Bars in the Marina can occasionally veer towards Sammy Adams levels of frattiness, but Hollow Cow is a nice alternative if you’ve graduated from that scene. While it can be a little dead at the start of the week, as you get closer to the weekend, it’s a prime spot for catching the elusive “big game” or to socialize with the 30’s-ish crowd on the outdoor patio.
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Tacko is a Nantucket-themed Mexican restaurant in Cow Hollow. You should just stick to the tacos.
Balboa Cafe is a throwback spot in Cow Hollow whose best asset is its Bloody Mary's.
They’ve been making sandwiches at Marina Submarine in Cow Hollow for 30 years. So yeah, they know what they’re doing.
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Brenda’s French Soul Food
Brenda’s serves some solid breakfast and brunch food with a New Orleans twist, but it’s never quite as amazing as the menu promises.
Try Gardenias, in lower Pac Heights, when you’re looking to drink a bottle of wine and eat like a moderately health-conscious French king.
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The upscale Mexican at Flores is a nice change of pace for Cow Hollow. You just have to do this place right.
Stop by Radhaus after a long day in Fort Mason for some Belgian beers and German food like bratwurst and schnitzel.
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