Basik serves some seriously good acai bowls (or really acai plastic cups/tubs). A few bar seats that look out on Polk Street are all they have inside, so this is more of a grab-and-go situation. But odds are, you’re getting this after going on a run or a trip to the gym anyway, so why slow down by sitting?
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Bob’s Donuts in Nob Hill is open 24 hours a day, so you can get a donut whenever you really need one.
House Of Prime Rib
House of Prime Rib in Nob Hill is where you should go celebrate with a lot of meat and large bottles of wine.
Cordon Bleu is a Vietnamese lunch counter in Lower Nob Hill where you can eat a lot of food for cheap. Make sure you get the five spice chicken.
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You’re going to wait in line at the Shake Shack in Cow Hollow, but at least there are awesome burgers and ice cream at the end of it.
Dandelion Chocolate Company
You can buy someone a gift from Dandelion in the Ferry Building or you can just get some hot chocolate for yourself. Your call.
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Blue Barn Gourmet
If you’re looking to be healthy - or at least feel like you’re being healthy - hit up Blue Barn.
One of the better lunch options in the Financial District, get Heyday into your midday rotation.
The Plant Cafe Organic
The Embarcadero location of The Plant is a prime spot to grab a healthy lunch.
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