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Best Casual Restaurants in The Castro

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4.8
Exceptional(3557)
Price: Very Expensive
• Californian • The Castro
Booked 39 times today
At Frances, chef Melissa Perello’s seasonal menu reflects modern California sensibilities and focuses on ingredients from local markets, farms and producers in a casual, neighborhood setting. Named after Chef Perello’s grandmother, Frances is an ode to refined but comfortable sensibilities in both food and decor. Whether it’s the technique-rich, yet simple approach to food, or the open, familiar atmosphere and stellar service, Frances' honest, focused approach has resonated with customers and critics alike.
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4.2
Awesome(1471)
Price: Expensive
• American • The Castro
Booked 42 times today
Starbelly is a modern, urban restaurant that serves California Comfort food in the heart of The Castro. Our garden patio and fun atmosphere make Starbelly a neighborhood favorite, serving lunch, brunch and dinner. Our craft cocktails, beer and wine lists all play well with our seasonal menu.
A photo of Canela Bistro & Wine Bar restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1493)
Price: Expensive
• Spanish • The Castro
Booked 9 times today
Take a trip to Spain without your passport! Established in 2011, Canela's Spanish and California cuisine has been drawing in locals and visitors alike. Crafted with a mix of ingredients and wines imported from Spain as well as California's bounty, Canela's mix of tapas and paella is made to please. Mat Schuster, Canela’s executive chef, has dedicated his life to creating sophisticated and unforgettable flavors with you in mind. Honored to be awarded a Certified Restaurant from Spain by the Spanish Trade Commission, we offer over 75 bottles of unique wine from Spain, some that you will only find here. Whether you want to have a formal dinner, casual tapas, small plates, paella, glass of wine, and homemade dessert, come to Canela and be assured that you will find what you are looking for.
A photo of Blind Butcher restaurant
4.4
Awesome(407)
Price: Expensive
• Californian • The Castro
Booked 24 times today
Nestled in the Castro District off Eighteenth and Hartford, Blind Butcher San Francisco features an urban setting that is modern and sophisticated, yet stunningly warm and inviting. The globally inspired New American menu features hand cut prime steaks, bountiful seafood and local organic produce. From small to big bites each dish highlights an inventive flair for marrying diverse flavors with natural organic ingredients into a gastronomic delight. Our wine program offers a superb variety that inspires daring pairings at prices that encourage exploration. Our professional staff is dedicated to crafting a memorable dining experience for our guests, and they share a commitment to quality and a passion to serve you.
A photo of State Bird Provisions restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2959)
Price: Very Expensive
• Californian • Western Addition
Booked 99 times today
PLEASE NOTE: A 'standard table' is indoor dining. Reservations marked with an *asterik* will include 'counter' seating. If you are interested in booking for 6 to 8 guests, please visit our website!Due to limited space, we ask our guests to dine within the following time frames:1-2 guests - up to 1 hour and 30 minutes3-5 guests - up to 1 hour and 45 minutesTables will be held for 15 minutes after the reservation time, at which point we will make the table available to our waitlist. If you are feeling less than your best we do ask that you reach out about your reservation, we will gladly find a time to reschedule!
A photo of Nopa - San Francisco restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3369)
Price: Expensive
• Californian • North Panhandle / USF
Booked 97 times today
Nopa is a San Francisco gathering place north of the Panhandle, serving urban rustic food and specializing in organic wood-fired cuisine. We serve simple food created with seasonal ingredients sourced from local purveyors.
A photo of Delfina Restaurant restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(808)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Mission District
Booked 51 times today
Delfina is a bustling, James Beard Award-winning neighborhood trattoria in San Francisco’s Mission District. Owned by Anne and Craig Stoll.
A photo of Elena's restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(50)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Forest Hill / West Portal
Booked 61 times today
A family’s love for authentic Mexican food, combined with California-inspired elements and signature Mexican-American dishes.
A photo of Dalida restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(389)
Price: Expensive
• Mediterranean • Presidio
Booked 80 times today
Beautiful Modern Mediterranean restaurant by Chefs Laura and Sayat (Star Chefs and San Fransisco Chronicle Rising Stars) at the Main Parade Lawn in the heart of the Presidio National Park. The restaurant's menus feature Presidio-inspired seasonal craft cocktails, a progressive wine menu, and a cuisine that balances the comfort of familiar Mediterranean flavors with California sensibilities. In cohesion with the Presidio National Park, the design features soft, natural colors; repurposed furniture items from the Presidio; and a mural and a hand-drawn wall paper by Bay Area artist Emily Parkinson. Diners can enjoy a patio with a view of Alcatraz; an intimate private dining room; a lofty main dining room surrounded by windows on two sides; a cozy bar that is a local favorite; and an open-concept kitchen counter with counter seats and high tables.
A photo of Zuni Cafe restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(7513)
Price: Expensive
• Modern European • Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
Booked 99 times today
DINNER:Tuesday - Sunday5:00 pm – 9:30 pmLUNCH:Friday, Saturday, Sunday11:00 am – 4:00 pmWe are closed on MondaysRESERVATIONS ARE TAKEN UP TO 4 WEEKS IN ADVANCE.TABLES ARE RESERVED FOR A 2 HOUR TIME LIMIT.
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