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Critics' choice
Restaurants & cafés

Chris Cosentino's highly regarded restaurant is known for championing sustainably harvested produce, meat and seafood, and for the frequent appearance of...

1550 Church Street


Restaurants & cafés

LuLu majors in delicious, rustic, Italian-influenced cuisine, including specialities from the wood-fired oven, rotisserie and grill. Pizzas, pasta and...

816 Folsom Street

Market Bar

Restaurants & cafés

This casual brasserie at the waterfront features hearty California cuisine and some Italian fare. The catch here is the excellent seafood: soul-warming...

1 Ferry Building


Critics' choice
Restaurants & cafés

One of the hottest restaurants in town, Nopa's attractions include the wood-fired oven, and the late hours - unusual in a city where many kitchens pack up...

560 Divisadero Street


Restaurants & cafés

One of Oakland's true destination restaurants, this Rockridge area hotspot features soul-warming northern Italian fare that is almost entirely handmade,...

5655 College Avenue

Pauline's Pizza

Restaurants & cafés

Pauline's inventive thin-crust pies all come with top-quality ingredients: roasted peppers, perhaps, or goat's cheese, edible flowers or exotic vegetables....

260 Valencia Street


Restaurants & cafés

Rivoli is a charming, intimate and neighbourly Italian-inspired restaurant, run by talented chef Wendy Brucker. The menu offers simple versions of classic...

1539 Solano Avenue

Scala's Bistro

Restaurants & cafés

Recently refurbished to fine effect, this bustling bistro is frequented by tourists staying in Union Square and locals attracted by robust, reasonably...

Sir Francis Drake Hotel, 432 Powell Street


Restaurants & cafés

Sodini's is small and darkly romantic, in a Chianti bottle as candle-holder sort of way. Patrons are jammed close together to enable their servers to...

510 Green Street


Critics' choice
Restaurants & cafés

In this small, spare, one-room dining space, the spirit of Roman cuisine shines through. Dishes are rustic, unadorned and incredibly flavourful, calling up...

1911 Fillmore Street

Tommaso's Ristorante Italiano

Critics' choice
Restaurants & cafés

Tommaso's is known city-wide for its simple Italian food, which has been served family-style in a tiny, boisterous room since 1935. The wood-fired pizzas...

1042 Kearny Street


Restaurants & cafés

Despite the long banquettes that flank the dining room, and the post-work young professionals and adventurous Mission hipsters who sit in them, it's the...

564 4th Street