These 12 Restaurants In Northern California Don’t Look Like Much… But WOW, They’re Good

Have you ever been hungry for a good meal only to drive up to the restaurant and decide you’d rather go hungry than step inside? Then you probably missed out on some really great food experiences. Not everyone has the gift of hospitality when it comes to a colorful tablecloth and fresh flowers on the table, but they just might have the magic of NorCal cuisine.

Here are a few that you should never drive on by. As a matter of fact, park that vehicle and step inside. You’ll be glad you did.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Save this list and find yourself your local hole in the wall next time you’re itching for a meal out. Make sure to tell us all about it. And, while you’re at it…where is YOUR favorite restaurant that doesn’t look like much, but knocks the food out of the park?