You don’t need us to tell you this is a solid spot, it’s all over the internet. But you can’t really eat at El Farolito by the light of day. It’s good, but this place is about the experience of swaying in line with a hundred of your new closest friends and mainlining whatever meat comes to mind. It’s a classic SF experience.
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The Victorian-era bar in the Mission is a great spot to drink good whiskeys next to a wood-
Hawker Fare SF
An Oakland original brings its A-game to the Mission. Hawker Fare is a restaurant we find ourselves at again and again.
Amnesia is a dive in the Mission with a great craft beer list and live music almost every night.
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Bonita Taqueria & Rotisserie
Bonita is a TNT crime drama of a restaurant in the Marina – satisfying, but never quite award-winning.
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On average, the best bread bakery in the country can be found at Tartine Bakery in the Mission.
Golden Boy Pizza
Golden Boy Pizza in North Beach sells inexpensive, filling pizza slices worth waiting in line for.
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