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The 10 Best Lunch Spots in San Francisco

Updated: March 13, 2021

Finding the best San Francisco restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the finest restaurants, we reviewed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours, making your decision easier than ever.

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Spruce

American · $24 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Presidio Heights
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Bellota

Spanish · $19 avg. main dish
San Francisco, South of Market
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Wako Japanese Restaurant

Japanese
San Francisco, Inner Richmond
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Beit Rima

Middle Eastern · $18 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Duboce Triangle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Saigon Sandwich

Vietnamese · $4 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Tenderloin
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Arsicault Bakery

San Francisco, Inner Richmond
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Live Sushi Bar

Japanese
San Francisco, Potrero Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Foreign Cinema

American · $27 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Zuni Café

American · $32 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Van Ness - Civic Center
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Kin Khao

Thai
San Francisco, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 28738 restaurants in San Francisco, 3104661 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1899 lists and articles from experts at Eater and James Beard Awards and more. All with some Feastfox magic. Yes, we even looked at Eater - The 38 Essential San Francisco Restaurants, James Beard Awards - Outstanding Restaurant - Semifinalist and Eater - The Best Places to Eat and Drink in Potrero Hill to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Feastfox gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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