San Francisco has a multitude of restaurants to choose from throughout the city. In fact, it is considered to have some of the best restaurants in the world. With so many choices of diverse and sumptuous cuisines from across the globe, eating is a pivotal part of the culture. Especially some of the local specialties which include Dungeness crab and Boudin's soup in a sourdough bread bowl. In addition, the high-quality selections of wine from the neighboring Napa & Sonoma Valley provide a supplementary treat.
Certain areas of San Francisco tend to specialize in particular cuisines. Throughout the Mission District there are numerous Mexican eateries. Naturally, Chinatown is abundant with exceptional Chinese food. As for Italian, there are a variety of choices in North Beach. If you're in the mood for seafood there's always the ever popular Fisherman's Wharf. You could also venture out of the mix and visit the picturesque town of Sausalito on the other side of the Golden Gate Bridge. Here you'll find excellent seafood and Italian, along with incredible views of San Francisco and the Bay area.
||A San Francisco Classic - Boudin's Sourdough
Boudin's Sourdough is one San Francisco's oldest eateries. Since 1849, during the days of the Gold Rush, Boudin's Sourdough has been making its famous sourdough bread. To this day it hasn't changed a bit and still remains a popular treat. There are many ways to enjoy Boudin's Sourdough bread including sandwiches, bagels, pizzas and even clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl. Located throughout the city there are various locations where you can try their remarkable sourdough bread, including Jefferson Street in the Fisherman's Wharf.
Alfreds Steak House
659 Merchant St. (between Montgomery and Kearny, Clay and Washington), San Francisco
2170 Bryant St., San Francisco
286 Jefferson St., San Francisco
701 Folsom St. (at Third), San Francisco
201 Bridgeway, Sausalito
63 Ellis St. (between Powell and Stockton), San Francisco
Kuleto’s Italian Restaurant
221 Powell St. (between Geary and O’Farrell/ adjacent to Villa Florence Hotel), San Francisco
1122 Post St. (off Van Ness), San Francisco