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2775 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA, US, 94109-1497

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  • Restaurants

    »Boboquivari's

    Whole dungeness crab roasted in garlic sauce, filet mignon, farm fresh Hawaiian sunfish filet, New York steak are just a few of the exciting dishes on the menu. If you need to satisfy those endless cravings for thick juicy steaks and fresh seafood, come on down to Boboquivari's where you are sure to have a good time! A colorful, festive interior, a mahogany bar, leather booths and striped linens add to the vivacious ambiance, so much so that the restaurant seems alive with good cheer as it will put you right at ease and you will certainly enjoy your meal!

    1450 Lombard Street
    San Francisco, CA 94123

    »Baker Street Bistro

    Baker Street Bistro, this neighborhood eatery is small but welcoming, strictly serving affordable French cuisine. Located in the Presidio Heights district, it has been recognized as one of the city's Top 100 restaurants by the 'San Francisco Chronicle.' This is no small feat considering the competition. The atmosphere is that of a typical bistro, simple, clean and comfortable. Outdoor seating is limited but available. Dinner entrees include Sonoma Rabbit in a light Dijon sauce served with pasta and fresh vegetables and a Ragout of Lamb served with Duchesse potatoes. The wine list is adequate with a nice selection of Californian and French champagne, white, red and sparkling wines. You will find that everything is wonderful, from the Escargots Forrestiere to the Creme Brulee.

    2953 Baker Street
    San Francisco, CA 94123

    »Ace Wasabi's Rock 'N' Roll Sushi

    You can enjoy one of the city's best sushi menus at Ace Wasabi restaurant, popularly known as "Ace Wasabi's Rock n Roll Sushi". What you can expect here is a hearty Japanese meal at an affordable price. The menu sports traditional nigiri sushi, and the special rolls including the Ace Wasabi crab, eel and macadamia nuts, and the Three Amigos with tuna, yellow tail, eel and veggies, which should not be missed. The restaurant is always bustling with Marina locals. The front area of the restaurant is the perfect place to socialize, with a pub-like atmosphere. But if you are looking for a quiet meal, the back room of the restaurant is ideal.

    3339 Steiner Street
    San Francisco, CA 94123

    »Broadway Joe's Oyster & Sports Bar

    Sports are played here, at Broadway Joe's Oyster & Sports Bar, or at least, watched. Four TVs are tuned to games, plus sporting event of a more local variety is always going on live at the pool table. There is a large population of Navy boys on weekends. An eclectic jukebox plays something for every taste all the time, but has to compete with sportscasters commentary. You can get some oysters here, too, raw or baked as well as burgers and other grill food. The service is quick and friendly.

    2550 Van Ness Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94109

    »Black Horse London Deli

    This tiny storefront does a remarkable impression of an authentic London pub. It might not have the seasoned wood paneling of the Old World version, but it does have a lived-in charm and a good chunk of SF's ex-pat Brit population downing pints of Guinness and plates of bangers and mash. You can also have a game of darts while keeping up with the latest soccer match on the bar's television. The counter staff is cheerful as it dishes up a plate of blood sausage or makes an all-American BLT. An added plus to some, smoking is allowed.

    1514 Union Street
    San Francisco, CA 94123

    »Leopold's

    This authentic tavern located in the Russian Hill neighborhood of San Francisco offers a warm welcoming atmosphere and delicious German, Austrian cuisine. The decor leans on the side of kitschy with rich wood panelling, oil paintings, family photos, mounted antlers and the waitresses in traditional dirndls outfits. Patrons can order a "das boot" which is a large glass boot vessel for beer or one of their many delicious menu items including pappardele, house-made sausage, goulash, vegetable strudel and more.

    2400 Polk Street
    San Francisco, CA 94109

    »Helmand Palace

    For those who are always looking to try something new, Helmand Palace offers Afghan cuisine which is undeniably very unique in terms of flavors and aromas. First-timers must try tantalizing dishes like the Aushak, Mourgh Challow, Kaddo and Dwopiaza, each cooked in traditional Afghani style. The restaurant is a simple eatery that exudes an old-world vibe, decked out with artifacts and paintings. They also offer efficient delivery and take-out service.

    2424 Van Ness Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94109

    »Lemongrass Thai Cuisine

    San Francisco food critics have sung this place's praises since it opened. It serves some of the best Thai food in the city in a beautiful setting at affordable prices. Recommended dishes include Pad Ta-lay Seafood in Hot Chili Sauce with Mint and Lemon Leaves, Snapper Chu-Chee, and Pad Makuer (sauteed eggplant with garlic, green chili sauce, and basil). Vegetarians will find fewer selections here than at some other Thai restaurants, but still can do well. Check website for details.

    2348 Polk Street
    San Francisco, CA 94109

    »Polker's Gourmet Burgers

    Polker's Gourmet Burgers is an all-American cafe that is nice, but not pretentious. It finds a comfortable meeting ground between greasy spoons and the cheesy theme burger cafes. On the weekends, this spot is very busy with customers from the neighborhood. The menu offers contemporary American favorites like hamburgers, salads, sandwiches and milkshakes. The breakfast menu features unique varieties of Eggs Benedict like Eggs Blackstone (tomatoes and bacon), Salmon Bene with smoked salmon and spinach, and the Indulgence Omelet (grilled spinach, tomatoes, mushrooms and ham topped with Hollandaise Sauce). The service is great.

    2226 Polk Street
    San Francisco, CA 94109

    »Pesce Seafood Bar

    Come to this restaurant and discover an Italian twist in the seafood. It is moderately priced and serves larger portions than most seafood joints. If you want to eat a wide variety, go for the excellent Cicchetti menu. It offers great seafood blends with octopus, salmon and oysters. A selection of wines is available to accompany your meal. Pesce truly is a very nice place to dine in.

    2227 Polk Street
    San Francisco, CA 94109

    »The Brick Yard

    The Brick Yard is a fantastic restaurant and sports bar that serves California cuisine and is especially known for their burgers. There are 14 beers on tap and plenty of televisions to watch sports games. Their wooden tables and brick walls create a warm and laid-back atmosphere that will make you feel right at home. Whether you come to The Brick Yard for just a drink or for a meal, you'll know you'll have a good time.

    1787 Union Street
    San Francisco, CA 94123

    »McCormick and Kuleto's Seafood Restaurant

    In spite of its chain-restaurant status, McCormick and Kuleto is a sprawling, brightly lit seafood house and is one of the most popular restaurants in Ghirardelli Square. Tourists and locals happily feast on an enormous selection of fresh seafood at reasonable prices. An unusual menu item is the Oyster Bisque in heavy cream sauce, which is a dairy-lover's dream come true, but the more health-conscious folk enjoy grilled fish platters or the shellfish choices. Although the atmosphere is very upscale, this is one of the few seafood restaurants of its kind where kids are more than welcome.

    900 North Point Street
    San Francisco, CA 94109
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