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All the Michelin Bib Gourmands in the San Francisco Bay Area, Mapped

Discover all of the Bibs in the Bay, for (slightly) more affordable and informal dining destinations

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| Tim Cheung

Michelin has updated its California guide for 2023, with a fresh round of stars and an updated list of Bib Gourmand selections, the designation for restaurants that offer “a three-course meal at a reasonable price.”

From San Diego to the Bay Area, 143 California restaurants made the cut to the official guide. To discover the Bibs closest to you, here’s where to find all 65 restaurants across the greater Bay Area, stretching from Healdsburg to Seaside — all arranged geographically. Check it all out below, then when you’re ready for fine dining, head here to check out 2023's Michelin star recipients.

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Since 2015, this colorful Northeast Mexican restaurant has served farm-to-table tacos on handmade tortillas in the Sacramento suburb of Roseville.

Yue Huang Restaurant

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Ignore the non-descript exterior of this Natomas dim sum destination, where high-quality and super-fresh dumplings, cheong fan, and egg custard tarts roll by on carts.


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Chalkboard is a buzzy, casual wine country restaurant located in Healdsburg’s Hotel Les Mars.

Frank Fat's

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The oldest single-family-owned restaurant in Sacramento (est. 1939) is known for deep-fried Peking duck and more.

Canon | East Sacramento

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Sacramento hometown hero Brad Cecchi, who earned a Michelin star at Calistoga’s Solbar, returns to his roots with creative, hearty tavern fare, including mole madre tater “tots” with pickled onion and cotija.

Ciccio serves up rustic Italian in a wine country setting.

Khom Loi

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A long-running Thai pop-up-turned-restaurant serves curries made from scratch, whole fried fish blanketed in chilies and fresh herbs, and a nice selection of local wines.

Ramen Gaijin

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Regional ramen styles, housemade noodles, and izakaya plates have made this Sebastopol restaurant one of the most popular in Sonoma County.

La Calenda

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This Thomas Keller–owned casual Mexican restaurant puts an emphasis on Oaxacan food.

Glen Ellen Star

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Californian cuisine and wood-fired pizzas are accented with Mediterranean and Middle Eastern ingredients in a quaint country cottage.

El Molino Central

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The unmissable roadside stop in Sonoma, El Molino Central makes stone ground masa, fresh tortillas, deeply flavored mole, and more.

Valley Bar and Bottle

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Valley is a laid-back, natural wine–focused enclave on Sonoma’s square serving inventive, vegetable-forward plates.

Stockhome Restaurant

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Stockhome serves contemporary Swedish street food, which is to say Turkish kebabs alongside meatballs and Swedish candies.


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This bright and airy daytime restaurant located in Cornerstone Sonoma serves a menu of toasts, tartines, and salads.

Village Sake

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Grilled skewers, sushi, and izakaya plates all draw crowds to Fairfax’s best Japanese restaurant.


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Insalata’s has been delivering quality Mediterannean fare to Marin County since 1996.

Pig In A Pickle

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Chef-owner Damon Stainbrook traded fine dining for whole animal barbecue.

Contemporary Mexican fare is served in Playa’s lively, indoor-outdoor setting.

New Dumpling

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This hit El Cerrito restaurant serves compact dumplings with delightful and varied filling combinations you’d be hard-pressed to find elsewhere — think, zucchini, egg, and shrimp.

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China Village 

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This East Bay institution draws many families hungry for the Sichuan classics.

Comal satisfies with Mexican cuisine served in a sleek setting, complete with a gorgeous patio.

Berkeley stalwart Ippuku transports diners to Japan with its unique setup and izakaya dishes.

Great China

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Northern Chinese dishes and a fabulous wine list bring crowds to Great China’s modern dining room.

Sushi Ran

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Its charming setting in Sausalito can’t be beat, but Sushi Ran’s sashimi and nigiri keep the place packed.

Sushi Ran

Wood Tavern

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Oakland staple Wood Tavern serves up fine Californian fare in a relaxed setting.


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Millennium remains the destination for upscale, innovative vegan dishes in an equally elegant setting.

FOB Kitchen

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Traditional Filipino dishes like pork adobo, lechon, and lumpia are served in a vibrant, contemporary setting at FOB Kitchen, one of Oakland’s favorite restaurants.

Snail Bar

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Chef Andres Giraldo Florez opened one of Oakland’s destination natty wine shops and restaurants, serving bluefin tostadas, cachapas, and, yes, snails since 2021.

A plate of snail shells filled with escargot and kumquat. Lauren Saria

Tacos Oscar

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This longtime pop-up now serves standout fried egg, veggie, and meat tacos in permanent East Bay digs with a shipping container aesthetic.

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Teni East Kitchen

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California takes on traditional Burmese dishes star at this Temescal gem.

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Horn Barbecue

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Beloved by locals and fellow pitmasters, Matt Horn’s West Oakland location serves smoked brisket, hot links, chicken, and an impressive lineup of sides to throngs of visitors.

Soba Ichi

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From the Ippuku team, Soba Ichi meticulously crafts fresh soba every day, starting with milling the buckwheat.

MAMA Oakland

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Oakland’s new-school red sauce joint opened in 2019 serving high-quality, affordable food.

Emma K. Morris

Hilda and Jesse

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Hilda and Jesse serves up chefs Kristina Compton and Rachel Sillcocks’s particular, but fun, brand of brunch and dinner spanning a three-course brunch tasting menu or a “chef’s adventure menu” served in a dreamy and colorful diner.

A16 has been a staple for years, serving rustic pizzas and pastas alongside an impressive wine list from owner Shelley Lindgren.


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Dominica Rice-Cisneros is an East Bay iconoclast, taking Mexican dishes including chicken mole tamales and chili-braised pork to new heights at each restaurant she opens. First came Cosecha in 2010 (which later closed), before Bombera opened in 2021 in an updated old firehouse in the Dimond neighborhood.

A plate of whole carrots topped with a salsa macha. Lauren Saria

From the Back of the House group, Flores offers fresh Mexican fare, with a good list of tequila and mezcal cocktails, guacamole and salsas smashed from the molcajete, fish tacos, and crab tostadas.


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Every night, Trestle offers a startlingly good deal of a prix-fixe menu, with $42 for three courses.

Z & Y Restaurant

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A perennial Chinatown favorite — and much loved by Barack Obama — Z & Y Restaurant specializes in fiery Sichuan classics and employs a kung fu tea master.

Z & Y Restaurant

Jo's Modern Thai

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Jo’s Modern Thai offers bold takes on northeastern Thai cuisine that folds in the chef’s Issan roots and Northern California present, with dishes like the pork laab burger becoming a wondrous version of both.