The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers restaurants

Top Choice French in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Atelier Crenn

The menu arrives in the form of a poem and then come the signature white chocolate spheres filled with a burst of apple cider. If this seems an unlikely start to a meal, just wait for the geoduck rice tart in a glas…
Top Choice Fusion in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Kaiyo

For a deliciously deep dive into the cuisine of the Japanese-Peruvian diaspora, head to Cow Hollow's most playful and inventive new restaurant, where the Pisco and whiskey cocktails are named for anime characters an…
Top Choice Gelato in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Gio Gelati

Gelato chef Patrizia Pasqualetti was well-known in Italy for her family's gelato shop, and here in SF she's re-creating those tried-and-true flavors, only with local fruit, dairy and nuts. The results are pure cream…
Top Choice Vegetarian in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Greens

Career carnivores won't realize there's zero meat in the hearty black-bean chili, or in Greens' other flavor-packed vegetarian dishes, made using ingredients from a Zen farm in Marin. And, oh, what views! The Golden…
Food Truck in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Off the Grid

Spring through fall, some 30 food trucks and pop-up cubes circle their wagons at SF's largest mobile-gourmet hootenannies on Friday night at Fort Mason Center, and 11am to 4pm Sunday for Picnic at the Presidio on th…
Californian in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Gary Danko

Gary Danko wins James Beard Awards for his impeccable Californian haute cuisine. Smoked-glass windows prevent passersby from tripping over their tongues at the exquisite presentations – glazed oysters with Osetra ca…
Vegan in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Vegan Picnic

If all vegan meatballs, faux crispy chicken sandwiches and imitation salami subs tasted this good, every cow, chicken and pig could run free. Okay maybe not, but this places really nails its meat flavors. Staff memb…
Italian in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

A16

Even before A16 won a James Beard Award, it was hard to book, but persevere: the house-made mozzarella burrata, blister-crusted pizzas from the wood-burning oven and 15-page Italian wine list make it worth your whil…
Deli in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Lucca Delicatessen

Open since 1929, this classic Italian deli is an ideal spot to assemble picnics for Marina Green. Besides perfect prosciutto and salami, nutty cheeses and fruity Chiantis, expect made-to-order sandwiches on fresh-ba…
Seafood in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Fisherman's Wharf Crab Stands

Men and women in rolled-up sleeves stir steaming cauldrons of Dungeness crab at several side-by-side takeout crab stands at the foot of Taylor St, the epicenter of Fisherman's Wharf. Crab season typically runs winte…