1 Atelier Crenn
Enchantment in every detail - this sums up the dining experience at Atelier Crenn. Michelin starred Chef Dominique Crenn has created an exquisite experience known as "poetic culinaria". A poetic theme is woven through every impeccable dish.
After three years at the former Mission location, Saison has moved into a brand new space South of Market (SoMA) where Chef Skenes provides an even more luxurious dining experience with an intimate open layout. Skenes' 12-24 course menu and unconventional cooking method – drawing flavors through the use of fire – earned a number of accolades, including Michelin’s two-star rating in 2012 and 2013.
3 Gary Danko
Dining at Gary Dankocan only be described as sublime. The award-winning Chef has made every “best chef” list in the country, earning his reputation with the most famous restaurant in San Francisco. Gary Danko epitomizes sophisticated contemporary cuisine, marrying phenomenal ingredients with impeccable technique and sophistication.
Ame has all the makings of a world class restaurant. It is quiet sophistication at its best, from the ambiance to the food and everything in between. Chef Hiro's cooking always leaves guests leaps and bounds impressed. Each course is so well thought out with subtle, delicate perfection. And get ready - desserts are nothing short of beautiful, so don't be surprised if you didn't want to eat them!
5 Fleur De Lys
Romantic French sophistication easily sums up Fleur de Lys. Chef Huber Keller has mastered the art of French cuisine, receiving the James Beard Foundation lifetime achievement award of “Who’s Who” in the industry. The praise doesn’t stop there. Among its many accolades, the iconic San Francisco restaurant was most recently awarded a Michelin star in 2011.