Weekend in San Francisco
Looking for a recommendation. My last trip there my friend and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Perbacco. I'm looking for something I'll enjoy as much or even more! I am a vegetarian but not a picky one. My friend will eat fish. Back at home we love Osteria Mozza and AOC. The 2 restaurants I'm considering are Prospect and Zuni. I'd love to hear some other suggestions. We are staying in the Union Square area.
Not in the Union Square area, but I enjoy Flour + Water immensely. They have good starters, pizza, and desserts, and they have excellent pastas. Prices are reasonable. Can be a slight zoo getting a table, but they do take walk-ins.
Also, if you and your friend like Indian - Dosa may be an interesting try. It's good South Indian food in an upscale/fun atmosphere - something that isn't available in LA. Very friendly to vegetarians. It is overpriced considering the mostly vegetarian menu (and compared to typical hole-in-the wall prices). But I still recommend it.
The place hereabouts that reminds me the most of AOC is À Côté in Oakland. I think Perbacco's probably the closest thing we have to Osteria Mozza.
Campanile reminded me of Zuni a lot. Zuni's menu is fairly short, depending on the luck of the day maybe not a lot of interesting choices for a vegetarian.
Incanto, despite its offal-centric reputation, is great for vegetarians.