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A Few SF Gems I've Found
Hook Fish Co is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

1. Hook Fish Co

9.2
4542 Irving St (btw 47th & 46th), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Outer Sunset · 19 tips and reviews
Philz Coffee is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

2. Philz Coffee

8.7
748 Van Ness Ave (at Turk Blvd), San Francisco, CA
Coffee Shop · Tenderloin · 185 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Great coffee. Try the Tantalizing Turkish or Silken Splendor with a bacon breakfast burrito.

farm : table is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

3. farm : table

8.4
754 Post St (btwn Jones & Leavenworth), San Francisco, CA
Breakfast Spot · Lower Nob Hill · 238 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: The menu changes daily apparently, but if they have the braised pork shoulder brunch, get that. It's outstanding.

Samovar Tea Lounge is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

4. Samovar Tea Lounge

9.0
730 Howard St (btwn 3rd & 4th St), San Francisco, CA
Tea Room · SoMa · 305 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Have some tea outside and then check out the park this place overlooks.

Starbelly is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

5. Starbelly

8.9
3583 16th St (at Market St.), San Francisco, CA
New American Restaurant · Castro · 282 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Great pizza - try the one with blue cheese and pear (even though that sounds weird).

California Academy of Sciences is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

6. California Academy of Sciences

9.5
55 Music Concourse Dr (at Martin Luther King Jr Dr), San Francisco, CA
Science Museum · Golden Gate Park · 496 tips and reviews

NASANASA: The only place on Earth with an aquarium, a planetarium, a natural history museum, and a 4-story rainforest all under one roof! The Morrison Planetarium is the largest all-digital dome in the world. Read more.

7. Muir Woods National Monument

9.2
1 Muir Woods Rd, Mill Valley, CA
National Park · 225 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Awe-inspiring and peaceful. Highly recommended.

Mission Beach Cafe is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

8. Mission Beach Cafe

9.0
198 Guerrero St (at 14th St), San Francisco, CA
New American Restaurant · Mission Dolores · 329 tips and reviews

Jori L.Jori Lallo: Great brunch and lunch place in north part of Mission. It's also really popular so reserve time for waiting

Tacko is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

9. Tacko

8.3
3115 Fillmore St (Filbert), San Francisco, CA
Taco Place · Union Street · 84 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Grab some tacos, a beer bucket, and an assortment of hot sauces.

Sightglass Coffee is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

10. Sightglass Coffee

9.4
270 7th St (btwn Howard & Folsom St), San Francisco, CA
Coffee Shop · SoMa · 592 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Great spot to meet over coffee

Bourbon & Branch is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

11. Bourbon & Branch

9.1
501 Jones St (at O'Farrell St), San Francisco, CA
Speakeasy · Tenderloin · 317 tips and reviews
Dottie's True Blue Cafe is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

12. Dottie's True Blue Cafe

8.5
28 6th St (at Stevenson St), San Francisco, CA
Breakfast Spot · SoMa · 349 tips and reviews

Eric F.Eric Friedman: Order from the white board not from the menu.

Stinson Beach is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

13. Stinson Beach

9.4
Highway 1, Stinson Beach, CA
Beach · 69 tips and reviews

Lipton Iced TeaLipton Iced Tea: Drive across the Golden Gate Bridge, through Muir woods and along the coast until you come to Stinson Beach. Sit oceanside and see the San Francisco skyline in the distance and enjoy the waves

The Marshall Store is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

14. The Marshall Store

8.7
19225 State Route 1, Marshall, CA
Seafood Restaurant · 43 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Try the raw, BBQ, and Rockefeller oysters with a beer outside on a sunny day. Tough to beat!

Monk’s Kettle is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

15. Monk’s Kettle

9.2
3141 16th St (at Albion St), San Francisco, CA
Gastropub · Mission Dolores · 312 tips and reviews
Tacolicious is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

16. Tacolicious

9.0
741 Valencia St (btwn 18th & 19th St), San Francisco, CA
Taco Place · Mission District · 282 tips and reviews
Blue Front Cafe is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

17. Blue Front Cafe

7.3
1430 Haight St (btw Masonic and Ashbury), San Francisco, CA
Deli / Bodega · Haight Ashbury · 51 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Get the oven roasted turkey sandwich with extra jalapeños.

The Butler & The Chef Bistro is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

18. The Butler & The Chef Bistro

155A South Park Avenue (Brannan & 3rd), San Francisco, CA
French Restaurant · South Park · 134 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Get the Salmon Eggs Benedict

TaRa is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

19. TaRa

123 2nd St (at Minna St), San Francisco, CA
Thai Restaurant · SoMa · 26 tips and reviews

Alvaro G.Alvaro Gonzalez Junior: BBQ pork salad! So good.

Pork Store Cafe is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

20. Pork Store Cafe

8.5
1451 Haight St (at Masonic Ave.), San Francisco, CA
Breakfast Spot · Haight Ashbury · 79 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Get the Eggs in a Tasty Nest

Copita Tequileria y Comida is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

21. Copita Tequileria y Comida

8.2
739 Bridgeway (at Anchor St), Sausalito, CA
Mexican Restaurant · 70 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Get the seared sea bass tacos and a spicy margarita

Bi-Rite Creamery is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

22. Bi-Rite Creamery

9.5
3692 18th St (at Dolores St), San Francisco, CA
Ice Cream Shop · Mission Dolores · 685 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Get a cone with Coffee Toffee

Thai House 530 is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

23. Thai House 530

530 Valencia St (btwn 16th & 17th), San Francisco, CA
Thai Restaurant · Mission Dolores · 33 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Get the Dungeness crab pad Thai

Marlowe is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

24. Marlowe

9.2
500 Brannan St (at 4th St), San Francisco, CA
New American Restaurant · SoMa · 235 tips and reviews
Roam Artisan Burgers is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

25. Roam Artisan Burgers

9.1
1785 Union St (btwn Gough St & Octavia St), San Francisco, CA
Burger Joint · Union Street · 192 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Great milkshakes

Domo Sushi is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

26. Domo Sushi

9.2
511 Laguna St (at Linden St), San Francisco, CA
Sushi Restaurant · Hayes Valley · 169 tips and reviews

Eric W.Eric Wuebben: Try everything. Fish tacos are amazing. Tuna crudos too.

Ayola is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

27. Ayola

8.7
118 New Montgomery St (btwn Mission & Minna St), San Francisco, CA
Greek Restaurant · SoMa · 51 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Great gyros and fries

Uva Enoteca is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

28. Uva Enoteca

8.5
568 Haight St (btwn Fillmore & Steiner), San Francisco, CA
Italian Restaurant · Lower Haight · 87 tips and reviews
Bernal Heights Park is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

29. Bernal Heights Park

9.6
10 Bernal Heights Blvd (at Anderson St), San Francisco, CA
Park · Bernal Heights · 85 tips and reviews

Veronica L.Veronica Lujan: Great for a quiet evening stroll or for a breathtaking photo shoot.

The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

30. The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen

8.6
1 South Park Ave. # 103a (at 2nd St), San Francisco, CA
Sandwich Place · South Park · 213 tips and reviews
Delarosa is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

31. Delarosa

9.2
2175 Chestnut St (Pierce St), San Francisco, CA
Pizza Place · Marina District · 209 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Get the bartender's special pizza. Not on the menu, but it's outstanding

Bar Bocce is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

32. Bar Bocce

9.1
1250 Bridgeway (at Humboldt St), Sausalito, CA
Pizza Place · 129 tips and reviews

Eric W.Eric Wuebben: Amazing lava rock fire pit, great pizza, next to marina, next to sand bocce pit makes for the ultimate sunday-funday playground. Or any day really.

Chile Pies Baking Co. is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

33. Chile Pies Baking Co.

601 Baker St (at Fulton), San Francisco, CA
Pie Shop · Western Addition · 108 tips and reviews
The Mill is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

34. The Mill

9.3
736 Divisadero St (btwn Grove St & Fulton St), San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Alamo Square · 358 tips and reviews
Bar Crudo is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

35. Bar Crudo

9.3
655 Divisadero St (at Grove St), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Panhandle · 210 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: The seafood chowder is one of my favorite dishes in SF

Universal Cafe is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

36. Universal Cafe

8.9
2814 19th St (at Florida St), San Francisco, CA
New American Restaurant · Mission District · 127 tips and reviews
Foreign Cinema is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

37. Foreign Cinema

9.4
2534 Mission St (btwn 21st & 22nd St), San Francisco, CA
New American Restaurant · Mission District · 347 tips and reviews
Sol Food Puerto Rican Cuisine is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

38. Sol Food Puerto Rican Cuisine

9.5
901 Lincoln Ave (at 3rd St), San Rafael, CA
Latin American Restaurant · Downtown San Rafael · 261 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: Try the Pollo Al Horno with garlic plantains. Then apply their spicy vinegar sauce liberally.

Nabe is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

39. Nabe

8.4
1325 9th Ave (Irving St.), San Francisco, CA
Nabe Restaurant · Inner Sunset · 42 tips and reviews
Little Shanghai Restaurant is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

40. Little Shanghai Restaurant

7.8
17 E 25th Ave (El Camino Real), San Mateo, CA
Chinese Restaurant · 30 tips and reviews

Blake S.Blake Samic: The Xiao Long Bao was outstanding.

L'Ardoise is one of A Few SF Gems I've Found.

41. L'Ardoise

9.3
151 Noe St (at Henry St), San Francisco, CA
French Restaurant · Duboce Triangle · 105 tips and reviews