7 Restaurants in San Francisco You Need to Try this Fall

Pläj Scandinavian Restaurant in Hayes Valley San Francisco

Autumn is in full swing, which means that your summer diet is officially outdated.

Now that speedo season has been put to bed (for the time being), we encourage you to rediscover the joys of food. Yes, it’s time to fall back in love with food this Fall. Considering all the drool-inducing menus circulating San Francisco’s restaurant industry this season, such a task should be a piece of pumpkin pie.

From Catalonian cuisine to Scandinavian delights, we have compiled a list of 7 veritably delicious restaurants in San Francisco to whet your appetite come dinnertime.

Related: 16 Made in San Francisco Recipes You Must Try Cooking This Fall

1. Pläj

Dinner at Pläj in San Francisco. Photo: Emily E. Martin.

What to order: Råraka & Caviar with potato røsti, skagen cream, and whitefish caviar. Or anything, frankly.
Pläj333 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA | Hours: Sunday-Tuesday: 5PM-8:45PM, Wednesday-Thursday: 5PM-9:45PM, Friday-Saturday: 5PM-10:45PM | $$$

2. Villon

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What to order: Petite filet with celery root, smoked potato, and Swiss chard.
Villon | Inside the Proper Hotel, 1100 Market Street, San Francisco, CA | Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 7AM-10:30PM, Friday-Saturday: 7AM-11PM | $$$

3. Son’s Addition

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What to order: Five spice braised lamb shank with goat cheese polenta, dino kale, and fried bread shiso-gremolata.
Son’s Addition2990 24th Street, San Francisco, CA | Hours: Sunday-Wednesday: 5PM-10PM, Thursday-Sunday: 5PM-11PM | $$$

Related: 9 Must Try Shabu and Hot Pot Restaurants in San Francisco

4. Gibson

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What to order: Trout grilled on the bone with roasted fennel, dill, and caper.
Gibson111 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA | Hours: 5:30PM-10:30PM daily | $$

5. Barcino

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What to order: Coliflor: cauliflower fritters, pickled cauliflower, caper-raisin puree, and pickled raisins.
Barcino399 Grove Street, San Francisco, CA | Thursday-Saturday: 5PM-11PM, Sunday-Wednesday: 5PM-10PM. Closed on Wednesdays. | $$

Related: 7 Best Crab and Lobster Rolls in the Bay Area

6. a Mano

Photo: Jacquie H, Yelp.

What to order: Bucatini all’amatriciana, tomato, pancetta, and pecorino.
a Mano
450 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA | Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 11:30AM-3:30PM, 5PM-11PM; Friday-Saturday: 11:30AM-3:30PM, 5PM-12AM | $$

7. Petit Marlowe

Côte du boeuf tartare. Photo: Tiffany P, Yelp

What to order: Côte de beouf tartare with mushroom, truffle, lemon, black pepper, and porcini oil crostini. 
Petit Marlowe
| 234 Townsend Street, San Francisco, CA | Hours: Monday-Wednesday: 4PM-10PM, Thursday-Saturday: 4PM-11PM | $$$

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