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    San Francisco North Beach/ Chinatown

    Penang Garden

    728 Washington San Francisco CA 94108
    A delightful, inexpensive, yet comfortable spot in Chinatown that offers a different take on Asian food: It's like a Singapore food court, with a massive menu offering Thai, Malaysian, Indonesian, and Singaporean dishes. Everything we tried was appetizing and freshly prepared, though some dishes were a tad on the sweet More
    1. Restaurant Chinese
    2. Restaurant Dim Sum
    San Francisco North Beach/ Chinatown

    Oriental Pearl Restaurant

    760 Clay San Francisco CA 94108
    Unlike that at most Chinese restaurants, all of the dim sum at Oriental Pearl is freshly cooked to order, resulting in dumplings, cakes, and pot stickers that are light, lovely, and imaginative. Prawns with honey-glazed walnuts, Chiu Chow-style duck, spareribs with spicy salt, and shark's fin soup are among the More
    1. Restaurant Italian
    2. Restaurant Pizza
    San Francisco North Beach/ Chinatown

    Tommaso Ristorante Italiano

    1042 Kearny San Francisco CA 94133
    Step into this vintage North Beach hangout for delicious, chewy, pre-modern pizza straight out of the (c. 1935) wood-fired brick oven. Sausage, pepperoni, meatballs, and anchovies are the classic toppings, but don't pass up the scallops/prawns/clams-in-the-shell extravaganza either. Fun, family-style setting. More


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    204 Bay St., Fort Mason San Francisco CA 94133
    15 Romolo Place San Francisco CA 94133
    Aaron Smith's rejiggered 15 Romolo has developed magnetic powers, attracting even those who'd rather avoid the North Beach crowds. The dim bar hits the perfect balance of Barbary Coast and design boutique, flavored with a few drops of rockabilly dive. The bartenders switch up their featured drinks frequently, so it's More
    836 Montgomery San Francisco CA 94133
    901 Columbus San Francisco CA 94133
    Close to the Art Institute, 901 Columbus Caffe host many artsy, young patrons. The WiFi, comfy couches, and delicious food keep them coming back. In the morning, grab a crispy waffle or a breakfast burrito alongside your coffee. The baristas are artists themselves, drawing beautiful art using milk, espresso, and More
    266 Sutter St. San Francisco CA 94108
    855 Bush San Francisco CA 94108
    432 Sutter St. San Francisco CA 94108
    54 Geary San Francisco CA 94108
    1314 Grant Ave. San Francisco CA 94133
    545 Francisco San Francisco CA 94133
    The only restaurant on the West Coast featuring the cooking of Istria, an area at the top of Italy whose culinary influences include Austria, Hungary, and Yugoslavia, as well as Rome and Venice. You'll see pork stuffed with sauerkraut as well as rabbit in agrodolce sauce. The dining room is More
    8 Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco CA 94133
    1420 Grant San Francisco CA 94133
    570 Green San Francisco CA 94133
    Rat Pack-style cocktail lounge in the center of the North Beach strip -- order a double martini and tell 'em Dino sent ya -- with occasional torch singers and other live music performances. More
    1968 Powell San Francisco CA 94133
    440 Broadway San Francisco CA 94133
    Apartment 24 is a slick, urban club meant for hosting rowdy dance parties. Top 40 is often on rotation, yet can vary slightly depending on the DJ/promoter. Velvet ropes snake outside and discerning bouncers aim to keep the crowd balanced, knowing full well that too many of the same person More
    Beach St. San Francisco CA 94109
    Located just west of Fisherman's Wharf, Aquatic Park was once a popular swimming spot but now hosts recreational walkers and outdoor festivals. More
    1 Grant Ave. San Francisco CA 94108-5801
    712 Sansome San Francisco CA 94111
    447 Broadway San Francisco CA 94133
    Atmosphere is a glossy lounge built to accommodate just about every party need. The split-level, three-room space includes a small dance floor, large dance floor, two full bars, a waterfall wall, giant aquarium, modern furnishings, and a raised DJ booth. The bar menu pushes Hennessy and, once the crowd is More
    118 Columbus San Francisco CA 94133
    905 California St. San Francisco CA 94108
    377 Bay San Francisco CA 94133
    479 Broadway San Francisco CA 94133
    Full-on tropical decor and a full-on complement of tropical drinks make the Bamboo Hut a top-notch tiki bar. The Mai Tais flow on karaoke Wednesdays, but you'll have to pay $5 on Fridays and Saturdays to swing to the eclectic DJs. More
    321 Kearny St. San Francisco CA 94108-3204
    2550 Taylor San Francisco CA 94133