Premium Dinner Spots in San Francisco

1. Mister Jiu's, San Francisco

Mister Jiu's - Meat

Michelin Star Chinese restaurant in Chinatown. Food is served family-style, so it is a great place to bring a group. The venue's top-floor lunar-inspired cocktail lounge, Moongate, is worth a booking too.

2. House of Prime Rib, San Francisco

House Of Prime Rib - Meat

English-style restaurant serving high-grade prime rib. The meat is carved tableside and served with a pairing of mashed potatoes and creamed spinach. Specialized cuts and accompaniments can be ordered. Reservations are a must.

3. La Ciccia, San Francisco

La Ciccia - Plates of food

Go-to Italian for many in the bay area - especially those with a love for Sardinian-inspired seafood dishes. Highlight eats include octopus stew and bottarga spaghetti. Intimate within, and with some outdoor seating.

4. La Mar Cebicheria Peruana, San Francisco

La Mar Cebicheria Peruana Food

Peruvian 🇵🇪 restaurant with super fresh seafood. Of course, the ceviche is delicious, but the entire menu is bold and colorful. Excellent views of the SF Bay so it can get crowded.

5. Villon, San Francisco

Villon - Food and wine

Classic-style venue within the Proper Hotel that wear many hats - breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails, and afternoon tea. All menus have sophisticated takes on New American cuisine. The cocktails are also fresh takes on classics.

6. Foreign Cinema, San Francisco

Foreign Cinema Outdoor Seating

Step inside this unconventional restaurant where the menu changes every day and so does the movie that plays... talk about dinner and a show! It can book up quick so try to get reservations in advance.

7. Leo’s Oyster Bar, San Francisco

Leo’s Oyster Bar Food

Old school-chic venue in the Financial District serving oysters, seafood, and other small plates. Popular for its food, beverages, and aesthetics - reservations are a must. Dine and drink, then linger for more cocktails.

8. The Progress, San Francisco

The Progress Duck

This upscale and inventive restaurant has earned its one Michelin star. You'll be pleased with literally anything that you order. Servers know what they're talking about and are super helpful. Sit at the bar or at a table.

9. AltoVino, San Francisco

AltoVino Pasta

Authentic Italian food. They have a vast wine selection and the staff will help you pair the right bottle. Close to San Francisco's famous little cable car.

10. Canela Bistro and Wine Bar, San Francisco

Canela Wine Bistro

A cozy spot to go with friends and share some tapas. The place is Spanish/California fusion making the food interesting and really good. Definitely order two drinks throughout the meal, one of their wines and one sangria!

11. Loló, San Francisco

Lolo Bar

Excellent fish 🐠 tacos and ceviche. There will probably be a line to get in and it's a bit hype-y but good to check out. Feels like a restaurant in Ciudad de México. Not a taqueria.