San Francisco Restaurant Guide for Business Dining & Individuals.

To encourage you to discover some neighborhood favorites, here are a few “not the usual suspects” that are slightly off the beaten path – but not too far. All take major credit cards. For a definitive database of restaurants supporting the San Francisco Travel Association (organized by Cuisine, Neighborhood and Price) visit http://www.sanfrancisco.travel/dine/. Bon Appetit!

MODERN FRENCH in Historic Cow Hollow
Atelier Crenn

3127 Fillmore St near Union
415-440-0460
Dinner Only, Tuesday- Saturday
Reservations Accepted by Phone & Online

An extraordinary Michelin starred dining experience from an Iron Chef award winner. The focus is on artfully presented seasonal ingredients in the Modernist European mode served with an outstanding wine list in a simple dining room that is warm and inviting.

REGIONAL ITALIAN in the Financial District
Palio D'Asti

640 Sacramento between Montgomery & Kearny
415-395-9800
Weekday Lunch, Dinner Monday- Saturday, Closed Sunday
Reservations Accepted by Phone & Online

Named after the famous medieval horse race, Palio has an incredibly loyal cadre of local followers for its authentic and seasonally changing roster of Italian regional dishes utilizing organic and sustainable local ingredients and special imports like Italian white truffles in season.

CUTTING EDGE PERUVIAN & PAN LATIN on Upper Market
Pisco Latin Lounge

1817 Market @ Valencia
415-874-9951
Dinner & Late Night Daily
Reservations accepted for groups of 10 or more only

From SF’s legendary "Original Recipe Pisco Punch” to seductive Latin inspired concoctions; flavorful cocktails are stellar at this highly praised spot close to downtown. Creative tapas equally pay homage to the chef’s family in Lima, culinary innovators of Barcelona, and late night clubs in Buenos Aires.

SOUTH INDIAN in the Fillmore District
Dosa on Fillmore

1700 Fillmore at Post
415-441-3672
Dinner Nightly, Lunch Wednesday- Sunday
Reservations Accepted by Phone & Online

This consistent Michelin Bib Gourmand winner serves South Indian food like you’ve never had in a spectacular setting that has earned national attention. Fantastic cocktail selection too.

PLAYFUL AMERICAN in the Castro District
Jake's on Market

2223 Market btwn Castro & Sanchez
415-386-3330
Dinner Nightly, Lunch Weekdays, Weekend Brunch
Reservations Accepted by Phone & Online

A diverse crowd of gay and straight denizens are found at this lively spot in the heart of the world famous gay mecca. The food offers modern interpretations of hearty American classics using local ingredients.

STREET INSPIRED KOREAN in the Mission
Namu Gagi

499 Dolores Street
415-431-6268
Lunch & Dinner Tuesday- Sunday, Closed Mondays
No Reservations, Walk-ins Only, Expect a Wait at Dinner

3 brothers run what is one of the hottest spots in the City to open in recent years where their personal passion for the area’s local bounty has reinvented Korean cuisine in a totally innovative and personal way, while keeping Asian traditions close to heart.

CALIFORNIA BAKERY in Hayes Valley/Civic Center
Hayes Valley Bakeworks

550 Gough Street at corner of Fulton
415-864-2688
Breakfast, Lunch, Late afternoon Mon- Sat, closed Sunday
No Reservations, Walk-ins Only, No Wait

A vibrant bakery and cafe and a non -profit social enterprise whose mission includes job training and employment for people with disabilities or at risk. Rustic baked goods, sandwiches on house made focaccia, pizza & salads are favorites of the ballet and performing arts crowd who work and play nearby.