With the fall season looming upon us, it’s time to warm up and delve into delectable comfort from San Francisco’s best. From restaurants offering gourmet truffle mac and cheese to flaky buttery popovers, Haute Living presents the Top 5 restaurants for Comfort Food in San Francisco.
1 Wayfare Tavern
Wayfare Tavern is upscale comfort food at it's finest. Tyler Florence has created a comfort-style restaurant that achieves top marks on food, ambiance and service. Delectable menu items include popovers and macaroni and cheese - gourmet style, of course. Spot on sophisticated, classy and comforting all at the same time.
Grub is a relative newcomer to the San Francisco restaurant scene, offering comfort food done with a refreshing level of sophistication. Grub has thought of everything, from the neon-lit, contemporary and cozy atmosphere to the mind-blowing mac and cheese with so many ways to mix and match. You can have your food any way you like it, even late-night, too.
3 The Blue Plate
The Blue Plate's comforting food and ambiance are pure delights. Located off the beaten path in the Outer Mission, the Blue Plate offers a simple menu and cozy ambiance perfect for a night out with friends or even for a solo adventure. Menu items from cauliflower soup, beet salad, veggie tart and the delectable bread pudding dessert will put a smile your face. Pure heaven. Period.
4 1300 On Fillmore
1300 On Fillmore's cuisine can be fittingly described as upscale soul and comfort - such a great combination and 1300 pulls it off seamlessly. The decor is as lovely and as upscale as the food. Grits and Wild Mushrooms are sinfully scrumptious, yet sophisticated. Of course, the best part of the meal is dessert. Imagine beignets with coffee soda ice cream - pure heaven. Last tip: dress to impress - celebrity sightings are a regular occurrence.
Range is simply a terrific place to eat in the Mission - classic culinary taste with a simple, no-frills approach to food. Entree items are sophisticated twists potatoes and veggies, while desserts range from buckwheat crepes to chocolate souffle. Simple, classic, delicious-the way food should be.