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Top 10 SF resteraunts? No budget considered

I'm taking a trip to SF next week and would like to have a few great meals. I'm looking for suggestions for dinner. No real budgetary limits. Thanks!

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  1. Have you taken the time to scroll thru the many posts already here? You will find several hundred useful suggestions already here and available to you.

    For Italian, try Perbacco or Acquerello.

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    Perbacco
    230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

    Acquerello Restaurant
    1722 Sacramento St., San Francisco, CA 94109

    1. Limiting the list to SF, if money were no object I would eat at the following (in order of preference):

      Coi
      Benu
      Acquerello
      Commonwealth
      Aziza
      Michael Mina
      La Folie

      Three others out of SF not to miss would be Manresa (Los Gatos), The French Laundry (Yountville) and Cyrus (Healdsburg).

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      Manresa Restaurant
      320 Village Lane, Los Gatos, CA 95030

      The French Laundry
      6640 Washington Street, Yountville, CA 94599

      La Folie
      2316 Polk St., San Francisco, CA 94109

      Acquerello Restaurant
      1722 Sacramento St., San Francisco, CA 94109

      Benu
      22 Hawthorne St, San Francisco, CA 94103

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      1. re: farmersdaughter

        have you been to the new michael mina? wasn't imrpessed at all (but also never went to the old one)

        1. re: vulber

          I didn't like MM in the St Francis, loved Aqua. Have been to the new MM in the old Aqua space for drinks/bar food only. The bar snacks were great and the dinner menu looks fantastic. When the budget allows, I will be there.

      2. Unless we know more about what you really want, it's hard to give you information that's any better than you would have gotten using Zagat.

        For example, I have no interest in eating at Benu or Ame -- I don't like "Japanese-influenced" food. Doesn't mean they aren't good, but they aren't to my taste.

        So what's your taste? What are you really looking for?

        1. Is this question SF specific/proper or regional?

          1. Saison should be on the list but according to grubstreet Jeremy Fox will be guest chef this week which should make it especially interesting.
            http://sanfrancisco.grubstreet.com/20...

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            Saison
            2124 Folsom St., San Francisco, CA 94110