Haute Cuisine :: San Francisco

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ONE MARKET RESTAURANT
1 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-777-5577

AMBIANCE

The grand yet inviting dining room offers picturesque views of the Bay Bridge, Ferry Building and the Embarcadero.

WHAT TO ORDER

Choose from two menu favorites: the lightly smoked Tasmanian Ocean Trout “Mi Cuit” with potato rösti, pancetta vinaigrette and pastured chicken egg or the bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin with dandelion persillade, salsify and natural jus.

WHO COMES HERE

Notable clientele such as Kamala Harris, Willie Brown and Joe Montana often frequent the restaurant.

SWEET TOOTH

The Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwich and the Chocolate Toffee Almond Crunch Cake rule this dessert menu.

WATERBAR
399 The Embarcadero South,
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-284-9922

AMBIANCE

The dining room of this upscale restaurant features floor-toceiling aquariums that provide a beautiful glow at night.

WHAT TO ORDER

The menu changes daily based on the season, but the Pressed Main Lobster or Tuna Paillard are always amazing.

WHO COMES HERE

Celebrities such as Tom Hanks and after-work professionals come for the lively bar and extravagant dining space.

SWEET TOOTH

The Citrus Semifreddo with Blood Orange Compote is too delicious to refuse.

GARY DANKO
800 North Point St.
San Francisco, CA 94109
415-749-2060

AMBIANCE

The sleek interiors of the adjoining dining rooms boast an intimate elegance, complete with candlelight and large floral arrangements.

WHAT TO ORDER

The best dish on the menu is the Branzini with fennel purée, saffron orange and black olives.

WHO COMES HERE

The long list of prominent guests includes Al Gore, Ben Harper, Martha Stewart, Nancy Pelosi, Denise Hale, Ken Fulk, Eric Dane, Ben Affleck, Jodie Foster, John Cleese, Liza Minnelli, Helen Gurley Brown, Vanessa Getty and Mark Leno.

SWEET TOOTH

Two dessert favorites to keep taste buds wanting more are the Warm Louisiana Butter Cake with huckleberries and vanilla ice cream and the Signature Soufflés.

MICHAEL MINA
252 California St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
415-397-9222

AMBIANCE

The restaurant’s warm and beautiful ambiance lends itself to familiar comfort and an impeccable fine dining experience.

WHAT TO ORDER

The Chef’s Tasting Menu is unequivocally the best item on this menu. It highlights all of the best and most unique offerings, while saving the diner from having to choose just one dish.

WHO COMES HERE

Located in downtown San Francisco, Michael Mina caters to corporate executives, seasoned travelers, and local patrons alike. Both elegant and welcoming, it is a top choice for everyday dining and special occasions alike.

SWEET TOOTH

Chef’s Dessert Service is a musttry at Michael Mina. This parade of six confections, changing seasonally, engages guests’ every sense and inspires conversation.

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