Restaurant Guides

Beat The Heat: San Francisco Restaurants with Beautiful Interiors

San Francisco's summer may surprise you with its lack of scorching temperatures, but the iconic fog can still leave you craving a cool and refreshing escape.
This guide features a curated selection of San Francisco restaurants that offer respite from the city's summer chill, each with a unique atmosphere and delicious cuisine.
301 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105
Transport yourself to the heart of California with Chef Michael Mina's renowned barbecue. International Smoke's sleek and modern interior provides a comfortable escape, while the wood-fired grills ensure mouthwatering smoky flavors.
201 Spear St, San Francisco, CA 94105
Dive into the vibrant world of Japanese street food at Gozu. This energetic restaurant features a bustling atmosphere and an open kitchen, keeping things lively while you cool down with refreshing ramune soda and delectable street food favorites.
101 California St, San Francisco, CA 94111
Indulge in the art of Japanese minimalism at PABU Izakaya. This serene space features clean lines and natural light, creating a calming oasis for enjoying exquisite sushi and innovative Japanese cuisine.
669 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Experience the warmth and comfort of refined Japanese comfort food with shareable dishes, handmade rolls & other Asian staples.
Multiple Locations

Transport yourself to the best of Italian at Ospi. Earthy tones and an open kitchen bathed in warm light create an inviting atmosphere for savoring Chef Scott Schneider mouth watering fresh pasta.

Multiple Locations
Embrace the vibrant energy of Mexico at Tacolicious. This casual eatery boasts a lively atmosphere and a vast selection of delicious tacos, perfect for a quick and satisfying meal that will keep you cool and energized for summer adventures.
545 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105
Embark on a culinary adventure through Japan at Yokai. This intimate restaurant features a dimly lit and stylish space, offering a cool reprieve from the city while you delve into the a curated menu by Chef Marc Zimmerman.
1085 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109
Step into a whimsical Eastern European fairytale at DACHA. This quirky and charming restaurant features an eclectic mix of vintage furniture and twinkling fairy lights, creating a unique and cool escape for enjoying hearty Eastern European classics.
1358 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94133
Savor fresh pasta and Italian classics at Altovino. This cozy and inviting restaurant is run by husband and wife duo Chef Nick Kelly and Sommelier Calli Martinez.
1754 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109
Enjoy an incredible wine selection, French tapas, and lively atmosphere and ambiance at Amélie San Francisco. Pair their wine with one of their tasty cheese and charcuterie plates that come alongside French baguette bread baked in Amelie Marin County bakery with organic flour, house-made apricot, pear ginger spreads, honey, and fresh fruit.