Southern food for brunch or dinner is never the wrong move, unless you’re trying to do a lot of activity afterwards, in which case, maybe think again. This place on the border of the Mission and Bernal makes fantastic chicken and waffles and eggs benedict at brunch and fried chicken and ribs at dinner. If you’ve never had fried okra, now’s your chance.
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Serious sushi types rave about ICHI in Bernal Heights. We like the sushi, but the cooked food is really where it’s at.
El Rio in Bernal Heights is one of our old reliables - especially with it’s excellent outdoor space.
We appreciate the oven engineering at PizzaHacker, but the pizza they turn out is just solid.
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Westwood is a Marina bar that turns into a party every weekend. Ride the mechanical bull at your own risk.
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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.
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