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10 Restaurants You Have To Visit In San Francisco Before You Die

Well, this is just a ridiculous list to put together, what with all the James Beard Award winners, Top Chef contestants, and wildly creative and innovative culinary masters that call San Francisco home. And no matter what you’re craving, whether it’s authentic dim sum, comforting pasta, or a gut-bursting burrito, you’ll likely find a place that will satisfy your every need. But these 10 spots — a combination of local favorites, gastronomic hotspots, and city classics — may just be some of the best restaurants in San Francisco.

Now, we’ve surely missed more than a few mouthwatering greats. Let us know what you think are the best restaurants in San Francisco, so we can get ourselves a rezy stat.

Stephanie Garr
Stephanie is a freelance writer and editor based in San Francisco, California. When she's not tapping at a keyboard, she can be found leading groups on gourmet chocolate walking tours (best job ever) or running the many lovely hills and stairs of the city (to burn off all that chocolate, of course). She also runs a travel blog with her husband at Big & Small Travel (