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The Nine Worst Restaurant Names In The Bay Area

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You voted and Eater answers your cries today with a helpful guide to the Worst Restaurant Names In The Bay Area. Do any of these places serve juicy sausages? Third Wave espresso? Million dollar truffles? No matter. Here are the restaurants whose very names raise an eyebrow, making readers chuckle before they ever walk in the door.

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1. Squat & Gobble Cafe

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237 Fillmore St
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 487-0551
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Because "squatting" and "gobbling" shouldn't really go together, and it feels like you're a turkey for eating there.

2. Asian Box

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855 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 391-9305
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Unfortunately for Asian Box, a square container full of street food-inspired Asian food is not the first thing that comes to mind here.

3. Kaka Udon Kitchen

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1535 Franklin St
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 557-2380
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People can't get their heads out of the toilet when they see Kaka Udon, a resounding favorite for the worst restaurant name in San Francisco. The website's "fresh made" claims definitely don't help matters.

4. The Old Clam House

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299 Bayshore Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94124
(415) 826-4880
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The name of this restaurant gives us that no-so-fresh clam feeling. The Stinking Rose and Dead Fish, are in the same restaurant group as The Old Clam House, which gets bonus points for its tagline: "Have you had your clam juice today?"

5. King Dong

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2429 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 841-6196
King Dong might serve great Mandarin Chinese food, but we want to give it a high-five for all the wrong reasons. This restaurant is way too big for its britches.

6. The Wurst

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22 Matheson St
Healdsburg, CA 95448
(707) 395-0214
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No matter how good the sausages are here, this restaurant's name is still The Wurst.

7. B & M Mei Sing Restaurant

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62 2nd St
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 777-9530
This restaurant's name just puts a bad taste in your mouth.

8. Sidewalk Juice

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3228 21st St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 341-8070
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Because foraging in the woods is one thing, and sidewalk juice is something else entirely.

9. Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe

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1805 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 251-9400
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We don't know who Rudy is, but this name is a fail.

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1. Squat & Gobble Cafe

237 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Because "squatting" and "gobbling" shouldn't really go together, and it feels like you're a turkey for eating there.
237 Fillmore St
San Francisco, CA 94117

2. Asian Box

855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Unfortunately for Asian Box, a square container full of street food-inspired Asian food is not the first thing that comes to mind here.
855 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301

3. Kaka Udon Kitchen

1535 Franklin St, San Francisco, CA 94109
People can't get their heads out of the toilet when they see Kaka Udon, a resounding favorite for the worst restaurant name in San Francisco. The website's "fresh made" claims definitely don't help matters.
1535 Franklin St
San Francisco, CA 94109

4. The Old Clam House

299 Bayshore Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94124
The name of this restaurant gives us that no-so-fresh clam feeling. The Stinking Rose and Dead Fish, are in the same restaurant group as The Old Clam House, which gets bonus points for its tagline: "Have you had your clam juice today?"
299 Bayshore Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94124

5. King Dong

2429 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
King Dong might serve great Mandarin Chinese food, but we want to give it a high-five for all the wrong reasons. This restaurant is way too big for its britches.
2429 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704

6. The Wurst

22 Matheson St, Healdsburg, CA 95448
No matter how good the sausages are here, this restaurant's name is still The Wurst.
22 Matheson St
Healdsburg, CA 95448

7. B & M Mei Sing Restaurant

62 2nd St, San Francisco, CA 94105
This restaurant's name just puts a bad taste in your mouth.
62 2nd St
San Francisco, CA 94105

8. Sidewalk Juice

3228 21st St, San Francisco, CA 94110
Because foraging in the woods is one thing, and sidewalk juice is something else entirely.
3228 21st St
San Francisco, CA 94110

9. Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe

1805 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, CA 94612
We don't know who Rudy is, but this name is a fail.
1805 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94612

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