5 SF Restaurants to Satiate Your Palate for Travel
While traveling may be off the table for now, why not let your taste buds do the touring? You can still satiate your palate for world travel by ordering takeout from some of San Francisco’s most celebrated, diverse restaurants — no passport required!
Nopalito | Mexican
Amongst the most acclaimed Mexican restaurants in San Francisco is Nopalito, a vibrant neighborhood kitchen that celebrates the traditional cookery of Mexico with fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced from local purveyors. You can’t go wrong with a classic margarita, the Gorditas Campechanas—empanadas filled with brisket and chorizo—and carne asada served with summer beans, grilled cactus and all the vital accoutrements.
Flour + Water | Italian
Just moments from your doorstep at The Harrison lies one of the best Italian joints in all of San Francisco. Flour + Water showcases a coveted menu influenced by regional traditionals throughout Italy with Northern California inspirations led by Executive Chef Thomas McNaughton. Here, you can count on incredibly fresh house-made pasta, Neapolitan-style wood-fired pizza and carefully crafted dishes ranging from halibut crudo to veal carne cruda toast.
Location: 2401 Harrison St, San Francisco, CA 94110
Pickup: Flour + Water, 5:15pm to 8pm, Wednesday–Sunday
Yank Sing | Chinese
Arguably San Francisco’s most famed dim sum restaurant, Yank Sing is celebrated for its traditional and contemporary dumplings as well as an array of artful dishes and vegetarian options. With winning items, from its Peking Duck with hoisin and steamed buns to the Egg Custard Tart, you’re sure to be happy — and plenty full — from your dish of choice.
Location: 101 Spear St, San Francisco, CA 94105
Pickup/Delivery: Yank Sing, 11:30am to 7pm, Wednesday-Sunday
Mourad | Moroccan
Located at 140 Montgomery, and mere steps from The Harrison, is Mourad—a modern interpretation of Moroccan cuisine deeply rooted in the past. The restaurant itself pairs authentic Moroccan design with contemporary details, perfectly harmonizing with the bold cuisine. Their food pays homage to the rich and vibrant flavors of Morocco in new ways that play off fresh, local, artisanal ingredients and the spirit of innovation in California.
Location: 140 New Montgomery St #1, San Francisco, CA 94105
Hours: 11:30am to 10pm, Monday–Friday and 5pm-10pm Saturday-Sunday
How to Order: https://www.mouradsf.com/
ROOH | Indian
Nestled in the heart of San Francisco is ROOH, an urban, Indian-inspired communal restaurant and cocktail bar. The chef draws his inspiration from the vibrancy of Indian culture, art and music, as well as the innovative spirit of modern India. Dinner at ROOH is a truly gastronomical experience with fresh, seasonal dishes that interpret customary Indian sensibilities, offering shared plates like traditional butter chicken, lamb shank nihari, spiced chickpea cake, paneer chili roll and so much more.
Location: 333 Brannan St #150, San Francisco, CA 94107
Hours: 5pm to 9pm, Wednesday-Sunday
How to Order: https://www.roohsf.com/