Highest-rated cheap eats in San Francisco, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in San Francisco, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in San Francisco that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#30. Good Mong Kok Bakery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (266 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Fast Food
- Address: 1039 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1109
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#29. Veganburg

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (142 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1466 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-2911
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#28. Tommy's Joynt

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (710 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 1101 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94109-6815
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#27. Caffe Greco

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (221 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Italian
- Address: 423 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3901
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#26. Super Duper Burgers

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (271 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 783 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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#25. Cowgirl Creamery Sidekick

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (289 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1 Ferry Plz Bldg 19, San Francisco, CA 94111-4212
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#24. Super Duper Burgers

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,689 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 721 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103-2101
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#23. La Taqueria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (797 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 2889 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110-3907
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#22. Blue Bottle Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (573 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 66 Mint St Mint Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94103-1800
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#21. Curry Leaf Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (240 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Indian, Asian
- Address: 943 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-2309
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#20. Super Duper Burgers

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (291 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 2201 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
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#19. Darren's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (511 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 2731 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1203
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#18. Blue Bottle Coffee

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (606 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: Ferry Building Marketplace, Shop #7 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111
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#17. The Codmother Fish & Chips

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,280 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Seafood
- Address: 496 Beach St between Jones and Taylor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1102
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#16. Off the Grid: Fort Mason Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (194 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Address: 2 Marina Blvd. Fort Mason Center, Building C362, San Francisco, CA 94123
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#15. Humphry Slocombe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (301 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: Ferry Building One San Francisco Bay Trail #8, San Francisco, CA 94111
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#14. Bob's Donuts & Pastry Shop

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (273 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 1621 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-3614
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#13. Tacorea

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (168 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 809 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94108-3312
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#12. Za Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (552 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Address: 1919 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2014
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#11. Ike's Love & Sandwiches

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (419 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 901 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-6923
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#10. Stella Pastry and Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (326 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, Cafe
- Address: 446 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3902
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#9. Mo's Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (476 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 1322 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3904
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#8. Golden Boy Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (466 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Address: 542 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3921
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#7. Bi-Rite Creamery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (831 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 3692 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110-1532
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#6. Norman's Ice Cream and Freezes

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (321 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert
- Address: 2801 Leavenworth St Ste 40, San Francisco, CA 94133-1129
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#5. Molinari Delicatessen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (836 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Specialty Food Market, Italian
- Address: 373 Columbus Ave North Beach, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
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#4. The Baked Bear

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (232 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 2824 Jones St off of Jefferson Street and Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
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#3. Cafe De Casa

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (171 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Brazilian
- Address: 2701 Leavenworth St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1309
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#2. Acme Bread

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (305 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries
- Address: 1 Ferry Plz, San Francisco, CA 94111-4212
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#1. Mitchell's Ice Cream

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (496 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 688 San Jose Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110-4925
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