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cem3340 Oct 23, 2009 05:21 PM

What are your 3 favorite places to eat in SF under $30ea without bar?

  1. Civil Bear Oct 26, 2009 02:10 PM

    Poc Chuc
    Park Chow
    Lors Ros

    Park Chow
    1238 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122

    Poc Chuc
    2886 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

    Lers Ros Thai
    730 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA

    1. watercolor Oct 26, 2009 08:07 AM

      Capannina on Union does a $25 Prix Fixed dinner from 5 - 6. I just posted a review


      1809 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123

      1. farmersdaughter Oct 24, 2009 08:12 PM

        --Dosa (I prefer the Valencia location over the more stylish Fillmore spot)

        --Lotus Garden

        --Little Star Pizza

        Lotus Garden
        3216 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

        Little Star Pizza Valencia
        400 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94103

        995 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

        1. Robert Lauriston Oct 24, 2009 09:27 AM

          Lers Ros, Burmese Kitchen, Angkor Borei.

          Ideale and Nopa would set me back more than $30, as would dinner (rather than the recommended brunch) at Canteen.

          Angkor-Borei Restaurant
          3471 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

          Larkin Express Burmese Kitchen
          452 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

          Lers Ros Thai
          730 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA

          1. Pei Oct 24, 2009 07:13 AM

            Pearl's Deluxe Burgers, Shanghai House, Hong Kong Lounge. All of those are under $20 most days.

            If ambiance is a factor: NOPA, Fresca, Ideale

            560 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117

            Shanghai House
            3641 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94121

            Pearl's Deluxe Burgers
            708 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94109

            Hong Kong Lounge
            5322 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94121

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            1. re: Pei
              Pei Oct 24, 2009 07:16 AM

              links continued...

              Fresca Restaurant
              2114 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115

              1315 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

              1. re: Pei
                whiner Oct 24, 2009 10:32 AM

                No way you can get out of NOPA for under $30pp. Haven't been to Ideale or Fresca...

                1. re: whiner
                  Pei Oct 24, 2009 10:46 AM

                  Apologies. I do tend to share appetizers and desserts, and looking at the menu you're right. Too many NOPA entrees are above $23. Although that half chicken for $18 was delicious and could have fed two easily.

                  1. re: whiner
                    sugartoof Oct 24, 2009 10:39 PM

                    Sure can, as long as you stick to the burger, chicken, or pizzas.

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                  whiner Oct 23, 2009 10:27 PM

                  L'Osteria del Forno: http://www.losteriadelforno.com/

                  Helmand Palace: http://www.helmandpalace.com/index.html

                  Troya: http://www.troyasf.com/

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                    sfbing Oct 23, 2009 07:50 PM

                    Jai Yun for weekday lunch, Canteen for weekend brunch, Turtle Tower for any old time.

                    Jai Yun
                    680 Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94111

                    817 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109

                    Turtle Tower Restaurant
                    631 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109

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                    1. re: sfbing
                      rworange Oct 25, 2009 12:07 AM

                      The Foodhoe blog did an excellent review with photos of the $9 lunch

                      One of my favorites in SF is 1550 where Sunday-Thursday there is a Prix-Fixe Menu with three courses $29.95. While it is a neighobrhood place, the cable car goes by it and you can take a ride there.

                      Not in the same league, but a good value is Town's End with a $22.95, 3 course prix fixe. They have their own bakery and the bread basket that comes with dinner is quite nice.
                      $22.95, 3 course prix fixe;

                      On Sunday, Monday and Tuesday night from 10pm - 2pm Tropisueno is servig free food with the purchase of a drink. Click on the photo of the girl in the center for details

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                      pauliface Oct 23, 2009 06:50 PM

                      Red Jade

                      Truly Mediterannean

                      El Mansour (squeaking in at $29.75 without tax or tip, does that count?

                      1. Ruth Lafler Oct 23, 2009 06:10 PM

                        Bodega Bistro. I haven't been there, but I'm curious to try the new pizza place in North Beach -- Tony's Pizza Napoletana.

                        Bodega Bistro
                        607 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109

                        Tony's Pizza Napoletana
                        1570 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94133

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                        1. re: Ruth Lafler
                          rworange Oct 24, 2009 11:54 PM

                          If you go to Tony's two could have a nice lunch for $15 with an order of garlic bread, meatballs and sauteed spinach.

                        2. wolfe Oct 23, 2009 05:33 PM

                          Inkas, Old Mandarin Islamic, Mario's Bohemian.

                          Inkas Restaurant
                          3299 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

                          Old Mandarin Islamic Restaurant
                          3132 Vicente St, San Francisco, CA 94116

                          Mario's Bohemian Cigar Store and Cafe
                          566 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

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