The Haight & Hayes Valley restaurants

Top Choice Californian in The Haight & Hayes Valley

Rich Table

Impossible cravings begin at Rich Table, where mind-bending dishes like porcini doughnuts, sardine chips, and burrata (mozzarella and cream) funnel cake blow up Instagram feeds nightly. Married co-chefs and owners S…
Top Choice Bakery in The Haight & Hayes Valley

The Mill

Baked with organic wholegrain stone-ground on-site, hearty Josey Baker Bread sustains Haight skaters and start-uppers alike. You might think SF hipsters are gullible for queuing for pricey toast, until you taste the…
Top Choice Californian in The Haight & Hayes Valley

RT Rotisserie

An all-star menu makes ordering mains easy – you'll find bliss with entire chickens hot off the spit, succulent lamb and pickled onions, or surprisingly decadent roast cauliflower with earthy beet-tahini sauce – but…
Top Choice Indian in The Haight & Hayes Valley

Indian Paradox

Hit the high-low sweet spot between the Upper and Lower Haight at this cozy storefront serving zesty Indian street food with inspired wine pairings. Coconut chutney melting into fluffy adai (lentil pancakes) deserve…
Top Choice Southern US in The Haight & Hayes Valley

Brenda's Meat & Three

The name means one meaty main course plus three sides – though only superheroes finish ham steak with Creole red-eye gravy and exemplary grits, let alone cream biscuits and eggs. Chef Brenda Buenviaje's portions are…
Californian in The Haight & Hayes Valley

Petit Crenn

Leave gimmicky waterfront bistros behind and find higher ground here, with rustic French seafood and easy social graces. Triple-Michelin-starred chef Dominique Crenn offers a Brittany-inspired tasting menu nightly –…
Mexican in The Haight & Hayes Valley

Cala

Like discovering a long-lost twin, Cala's California roots cuisine is a revelation. San Francisco's Mexican-ranchera origins are deeply honored here: silky bone-marrow salsa and fragrant heritage-corn tortillas grac…
Greek in The Haight & Hayes Valley

Souvla

Ancient Greek philosophers didn't think too hard about lunch, and neither should you at Souvla. Get in line and make no-fail choices: pita or salad, wine or not. Instead of go-to gyros, get signature spit-fired lamb…
American in The Haight & Hayes Valley

Zuni Cafe

Gimmickry is for amateurs – Zuni has been turning basic menu staples into gourmet go-tos since 1979. Reservations and fat wallets are key for oyster-and-martini lunches, but the see-and-be-seen seating is a kick and…
Vietnamese in The Haight & Hayes Valley

DragonEats

Velvety roast-duck banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich) gives opera stars something to sing about at this sunny Vietnamese deli, right around the corner from San Francisco's opera house and symphony hall. Hungry divas orde…