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We have been away for 18 months...looking for a good restaurant to go to w our friends who used to live in the city. Emphasis on really good food, hip/chic, not hipster crowd. We love delfina, beretta, Starbelly, flour & water. Looking for a new comer that we haven't been to, or hear of as we were away. Something that might accommodate us on a Saturday night w out reservations! Thanks!!

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  1. St. Vincent, at least if you go earlier in the evening.

    I'd say AQ or Bar Tartine, but not without a reservation.

    1. Skool? Though the seats that are usually free are outside which can get chilly in SF.

      If you haven't been to Cotogna or Locanda, those are also good options.

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      1. re: goldangl95

        Cotogna and Locanda have looooong waits for walk-ins.

        1. re: Robert Lauriston

          Fair. I guess it depends if you are willing to sit at the bar. Haven't had too much trouble as long as it's not right at peak time e.g. 7:30-8;00 pm.