A neighborhood often overlooked in San Francisco, the Dogpatch, is located south of Mission Bay and East of Potrero Hill. Things are a little more spread out in this part of town, so it’s the perfect spot to enjoy a relaxing, low key meal. Check out some of our favorite spots to grab a bite in the neighborhood.
Restaurant, Italian, $$$
Marcella’s Lasagneria specializes in making pasta and lasagna of the highest quality, making use of fresh ingredients sourced from local produce markets around the city. The restaurant offers both meat and vegetarian options. Stop by to enjoy your meal onsite, or ask for the restaurant’s catering options. Marcella’s is known for catering corporate lunches and events, as well as holiday events and parties.
Poquito is a restaurant serving up Latin American cuisine that ranges from Spain to Ecuador. The menu is filled with options like finger foods, hand foods, full plates, small sides and sweets. Be sure to enjoy a cocktail with your meal, with specialty Latin American cocktails on the menu, as well. If you stop by between 4 and 7 p.m., you can take advantage of Poquito’s daily happy hour, too.
Located on 22nd Street, Aina is a self-proclaimed ‘modern Hawaiian eatery.’ The restaurant provides contemporary Hawaiian dishes with traditional influences, making use of both local, Bay Area ingredients and authentic ones imported straight from Hawaii. In addition to delicious food, you can enjoy a warm, friendly environment embodying island vibes with utmost hospitality. Come here for brunch, dinner, cocktails, wine and sake.
In the early 1900s, the space where Serpentine now stands was the boiler room for a warehouse that manufactured tin cans. Since then, it has evolved to become a new American restaurant serving up delicious food sourced from local farms, ranches and artisans. Enjoy your meal at Serpentine alongside a boutique wine, a craft beer, or a classic cocktail.
Long Bridge Pizza specializes in simple, high quality pizzas, but the restaurant also serves up salads, beer and wine. People rave about Long Bridge’s sourdough pizza, as well as the specialty Loading Dock option. Loading Dock comes with mozzarella, tomato sauce, soppressata, sausage, mushrooms, garlic and thyme.
Piccino is an Italian restaurant and café that opened in 2006. Since then, it has become a welcoming staple in the neighborhood, serving up creative, gourmet dishes with pristine presentations that will both make your mouth water and delight your Instagram feed. Enjoy contemporary dishes made with the freshest, highest quality ingredients.