Whether you're in town for business or a local looking for your new favorite place, these restaurants and bars near The Moscone Center are ready to serve you.

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May 30, 2019
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Where to Eat and Drink Around the Moscone Center

The Moscone Center is a world-class meeting and event space and there are plenty of exciting places to eat and drink in the surrounding neighborhood. Whether you're in town for business or a local looking for your new favorite place, these restaurants and bars near The Moscone Center are ready to serve you.

Great places to eat near The Moscone Center

Alexander's Steakhouse (448 Brannan St.)

If you love steak, make sure to visit Alexander's Steakhouse. This popular restaurant is perfect for a fancy night on the town. Alexander's Steakhouse is known for having a distinct Japanese influence, which is seen in their world-class Wagyu beef.


Amber India Restaurant (25 Yerba Buena Ln.)

This upscale Indian restaurant has a diverse, high-end menu of modern and regional Indian dishes, plus a lunch buffet, all in a polished space. Amber India is an especially popular restaurant for big groups.


Anchor & Hope (83 Minna St.)

This popular seafood restaurant is well-known for its delicious oyster bar and lively atmosphere. Dining at Anchor & Hope puts you right in the heart of the action.


Bluestem Brasserie (1 Yerba Buena Ln.)

If you're looking for straightforward and classic dishes, Bluestem Brasserie is waiting for you. Located near the heart of Yerba Buena, this restaurant is always a great option.


Cha-Am Thai (701 Folsom St.)

Cha-Am is recognized for having outstanding food, ambiance, and service. The exotic Thai cuisine, inspired by the owner's family home cooking, is delicious. Cha-Am's authentic Thai herbs and fresh ingredients translate to luscious entrees.

Creator (680 Folsom St.)

Have you ever had your burger completely composed by a robot? Creator's robots slice, cook and package each burger right before your eyes.

Fogo De Chao (201 Third St.)

Whether you're looking for a nice dinner or want to host a private event, Fogo De Chao can accommodate. Fogo De Chao has large reception rooms, smaller rooms, and even private tables near the main dining area, if the energy and action of the restaurant is your preference. The restaurant also offers a considerable amount of A/V equipment, perfect for presentations or celebratory events. Fogo De Chao is also well-known for providing a wide variety of culinary options for guests. Whether you or your guests are vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free or just enjoy a medium-rare steak, Fogo De Chao is ready.


The Grove on Mission (690 Mission St.)

Many call The Grove "San Francisco's Living Room" because of its thoughtfully crafted comfort food, sociable crowd, and cozy ambiance that closely resembles a grove. When you step foot inside, you'll be greeted with five trees from the floor to the ceiling, three of which are from the Grand Canyon. In addition to its unique design, this independent and family-owned and operated establishment is known for its exceptional American comfort food.

Henry's Hunan Restaurant (110 Natoma St.)

If you're in the mood for delicious Chinese cuisine, stop by Henry's Hunan Restaurant. They feature a variety of specialties prepared with the highest quality ingredients, which are inspired by the distinctive cuisine of the Hunan Province in China.

International Smoke (301 Mission St.)

Inspired by Ayesha Curry and Michel Mina's heritage and travels, International Smoke incorporates spices and quality products from different cultures around the world.


Luce (888 Howard St.)

This Michelin-starred restaurant is definitely a treat for your taste buds. Luce offers all-day a la carte dining, as well as a tasting menu with wine pairings from an impressive 350-label collection of wines.


Lucky Strike San Francisco (200 King St.)

Lucky Strike is one of the more unique dining and entertainment options near The Moscone Center. As the name suggests, it is a restaurant with several bowling lanes. Lucky Strike is a great place to spend time before an event. It's also a great way to unwind after a long day.

Mourad (140 New Montgomery St.)

With a substantial menu and a full-service bar, Mourad is a popular spot for both lunch and dinner. Their banquet and reception areas can host large events as well, with each area designated for as many as 300 individuals.


Oren's Hummus (71 3rd St.)

If you're looking for authentic Israeli, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine, look no further than Oren's Hummus. Their delicious hummus dishes and freshly made pita bread are the stars of the menu.

Palette (816 Folsom St.)

Palette explores the relationship between food, art and community, offering a seasonal menu wth specials prepared in their brick oven and rotisserie. After your meal, walk over to the adjoining Palette Gallery, which hosts quarterly art exhibitions featuring art made by local Bay Area artists.


Pizzeria Delfina (688 Mission St.)

This farm-to-table restaurant serves some of the city's best pizza, inspired by flavors from New York City and Naples, Italy. Their daily-changing roster of seasonal antipastis, piattis, beers and wines have locals and first time visitors coming back for more.

Samovar Tea Lounge (730 Howard St.)

With a great view of the city and more delicious tea options than you can hope to try in one visit, Samovar Tea Lounge is perfect for a midday pick-me-up.

Sanraku Japanese Restaurant (Metreon 101 Fourth St.)

Sanraku was one of the first restaurants to specialize in first-class Japanese cuisine. After almost 30 years, Sanraku has grown to include several locations in the city and at San Francisco International Airport. One location is across the street from Moscone Center in Metreon.


TableTop Tap House (175 Fourth St.)

TableTop Tap House is a popular restaurant for diners who want a good meal and some time to relax after a long day. The restaurant features a 50-foot video wall and outdoor seating for enjoying the San Francisco evening.

Tropiseuno (75 Yerba Buena Ln.)

If you're looking for some of the best Mexican food in San Francisco, be sure to visit Tropiseuno. Offering a laid-back atmosphere with top-notch service, Tropiseuno is fun and casual dining. Make sure to explore their tequila menu!

Great places to drink near The Moscone Center

111 Minna Gallery (111 Minna St.)

111 Minna Gallery is an eclectic space. It can transform from an art gallery, to a bar and even a dance club. When they aren't hosting private events, be sure to pop in to enjoy a public happy hour. Check their calendar for a full list of events.

3rd Street Tap Room (251 3rd St.)

This is a perfect place to enjoy a post-work wind down. 3rd Street Tap Room is a local craft beer bar located right across of Moscone Center. They offer bar bites and a great selection of 14 beers on tap.

Novela (662 Mission St.)

If you love books, you absolutely must make it to Novela during your visit. Located in the heart of Yerba Buena, Novela serves up unique and delicious cocktails in an environment that feels like an upscale study.

The Press Club (20 Yerba Buena Ln.)

For wine lovers, Press Club is perhaps the most important stop on a visit to the neighborhood. Featuring wine from several Napa Valley wineries, as well as numerous other varietals, Press Club is a great place to enjoy some classic and difficult to find wines.


SPiN (690 Folsom St.)

Unwind after a day of sightseeing or business with a game of ping pong and a cocktail or two. SPiN San Francisco, off of Folsom Street, is just the place to do that. Eat, drink, pong, repeat! That's their mantra and that's something all of us can get on board with.

ThirstyBear Brewing Company (661 Howard St.)

ThirstyBear is a hub of noise and excitement. Located close to The Moscone Center, ThirstyBear is a popular option for attendees and locals who want a delicious glass of craft beer. Known for their use of organic ingredients and Spanish influence, ThirstyBear is a unique brewery that is certainly worth a visit.

Verso (1525 Mission St.)

If you prefer more of a laid-back lounge environment, Verso is worth a trip. While Verso specializes in special and private events, anyone is welcome to the public parts of the popular lounge.

The View (55 Fourth St.)

As the name suggests, The View offers truly breathtaking sights. Housed on the 39th floor of the Marriott Marquis, The View offers a perspective on San Francisco that's difficult to find anywhere else. That, combined with their fantastic cocktails, makes it a must on any San Francisco Bar list.

While this list only covers restaurants and bars in the area, there are places to eat and drink at the SFMOMA, as well as other hotels in the area.

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