GUIDE: San Francisco

Superlative Sandwiches

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    Ike's Place

    3489 16th St.

    Castro

    Cuisine: Deli, Sandwich

    $

    Ike's three-page menu is loaded with hearty, sopping, but never soggy sandwiches; each bursting at the seams with lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickles and banana peppers. READ REVIEW

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    Mission Beach Café

    198 Guerrero St.

    Mission

    Cuisine: New American

    $$

    7x7 magazine raves about the burger and brunch as this Mission district favorite off the beaten path on Guerrero Street. READ REVIEW

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    Mission Picnic

    3275 22nd St.

    Mission

    Cuisine: Sandwich

    $

    Grab a BBE exclusive sandwich to-go and head straight to Dolores Park to lunch in the sun. READ REVIEW

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    Papalote

    Multiple Locations:
    Western Addition, Mission

    Cuisine: Mexican

    $

    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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    Queen’s Louisiana Po'Boy Café

    3030 San Bruno Ave.

    Portola

    Cuisine: Southern

    $$

    It’s all there—po’boys made on genuine Gambino’s pistolets (French rolls), freshly fried hush puppies, and yeasty beignets that will have you dusted in powdered sugar after just one bite. READ REVIEW

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    Spice Kit

    405 Howard St.

    SOMA

    Cuisine: Vietnamese

    $$

    Grab some báhn mí and ssäm at this new SoMa Asian street-food joint that’s headed by two alums of the French Laundry and the Ritz-Carlton, respectively. READ REVIEW


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