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KUSAKABE
Exceptional
(289)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Sushi Financial District / Embarcadero
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A16 Rockridge
Awesome
(1641)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Oakland
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photo of pizzaiolo - oakland restaurant
Awesome
(583)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Oakland
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photo of wayfare tavern restaurant
Exceptional
(5288)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Financial District / Embarcadero
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James Beard | Best Chef: West Nominee
photo of octavia restaurant
Exceptional
(1337)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Pacific Heights
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photo of slanted door restaurant
Exceptional
(10916)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Vietnamese Financial District / Embarcadero
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photo of hawker fare- sf restaurant
Awesome
(418)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Laotian Mission
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photo of cotogna restaurant
Exceptional
(2519)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Financial District / Embarcadero
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photo of boulevard restaurant
Exceptional
(7597)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Financial District / Embarcadero
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James Beard | Outstanding Chef Nominee
photo of marlowe restaurant
Exceptional
(2509)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American SOMA
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James Beard | Best Chef: West Nominee
photo of mourad restaurant
Exceptional
(2011)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Financial District / Embarcadero
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photo of foreign cinema restaurant
Exceptional
(6401)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Mission
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photo of piccino restaurant
Exceptional
(1230)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Potrero Hill / Dogpatch
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photo of perbacco restaurant
Exceptional
(5798)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Financial District / Embarcadero
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James Beard |Outstanding Restauranteur Nominee
photo of pabu - san francisco restaurant
Exceptional
(985)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Japanese Financial District / Embarcadero
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James Beard |Outstanding Restauranteur Nominee
photo of trestle restaurant
Exceptional
(1331)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Financial District / Embarcadero
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photo of park tavern restaurant
Awesome
(2447)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American North Beach
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photo of coqueta - san francisco restaurant
Exceptional
(1888)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Spanish Financial District / Embarcadero
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photo of akiko's restaurant & sushi bar restaurant
Exceptional
(1114)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Japanese Downtown / Union Square
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photo of prospect restaurant
Awesome
(2286)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Financial District / Embarcadero
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photo of barbacco restaurant
Awesome
(2351)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Financial District / Embarcadero
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James Beard |Outstanding Restauranteur Nominee
photo of monsieur benjamin restaurant
Awesome
(1953)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
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photo of the cavalier restaurant
Awesome
(1401)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Financial District / Embarcadero
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photo of greens restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(8833)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Vegetarian / Vegan Marina / Cow Hollow / Presidio
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photo of central kitchen restaurant
Exceptional
(1208)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Mission
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photo of michael mina – san francisco restaurant
Exceptional
(2830)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Financial District / Embarcadero
James Beard |Outstanding Restauranteur Nominee
photo of spqr restaurant
Awesome
(3306)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Pacific Heights
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James Beard | Best Chef: West Nominee
photo of bar agricole restaurant
Awesome
(1586)
74% 74% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian SOMA
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James Beard | Outstanding Bar Nominee
photo of trou normand restaurant
Awesome
(551)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian SOMA
Eater: The 38 Essential San Francisco Restaurants, Winter 2016
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photo of poggio restaurant
Exceptional
(3957)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Sausalito
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photo of evvia restaurant
Exceptional
(3098)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Palo Alto
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photo of bouchon restaurant
Exceptional
(8649)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Yountville
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photo of bistro don giovanni -- napa restaurant
Exceptional
(4738)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Napa
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photo of mustards grill restaurant
Exceptional
(7334)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Yountville
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James Beard |Outstanding Restauranteur Nominee
photo of oenotri restaurant
Awesome
(2305)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Napa
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photo of redd wood restaurant
Exceptional
(1600)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Pizzeria Yountville
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photo of oso restaurant
Exceptional
(694)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Sonoma
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photo of press restaurant
Exceptional
(2227)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse St. Helena
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photo of bourbon pub – santa clara restaurant
Awesome
(383)
$ $ $ $
American Santa Clara
James Beard |Outstanding Restauranteur Nominee
photo of arcadia – san jose restaurant
Awesome
(1492)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak San Jose
James Beard |Outstanding Restauranteur Nominee
photo of bourbon steak – santa clara restaurant
Awesome
(259)
77% 77% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Santa Clara
James Beard |Outstanding Restauranteur Nominee
photo of santé at the fairmont sonoma mission inn restaurant
Awesome
(1274)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Sonoma
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photo of kokkari estiatorio restaurant
Exceptional
(6303)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Financial District / Embarcadero
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photo of house of prime rib restaurant
Exceptional
(10107)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
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photo of zuni cafe restaurant
Exceptional
(6173)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
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photo of yank sing - rincon center restaurant
Exceptional
(1655)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Dim Sum Financial District / Embarcadero
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photo of nopa - san francisco restaurant
Exceptional
(2331)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian North Panhandle / USF
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photo of yank sing - stevenson street restaurant
Awesome
(881)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Dim Sum SOMA
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photo of benu restaurant
Exceptional
(1497)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American SOMA
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James Beard | Best Chef: West Nominee
photo of frances restaurant
Exceptional
(2971)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Castro
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photo of quince restaurant
Exceptional
(2431)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Financial District / Embarcadero
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James Beard | Outstanding Chef Nominee
photo of al's place restaurant
Exceptional
(1371)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Mission
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photo of la ciccia restaurant
Exceptional
(2296)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Noe Valley
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photo of nico restaurant
Exceptional
(614)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Financial District / Embarcadero
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photo of commonwealth - san francisco restaurant
Exceptional
(1603)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Mission
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photo of acquerello restaurant
Exceptional
(2323)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Russian Hill
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James Beard | Outstanding Restaurant Nominee
photo of coi restaurant
Exceptional
(1381)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Financial District / Embarcadero
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photo of bar crudo - divisadero st restaurant
Exceptional
(1155)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood North Panhandle / USF
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photo of la folie restaurant
Exceptional
(2499)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Russian Hill
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James Beard | Rising Star of the Year Nominee
photo of maybeck's restaurant
Exceptional
(523)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Marina / Cow Hollow / Presidio
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photo of 1601 bar & kitchen restaurant
Exceptional
(304)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Sri Lankan SOMA
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photo of the bull valley roadhouse restaurant
Exceptional
(2061)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Port Costa
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photo of bottega napa valley restaurant
Awesome
(9154)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Yountville
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photo of sir and star at the olema restaurant
Awesome
(913)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Point Reyes Station
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photo of bravas bar de tapas restaurant
Exceptional
(703)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Spanish Healdsburg
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Exceptional
(1160)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Healdsburg
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