unique food culture is representative of the city’s rich history of ethnic diversity. Apart from its renowned jazz culture, the Fillmore District is one of the most popular areas in the city to find a bite to eat. Its blend of upscale restaurants, coffee shops, and family-run businesses make it an important stop for all travelers. Whether you’re looking to find a fabulous, sit-down sushi restaurant or a quick burrito, the Fillmore District
has you covered. Here is our list of the top ten restaurants in the area.
Woodhouse Fish Co.
Restaurant, Seafood, American, $$$
Cafe, Restaurant, Mediterranean, $$$
La Mediterranee has been consistently voted as the ‘Best Middle Eastern‘ and ‘Best Mediterranean’ restaurant in the Guardian and SF Weekly. Established in 1979, La Mediterranee has prided itself on its exemplary customer service, exotic cuisine, and vibrant atmosphere. Not only does it boast a variety of incredible appetizers but also caters to all types of events, including weddings.
La Mediterranee, 2210 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 921 2956
La Mediterranee Fillmore Cafe | Courtesy of La Mediterranee
Florio Bar & Café
Bar, Cafe, Italian, French, $$$
Florio Bar & Café
Florio is emblematic of San Francisco’s rich European history. It offers its customers a taste of French and Italian culture through its intimate setting, wine menu, and elegant dishes. Furthermore, it is the perfect place for a romantic date. A stop at Florio’s will remind you that your heart was, indeed, left in San Francisco.
Florio Bar & Café, 1915, Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 775 4300
Roam Artisan Burgers
Market, Restaurant, American, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
Restaurant, Mexican, $$$
Tacobar is located on the corner of California and Fillmore. This restaurant has become one of the most popular quick stops for burrito and taco lovers throughout the city. Apart from its delicious lunch and dinner entrées, Tacobar has a fantastic breakfast menu. If you stop by in the morning, you will have the opportunity to try its exceptional huevos rancheros.
Tacobar, 2401 California St, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 674 7745
This unique spot on Fillmore Street is defined by its inclusive, woodsy appeal. Unlike other places, The Grove can not be characterized as a café or restaurant. Interestingly, it combines aspects of both types of venue. Whether you’re looking to find a place to have a coffee and do work, have lunch with friends and family, or kick back with your buddies and have a beer, The Grove’s flexible arrangement will satisfy all your foodie desires. If you have a chance to stop here, make sure to order their chicken pot pie. It will have you embracing your inner lumberjack in a matter of minutes.
The Grove, 2016 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 474 1419
Dino and Santino’s Pizza & Dining
‘Dino’s‘ is one of the oldest restaurants on Fillmore Street. Its perfect blend of family, community, and damn good pizza have attracted natives for over two decades. Whether you’re planning a birthday party, looking for a place to watch the game, or somewhere to take a date, Dino’s will satisfy your pizza desires.
Dino and Santino’s Pizza & Dining, 2101 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 922 4700
DOSA on Fillmore
Restaurant, Indian, $$$
DOSA on Fillmore
This upscale South Indian restaurant treats customers to an extraordinary culinary experience. DOSA’s fusion of the city’s progressive urban culture and South Indian cuisine makes this restaurant a top priority for all foodies. DOSA is committed to environmental sustainability. They only cook with organic, bio-dynamic ingredients. However, this has not stopped DOSA from preparing traditional South Indian meals. DOSA has created an authentic dining experience for its San Francisco audience that is unmatched by any other Indian restaurant in the city.
DOSA on Fillmore, 1700 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 441 3672
The City Taqueria
The City Taqueria, formerly known as Ocean Taqueria, is a small hole-in-the-wall burrito shop located in the Western Addition. Its framed pictures of Pancho Villa and the Mexican Revolution provide customers with a subtle glimpse into Mexico’s political history. Additionally, the shop provides customers with a chance to test their Spanish-speaking skills with members of the local community. If you’re looking to escape from the majority of gentrified restaurants in the area, then the City Taqueria is the place for you.
The City Taqueria, 1836 Divisadero St #2, San Francisco, CA, USA, +1 415 346 3515