Best American Restaurants in East Bay

The Bull Valley RoadhouseThe Bull Valley Roadhouse
(1862)
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American | Port Costa, East Bay
The Wolf - OaklandThe Wolf - Oakland
(870)
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American | Oakland, East Bay
Juanita & MaudeJuanita & Maude
(276)
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American | Albany, East Bay
Flora - OaklandFlora - Oakland
(1875)
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American | Oakland, East Bay
The Restaurant at Wente VineyardsThe Restaurant at Wente Vineyards
(3795)
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American | Livermore, East Bay
The Grill at Wente VineyardsThe Grill at Wente Vineyards
(44)
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American | Livermore, East Bay
The Hideout Kitchen & CafeThe Hideout Kitchen & Cafe
(384)
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American | Lafayette, East Bay
Grand Lake KitchenGrand Lake Kitchen
(298)
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American | Oakland, East Bay
Massimo's - FremontMassimo's - Fremont
(936)
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American | Fremont, East Bay
Casa OrindaCasa Orinda
(975)
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American | Orinda, East Bay
Scott's Restaurant - Walnut CreekScott's Restaurant - Walnut Creek
(3039)
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American | Walnut Creek, East Bay
Dana'sDana's
(586)
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American | Danville, East Bay

Best Italian Restaurants in East Bay

Massimo RistoranteMassimo Ristorante
(716)
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Italian | Walnut Creek, East Bay
PRIMA RistorantePRIMA Ristorante
(2162)
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Italian | Walnut Creek, East Bay
Piatti - DanvillePiatti - Danville
(2817)
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Italian | Danville, East Bay
Corso RistoranteCorso Ristorante
(2085)
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Italian | Berkeley, East Bay
54 Mint Forno Italiano54 Mint Forno Italiano
(292)
$$$$
Italian | Walnut Creek, East Bay
Bellanico Restaurant and Wine BarBellanico Restaurant and Wine Bar
(1675)
$$$$
Italian | Oakland, East Bay
Enoteca MolinariEnoteca Molinari
(248)
$$$$
Italian | Oakland, East Bay
Boot and Shoe Service - OaklandBoot and Shoe Service - Oakland
(81)
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Italian | Oakland, East Bay
Riva CucinaRiva Cucina
(971)
$$$$
Italian | Berkeley, East Bay
MarzanoMarzano
(342)
$$$$
Italian | Oakland, East Bay
Primavera RistorantePrimavera Ristorante
(615)
$$$$
Italian | San Ramon, East Bay
De La Torre's TrattoriaDe La Torre's Trattoria
(651)
$$$$
Italian | Pleasanton, East Bay

Popular restaurants in San Francisco

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Shirasoni
(61)
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Japanese | Alameda
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in San Francisco

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Wako Japanese RestaurantWako Japanese Restaurant
279
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Japanese | Richmond District, San Francisco
OmakaseOmakase
323
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Japanese | SOMA, San Francisco
BenuBenu
1447
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Contemporary American | SOMA, San Francisco
QuinceQuince
2357
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Californian | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
Ijji SushiIjji Sushi
177
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Japanese | North Panhandle / USF, San Francisco
Gary DankoGary Danko
545
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Contemporary French / American | Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco
Sons & DaughtersSons & Daughters
1218
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Contemporary American | Nob Hill, San Francisco
CoiCoi
1347
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Contemporary American | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
Jeanne D'Arc - Cornell Hotel De FranceJeanne D'Arc - Cornell Hotel De France
737
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French | Downtown / Union Square, San Francisco
Seven HillsSeven Hills
1220
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Italian | Russian Hill, San Francisco

Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in San Francisco

The top restaurants in the city, according to our savvy dining experts.
Tartine ManufactoryTartine Manufactory
625
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American | Mission, San Francisco
Foreign CinemaForeign Cinema
6050
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Californian | Mission, San Francisco
Zuni CafeZuni Cafe
5865
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Modern European | Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, San Francisco
The ProgressThe Progress
860
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Contemporary American | Western Addition, San Francisco
Kokkari EstiatorioKokkari Estiatorio
5964
$$$$
Mediterranean | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
Wayfare TavernWayfare Tavern
4966
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American | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
House of Prime RibHouse of Prime Rib
9466
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Steak | Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, San Francisco
Monsieur BenjaminMonsieur Benjamin
1747
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French | Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, San Francisco
CotognaCotogna
2285
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Italian | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
Slanted DoorSlanted Door
10382
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Vietnamese | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
MarloweMarlowe
2343
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American | SOMA, San Francisco
Park TavernPark Tavern
2299
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American | North Beach, San Francisco
BoulevardBoulevard
7220
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American | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
Rich TableRich Table
1587
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Californian | Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, San Francisco
MouradMourad
1702
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Californian | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
SpruceSpruce
3198
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American | Presidio Heights, San Francisco
BellotaBellota
756
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Spanish | SOMA, San Francisco
OctaviaOctavia
1116
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Contemporary American | Pacific Heights, San Francisco
August (1) FiveAugust (1) Five
849
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Indian | Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, San Francisco
PerbaccoPerbacco
5548
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Italian | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco

The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in San Francisco

Whether it’s a margherita pizza or sashimi you seek, here are the best places by cuisine type, according to our tastemakers.
MarloweMarlowe
2343
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American | SOMA, San Francisco
CotognaCotogna
2285
$$$$
Italian | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
Monsieur BenjaminMonsieur Benjamin
1747
$$$$
French | Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, San Francisco
Akiko's Restaurant & Sushi BarAkiko's Restaurant & Sushi Bar
1034
$$$$
Japanese | Downtown / Union Square, San Francisco
Leo's Oyster BarLeo's Oyster Bar
442
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Seafood | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
Kokkari EstiatorioKokkari Estiatorio
5964
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Mediterranean | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
CalaCala
411
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Mexican | Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, San Francisco
BellotaBellota
756
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Spanish | SOMA, San Francisco
China LiveChina Live
611
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Chinese | Chinatown, San Francisco
August (1) FiveAugust (1) Five
849
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Indian | Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, San Francisco
House of Prime RibHouse of Prime Rib
9466
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Steak | Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, San Francisco
MouradMourad
1702
$$$$
Californian | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
Slanted DoorSlanted Door
10382
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Vietnamese | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
In SituIn Situ
525
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Global, International | SOMA, San Francisco
Hawker Fare- SFHawker Fare- SF
374
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Thai | Mission, San Francisco

San Francisco’s 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

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Kokkari EstiatorioKokkari Estiatorio
5964
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Mediterranean | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
Foreign CinemaForeign Cinema
6050
$$$$
Californian | Mission, San Francisco
House of Prime RibHouse of Prime Rib
9466
$$$$
Steak | Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, San Francisco
Zuni CafeZuni Cafe
5865
$$$$
Modern European | Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, San Francisco
Slanted DoorSlanted Door
10382
$$$$
Vietnamese | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
Absinthe Brasserie and Bar - SFAbsinthe Brasserie and Bar - SF
5704
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French | Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, San Francisco
MarloweMarlowe
2343
$$$$
American | SOMA, San Francisco
BoulevardBoulevard
7220
$$$$
American | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco
SpruceSpruce
3198
$$$$
American | Presidio Heights, San Francisco
PerbaccoPerbacco
5548
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Italian | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco

Treat your taste buds: Explore East Bay restaurants.

Specials at top restaurants in East Bay

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ReveReve
763 reviews
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French | Lafayette, East Bay

Wonderful authentic French food. Cassoulet compared with that served in Carcassonne. The French fries were incredible. More

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LungomareLungomare
866 reviews
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Italian | Oakland, East Bay

Lungomare has excellent pizza and is a good reasonable restaurant with great views of the Bay. The menu is a complete one with full dinners and good choices of salads too. More

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BarcinoBarcino
339 reviews
$$$$
Tapas / Small Plates | Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, San Francisco

Great food with pleasant ambience. Staff is friendly and is a great restaurant for a pre theatre meal! More

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Revelry BistroRevelry Bistro
339 reviews
$$$$
French | Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness, San Francisco

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We thoroughly enjoyed our pre performance dinner. Food and service are top notch More

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ALX GastropubALX Gastropub
50 reviews
$$$$
American | SOMA, San Francisco

We're big fans of Alexander Steak House. When we heard their offshoot ALX Gastropub was opening we went there on our next trip to SF. We were not disappointed! The food was spectacular. The service was perfect. The decor was modern and light. We were happy to be there and left discussing when we could come back. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

East Bay's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
League of Chefs Pop-Up Dinners1. League of Chefs Pop-Up Dinners
43 reviews
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Californian | Vallejo, East Bay

Always enjoyable, wonderful meals so tasty and well proportioned, and the warm, wonderful people we meet, new and old friends. You and your staff are wonderful, the chef amazing. Thanks for a great evening. More

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Kimono Restaurant2. Kimono Restaurant
432 reviews
$$$$
Japanese | Benicia, East Bay

It was for my Son’s Birthday. Everything was great, the only issue was with parking. The parking lot is much too small. More

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Babushka Nouveau Russe3. Babushka Nouveau Russe
92 reviews
$$$$
Russian | Walnut Creek, East Bay

We had a company holiday dinner (10 people) and all of us were very happy with the quality of the food, quiet place, very nice staff and reasonable prices. More

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Trabocco4. Trabocco
1872 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary Italian | Alameda, East Bay

Great food and nice location. More

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Brasas Do Brazil Steakhouse5. Brasas Do Brazil Steakhouse
209 reviews
$$$$
Brazilian | Concord, East Bay

1st time and was absolutely a wonderful experience! Great service and awesome food! Will be back again for more! We loved every bit of it! More

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New to OpenTable

East Bay restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
AlbatrossAlbatross
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Farm-to-table | Danville, East Bay

Farm to Table Contemporary Global Cuisine brought to you by some of the best in culinary and hospitality.More

Four Corners Pizza & PastaFour Corners Pizza & Pasta
$$$$
Pizzeria | Pinole, East Bay

Four Corner’s Pizza and Pasta is a locally owned and operated family restaurant. If you haven’t experienced our great food, come in and find out what you’ve been missing!More

Hops and SessionsHops and Sessions
$$$$
American | Livermore, East Bay

Beer Garden in the heart of Livermore serving delicious food.More

Paulista Brazilian Kitchen and TaproomPaulista Brazilian Kitchen and Taproom
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Brazilian | Oakland, East Bay

Paulista is a Brazilian restaurant, cafe, and craft beer taproom on Park Blvd. in the Glenview District of Oakland. We feature a food, craft beer, and wine experience like no other in the Bay Area. From açaí bowls to empanadas, to traditional coxinhas, all alongside amazing local craft beer and wine, we bring the delicious flavors of Brazil to our customers from morning until night.

Our community-centered atmosphere features fast-casual service, where you order at our front counter, sit down at a table, and your food is then brought out to you. We are very family friendly and accept reservations for large parties, as well. We look forward to you joining us!
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Yanagi Sushi & Grill - DublinYanagi Sushi & Grill - Dublin
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Japanese | Dublin, East Bay

At Yanagi Dublin, diners can experience the sizzle of steak or seafood, masterfully grilled before your eyes at one of our six teppan tables, or watch our sushi chefs prepare Yanagi’s gorgeous sushi rolls behind our glittering sushi bar. (Most nights you’ll find our renowned founding chef, Jay Chung, preparing his award-winning specialties here.) Spaciously designed with an open layout, our restaurant gives diners a view of the excitement from any vantage point. With large tables for families and booths for a more intimate dining experience, Yanagi is a destination for all aficionados of the finest Japanese cuisine.More