Dining in San Francisco

Here are some of the best dining establishments in San Francisco, near the Moscone Center:

Boulevard Restaurant
Popular and located on Mission Street, Boulevard is a fine dining restaurant with medium to upper pricing. Serving Continental European as well as American and local cuisine for lunch and dinner as well as late night, the establishment has fantastic presentations and a classy dining room. Seared calamari, red abalone, and soft shell crabs are on the menu. The dessert menu offers exquisite plates of freshly baked and decorated cake as well as dishes of berries. The ice cream and sorbet are made daily. The atmosphere is a unity of sophistication and comfort, and the service is professional.

HRD Coffee Shop
On 3rd Street, HRD Coffee Shop serves a full diner-styled menu of scrumptious food. American food and Asian food with a twist, this little shop serves up meals with generous portions besides great coffee. The atmosphere is fun and friendly. Breakfast burritos, kimchee, and Mongolian cheesesteak are on the menu. Burgers are made to order with optional side such as mushrooms or avocado. The mix of flavors and choices is delightful perfection.

Kokkari
With terrific Greek and Mediterranean foods and specialties, Kokkari is an upscale restaurant with an inviting and warm atmosphere. The large restaurant is attractively laid out for privacy for individuals and couples as well as room for groups. Servers are experienced and know the menu. Some of the items on the menu are stuffed grape leaves, lamb meatballs, lentil soup, and lemon and oregano chicken.

Perbacco
Italian fine dining right in the financial district, Perbacco offers an elegant dining experience. The ambience captures the city vibe, and the establishment is perfect for business engagements at lunch or dinner. Food is freshly prepared and the menu has many options from which to choose. Some examples from the dinner menu are quail breast served with mushrooms and potatoes, roasted duck breast with stone fruit and seared scallops with roasted grapes. Reservations are highly recommended.

The Grove
Serving great American food near Market Street, The Grove brings in droves of people. The food is fabulous. The small place is uniquely trendy and attractive. Outdoor dining is also available. Open for all three meals, the cuisine is a combination of traditional American and natural gourmet. Examples from the menu are granola, omelettes with hash browns, beet salad and chicken pot pie. The menu also features a long list of regular, gourmet and organic coffees and espressos.