Highest-rated restaurants in San Francisco, according to Tripadvisor

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May 19, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in San Francisco, according to Tripadvisor

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

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in San Francisco using rankings from Tripadvisor. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven’t been to yet.

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#30. Pazzia Ristorante Italiano

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (315 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 337 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107-1212
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#29. Nob Hill Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,093 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1152 Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1916
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#28. Trestle

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (210 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 531 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-5113
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#27. Zazie

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (578 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: French, European
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 941 Cole St, San Francisco, CA 94117-4315
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#26. Ristorante Milano

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (351 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1448 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-2625
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#25. Delancey Street Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (349 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, International
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94107-2116
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#24. Za Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (544 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 1919 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2014
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#23. Hog Island Oyster Co.

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,274 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: Ferry Building, One, #11, San Francisco, CA 94111
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#22. Frascati

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (612 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1901 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2014
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#21. Burma Superstar Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (876 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Burmese
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 309 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2315
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#20. Restaurant Gary Danko

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,563 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 800 N Point St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1228
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#19. Surisan

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (312 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Korean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 505 Beach St A, San Francisco, CA 94133-1130
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#18. Liholiho Yacht Club

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (341 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Hawaiian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 871 Sutter St Cross street: Leavenworth, San Francisco, CA 94109-6168
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#17. Pacific Catch

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (999 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Hawaiian, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2027 Chestnut St Cross Street Fillmore, San Francisco, CA 94123-2701
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#16. Mo's Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (468 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 1322 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-3904
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#15. Hollywood Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3,806 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 530 North Point St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1312
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#14. Chez Maman

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (255 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: French, European
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1401 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107-2801
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#13. Sweet Maple

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (901 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2101 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94115-3119
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#12. Betty Lou's Seafood and Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (254 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 318 Columbus Ave Corner of Columbus & Grant, San Francisco, CA 94133-3908
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#11. Anchor Oyster Bar & Seafood Market

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (641 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 579 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114-2511
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#10. Piccolo Forno

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (283 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 725 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-2701
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#9. Lapisara Eatery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (197 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Thai
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 698 Post St Post St. & Jones St., San Francisco, CA 94109-8232
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#8. L'ardoise Bistro

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (240 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: French, European
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 151 Noe St, San Francisco, CA 94114-1245
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#7. Quince

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (552 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: $$$$
- Price: not available
- Address: 470 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-4610
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#6. Chapeau!

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (307 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: French, European
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 126 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118-2420
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#5. Seven Hills

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (920 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Seafood, Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1896 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2109
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#4. Kokkari Estiatorio

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,721 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 200 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111-1806
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#3. Pacific Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (245 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 7000 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94121-1623
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#2. Eight Am

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,205 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1323 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133-1330
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#1. Mersea Restaurant & Bar

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (381 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 699 Avenue of the Palms Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA 94130
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