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.
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.
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.