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10 Mom & Pop Restaurants In San Francisco That Serve Home Cooked Meals To Die For

There’s nothing quite like a home-cooked meal, especially when you don’t have to actually cook it yourself, am I right? And it’s even better coming from a mom-and-pop restaurant that has stood the test of time (and, probably, greedy landlords, too). Here are some of our favorites scattered throughout San Francisco, serving up homespun takes on specialties from Italy, France, Korea, Vietnam, and beyond.

We know there are myriad other great spots throughout the city. What’s your favorite mom-and-pop restaurant in San Francisco?

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 (