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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Bakery
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“Millennials love to stand in lines. Go mid-morning on weekdays to avoid long lines. But, the food is well worth it! Riches beyond your wildest dreams: butter-golden pains au chocolat, cappuccinos with ferns drawn in dense foam and croque monsieurs turbo-loaded with ham, two kinds of cheese and béchamel. Don't be dismayed by the inevitable line out the door – it moves fast – but be aware that lolling in Dolores Park is the only possible post-Tartine activity.”
  • 505 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Hands down my favorite restaurant in SF. Fantastic neighborhood (if I had $6mil I would live there). Have dinner at NOPA and go see your favorite band next door at the Independent. Divisadero is a great street to cruise and sightsee”
  • 359 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“One of our favorite pizzeria! The line may be long so go during non peak dinning time, or put your name there and walk around have a drink!”
  • 218 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“In central SF - and near SF MOMA, Metreon and Yerba Buena park so you can split up and do a variety of things and come back together for lunch and dinner.”
  • 144 locals recommend
Burrito Place
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“The famous La Taqueria is the birthplace of the Mission-style Burrito. Also named the best Burrito in America! A must visit. Lines may be long, but moves quickly. Only a 5 minute walk away. ”
  • 209 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Another one of my absolute favorites. This one is a bit more upscale, but worth the price. Be sure to reserve in advance. ”
  • 188 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Beautiful scenic overlook for a relaxing dinner. Great hiking around restaurant.”
  • 202 locals recommend
Thin-crust pizzas and cocktails in a neighborhood spot
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“Delicious California fare and pizza for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Great cocktails + outdoor seating!”
  • 178 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“The menu changes constantly, with hilarious themes. Great drinks, cool space, can get a bit loud and crowded, but very fun!”
  • 180 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“- Further out in Cole Valley - Extremely high quality French style restaurant”
  • 180 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Well known pasta restaurant with hand made, fresh pasta. Will likely need a reservation.”
  • 163 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Fantastic breakfast & lunch in a beautiful space out by the ocean. Check out charming shops, cafes, and the ocean nearby while waiting for a table. ”
  • 187 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“For this who like to wait in line with others for breakfast or lunch. This is a great spot. Hip spot. Good food. ”
  • 152 locals recommend
Burmese Restaurant
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“DEEELLLLICIOUS. Omg get the Rainbow salad to share, then secretly order one to go for yourself. It’s so good, you’ll thank me for it :))) MUST go on your trip!! Opens at 5PM. Go @5PM :) ”
  • 145 locals recommend
Cinema
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“Our favorite date night spot. It's a movie theater where you can order food and drinks and eat right from your seat. There's a dimly-lit velvety bar in the theater for a drink before or after. Comfortable seats. Must order the kimchi OR truffle popcorn!”
  • 150 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Enjoy beautiful views of the sunset over delicious local seafood or drinks.”
  • 158 locals recommend