53 "Dinner with the Parents" restaurants in San Francisco.
Foreign Cinema in the Mission is still one of the most unique restaurants in San Francisco, and you need to come here at least once in your life.
Nari is a Thai restaurant in Japantown with a breathtaking dining room and food worth traveling across town for.
Seven Hills is an Italian neighborhood spot between Nob and Russian Hills that makes good pasta, but everything else is hit-or-miss.
Perbacco is an Italian restaurant in the Financial District that’s perfect for impressing clients from out of town.
Waterbar on the Embarcadero is a great place to bring clients for raw shellfish and other seafood.
If you’re in Mission Bay, Casey’s Pizza is a great neighborhood spot for pizza and a beer.
Angler on the Embarcadero is a seafood restaurant that lets you feel like a mega-billionaire for the night without having to spend a ton.
Che Fico Alimentari in Nopa is a lot smaller and darker than its older sibling restaurant upstairs, but the Italian food is just as good.
Lord Stanley in Nob Hill is a great spot for a low-key nice dinner that won’t empty your bank account.
Chez Panisse Cafe in Berkeley is the more casual (and possibly better) sister spot to Chez Panisse, which is located just downstairs.
Bix is an old-school American place down an alley in Jackson Square that feels like an old teamster clubhouse.
Amarena is a small Italian spot in Russian Hill that’s great for dropping into on a weeknight for some solid pasta.
Yummy Yummy is a Vietnamese restaurant in the Sunset with great pho and roasted Dungeness crabs.
Thanh Long is a Vietnamese restaurant in the Sunset with some of the best Dungeness crab in the city.