If you’re looking for fancy tacos in the neighborhood, Matador is the answer. The drinks are tasty, the tacos are good (but not out of this world), and there are a bunch of seats around the bar that seem made for casual weeknight hangs. As a heads up, they do a lot of carry out, which means the food can sometimes take a while to come out.
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Sons & Daughters
Fine dining that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Sons & Daughters is definitely our speed.
Del Popolo’s pizza is just as good at their brick and mortar Nob Hill spot as it is from their roving truck.
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There’s a serious Mexican fiesta happening at Don Pisto’s in North Beach. Join the party, eat some tacos.
Bonita Taqueria & Rotisserie
Bonita is a TNT crime drama of a restaurant in the Marina – satisfying, but never quite award-winning.
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We love Lers Ros for a big group dinner, especially when your group is down to eat some spicy alligator. This Thai joint is best if you get adventurous.
Hops & Hominy
Hops & Hominy, near Union Square, has strong Southern food, like shrimp and grits, cornbread, fried chicken, and black-eyed pea fritters.
Golden Gate Tap Room
The Golden Gate Tap Room is a sports bar in Union Square with multiple levels of TVs, tons of beers on tap, and snacks like potato skins.
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