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chinomad May 28, 2007 01:27 PM

am visiting San Francisco/Monterey/Carmel during the second week of June and am looking for great food at reasonable prices. haven't been to a city yet where there wasn't great food from under $20/entree and I doubt this trip will be the first (with your help, of course). we are open to any type of cuisine/setting so Bay denizens show us what you've got.

  1. Morton the Mousse May 28, 2007 05:54 PM

    Visitors often marvel at the abundance of SF restaurants with entrees entrees are under $20. At a typicalyl delicious, mid-price spot the entrees will range from $17-$23. A few of my personal favorites are Incanto, Aziza, NOPA, Bar Crudo, Out The Door and Farmer Brown.

    A good starting point for your research is the Chronicle Top 100, which includes entree price range in the synopsis (though this can be misleading for small plates spots): http://sfgate.com/food/top100/2007/
    Of course, not everyone agrees with this list, but it's a good resource to base searches and more specific queries on.

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    1. re: Morton the Mousse
      Robert Lauriston May 28, 2007 05:59 PM

      Some discussion of that list on the Food Media and News board:

      http://www.chowhound.com/topics/387175

    2. Robert Lauriston May 28, 2007 05:45 PM

      There are a a couple of hundred good SF restaurants that charge under $20 for entrees so you might want to offer some more criteria to narrow down the selection.

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        OldTimer May 28, 2007 04:42 PM

        You should check the California board for Monterey-Carmel. Remember Pacific Grove. some really good spots there.

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