Al’s Place is still one of the most lucrative (and busy) spots in town for good reason. And recently, chef Aaron London has also decided to include a new fast-casual dish to his offerings. Enter the $30 noodle bowl... Inside the huge bowl, fres... more
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Azalina Eusope, a fifth-generation street food vendor, moved to San Francisco a decade ago. The only thing that could comfort her in the early days settling in and learning English was the food she grew up eating, so the pasty-trained chef cooked for... more
We cook the best food while playing the best music. It is rarely quiet in our restaurant, but you don't need your ears to taste delicious food. more
We cook the best food while playing the best music. It is rarely quiet in our restaurant, but you don't need your ears to taste delicious food.  more
Citrus Club is a wonderful Upper Haight restaurant. The cuisine is a mix of various Asian dishes (Indonesian, Vietnamese, Japanese, Chinese, etc.) but the noodles are what Citrus Club is know for. Citrus Clubs states on its menu, "...In Asian cuisin... more
Hell's Ramen is envisioned with the spirit of being a chef's hobby space, a small, intimate place where you are dining at the chef's home table and reliving traditional Japanese dishes from his childhood (some reimagined, of course!) with him. With t... more
For Asian post-festival cravings, it doesn't get better than Hunan 2. Affordable and classic, it offers hot and sour soup, a variety of curries and steamy pot stickers, and while the dishes are quite basic, after a day of gigs and dancing, they might... more
Established in 2013. Blowfish to Die For’s Executive Chef, Ritsu Tsuchida, unveiled the now-legendary ramen recipe at the Iza Ramen and broke the widely held belief by Bay Area’s ramen connoisseurs that one must venture outside the city t... more
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Our restaurant name, Kagawa-Ya, pays homage to Kagawa prefecture, the udon capital of Japan where there are currently over 600 udon shops, and the region's per capita udon consumption is seven times that of the national average. Kagawa-Ya emulates th... more
Kirimachi Ramen: Home of Gyokai Tonkotsu + Tsukemen in San Francisco Tsukemen, a house specialty and a must-eat favorite when dining at Kirimachi. We offer a variety of ramen -- shoyu (Chef Leo's favorite), tonkotsu, miso, and vegetarian miso. Ever... more
Open daily for lunch and dinner offering a mix of Vietnamese food - pho, noodles, and rice plates. Dine in, take out, or delivery.  more
Beginning with the original Osha, our goal has been to serve you the Bay Area's best authentic Thai food. Now in our third incarnation, we not only bring you the best in traditional Thai cuisine but surround you in an elegant space that combines both... more
Long Life serves up Popiahs (wraps), dumplings, cold noodles, salads, Jook (a type of porridge) & familiar rice dishes. But what most people stop by for is the hot noodles (over 20 different types of hot noodles). George Chen, formerly of Shangha... more
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Be it San Francisco or its Oakland location, Marufuku has lines out the door—well beyond the appropriate ramen-consuming hours. The Oakland branch is especially hard to get into these days, due to its busy Temescal location, but the Japantown r... more
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Mau

MAU is a neighborhood restaurant serving traditional Vietnamese cuisine in a modern and relaxed setting.  We have been a part of the Mission since 2012.  Serves pho. more
Right now, the menu is limited to four main items: tori paitan ramen, organic shio or shoyu ramen, and vegan tantanmen. Ultimately, the full menu will include starters, like a starter ramen made via a coffee siphone of kombu dashi and kastuoboshi das... more
In 2006, Mitsuru “Mits” Akashi got help he needed to realize a dream of Nihon-centric Cuisine with finely crafted cocktails. Mits often expounds about the wafu of Moshi Moshi and what it means to offer his heart to the patrons. Wafu is no... more
Hours: Wednesdays – Mondays 11:30am – 2:30pm and 5pm - 9:30pm; except Sundays 12pm - 2:30pm and 5pm - 9:30pm more
A great little neighborhood place for ramen.   Get there early to avoid the crowds. more
Entering the Valencia location, one finds oneself surrounded with a natural element, a transformation from the restaurants with simple colorful paint. The differences extend to the cuisine, not simply an addition of fusion to complement Thai cuisine,... more
From a simple restaurant in the Tenderloin in 1996, the family of Osha Thai Restaurants have grown in popularity and sophistication. This original location keeps true to its origins, as any great restaurant should. We welcome you to the front door of... more
Our goal to serve the Bay Area's most authentic traditional Thai, as well as modern riffs using local fresh ingredients and Thai sensibilities. We offer a seasonal menu that we update monthly. Besides delighting the discerning palate, our kitchen tak... more
An authentic Vietnamese Restaurant featuring phở rice noodle soup! more
This place makes a great dish you can find at almost any Vietnamese restaurant, pho. Maybe there isn't a difference between the Vietnamese place in your neighborhood, but as you know, it's definitely the cook that makes the difference and whatever th... more
Established in 1996. Pho Tan Hoa servers up delicious Vietnamese noodles and other traditional dishes. more
Poke on Pierce, in the Marina District, is a woman owned restaurant that focuses on sustainably sourced poke.  It is undoubtedly unlike any other poke place in San Francisco (higher end, better quality). "The freshest, chef-crafted, sustainably... more
Good value and quality for sushi, rice dishes and noodles. more
On a bustling alley corner in the Tenderloin, Turtle Tower is easily missed- unless you happen to know its chef and owner Steven Ngihia, who appears to know everybody walking past. The best way to describe Steven's take on pho is fresh. He buys produ... more