The Financial District is full of gems for eating and drinking, due in part to its history: the infamous Barbary Coast ran right through it at the turn of the 20th century, and that history has left an exciting maze of small alleyways and main thoroughfares.
These days the sidewalks once again bustle with a heady mix of Patagonia vest-wearing tech workers, suitcase-toting tourists, and just about every kind of person in between. So whether hunger strikes for a big power lunch or a cold one beckons as the clock strikes 5 o’clock, here are the best places to eat and drink in San Francisco’s Financial District.
For more dining options in the area try this map of restaurants on the Embarcadero, this guide to the best things to eat and drink at the Ferry Building, or the Eater’s Guide to San Francisco.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission.Read More