Deluxe Dinner Spots in San Francisco

1. Benu, San Francisco

Benu Gourmet

Highbrow restaurant with three Michelin stars serving Asian-inspired dishes. The tasting menu features a variety of seafood, meats, and vegetables - at $375, it's an expensive but celebrated experience. A headline dining venue.

2. Mourad, San Francisco

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Michelin-star restaurant in SoMa serving Moroccan cuisine. Combining class with comfort, Mourad's interior design echoes its fine dining stature. Enjoy a cocktail with dinner, or select a bottle from the venue's suspended wine cellar.

3. Spruce, San Francisco

Spruce Dinner

Upscale spot for high-end food lovers. One Michelin star earned by focusing on local ingredients. Try and sit at the bar if you can.

4. Atelier Crenn, San Francisco

Atelier Crenn Food

Elevated and artful takes on modern French cuisine. An ideal spot for those who dine with the "phone eats first" philosophy. The wine list is equally as thought-out. Reserve a table in good time.

5. Californios, San Francisco

Californios - Plate of food

Upscale and inventive Mexican restaurant with two Michelin stars. Sit inside or on the alfresco patio, but the best spot is arguably at the open-kitchen bar. The tasting menu is paired with small-batch wines.