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October 5, 2021

Eat Drink SF and SF Restaurant Week Return This October

San Francisco is an unparalleled culinary destination. There's no better time to experience all the incredible flavors the city has to offer than during 2021's Eat Drink SF and SF Restaurant Week, happening Oct. 15-24.

Curated by the Golden Gate Restaurant Assocation, these simultaneous events offer visitors the chance to explore San Francisco through both indoor and outdoor dining, featuring prix fixe menus, chef collaborations, cocktail events and ticketed experiences, all in adherence with current San Francisco Department of Public Health guidelines. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required for all indoor events. 

Eat Drink SF

Eat Drink SF is focused on San Francisco tastemakers. In years past, the festival has featured more than 60 local restaurants. Some of the many events in this year's festival include:

Opening Night Dinner: An All-Star Collaboration from Perbacco, Nopa & Acquerello

Perbacco Chef/Owner Staffan Terje will work alongside Chef Suzette Gresham (Acquerello) and Chef Laurence Jossel (Nopa) on a collaborative, four-course dinner with wine pairings. Oct. 15, 6-9 p.m. at Perbacco. Tickets available here.

Winner Winner Fried Chicken Dinner - A Menu of Wayfare Tavern Favorites

Dig into the flavors of San Francisco with a night of classic dishes in Wayfare Tavern’s heated outdoor parklet. Enjoy their signature fried chicken, handcrafted cocktails, and more as we raise a glass to the city by the bay. Oct. 22, with two seatings (5:30-7 p.m. and 8-9 p.m.) at Wayfare Tavern. Tickets avaialble here.

Escape to Greece - Closing Lunch at Michael Mina’s Newest Restaurant

Escape to Greece at Chef Michael Mina's newest concept at his iconic 252 California Street flagship location, Estiatorio Ornos, a Michael Mina Restaurant. Enjoy a three-course lunch and welcome cocktail as Chef Mina, alongside partners Chefs Girair “Jerry” Goumroian and Nikolaos Georgousis, take guests on a tour of the Greek islands with delectable fresh fish, beloved Mediterranean specialties, and genuine Greek hospitality. Oct. 24, 12-2 p.m. at Estiatorio Ornos. Reservations available through OpenTable. Cost: $75 per person plus taxes, surcharges, and gratuity.

A full list of Eat Drink SF events can be found here.

SF Restaurant Week

SF Restaurant Week is a city-wide tradition. During SF Restaurant Week, establishments can offer prix fixe menus at lunch and dinner at several price points:

  • Lunch (2+ Courses): $10, $15, $25
  • Dinner (3+ Courses): $25, $40, $60

The last Restaurant Week included over 150 participating venues, including some Michelin Star winners

Restaurants and bars joining San Francisco Restaurant Week for the first time in 2021 include Wilder, Westwood, Quik Dog by Trick Dog, Luna and La Mejor Bakery. Returning favorites include E&O Kitchen and Bar, La Cocina Municipal Marketplace, Mr. Tipple’s, Fiorella, and Violet’s.

Menu highlights include a three-course dinner show experience at Asia SF for $40, a four-course dinner at Matterhorn for $40 with sweet and savory fondue taking center stage, and a lunch menu of agua fresca and the consumer’s choice of super burrito at El Taco Loco for $15.

A full list of participating restaurants can be found here.

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