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Best Waterfront Restaurants in San Francisco Bay Area

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A photo of The Waterfront Restaurant and Cafe restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3611)
Price: Expensive
• Californian • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 13 times today
The Waterfront Restaurant and Cafe is a waterfront restaurant because it offers stunning views of the Bay Bridge from every table, both indoors and on the tented patio. The restaurant is located on Pier 7 on the Embarcadero in San Francisco, which is in the heart of the waterfront area. Reviewers consistently highlight the breathtaking views and the waterfront location as a key feature of their dining experience.
A photo of La Mar Cocina Peruana restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(8258)
Price: Expensive
• Peruvian • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 139 times today
Inspired by the thousands of cebicherias found throughout Peru, La Mar Cebicheri­a Peruana, was created as an attempt to globalize and enshrine one of the best guarded treasures of Peruvian cuisine: cebiche, Peruvian seafood and the scenery created to enjoy them, the Peruvian style cebicheria.
A photo of The Bungalow Kitchen by Michael Mina Tiburon restaurant
4.5
Awesome(166)
Price: Expensive
• Californian • Tiburon
Booked 20 times today
The Bungalow Kitchen by Michael Mina presents a dynamic new social dining experience and vibrant community clubhouse in the heart of Tiburon – Marin County’s charming waterfront neighborhood along the San Francisco Bay. Award-winning chef Michael Mina and hospitality veteran Brent Bolthouse joined forces with renowned interior designer Martin Brudnizki to create a lively bohemian atmosphere with bold cuisine, five-star service, and thoughtful touchpoints that pay homage to Tiburon’s storied past. The menu presents elevated California cuisine options for dinner, late-night and weekend brunch, as well as a robust wine list and inventive craft cocktails.Spanning nearly 12,000 square feet across two floors with 5,000 square feet of outdoor waterfront space on its expansive patios, The Bungalow Kitchen by Michael Mina boasts spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay, San Francisco skyline, Tiburon Marina, Angel Island and beyond.
A photo of Scoma's Sausalito restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2439)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Sausalito
Booked 56 times today
At Scoma’s Sausalito, Chef Escobar's menu is as lively and colorful as the daily catch . Proudly ranked TripAdvisor’s #1 seafood restaurant in Sausalito, Scoma’s delights with steaming whole crabs, rich hearty chowders, perfectly grilled seasonal fish and house specialties like the lobster risotto , cioppino and scallops parmigiano. Raw bar selections, steaks, and pasta, plus wine and cocktails round out their classic menu. Visit Scoma’s Sausalito family-owned waterfront restaurant for the ultimate in “pier to plate” dining. The warm, personal ambiance and incredible bay views will bring you back time and time again.
A photo of Alora restaurant
4.4
Awesome(116)
Price: Expensive
• Mediterranean • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 26 times today
Alora is a Coastal Culinary Journey from the Mediterranean Sea to the California shores. Alora, meaning “beautiful dreamer,” is a refined yet convivial San Francisco waterfront restaurant that melds the vibrant flavors, ingredients and dishes from countries spanning the vast Mediterranean coastline with market-driven California cuisine.
A photo of Angler San Francisco restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(144)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 52 times today
Angler is a seafood-focused Saison Hospitality Group restaurant with one Michelin star on the Embarcadero waterfront, featuring views of our expansive wood burning hearth and the San Francisco Bay, where each dish is touched by fire and intended to be shared.Our sourcing is deliberate and our menus closely follow the seasons of Northern California. Chef de Cuisine, Joe Hou
A photo of The Trident restaurant
4.3
Awesome(2085)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Sausalito
Booked 18 times today
The Trident is a waterfront restaurant located in Sausalito, CA. It offers stunning views of the San Francisco Bay, as per reviews, with the skyline of San Francisco, Angel Island, and Alcatraz visible from its outdoor decks. The restaurant is described as having a 'beautiful view of the bay' and being 'right on the water', making it a popular spot for waterfront dining.
A photo of Ditas restaurant
4.2
Awesome(137)
Price: Expensive
• Californian • Sausalito
Booked 13 times today
Ditas is Sausalito’s newest culinary gem. Since its opening in 2023, the destination restaurant has garnered rave reviews for its attentive service, and awe-inspiring views. Occupying the former principal yacht club of San Francisco, Ditas offers the most breathtaking bay and city vistas in Sausalito, making it the perfect choice for those seeking a memorable upscale dining experience. We bring the authentic California Coastal Cuisine on the table. Dining is offered on our heated patio that over looks the bay, in the dining room, in our private dining room as well as in our lounge. In addition to great food in the lounge you can enjoy the finest cocktails served just for you!
A photo of COQUETA - San Francisco restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3269)
Price: Very Expensive
• Spanish • Financial District / Embarcadero
Booked 60 times today
Brought to you by Award Winning Chef Michael Chiarello and located at Pier 5 on the bustling San Francisco Waterfront, Coqueta is inspired by the cuisines of Spain. Chef Chiarello feels that Spain’s signature ‘small plates’ coupled with the social vibrancy of their dining scene is the perfect combination for San Francisco, which has its own deep-rooted history with the country. Focusing on regional dishes from Madrid, Catalonia, the Basque Country and beyond, the menu will feature Chiarello's interpretation of traditional Spanish cuisine and, as has always been his tradition, will highlight the bounty of fresh, local ingredients from land and sea.Coqueta means “flirt” or “infatuation” in Spanish, and represents Michael Chiarello and his team’s exploration and interpretation of Spanish Cuisine, wine and inspired cocktails, while highlighting the bounty of Northern California.
A photo of Bistro Boudin restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2095)
Price: Moderate
• American • Fisherman's Wharf
Booked 23 times today
Located on the upper level of Boudin at the Wharf, Bistro Boudin offers an ideal place to enjoy a leisurely meal with views of the SF Bay. Warm and inviting with beautiful dark wood accents, Bistro Boudin features a full service bar, Oyster bar and spectacular views of the waterfront. The menu is influenced by the abundance of seasonally fresh foods available in the San Francisco Bay Area and the restaurant is open for lunch and dinner.
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