Hillstone might be basically an upscale Applebee’s, but at least you know know what you’re getting. The spinach and artichoke dip will be heated to a precise temperature every time, the salmon is identical in San Francisco and Phoenix, and the drinks are always expensive and good. This is the Embarcadero after all.
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The Plant Cafe Organic
The Embarcadero location of The Plant is a prime spot to grab a healthy lunch.
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Hard Water is a good place near the Ferry Building to hang out with a bourbon drink and a snack.
Bix is an old-school American place down an alley in Jackson Square that feels like an old teamster clubhouse.
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