GUIDE: San Francisco

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    The Monk's Kettle

    3141 16th St.


    Mission

    Cuisine: Bar, Pub

    $$

    The bar food at this Mission favorite is as artisanal as the brews, with gastropub burgers, a daily pickle jar, and locavore specials. READ REVIEW

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    Mozzeria

    3228 16th St.

    Mission

    Cuisine: Italian

    $$

    One of the few deaf-owned restaurants in the country, Mozzeria proves that a love of fresh cheeses, chewy pizzas, and classic Italian pastas is universal. READ REVIEW

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    Mr. Pollo

    2823 Mission

    Mission

    Cuisine: Latin American

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    Learn why chef Chris Cosentino raved about Mr. Pollo on the Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate. READ REVIEW

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    Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous

    699 22nd St.

    Dogpatch

    Cuisine: Dessert

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    “Classic American ice cream with a quirky twist.”—San Francisco Weekly READ REVIEW

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    Nabe

    1325 9th Ave.

    Sunset

    Cuisine: Japanese

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    Sibling restaurateurs Hilwin and Hubert Wong showcase comforting hot pots of Japanese stew at Nabe in the Inner Sunset. READ REVIEW

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    Namu Gaji

    499 Dolores St.

    Mission

    Cuisine: Asian, Korean

    $

    "Brothers Dennis, Dan, and Dave Lee have brought their popular Korean-American street-stall food to their own restaurant in San Francisco's Mission District" -Wall Street Journal READ REVIEW

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    Nick's Cove

    23240 Highway 1

    San Francisco

    Cuisine: New American, Seafood

    $$$

    The Perfect Spot calls the food at this waterside road house “damn good.” We agree. And we also love the ocean view. READ REVIEW

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    Old Jerusalem

    2976 Mission St.

    Mission

    Cuisine: Middle Eastern

    $

    “The variations on hummus alone are worth exploration: there’s qudsiah, which combines hummus with ful, a hummus-like fava bean puree.”—Tara Duggan READ REVIEW

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    Olea

    1494 California St.

    Nob Hill

    Cuisine: American, Wine Bar

    $$

    Seasonal ingredients give a Northern California slant to American classics at this cozy Nob Hill spot. READ REVIEW

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    Papalote

    Multiple Locations:
    Western Addition, Mission

    Cuisine: Mexican

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    USA Today chose Papalote as one of the “10 great places to bite into a big burrito” and says the salsa “may be the greatest salsa the world has ever known.” READ REVIEW


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