New inKind Restaurants in San Francisco
for 2022

Guide By Sophie Gragg
If you know anything about San Francisco, you know how many incredible food and drink spots this city has to offer. It seems like every turn you make or any block you walk along greets you with a variety of aromas and flavors.
This year we've added over 250+ restaurants to inKind, including 40+ to the Bay Area. Whether you're looking for a fine dining experience at one of the Omakase Restaurants or a quick plant-based meal from Veggie Grill, our San Francisco restaurants have got you covered.

In addition to being part of our House Account program, all of the spots featured in this guide are available with inKind Pass. That means you'll be able to plan your night out, reserve a table, and even check the menu beforehand, all while getting special bonuses to dine. These are also just a small sampling of the 500+ restaurants through inKind Pass.

Here's our wrap-up of the San Francisco restaurants we've added to the inKind family this year.

New inKind Restaurants in
San Francisco

450 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102
A lively neighborhood restaurant serving housemade Italian pasta, pizza, and wine.

Our Recommendation
Enjoy one of their classic Italian pastas or a seasonal special like their Ravioli served with Kabocha Squash, Ricotta, Pumpkin Seed Pesto.
1199 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
A trendy Italian restaurant in San Francisco serving up Italian comfort food, thin-crust pies, cocktails, and wines.

Our Recommendation
Enjoy one of their thin crust pizzas sourced with ingredients from local farmers. You can't go wrong with the classic margherita pizza, but for something a bit different try their carbonara served with mozzarella, parmesan, provolone, bacon, two eggs, and cracked black pepper.
57 Division St, San Francisco, CA 94103
A modern American butcher shop with Japanese influence offering a wide variety of high-quality products and cuts.

Our Recommendation
Bring home a truly impressive cut of meat, with selections changing based on availability. A great place for grade-A Japanese Wagyu beef.
401 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133
New American restaurant serving seasonal California-inspired dishes with a great selection of beer and wine.

Our Recommendation

Order the 3 course Prix-Fixe dinner and add in a paired beverage for the full Cassava experience.
Multiple locations
Communal-style all-day dining serving up Romans-style pizza, small bites, craft beers, and local wines.

Our Recommendation
Order an Italian classic like Rigatoni or Ravioli served with Kabocha Squash, Ricotta, and Pumpkin Seed Pesto (depending on the season) and pair it with a beautiful glass of red wine to make a satisfying weeknight dinner.
Multiple locations
A contemporary Asian bistro offering dumplings, noodles, beer, and sake.

Our Recommendation
Pick and choose from this list of popular casual contemporary Asian foods. Make sure to try one of their signature Xi'an Dumplings, with the Chili Pork Dumpling being our personal favorite.
Multiple locations
A vibrant Latin American restaurant offering specialty street bites and flavorful cocktails with expansive city views.

Our Recommendation
Order the Margarita del Techo and pair it with the delicious Pollo en Adobo or, for something smaller, snack on Chips & Salsa or their amazing Guacamole.
2030 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123
Traditional Mexican dishes and flavors sourced from original family recipes.

Our Recommendation
Bring friends and enjoy one of their Tequila and Mezcal flights featuring great selections of perfectly crafted tequilas and mezcals. Make sure to order some appetizers to go with it.
2518 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110
Argentinean steakhouse offers a wide range of wood-fired meats as well as ceviche, empanadas, grilled skewers, and more.

Our Recommendation
Order from their Asado or wood-fired grill and pair it with a delicious side for a truly authentic steakhouse experience.
61 Division St, San Francisco, CA 94103
A Michelin star steakhouse presenting a Japanese-American menu of house-cut wagyu and fresh sides.

Our Recommendation
Niku's menu changes based on seasonal availability, so make sure to check back often to see what's been added or removed. Make sure to experience at least one of their ember roasted options, especially one of their prime cuts of meat.
669 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Michelin Bib Gourmand cafe for refined Japanese comfort food with shareable dishes, handmade rolls and other Asian staples.

Our Recommendation
Choose any of Okane's speciality rolls for delicious flavors that are sure to delight diners of all types. Also pick up a glass of sake from their extensive and thoughtfully curated list of options.
665 Townsend ST, San Francisco, CA 94103
A sleek Michelin star sushi restaurant serving upscale Japanese cuisine by chef Jackson Yu.

Our Recommendation
Add the premium sake pairing to Omakase's chef-driven menu to get perfectly curated sakes to accompany this upscale Japanese cuisine.
2901 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110
Reem's California is a down-to-earth corner bakery offering shared plates, flatbreads and Arab specialties.

Our Recommendation
One of Reem's 10" oven-baked flatbreads is a must order. For anyone looking for shareable plates, snack on their fresh made hummus or Baba Ghanjouj.
3583 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94114
Starbelly is a casual and friendly neighborhood restaurant in San Francisco with a menu of California comfort food, supplemented by seasonal craft cocktails, beer and wine.

Our Recommendation
Grab one of their fried chicken po'boys for lunch: served with Jalapeño and radicchio slaw on a sesame bun.
Multiple Location
A San Francisco spot serving authentic tacos alongside craft cocktails and drinks.

Our Recommendation
Stop in for their Taco Tuesday, happening every Tuesday after 5 PM and grab one of their old-school tacos: 6 crispy housemade taco shells served with seasoned ground beef, shredded romaine, diced tomatoes, cheddar cheese, and homemade taco sauce. Plus, specials on pitchers of margaritas!
2049 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94115
A Northern Italian restaurant serving high-quality fresh pastas, risotto, antipasti and crostini, an extensive wine list.

Our Recommendation
Try out one of their risottos, with the Funghi Risotto (served with oyster mushroom, porcini, and parmigiano-reggiano) being a favorite choice.
Multiple locations
Veggie Grill is a fast-casual vegan restaurant offering plant-based American classics.

Our Recommendation
Try their Japanese Katsu-Style Sliders: seasoned crispy fried Impossible mini burgers, pickled vegetables, fresh herbs, all served on steamed bao buns with sesame aioli.
2000 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123
A plant-based restaurant by Adriano Paganini serving Northern California's freshest produce for hearty and healthy meals, alongside creative cocktails, local beers, and biodynamic wines.

Our Recommendation
Try their spicy yellow curry or their Wildseed Burger to have a truly delicious plant-based main. Also make sure to order one of their house cocktails with the Wildseed G&T being one of our favorites.

Visit all these spots and more with inKind Pass

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