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Best American Restaurants in Financial District / Embarcadero


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A photo of Wayfare Tavern restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 98 times today
Located in San Francisco, Wayfare Tavern offers an upscale dining experience centered around classic American fare. Garnering widespread commendation, their menu provides a gratifying balance of traditional American meals with a high-end touch. Their famous nationwide Fried Chicken and delectable house-made doughnuts have won numerous hearts, as indicated by their rave reviews. The restaurant's ambience, reminiscent of the 1920s, together with the exceptional service, further enhance the dining experience. Patrons never miss to praise the excellent service and warm welcome extended, unveiling a perfect blend of refined and classic tradition. While their menu leans towards the pricier side, their scrumptious food, comfortable setting and distinguished service make every dining occasion worth it.
A photo of BIX restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 27 times today
BIX, described as one of the "magical places in San Francisco," is renowned for its exceptional American cuisine. Visitors often find themselves stepping back in time when dining in this restaurant, with the ambiance set by live jazz music enhancing the entire experience. Not only is BIX highly commended for its inviting atmosphere, but the "delicious food" – from devil eggs to fried chicken, crab rolls, and American Wagyu – has earned it rave reviews. The service has also been consistently praised, with staff members like Jorge gaining special mention for their professionalism and charm. As one reviewer even mentioned, "Bix always delivers. It's classic, high-end American fare in a beautiful space, with wonderful and prompt service." With such glowing reviews, BIX is clearly a leading name in American cuisine.
A photo of Trestle restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 22 times today
Trestle is highly regarded for its exceptional American cuisine. This gem of a restaurant consistently serves up well-prepared, fresh and tasty dishes, delighting patrons with its seasonal prix fixe menu. The quality of the meal with unbeatable value evokes parallels with New York's renowned ABC Kitchen. Trestle also stands out for its outstanding customer service, efficient and non-intrusive. It provides a comfortable and pleasant atmosphere, where guests can enjoy conversation alongside their meal. Reviewers often mention the imaginative dishes, careful attention to dietary requirements, and the ever-changing menu that keeps diners surprised and eager for more. Trestle is a standout option for good American fusion flavors at a competitive price and is perfect for different occasions, from romantic dates to gatherings with friends.
A photo of The Vault Steakhouse restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 4 times today
The Vault Steakhouse in San Francisco has received rave reviews for its exceptional Steakhouse cuisine. Patrons have praised the extensive menu, highlighting the flavorful steaks cooked to perfection as well as a wide variety of delectable seafood appetizers and sides, such as lobster and branzino. Some reviewers highly commended the ambiance, describing it as classy, and the service, which is noted as top-notch and attentive. The restaurant also offers an impressive wine list and features a piano bar with soothing music. Convenient parking is another plus, making The Vault Steakhouse a favored dining destination in the city. Enjoying consistent positive reviews, it is recommended to steak lovers and those looking for a great culinary experience.
A photo of Credo restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 18 times today
Located in the heart of the Financial District, Credo is a superb Italian culinary destination praised for its authentic dishes and engaging ambiance. With a charming mix of traditional and modern influences, the restaurant offers an outstanding and diverse menu, including "outstanding crispy skin salmon," "delicious Credo potatoes," and "divine octopus." Several pleased guests express satisfaction with the vegetarian options, noting how fresh and high-quality the ingredients are. Moreover, "exceptional" food, "amazing service," and "friendly staff" are consistent themes in the reviews, confirming Credo's reputation as a gem in the city's dining scene. Many guests recommend it for its excellent location for hosting both business meetings and casual gatherings. The "eclectic wine list" with selections from Sicily also won many patrons' hearts. The unique blend of Italian and Californian cuisines, coupled with Credo's excellent service, ensures recurring patronage from locals and visitors alike.
A photo of The Third Floor restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 12 times today
The Third Floor is our modern take on the classic hotel lobby restaurant and bar, offering a light-filled, upscale environment for locals and travelers alike to gather over brunch, breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktails, and a contemporary twist on traditional afternoon tea. Inspired by California's rich bounty, the restaurant features fresh, seasonal menus, a state-of-the-art coffee bar, and a beverage program showcasing Northern California beer, wine, and bespoke cocktails with in-house-made elements.
A photo of Leo's Oyster Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 6 times today
Inspired by the decadent parties of Hollywoods golden era and 1950’s Beverly Hills design, Leo’s Oyster Bar is an award-winning 3-star cocktail bar and seafood focused restaurant in the heart of San Francisco's Financial District. Feast on the Raw Bar in Leo’s lush fern-filled atrium, host a private event in the retro-cool Hideaway or cool-kitch Tikki Bar, or just enjoy feeling glamorous in our fabulous space which earned a James Beard Award nomination for design and was named "Best Restaurant Design of the Year" by Bon Appetit magazine.
A photo of The Barrel Room - San Francisco restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 3 times today
Located in the heart of San Francisco, The Barrel Room offers diners an impeccably curated international culinary experience. Gaining praise for its unique and ever-changing menu, the restaurant is highlighted for executing dishes flawlessly. Recently themed on Portugal, the restaurant serves delightful dishes compatible to a variety of dietary needs. Reviews appreciate the robust recipe choices, excellent service, and the concept of pairing regional wines with their associated cuisines, providing diners the chance to explore diverse wines and food. With rave reviews for its food, service, atmosphere, and the wine selection, The Barrel Room is a highly recommended spot for a great international dining experience.
A photo of Voodoo Love's Incantations restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 5 times today
Latin Steakhouse is a new establishment, impressing customers in the financial district with its superb Latin American cuisine. The centerpiece of the restaurant's offering is their remarkable Tomahawk steak, described by customers as a "bone-in marvel" and "cooked to perfection." The accompanying large sides are equally praised, adding to the indulgence of the meal. The menu, while still being perfected, promises other impressive selections. But it's not just the food that stands out. The service, particularly from the bartender, is hailed as "friendly and attentive," adding to an exemplary dining experience. Undoubtedly, Latin Steakhouse is swiftly becoming a preferred spot for steak aficionados.
A photo of Monte’s Restaurant & Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 1 time today
Monte's Bar is a commendable fixture within the Contemporary American cuisine scene. Highly praised by patrons for its pleasant ambiance and appealing variety of food, it's established itself as a favorite locale for lunch with colleagues or business breakfasts. Customers highly recommend the offerings at Monte's Bar, and despite criticisms for a more varied meat selection, the place continues to excel in its culinary approach. Here, you can savor the experience of contemporary American dining, characterized by a diverse and innovative menu that arguably remains unmatched.
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