourists alike since 1937 and family owned to present day. Pacific Ocean views and menus modern and from bygone area.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
“DIM SUM! Casual, bustling mainstay serving up dim sum all day, plus Hakka Chinese staples at dinner.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Dim Sum Restaurant
“Best dim sum in the city. Koi Palace and Asian Pearl are also great south of San Francisco. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Yummy Fresh Seafood. Neighborhood Spot. Fun Atmosphere! No Reservations. Chablis while you wait.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“Oh so comforting ramen and unique Japanese fare. Long lines so time your visit right!”
  • 26 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Not fancy but serve good fresh quality seafood. Crab/Shrimp, etc Good spot. It can be quite packed.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
“Best bagels and pastries in the city! Get here early on weekends. The lines can be crazy! But totally worth it!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“The classic Tommy’s margarita is pretty much the version that we make in almost all the bars I run. It’s a very simple, naked margarita: tequila, lime, agave, salt rim if you want it—but no orange liqueur. It’s just really simple and classic. I’ve heard that Tommy’s has one of the best tequila selections in the world. What makes drinking here special is Julio Bermejo, who is often behind the bar. If you get the chance to sit in front of Julio, that’s the way to go. He’s such an amazing guy. He really cares about what he does and is full of knowledge—he’s basically the ambassador of tequila.”
  • 19 locals recommend