Diners' Choice - San Francisco Bay Area

Best Californian Restaurants

Looking for restaurants with the best overall Californian cuisine in San Francisco? You’re in the right place. Each month OpenTable analyzes more than 400,000 new diner reviews. We sort the results by category to help you discover new favorites. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

Top ​10 Diners' Choice Winners

How are Featured results ranked
The default order for search results reflects a number of factors, including table availability, restaurant location, search criteria, and restaurant reviews and ratings. In addition, payment made by a restaurant to OpenTable is also a factor for the relative ordering of restaurants.
photo of st. francis winery & vineyards restaurant
Exceptional
(1144)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Santa Rosa
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photo of quince restaurant
Exceptional
(2395)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Financial District / Embarcadero
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photo of terrapin creek cafe & restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(1005)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Bodega Bay
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photo of heirloom cafe restaurant
Exceptional
(1036)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Mission
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photo of kendall-jackson wine estate & gardens restaurant
Exceptional
(197)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Santa Rosa
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photo of flea street cafe restaurant
Exceptional
(2058)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Menlo Park
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photo of mourad restaurant
Exceptional
(1837)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Financial District / Embarcadero
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photo of rich table restaurant
Exceptional
(1641)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Civic Center / Hayes Valley / Van Ness
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photo of frances restaurant
Exceptional
(2843)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian Castro
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photo of nopa - san francisco restaurant
Exceptional
(2225)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Californian North Panhandle / USF
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