San Francisco Food: Best Neighborhood Burgers

San Francisco with its diverse cultural make up is definitely a great foodie city to live in. In Part 1 of this food series, we have researched the places by neighborhood, to go to when you got a hankering for a burger.

The Castro– Starbelly’s Doc’s Way Burger. Because why not top it with foie gras?


Civic Center– Zuni Cafe’s Burger has gained popularity through you know, ranking one of the Best Burgers in America. Check out Epicurious.

Cow Hollow/Marina– Umami. True to its name, the flavor at Umami is simply indescribable. Try the Truffle Burger or if you dare, The Manly with bacon lardons.


Embarcadero- Gott’s Roadside. Want something simple but don’t want to settle for fastfood? Try Gott’s. Although don’t be fooled, there will always be a line.

Financial District- Wayfare Tavern. Because bacon.


Inner Richmond- The Corner Store’s Niman Ranch chuck and well, bacon jam. BACON. JAM.

Inner Sunset- Jenny’s Burger. You can have it with beets. If you’re into that stuff.

Nob Hill- Grubstake Diner. The burger, and most of everything here will satisfy your late-night cravings.

Noe Valley- Horner’s Corner. Go for the classic!

North Beach– Park Tavern’s infamous Marlowe Burger with bits of lamb ground in the patty.


Potrero– Chez Maman’s Basic Burger is not so basic.

Presidio- Spruce and its English muffin burger.


Russian Hill- Street Restaurant. Try their Street Burger. Caution: people say it’s huge!

Union Square- Hubert Keller’s Burger Bar. You know, renowned chef, also owner of Fleur De Lys. No biggie. The Kobe Burger is absolutely amazing. Have one on a window seat with a full view of Union Square.


There you have it folks. Do you recommend any from your own neighborhood? Let us know!

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