30 "Special Occasions" restaurants in San Francisco.
Zuni Cafe in the Civic Center is still an icon, and it sits firmly at the top of our list of favorite restaurants in this town.
Rich Table is a restaurant in Hayes Valley that, no matter how many times you go, will always surprise you in the best way possible.
You’ll want to book a table in advance for the dim sum-style small plates at State Bird Provisions in the Fillmore.
Between the beautiful space and interesting twists on Chinese classics, Mister Jiu’s in Chinatown is one of the most unmissable restaurants in SF.
Saison is a tasting menu restaurant in SoMa worth saving for a very special occasion.
Liholiho Yacht Club in the Tenderloin is where you should go for a blowout meal with a group.
The most fun expensive-as-hell meal in town. Viva California. Viva Californios.
Some of the best Spanish food in town is at Bellota, at the bottom of the Airbnb building in Soma.
Sir and Star is one of the best dining experiences in Northern California. Get your ass out to the hunting lodge in Olema.
We can always rely on Cotogna in the Financial District for an excellent upscale Italian meal.
House of Prime Rib in Nob Hill is where you should go celebrate with a lot of meat and large bottles of wine.
Che Fico, on the edge of NoPa, serves excellent Italian food in an impressively designed space.
Fine dining that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Sons & Daughters is definitely our speed.
The Progress, on Fillmore, is a great time and a good scene, with excellent food.