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Best Restaurants in San Francisco – North Beach, The Mission and Chinatown

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We’d love to share with you three of Sidewalk Food Tours of San Francisco’s favorite restaurants in North Beach, The Mission District and Chinatown that are not on our walking food tour of SF.

Amid San Francisco’s ever­​changing restaurant scene, here is a list of our 3 top picks by neighborhood ­ from iconic SF dining institutions, to the newest hot spots, to great casual eats ­​that we can recommend to get you started on your journey through the culinary landscape. Enjoy!


North Beach

Sotto Mare – ­​Old ­school Italian ambience and fresh seafood ­ try the famous cioppino! Location: 552 Green Street
Website: h​ttp://sottomaresf.com/Sotto_Mare_Seafood_Restaurant/Home.html

L’Osteria del Forno – ­​Old­World, northern Italian cuisine in an intimate, welcoming atmosphere Location: 519 Columbus Avenue
Website: h​ttp://www.losteriadelforno.com/01_home.html

Mama’s – ­​Family­owned neighborhood favorite known for outstanding breakfast & brunch Location: 1701 Stockton Street
Website: h​ttp://www.mamas­sf.com/

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The Mission District

Sous Beurre Kitchen ­​Modern southern French provincial cuisine featuring a monthly tasting menu Location: 2704 24th Street
Website: h​ttp://www.sousbeurrekitchen.com/

Delfina Restaurant​­ – Neighborhood gem featuring homey Northern Italian dishes; Pizzeria Delfina is next door Location: 3621 18th Street
Website: h​ttp://www.delfinasf.com/restaurant/

Foreign Cinema –  ­​Locally sourced California/Mediterranean menu with films screened in the courtyard Location: 2534 Mission Street
Website: h​ttp://www.foreigncinema.com/

Lolinda​­ –  Argentinean steakhouse with a California vibe; visit El Techo for a rooftop cocktail Location: 2​518 Mission Street
Website: h​ttp://lolindasf.com/


Hang Ah Tea Room – ­​Oldest continuously operating dim­sum house in San Francisco Location: 1 Pagoda Place
Website: h​ttp://www.hangah1920.com/home.html

Hong Kong Clay Pot​-​L​ocal, hidden, hole in the wall; must­try chicken and Chinese sausage clay pot Location:​9​60 Grant Avenue
Website: h​ttp://hongkongclaypotrestaurant.webs.com/

Capital Restaurant  – ­​Famous chicken wings ­ try them with the chili sauce! Extensive menu. Location: 839 Clay Street
Website: h​ttp://www.capitalsf.com/