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SF Restaurant Week

January 15, 2018

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Celebrate the first month of the New Year at one of these San Francisco-based restaurants. We have everything from Italian to seafood, Mexica, and maybe even a little ice cream for dessert.

In this article, you will learn about:

5 Difference eateries you need to be aware of (and put at the top of your list to check out)
Tips about the different types of ambiance, price range
That plus more
(And, speaking of San Francisco, all of this good food will put you in the mood to consider checking out apartments for rent in San Francisco!)

1. Tadich Grill

Located at Front Street / Battery Street (in other words, the Financial District), Tadich Grill has been a household name in the bay area for years. This American seafood restaurant is iconic San Francisco class, and is definitely a go-to no matter if you are a first-time visitor or SF native. In fact, it has been labeled as one of the oldest restaurants in the San Francisco area.

It does tend to be pricey, with meals ranging about $31 to $60 per plate (each person must spend at least $11.50). Because it does serve the freshest of the fresh seafood, the menu does change daily. We recommend that, because of its reputation and history, it does get booked fast so be sure to put in a reservation beforehand.

The ambiance is comfortable, with long, huge countertops and old-vintage booths. The setting overall is fun yet intimate. (And, for all of you bread lovers, know that Tadich Grill does provide complimentary sour dough.)

When Should You Go?

Go to the Tadich Grill for a fun yet special date night. This is the place to be around those you love while enjoying San Francisco history. You should also consider the Tadich Grill if you are a seafood lover and want to try the freshest catch of the day.

2. La Taqueria

La Taqueria is a quintessential Mexican restauarant located in San Fracisco’s Mission District. It is known for their burritos—especially the carne asada super burrito. Know that it does become crowded easily so, especially around lunch and dinner, so you may have to stand in a line for a few minute before ordering. Prices are reasonable and dress attire is casual. Please know though that La Taqueria is a cash-only business; if you only bring your credit or debit, you may need to stop off at the ATM.

When Should You Go?

You definitely need to check out La Taqueria if you love Mexican food and are in the mood for a casual, friendly eating joint. La Taqueria isn’t just any Mexican food restaurant; it’s hundreds of reviews demonstrates its credibility. You are sure to enjoy the rich flavors!

3. The House

Located in the North Beach/ Telegraph Hill area of San Francisco, The House is an Asian Fusion restaurant you are sure to love. Try the fried garlic ribeye steak and garlic noodles. Since the restaurant is fairly small—with roughly only 10 to 15 tables—you most likely will need to book a reservation. The restaurant is pricey, with plates being anywhere from $31 to $60. Overall, this restaurant is a gem—the menu is delicious but be sure to ask about the specials (which are not on the menu).

When Should You Go?

You should check out The House if you are in the mood for Asian-fusion cuisine with an American twist. This is a great place to go with family or friends, or to bring a date. You may want to call in advance if you want to bring in a large party. As mentioned, The House is a fairly small restaurant with limited seating capacity. That aside, you are sure to enjoy the cuisine and dining atmosphere.

4. Sotto Mare Oysteria & Seafood

This Italian seafood restaurant is located around Columbus Ave & Stockton Street I nthe North Beach and Telegraph Hill area of San Francisco. As the name suggests, it is known for its seafood—not to mention its rich flavors.

Overall the Sotto Mare Oysteria & Seafood is small yet unassuming in the heart of North Beach (otherwise known as Little Italy). You can not only experience great Italian cooking but get a glimpse into the Italian culture.

Be sure to make your reservation in advance, as the small restaurant is sure to fill up fast. While prices are on the expensive side, the portions are huge—large enough for a $45-dollar meal to be shared around a party of three.

When Should You Go?

Anytime when you are in the mood for Italian food but don’t want to stereotypical pizzas and pastas. Also, any seafood lover is sure to be in for a treat. You can go in for a lovely dinner or stop by at the lunch hour with coworkers. No matter when you visit, you are bound to enjoy the Italian cuisine.

5. Bi-Rite Creamery

While not a San Francisco restaurant per se, Bi-Rite Creamery needs to be on the list for one reason only—its unique and rich flavors of ice cream. It is a relatively smaller creamery, with a baked goods window attached. You can choose from a variety of ice cream flavors, from the unique (such as lavender and banana) to some classics (like cookie dough).

When Should You Go?

Bi-Rite Creamery should be on anyone’s list after a rich lunch or dinner. It gives ice cream lovers that sweet tooth fix while also providing a new experience—c’mon, how many people have tried lavender ice cream?

This is a great place to check out for a date, night out on the town, or just wanting a sweet tooth fix during your lunch break. (Please know that Bi-Rite Creamery is a little pricey, but you are definitely getting your money’s worth.)

Final Thoughts: San Francisco Restaurants Are Sure to Satisfy Your Food Fix

Whether you check out one, some, or all of these San Franciscan restaurants on the list, you are sure to step out of those restaurant doors full and satisfied. Have any other San Francisco restaurants you want to add to the list? Think we missed a key favorite? Do you agree or disagree with the eateries we’ve chosen? Please be sure to leave a comment in the comments section below.

Considering Apartments for Rent in San Francisco?

Are these restaurants making you hungry? Are you looking to not only experience San Francisco cuisine but get the whole San Francisco experience? If you are, be sure to consider apartments for rent San Francisco—notably Carmel Rincon.

Carmel Apartments range from studio and one bedrooms to two bedrooms, located in the heart of The City. Tenants can enjoy amenities such as concierge services, laundry locker laundry services, underground parking garage (parking in the city can be tough), on-site maintenance, access to the lounge and business center, quickly grab and get food from the on-site grocery store, and more.

Even if you are on the fence, you are more than welcome to contact us about any questions or comments you may have. So, what are you waiting for? Be sure to call and talk to one of our representatives about booking a free tour today.