Flying Falafel is a hole-in-the-wall on Market Street that serves fantastic falafel, hummus, and pita. There are no meat options, but everything is filling enough that you won’t miss it. Definitely plan on taking it to-go, unless you feel like standing on the sidewalk while wolfing down a sandwich.
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Picnic on Third
There are no picnics at Picnic On Third in Soma, but there are some tasty lunch options.
Dumpling Time in the Design District is a fun stop for dim sum and sake with a group of friends.
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Pearl is a great option for a long weekend brunch or a casual weeknight dinner in the Richmond.
Meet Terzo, your utility player restaurant. It’s hard to go wrong at this Cow Hollow bistro.
The Californian-Mediterranean food at Lark in the Castro might be geographically inaccurate, but it tastes pretty great.
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Noosh is a Mediterranean place in Lower Pac Heights that feels like you’re taking a short vacation out of SF.
Head to Dyafa in Oakland for Middle Eastern food and great cocktails. Order a lot of pita and small plates.
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