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Anyone care to talk up their favorite restaurant? But only SF please

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  1. Barbacco, Cotogna, Incanto, La Ciccia, Lers Ros, Perbacco. Lots of posts about them in the archives.

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    La Ciccia
    291 30th Street, San Francisco, CA 94131

    Perbacco
    230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

    Incanto Restaurant & Wine Bar
    1550 Church St, San Francisco, CA 94131

    Lers Ros Thai
    730 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA

    Barbacco
    230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

    Cotogna
    490 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

    1. So many to love. My favorites right now . . .

      Reform Club SF. A pop-up that happens ever few Sundays or so. They take over the Specchio space in the Mission and make some delicious 4-course meals for 40-50 and wine pairings for an add charge.

      Umami - Japanese spot. I hear it gets pretty hot and trendy later in the evening, but we are early diners and have usually sat downstairs. Fresh sushi with creative entrees. Priced just about where Japanese tends to be.

      Maverick - Given all the restaurants in SF that do the Cal-Med, fresh/local, etc. vibe, I know there are others as good or maybe better, but it's a small charming spot and they have not failed to deliver ingredient-driven quality food with attentive service and wonderful wines.

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      Specchio
      2331 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

      Umami
      2909 Webster St, San Francisco, CA 94123

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      1. re: dcfb

        This is great thank you, the small places always seem to offer something unique.

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        1. Within their respective price categories and styles of dining:

          Perbacco
          Delfina
          Ame
          La Folie
          NOPA

          But those are all VERY different from one another in pretty much all aspects (though both Delfina and Perbacco are Northern Italian, just different parts).

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          Perbacco
          230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

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

          Delfina Restaurant
          3621 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

          1. Coi
            Canteen
            La Ciccia
            Range
            Delfina Pizzeria
            Poc Chuc
            Barbacco
            Suppenkuche
            Spork
            Limon Rotisserie
            Foreign Cinema

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            La Ciccia
            291 30th Street, San Francisco, CA 94131

            Delfina Restaurant
            3621 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

            Suppenkuche
            525 Laguna St, San Francisco, CA 94102

            Spork
            1058 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

            Foreign Cinema
            2534 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94110

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

            Limon Rotisserie
            1001 S Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110

            Barbacco
            230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

            1. Fringale, Perbacco, Bocadillos, Cafe Claude.

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              Perbacco
              230 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111

              Cafe Claude
              7 Claude Lane, San Francisco, CA 94108

              Fringale Restaurant
              570 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

              Bocadillos
              710 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94111

              2 Replies
              1. re: Paul H

                I haven't been to Fringale in 2 years. I know it changed ownership, is it still excellent? Over the past several years there, I've had some good meals there, and some outstanding meals there.

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                Fringale Restaurant
                570 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

                1. re: whiner

                  I don't think the chef has changed since 2008.

              2. Some of my fav's and places that are always in the back of my head when going out:

                Delfina Pizzeria
                Lers Ros
                Suppenkuche
                La Ciccia
                Canteen
                Little Star
                Commonwealth

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