Cocktails from Hi Tops in the Castro

Where To Eat
In The Castro

The Castro offers more than just spirited nightlife and sexy shops. You can eat well here, too!

The Castro is one of San Francisco's most colorful neighborhoods, full of boutique shops, bars, and delicious food options.  We searched far and wide through this iconic neighborhood so that the next time you visit you know where to indulge in whatever your heart (and stomach) desires.

558 Castro St.


Here's where the quality and service of fine dining meets the comfort of your local neighborhood restaurant.  Fable has one of San Francisco's best brunches and not your typical outdoor patio. It's a garden oasis!  Rotating seasonal menus and the freshest ingredients are sure to entice no matter what time of year you visit.

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Fable Garden Patio
579 Castro St.

Anchor Oyster Bar

We'll let you in on a little secret: Anchor Oyster Bar is the local's preferred seafood spot when they don't want to wait in line at Swan Oyster Depot. This classic San Francisco seafood experience has it all. The people-watching from the front windows is exceptional, the seafood is fresh, and the service friendly. What more could you ask for? 

3870 17th St.


Frances is a pricier option, and full of hard-to-get tables. But oh, is it so worth it! With its focus on ingredients from local markets and farms, you can count on it always being fresh, with an ever-changing menu and incredible wine list.  A true five-star experience not many neighborhoods can claim.  

407 Castro St.

Hot Cookie

No visit to the Castro would be complete without a stop at Hot Cookie.  A treat for any time of day, this delectable store serves up some of the tastiest (and most unique) sweets in San Francisco.  

3583 16th St.


Starbelly is a casual and friendly neighborhood restaurant serving up Californian comfort food. If you have a big group and are looking for a patio to accommodate, Starbelly is the place for you. 

4230 18th St.

Lobby Bar

Located at the ground floor of the Hotel Castro, Lobby Bar has quickly become a beloved spot among locals and visitors searching for a cozy spot for cocktails and tasty bites. With its retro-chic ambiance, the bar serves up cocktails ranging from creative twists on classics to more unusual concoctions. They also offer a curated selection of beer and wine to suit any palette. In addition, the bar boasts a top-notch seasonal food menu featuring delectable options like flatbreads, chicken karaage, and even the unique "caviar and chips" dish.

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