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Best American Restaurants in North Panhandle / USF

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A photo of House of Prime Rib restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(15343)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
Booked 210 times today
The House of Prime Rib, located in San Francisco, is often raved about for its quality steak and the overall dining experience. Numerous reviews note that it consistently offers "fantastic," "excellent," and "amazing" service. As clearly indicated in its name, House of Prime Rib is reputed to provide the "best Prime Rib," with some explicitly claiming that they have the "best steak dinner ever." This restaurant seems to have an outstanding reputation not only for its meat but its whole menu, including the side dishes, wine selection, and ambiance that is described as "steak house superb." It is also highly recommended by locals and tourists alike, with one saying they would "definitely return next time" they visit San Francisco. It's indeed a favorite spot in the city for steak lovers.
A photo of The Progress restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(2329)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Western Addition
Booked 67 times today
Located in the vibrant city of San Francisco, The Progress is a standout establishment for Contemporary American cuisine. The restaurant receives high praise from customers who highlight the exceptional quality and uniqueness of their dishes, particularly the deliciously tender duck and the caviar cloud. Not only does The Progress exhibit skillful cooking techniques, but it also offers an impressive selection of drinks and cocktails to complement any meal. The overall dining experience is often described as memorable, remarkable, and outstanding. Reviews attest that The Progress consistently offers great value, unparalleled creativity, and excellent service, earning it the reputation as one of the finest places to dine in the city.
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4.7
Exceptional(3042)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Western Addition
Booked 71 times today
State Bird Provisions has been hailed by food critics as a cornerstone of Californian cuisine, offering a unique fusion of dim sum style service with a modern, Californian twist. A recurrent theme in the reviews is the innovative and highly creative culinary approach, visibly enjoyed by its clientele, who find the gastronomic surprises delightful and thoroughly engaging. The reviewers particularly highlight the energetic and vibrant atmosphere, the exceptional service and the adventurous menu, with special mentions given to various dishes from oysters, quail dumplings, trout fish sticks, and fried pork belly, among others. The restaurant is lauded for its superb and distinctive flair in reintroducing the dim sum culture to Californian cooking. It’s no surprise that patrons find the dining experience at State Bird Provisions to be unforgettable.
A photo of Spruce restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(5255)
Price: Expensive
• American • Presidio Heights
Booked 45 times today
Spruce in San Francisco has proven to be an exceptional contemporary American cuisine destination, serving "top notch seasonal contemporary California cuisine" as one reviewer states. The restaurant exemplifies meticulous service and impeccable food, earning countless positive reviews from patrons who've celebrated special occasions here. Key standout dishes mentioned include the "Spruce burger with very juicy and flavorful beef", "lobster pasta, pork chop and Black Forest cake". The beautifully presented meals are "expertly prepared", paired with an "impressive wine list", and served by a "knowledgeable" and "friendly" staff. Patrons also praise the restaurant's ambiance and "fun, contemporary" interior design. A "high end" dining destination for special occasions, Spruce has won acclaim for high-quality, imaginative dishes and stellar service.
A photo of Fable - SF restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2103)
Price: Moderate
• American • The Castro
Booked 39 times today
Fable - SF restaurant, located in the heart of Castro, is widely recognized for its excellent Californian cuisine. Numerous reviews praise the restaurant for its creative twists on classic dishes, like the soft shell crab BLT and the unique version of Eggs Benedict. The restaurant's atmosphere is consistently appreciated, with one review calling it an "oasis" characterized by a blend of dim lighting and lush greenery. The exceptional service also earns accolades, with several customers highlighting the friendly and attentive staff. The patrons also compliment the diverse and delicious menu, along with the excellent wine list, portraying Fable - SF as an absolute neighborhood gem.
A photo of Bistro Central Parc restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(880)
Price: Moderate
• American • North Panhandle / USF
Booked 9 times today
Bistro Central Parc is a cherished neighborhood gem that consistently delivers a rewarding Italian dining experience. The remarkable service, delectable food, and welcoming ambiance make this an easy restaurant to recommend. Reviewers often boast about the delicious food, with the salmon, ravioli, and gnocchi earning high praise. Reviewers have also noted commendable dishes such as the Short Ribs and the mushroom truffle ravioli. The wine selection is appreciated and the staff's helpful recommendations for pairing are noted. Some guests were even surprised with complimentary prosecco and desserts, a testament to the restaurant's commitment to customer service. Special occasions were celebrated with cake and champagne. Bistro Central Parc scores even higher with its warm and cozy ambiance that adds to the overall dining experience. The staff's friendliness and efficiency are also consistently highlighted in reviews. The place is tagged as an unexpected neighborhood find that surpasses expectations.
A photo of Octavia restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2542)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Pacific Heights
Booked 26 times today
Octavia is a jewel in the realm of Contemporary American cuisine. The restaurant has consistently received high praise for its excellent food and service, setting a high bar for culinary excellence. Its winning combination of a relaxed and welcoming environment, creative and well-executed dishes, and attentive staff make it a favorite among its patrons. The chef's artistry in the kitchen has been lauded as a testament to California's culinary maturity. Reviewers have commended the dining experience as top-notch, "the best meal eaten out in the country", and a blend of flavors that represents "new American" at its best. They particularly recommend the steak special and chefs tasting menu. The overall impression is of a restaurant where cooking becomes an art, and great care is given to preserving the distinct flavors of the ingredients. The widespread acclaim certainly positions Octavia as a standout in Contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Harris' restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(5332)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Russian Hill
Booked 42 times today
Harris' is frequently hailed as the best steakhouse in San Francisco. Patrons consistently celebrate its fantastic food, impeccable service, and classic, romantic setting. The steaks are particularly lauded, with one reviewer claiming her steak at Harris' was the "best she's ever eaten". Its elegant ambiance and live jazz band transport diners back in time, enhancing the overall dining experience. Besides its high-quality steaks, Harris' also excels in crafting beautifully made cocktails and maintaining a top-tier level of friendly service. With a reputation for exceeding expectations, it's no wonder that Harris' is highly recommended for those seeking a premium steakhouse experience.
A photo of Frances restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3590)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • The Castro
Booked 32 times today
Frances, known for its excellent Californian cuisine, is a gem in the heart of San Francisco's vibrant Castro district. It has earned a remarkable reputation as one of the best restaurants in the city, providing superb value for the quality of the experience. Reviewers consistently commend Frances for its fresh ingredients, layered flavors, and delightful ambiance. They particularly highlight its unique array of Californian wines and successful blend of relaxed, yet attentive service. The restaurant's menu, despite being described as small, has won over many foodies with its wide variety and outstanding taste. Frances clearly offers a brilliant Californian dining experience worth the effort for securing a reservation.
A photo of Son & Garden - San Francisco restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(885)
Price: Moderate
• American • Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
Booked 11 times today
Located in San Francisco, Son & Garden stands out as a first-rate breakfast destination. Diners consistently rave about the restaurant's incredible dishes, with particular commendation given to their smoked salmon Benedict, vanilla ricotta pancakes and unique fusion dishes like bibimbap with fried chicken. The ambiance is praised as "beautiful" and "instagramable," contributing to an experience that is not only gastronomically satisfying but also visually appealing. Reviewers note the friendly staff, which goes "above and beyond" to create the best dining experience. While parking can be a challenge in the neighbourhood, the food and experience are well worth the effort.
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