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The Infatuation is an app and website, which uses a small team of local editors who dine anonymously to rate and review restaurants. Each restaurant gets a rating, so that you can find the right place for every occasion.

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bota tapas and paella barbota tapas and paella bar
368 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Downtown / Union Square, San Francisco

Warm, caring staff. Consistently good results. Check our food bar for one person paella option. More

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Paul Martin's American Grill - San MateoPaul Martin's American Grill - San Mateo
2069 reviews
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American | San Mateo, Peninsula

Great food, nice space, good for large groups, large bar space to mingle while waiting on table, and best of all plenty of parking readily available. More

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ANZUANZU
2155 reviews
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Californian | Downtown / Union Square, San Francisco

Superb service and delicious food. Pre theatre dinner we found this to be an excellent choice. More

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Catch - San FranciscoCatch - San Francisco
2594 reviews
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Seafood | Castro, San Francisco

I was very happy with this restaurant. We had the short ribs and the cioppino and both were excellent. the short ribs were tender with added red chard and potato. The cioppino was served nice and hot with plenty of seafood in it. Our server was a pro. She was right there for everything with a winning attitude too. I'd want a table in her area for sure next time. The drinks were good and reasonably priced. More

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Roy's - San FranciscoRoy's - San Francisco
3312 reviews
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Seafood | SOMA, San Francisco

Always the freshest food, impeccable service and always a wonderful experience. More

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Cafe ClaudeCafe Claude
3920 reviews
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French | Downtown / Union Square, San Francisco

Excellent restaurant for an evening out. Great live jazz and romantic atmosphere. Food was great... the crispy duck dish was perfect. More

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ALX by Alexander's SteakhouseALX by Alexander's Steakhouse
68 reviews
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American | SOMA, San Francisco

After finding the front door.... Wow loved the drinks..food was outstanding. Waiter was fabulous. Very knowledgeable about the menu. Will definitely be back More

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STEM Kitchen & GardenSTEM Kitchen & Garden
66 reviews
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Californian | Potrero Hill / Dogpatch, San Francisco

Still hidden, and thus nice place to grab dinner. But once the basketball arena is completed things will most likely change. But for now, a nice find. More

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

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This is our third visit, we keep coming back with friends since we like it so much Good food, pleasant atmosphere - and the owner gladly help with French words if you are interested We give it our 5 stars😃 More

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Finn Town TavernFinn Town Tavern
393 reviews
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American | Castro, San Francisco

Excellent brunch, fun vibe, good food and cocktails. The chef came out and chatted with us, which was a nice added bonus! More

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Sequoia Grove Winery1. Sequoia Grove Winery
64 reviews
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Winery | Napa, Wine Country

Phenomonal wine, food & education by Lisa! Loved it all!! More

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The Salon at Quince2. The Salon at Quince
14 reviews
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Californian | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco

A wonderful evening and especially from the attentive knowledgable staff. They saw we were interested in the cocktails, food, art on the walls and were tremendously informative and kind to us. Food was wonderful. What a lovely evening. More

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St. Francis Winery & Vineyards3. St. Francis Winery & Vineyards
1161 reviews
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Californian | Santa Rosa, Wine Country

Couldn’t have asked for better food or service. Highly recommend! More

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Eight Tables by George Chen4. Eight Tables by George Chen
127 reviews
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Chinese | Chinatown, San Francisco

This is an amazing experience with Chinese cuisine!! More

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Quince5. Quince
2403 reviews
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Californian | Financial District / Embarcadero, San Francisco

Wow! If there was a way to give more than 5 stars for any of these categories, we would! The food was divine, the service was outstanding (the friendliest staff at a Michelin Star restaurant that we have encountered!) and the ambiance was perfect. It’s too pricy to go often, although we can’t wait to go back for another special occasion! More

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Bistro SF GrillBistro SF Grill
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Eastern European | Castro, San Francisco

Adriatic and South Eastern European influenced cuisine, with San Francisco cultural twist. Goulash, Schnitzel, Cevapcici, Adriatic Plate, Hummus and Falafel plates, Trout, Salmon, Halibut, Vegan Polenta, Vegan Burgers. South Eastern European selection of wines, local beers on tap, and international bottled beers. And live music every night.More

Luna Ristorante - ConcordLuna Ristorante - Concord
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Italian | Concord, East Bay

“I’m the owner and the chef, so I’m always here,” he says in his lyrical Mediterranean accent. “It’s nice to do business with locals.”

Jacifi describes his menu as a blend of new and old: “You get old-school tastes with a modern presentation.” The restaurant specializes in northern and southern Italian standards like saltimbocca, chicken cacciatore, and risotto. But the eighteen-year-old Luna takes these familiar dishes very seriously. Redoune, partner and co-chef Hafid Tadri, and co-chef Habib Jacifi don’t so much replicate the old standards as define them.

Take the fettuccini with Bolognese sauce. Many restaurants make a Bolognese; few do it well. Like the sly smile on the lips of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous lady, this brick red sauce reveals a depth of character beyond its simple appearance. Carrots, celery, and onions add a layer of sweetness, while bacon contributes a sultry, meaty backbone.More

Palette SFPalette SF
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Fusion / Eclectic | SOMA, San Francisco

Under the direction of Chef Peter J. Hemsley, food and art are intermingled on the plate. The cuisine will borrow from the fine dining style, mixing Peter’s visual creativity with high quality products. More

Solage CabanasSolage Cabanas
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Californian | Calistoga, Wine Country

Solbar, our casual yet sophisticated restaurant, is part of Solage Calistoga, Napa Valley’s most innovative resort and spa. Relax in the bar with a custom cocktail and a panoramic view of the Palisades Mountains or sit on the patio to enjoy a local wine and take in the scene at our 130-foot swimming pool.

In the Solbar kitchen, we are pleased to offer you a choice of lighter dishes to enjoy guilt-free as well as more decadent ones in which you can truly indulge. We go to great lengths to involve local producers whenever possible and to let the California seasons dictate our menu.More

Yemeni's RestaurantYemeni's Restaurant
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Middle Eastern | Nob Hill, San Francisco

Chef Mohamed has been cooking professionally in San Francisco since 2004. In 2009 he introduced SF's first-ever Yemeni Restaurant to help diners discover the food of his country. He uses homemade spices, with herbs grown and dried by his family in Yemen and flown in for use in Yemeni's kitchen. So the flavors in Yemeni's marinades are unlike any you will taste outside of Yemen because they are unique to the family tradition. For lovers of exotic cuisine, you can enjoy Vegetarian or Meat Saltah, Lamb or Chicken Mandi, Lamb or Veal Haneed, Ghallaba Beef or Chicken, Lamb or Chicken Agda, and Lamb Liver. There are many options for vegetarians including lentil soup, and Arabian mezaa (falafel, baba ganoush, hummus, tabbouleh). A traditional Yemeni breakfast is also served throughout the day! Beverages include traditional Yemeni milk tea or traditional red tea, Vemto pomegranate drink or fresh juices. More

Discover San Francisco

Farm-to-table is everywhere now, but it was here first. Just north of San Francisco, the values-forward counties of Marin and Sonoma offer an abundance of sustainably sourced produce. Of course, there’s more to eat in the Bay than leafy greens alone—don’t miss the mainstays like Cioppino (a seafood stew best eaten with thick-cut garlic bread), Mission-style burritos, local oysters and Neapolitan pizza where pizzerias around town war for the ultimate version. The city has long been home to distinct international flavors, so for authentic dim sum, Chinatown tops the charts. The Mission is ablaze with longstanding taquerias, steakhouses and a new wave of artisanal bakeries and coffee houses. And the Fisherman’s Wharf, while touristy, is the spot for Bay caught seafood. From there, we recommend walking to Crissy Field for Golden Gate Bridge gazing and sparkling sunshine.

Discover San Francisco

Farm-to-table is everywhere now, but it was here first. Just north of San Francisco, the values-forward counties of Marin and Sonoma offer an abundance of sustainably sourced produce. Of course, there’s more to eat in the Bay than leafy greens alone—don’t miss the mainstays like Cioppino (a seafood stew best eaten with thick-cut garlic bread), Mission-style burritos, local oysters and Neapolitan pizza where pizzerias around town war for the ultimate version. The city has long been home to distinct international flavors, so for authentic dim sum, Chinatown tops the charts. The Mission is ablaze with longstanding taquerias, steakhouses and a new wave of artisanal bakeries and coffee houses. And the Fisherman’s Wharf, while touristy, is the spot for Bay caught seafood. From there, we recommend walking to Crissy Field for Golden Gate Bridge gazing and sparkling sunshine.