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Every Fall 2016 Restaurant Opening in the Bay Area

A round-up of all the restaurant and bar openings in the Bay Area from fall 2016. Head here for the latest listing of openings.

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November 28

NORTH BEACH — A grab-and-go takeout window called Greenbox has opened at 100 Green St., offering juice, coffee, and to-go Californian meals on weekdays for breakfast and lunch. See the menu here. [EaterWire]

OAKAND — Oakland Marriott City Center at 1001 Broadway has opened Iron & Oak, a globally-influenced, all-day restaurant serving many local ingredients. [EaterWire]

NORTH BEACH — 318 Columbus Ave. is now home to Betty Lou's Seafood & Grill, a classic San Francisco seafood spot from owners who have experience at Sotto Mare. It's open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; see the menu here. [Hoodline]


November 21

MISSION — Here comes Babu Ji, the no-holds-barred restaurant at 280 Valencia St. from New York City with a self-serve beer fridge and a different take on the dishes and flavors of India. See the space, hours, and menus here. [EaterWire]

NAPA — The first U.S. restaurant, called Kenzo, from Capcom founder and owner of Kenzo Estates winery Kenzo Tsujimoto has arrived at 1339 Pearl St., with food from a three-Michelin-starred Japanese chef. Read all about it, and see the space and menus, here. [EaterWire]

RUSSIAN HILLSplit has opened its doors in the former home of La Boulange at 2300 Polk St. The restaurant is the third of its kind from Good Food Guys, the restaurant group behind the prolific salad spot Mixt. See the space, menu, and hours here. [EaterWire]

FISHERMAN’S WHARF — Twenty-four-year-old Irish pub Fiddler’s Green has reopened at 1333 Columbus Ave. under new ownership, with a renovated space, new food program, and updated Internet skills. See all the details here. [EaterWire]

OUTER RICHMOND — The Flame Hot Soup at 1801 Clement St. has new ownership and has reopened after a renovation as Flame Asian Fusion. The menu now includes meat skewers, Taiwanese-style hot pots, a specialty of wagyu beef cooked on a Himalayan pink rock salt, and more. Hours are daily from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. [EaterWire]

MARINA — Another hot pot spot has opened, this one a second location of the Inner Sunset’s Nabe at 2151 Lombard St. [EaterWire]

NORTH BEACH — The owners of Brandy Ho’s have opened a 100-square-foot bar next door at 217 Columbus Ave. called Brandy’s Bar, with a full bar and Brandy Ho’s food available. Get all the details here. [EaterWire]

SOMABlue Bottle has taken over a 1,200-square-foot space at 2 South Park with an iced coffee bar and larger food menu. It’s open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. [EaterWire]

SAN JOSE — The 300 Santana Row location of Tacolicious is now open, with the familiar Mexican food you know from SF. Get the hours and menus here. [EaterWire]

DALY CITY — Taiwanese bakery cafe chain 85ºC has opened its sixth location in the Bay Area at 5-L Serramonte Ctr. [EaterWire]

MONTEREYRevival Ice+Cream has opened at 463 Alvarado St. with small batch, seasonally-flavore ice cream using organic Clover milk. Pastry chef Ron Mendoza is behind the flavors. [EaterWire]

REDWOOD CITY — High-end wine shop, bar, and cafe Cru Wine Bar is now open at 900 Middlefield Rd., from the owners of Donato Enoteca, also in Redwood City, and Desco in Oakland. The menu includes charcuterie, pizza, snacks, and beers, available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner service, and of course, plenty of wine by the glass and bottle. [EaterWire]

SANTA CLARA — The 23rd location of Italian chain restaurant Il Fornaio has opened at 2752 Augustine Dr., Ste. 120. [EaterWire]

CONCORD — Peruvian restaurant Lima has opened at 2151 Salvio St., Ste. I. Hours and menus here. [EaterWire]

SOMA — Coffee Cultures has revealed BCC (Bar at Coffee Cultures) at its 9th Street location (108 9th St.). The beer and wine bar is connected to the coffee bar, which opened last March. [EaterWire]

ROCKRIDGE — Following the rent hike and resulting closure of Barclay's on College Avenue, The Golden Squirrel has emerged at 5940 College Ave. It's "pub-style comfort food," which means burgers, fried pickles and the like, with a bunch of vegetarian options, beer, and wines. [Berkeleyside]

SEBASTOPOL — A tiny pizzeria called Hippizzazz (what?!) has opened in Sonoma County at 280 S. Main St., offering thin and deep crust pizzas. Classics, plus options like Thai Chicken head up the menu, with strombolis and calzones not far behind. [BiteClubEats]

EMERYVILLE — It's heating up over at the Public Market (5959 Shellmound St.), as We Sushi joins the food court-style arrangement. Originally a food truck, it'll offer sushi rolls, bento boxes, sushi burritos, and more. [Berkeleyside]

SANTA ROSA — More pies hit the North Bay at 2792 Fourth St. with Whole Pie (though this time it's not pizza pie), offering savory options ensconced in crust for lunch and dinner, in slice or hand pie form. There are also sweet options, beer, cider, wine, and coffee. [BiteClubEats]

SANTA ROSA — A teensy cafe and catering spot called Starting from Scratch has opened in the Ag Credit building at 404 Aviation Blvd., with burgers, salads and sandwiches. [BiteClubEats]


November 14

TENDERLOINOnsen, a chic Japanese bathhouse, is now open with a soaking pool and treatment rooms, as well as a restaurant and tearoom with seasonal Japanese food, a sake and craft beer program, and tea service. See the space and menus here. [EaterWire]

GEYSERVILLE — Francis Ford Coppola’s newest restaurant at his Virginia Dare Winery, Werowocomoco, opened this past weekend, and it’s already causing conversation. That’s because Werowocomoco is Native American-themed, and serves food that Coppola believes is an homage to the cuisine of America’s indigenous peoples. See the discussion and menus here. [EaterWire]

OAKLANDFort Green, a sports bar with a food program from the Bar Tartine, is now open at 736 Washington St. See the menu and space here. [EaterWire]

MISSION — 2400 Harrison St. is now home to Sasaki, an edomae-style omakase restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Masa Sasaki. See photos of the space and hours here. [EaterWire]

CIVIC CENTER — Modern Indian restaurant August 1 Five has opened at 525 Van Ness Ave. with California-influenced Indian flavors, and notably no curries. Check out the space and menu here. [EaterWire]

TENDERNOB — Swanky, supper club-style restaurant The Saratoga has debuted its two-story space at 1000 Larkin St. See the space here. [EaterWire]

DOGPATCH — The newly-renovated Recchiuti Confections at theLab, Recchiuti’s retail space at 801 22nd St., is now open Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. [EaterWire]

MISSION — The Roosevelt Tamale Parlor owners have turned the space at 2817 24th St. into The Roosevelt Sip & Eat, a casual American bistro with a focus on wine. [Tablehopper]

SOMA — San Francisco’s fast-casualization continues as Sajj opens at 636 2nd St., with "Mediterranean street eats" in the step-by-step ordering style of restaurants like Chipotle. Learn more here. [EaterWire]

SAN JOSE — Santana Row (377 Santana Row) now has a hot chocolate and coffee stand, courtesy of Dandelion Chocolate and Four Barrel Coffee, open daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. [EaterWire]

BERKELEY — American diner food and Korean comfort food is now available at Berkeley Social Club at 2050 University Ave., from the owner of Kitchen Story. [Berkeleyside]


November 7

MID-MARKET — Naughty doughnut purveyor Doughnut Dolly is now officially open in The Market (1355 Market St.), daily from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. (or until sold out). [EaterWire]

NAPA — So-called "cooking club" Kitchen Collective has opened at 1650 Soscol Ave., and it’s designed as a private club with a "fully-stocked state of the art kitchen with personal coaching from a professional chef." Membership is $250 per month with an initiation fee of $2,500. Learn more here. [EaterWire]

MISSION — Now open inside Royal Cuckoo Market (3368 19th St.) is a tiny bar called Horsies Saloon, with wine and beer cocktails and some small plates. See the full menu and hours here. [EaterWire]

FINANCIAL DISTRICTLa Boulangerie de San Francisco has reclaimed its sixth former La Boulange location at 222 Sutter St., open daily from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. [EaterWire]

CASTROSofia Cafe has opened in the old Café Sophie space (3463 16th St.), under new owners, as a daytime coffee shop with seasonal food and wine. Happy hour to come. [Tablehopper]

OAKLAND — Hong Kong-style cafe Baby Cafe has opened at 358 11th St. with affordable Chinese food. Hours and menu here. [EBX]

OAKLANDT4, a bubble tea shop, is now open at 1068 Webster St. with some savory dishes as well. See the hours and menu here. [EBX]

MID-MARKET — A wine bar called Waystone has opened at 992 Market St. with sandiwches, salads, and snacks, plus 35 wines by the glass or bottle. [SF Weekly]

EMERYVILLE — Inside Public Market (5959 Shellmound St.), macaron purveyor Oui Oui Macaron has opened with the traditional cookie and ice cream-filled versions, plus cupcakes. [Berkeleyside]

EMERYVILLEMayo & Mustard has also opened in Public Market (5959 Shellmound St.) with classic deli sandwiches. [Berkeleyside]

PETALUMANow open at 140 Second St., Ste. 100 is Crocodile French Cuisine, a traditional French spot that uses local ingredients. See the menu and hours here. [Bite Club Eats]

CLOVERDALETrading Post’s restaurant component is now open with a very locally-inspired menu from chef Erik Johnson (Dry Creek). See the menu and hours here for the restaurant at 102 S. Cloverdale Blvd. [Bite Club Eats]

SANTA ROSA Whole Pie, a pie shop with both sweet and savory variations, is now open at 2792 Fourth St. Menu and hours here. [Bite Club Eats]


October 31

LAKESHORE — The Cat House has opened its doors in Oakland, so-named for the owners' love of the furry creatures. It takes over the former New Easy bar space, and offers craft cocktails priced at $10 or less. [Berkeleyside]

AMERICAN CANYON — Another Dunkin' Donuts has reared its head in the Bay Area, this time in the North Bay. Per usual, the opening was marked by long lines starting in the wee hours of the morning as fans queued up for coffee and a glazed. [Napa Valley Register]

BERKELEY — Poke seems to be rapidly multiplying in Berkeley with the opening of Pokeganda on Telegraph. It's located inside shaved ice spot Vampire Penguin (which is also occupied by Uji Time), and serves up bowls of raw fish with a variety of mix-ins. [EaterWire]

MISSION — Bar Tartine's Nick Balla and Cortney Burns have opened their newest project, Motze, as of last week. It's a semi-permanent pop-up offering three courses of family-style dining. [EaterWire]

FINANCIAL DISTRICT — A takeout window called Grubbie’s has opened at 303 Sacramento St., selling chirashi (rice bowl with raw fish), with some options in the $15 to $20 range, as well as a $200 uni version. It’s open weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. [EaterWire]


October 24

SOMA — The newest restaurant from Adriano Paganini (Lolinda, Delarosa, Belga, more) has arrived in the form of fast casual fried chicken sandwiches and curly fries. The Bird is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at 115 New Montgomery St. [EaterWire]

HEALDSBURGSonoma Cider has opened a taproom at 44 Mill St., with 23 taps, some light fare, giant Jenga, cornhole, a fire pit, and more. Get the hours and more details here. [EaterWire]

BERKELEY — The Half Moon Bay Brewing taproom is now open, called Pacific Standard, at  2055 Center St. with growlers, 16 to 24 local and regional beers on tap (half from Half Moon Bay Brewing), snacks, and more. It’s open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. [EaterWire]

FINANCIAL DISTRICT — The second SF location of fast casual fried chicken chain Organic Coup is now up and running at 222 Kearny St. [EaterWire]

WALNUT CREEK — Clean-eating restaurant True Food has made its debut at 120 Broadway Ln. #1044. See the menu and hours here. [EaterWire]

JAPANTOWN — A new kaiseki spot (traditional Japanese multi-course meal) called OzaOza has opened at 1700 Post St., Suite K on the second floor. It’s by reservation only for the $100 meal in the nine-seat counter spaace from the owners of Tetsuro Ozawa. Hours and phone number here. [Tablehopper]


October 17

UNION SQUARE — Hotel Zeppelin’s (545 Post St.) new restaurant is Rambler, a California-Italian spot from the team behind Sabrosa, Redford, and The Brixton. See inside photos, the menu, and hours here. [EaterWire]

SOMA — The Osha Thai team has expanded with Lao Table, a Laotian restaurant with food like bamboo salad and chili lime salmon with jasmine sticky rice. It’s at 149 2nd St. More details here. [EaterWire]

BERKELEY — The first Berkeley location of Blue Bottle is now open at 2118 Shattuck Ave. It's open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. [EaterWire]

NOB HILLDakshin, the fast casual Indian restaurant that moved into the old Batter Bakery at 2127 Polk St., is now officially open. Get more details here. [EaterWire]

YOUNTVILLE — Stewart Cellars has opened Gather Cafe at 6752 Washington St. with juices, salads, grab-and-go meals, Belgian waffles, and more. [EaterWire]

SAN LEANDRO — Dubbed a "millennial taco bar," Cinco TacoBar is now open at 15100 Hesperian Blvd. with tacos, burritos, bowls, quesadillas, and more. Check out the full menu and hours here. [EaterWire]

SOMA — Garaje has opened a smaller operation at 257 3rd St. called Garajito, with just eight seats and a petite menu of zapatos, tacos, sandwiches, and salads. [Tablehopper]

ALAMEDAPoke Koma is now open at 1354 Park St with build-you-own poke bowls. Hours and menu here. [Berkeleyside]

ALAMEDA — Another Hawaiian spot is in Alameda, this one a Southern California chain called Ono Hawaiian Barbecue and serving Hawaiian barbecue fare. It’s at 2630 Fifth St. Full menu and hours can be found here. [Berkeleyside]


October 10

INNER SUNSET — Popping up for lunch daily at Nabe (1325 9th Ave.) is Tai Chi Jianbing, which makes the popular Chinese omelet-like dish. See the menu and hours here. [EaterWire]

LOWER PACIFIC HEIGHTS — The 35-year-old New Orleans-inspired Elite Cafe (2049 Fillmore St.) has been revamped and reopened with a space and menu refresh. See the new decor, dishes, and hours here. [EaterWire]

SOMA — Organic salad chain Sweetgreen has opened its 56th location at 171 2nd St. See the space, menu, and hours here. [EaterWire]

OAKLAND Forage Kitchen at 478 25th St. is now open, and it is an incubator for chefs and makers to develop their food businesses, as well as home to a cafe with rotating residents. First up is Pal’s Takeaway sandwiches. Get all the details here. [EaterWire]

PLEASANTON — Gluten-free and fast casual restaurant 3 Potato 4 has opened in the Stoneridge Shopping Center (1 Stoneridge Mall Rd.) with lots of fries, soups, chili, breakfast, and more. See the full menu and hours here. [EaterWire]

BERKELEY — The owners of Trattoria La Siciliana have opened Agrodolce, a Sicilian spot with mainly seafood and vegetarian dishes. Check out the menu and hours here. [Berkeleyside]

SEBASTOPOLTaking over the old Foster’s Freeze space at 935 Gravenstein Hwy. S. is Handline, a California-Mexican fast casual concept from the Peter Lowell’s team with ceviche, fish tacos, burgers, seafood stews and more. It’s open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; see the menu here. [Inside Scoop]

OAKLANDYou can now get Thai-style ice cream rolls at 359 7th St. via Freezing Point Creamery, a new ice cream shop that is now open. Details here. [EBX]

BERKELEY — Nob Hill Yemenese restaurant Saha has moved across the bay to 2451 Shattuck Ave. See menu and hours here. [Berkeleyside]

BERKELEYBabette Cafe has reopened in the new Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive at 2120 Oxford St. with coffee and food to museum goers and the public. [Berkeleyside]


October 3

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO — 151 Oyster Point Blvd. is now Foundry & Lux, an all-day cafe, lounge, restaurant, and bar. Former Ad Hoc chef Jean-Claude Balek is heading up the food, which is Californian. See the full menu and hours here. [EaterWire]

OAKLAND — Waterfront dining has arrived via Eve's Waterfront at 15 Embarcadero West, an American restaurant and bar. Head here for hours and the menu. [EaterWire]

CONCORD — Peru native and Artisan Bistro owner John Marquez has opened Lima, a Peruvian restaurant at 2151 Salvio St. Menu items include ceviches, anticuchos, and more. Right now it’s wine and beer only, with a 49-seat space and an outdoor patio. Hours and the full menu can be found here. [EaterWire]

SANTA CLARA — The Halford has opened at 1494 Halford Ave. with 71 beers and six wines on tap. Executive chef Matt Close is heading up the kitchen, which makes American comfort food. See hours and the full menu here. [EaterWire]

SOMA — Equinox 747 Market St. has a new restaurant on its fourth floor. Called Prosper, it’s a casual restaurant with Pacific Rim food from chef Bronson Macomber that’s open to the public. Check out the hours and menu here. [Hoodline]

TENDERLOINSoul Groove has expanded into the former Mr. Crave spot. The original location will remain open for takeout orders, while the new space at 655 Ellis St. will have a larger menu, live music, and more. Get all the details here. [Hoodline]

EMERYVILLE — Vietnamese spot Banh Mi Joint is now open at 3900 Adeline St. with banh mis, vermicelli noodle bowls, and more. Get all the menu and hour details here. [Berkeleyside]

INNER RICHMOND — Cafe Muse at 785 8th Ave. is now Rise & Grind, a coffee shop from the owner of Sticks, the former owner of Pop-Up Cafe, and a former Home barista. It’s got Mr. Espresso coffee, Devil’s Teeth Baking Company pastries, and it’s open weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends. [Hoodline]


September 26

NOPAPowder, a local Taiwanese shaved ice cream company, joins the new Divisadero crew (Souvla, Namu Stonepot, Horsefeather) at 260 Divisadero St. See photos and hours here. [EaterWire]

OAKLAND — Hotel-themed upscale cocktail bar The Miranda has opened at 1739 Broadway. See the menu and hours here. [EaterWire]

BERKELEY — 3075 Telegraph Ave. now houses Hashtag Poki, which serves that proliferating fresh fish dish Monday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. [EaterWire]

TENDERLOIN — British-themed coffee shop Scullery is now open at 687 Geary St. with Sightglass coffee, The Midwife and the Baker toasts, and some Jane pastries. Hours and full menu here. [Tablehopper]

UNION SQUARE — Hilton San Francisco Union Square (333 O’Farrell St.) has opened a rooftop bar on the 46th floor called Cityscape. It has 360-degree panoramic views and 14-foot floor to ceiling windows, as well as cocktails, wines, beer, and small plates. See hours and the menu here. [Tablehopper]

BERKELEY — Salad and panini are now being served at Organic Greens at 2117 Kittridge St. More info here. [Berkeleyside]

BERKELEY — Claypot is now Le Pho, with Vietnamese dishes at 2501 San Pablo Ave. Head here for the menu and hours. [Berkeleyside]

OAKLANDBhugay's Katsu Curry is now serving just that — Japanese katsu and curry — at 578 14th St. See the menu here. [Berkeleyside]

ALAMEDAMonkey King has opened a location next door to Alameda Island Brewing Company at 1708 Park St, Ste. 120 with chicken wings and fried noodle dishes. [Berkeleyside]


September 19

INNER RICHMOND — Bulgogi-focused Korean barbecue restaurant Dancing Bull is now open at 4217 Geary Blvd. with special Seoul-style grills. Get more info and hours here. [EaterWire]

RUSSIAN HILL — Mezcal diehards have a new gathering place in Mezcalito, the new Russian Hill bar that focuses on the agave-based spirit. See photos, the menu, and hours here. [EaterWire]

OAKLAND — The owner of Drexl has opened The Miranda, an upscale hotel-inspired cocktail bar, at 1739 Broadway. See hours here. [EaterWire]


September 12

EMERYVILLE — Japanese ramen house Yuzu is now open at 1298 65th St. with beef, pork, chicken, lamb, and vegetable broths using organic, grass-fed, pasture-raised ingredients as much as possible. There are also vegan and gluten-free ramens. See the menu and hours here. [EaterWire]

EXCELSIOR — A new Korean restaurant called Hwaro has opened at 4516 Mission St. with barbecue, bento boxes, stews, and more. It’s BYOB for now, though owners are applying for a liquor license. Head here for the menu and hours. [EaterWire]

PALO ALTO — Salad chain Tender Greens has opened a Silicon Valley location in the Stanford Shopping Center at 180 El Camino Real #1050. Hours are daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. [EaterWire]

LIVERMORE — Mexican-influenced chicken chain El Pollo Loco expanded to 1114 E Stanley Blvd. The 2,840 square foot space is open daily from 10 am to 11 p.m. [EaterWire]

OUTER SUNSETCherimoya has opened at 2110 Irving St. with Vietnamese foods like banh mi, spring rolls, rice bowls, buttered garlic noodles. It’s the second location of the restaurant, which also has a location in Burlingame. Hours here. [Hoodline]

BERKELEY — Bobo Drinks at 2037 Shattuck Ave. is now Tharaphu Burmese Street Food, from the same owners, with classic Burmese dishes like tea leaf salad, coconut noodle soup, mohinga, and more. Menu and hours available here. [Berkeleyside]

CUPERTINO — Neapolitan pizzas are now available at 10088 N. Wolfe Road via Doppio Zero, an Italian restaurant focusing on traditional Neapolitan pies using double zero flour, but with local ingredients on top. See hours and the menu here. [Mercury News]

OUTER SUNSET — 2154 Irving St. is now Wok Station, a Chinese restaurant with an Americanized Chinese menu. See the menu and hours here. [Hoodline]

OAKLAND — Coffee and chocolate drinks can be had at The Chocolate Dragon, a new cafe at 5427 College Ave. It’s a redo of Bittersweet Cafe, which used to be at the location, after owners sold to an employee. [Berkeleyside]

September 6

BERNAL HEIGHTS — Beer bar Old Devil Moon has opened with a ton of beer, cocktails, and New Orleans-inspired food in an occult-themed space with a patio. It’s located at tktk, and you can see hours, photos, and the menu here. [EaterWire]

CONCORD — The first Bay Area location of Dos Coyotes Border Cafe, a Southwestern Sacramento restaurant, has opened in the Willows Shopping Center at 1975 Diamond Blvd, Suite B-150 with a full bar. Hours are daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. [Mercury News]