Best Eats in SF

Best Summer Eats Near San Francisco Hotel

It’s no exaggeration to say that San Francisco’s one of the best places in the country to eat. There’s a smorgasbord of outstanding restaurants all around the Bay Area, including more than a few—Chez Panisse, anyone?—that have exerted a global influence. Throw in fantastic farmer’s markets, countless specialty and ethnic groceries, and an annual lineup of great food festivals, and you’ve got a veritable foodie’s paradise arrayed across the City by the Bay and its gorgeous surrounds.

Call the Tilden Hotel near Union Square home for a San Francisco summer getaway, and you’ll be strategically positioned to enjoy the city’s gastronomy to the fullest. That includes right here at the hotel, where we offer our own exceptional on-site dining!

Restaurants, Markets, & Food Festivals in San Francisco

From the hallowed seafood shrine of Swan Oyster Depot (1517 Polk St) to the acclaimed modern Vietnamese flavors at The Slanted Door (One Ferry Building #3), from the Basque delights at Piperade (1015 Battery St) to the creative cuisine of Rich Table (199 Gough St), you’ve got some of the best eateries anywhere in America at your fingertips (and fork-tips) as a Tilden Hotel guest.

From fancy white-tablecloth establishments to inexpensive hole-in-the-wall joints, culinary treasures abound here. For inspiration, check out this restaurant roundup compiled by Eater San Francisco.

There’s also a slew of food festivals on tap each year, from Eat Drink SF and the San Francisco Street Food Festival to Eat Real Fest and A Taste of Greece. Then there are the well-attended farmers markets, including the Ferry Plaza Farmer’s MarketCivic Center’s Heart of the City, and the Berkeley Farmers’ Market.

Learn more about where to eat in town with The Infatuation’s “First Timer’s Guide to Eating in San Francisco” and this Kitchn overview of the San Francisco’s culinary geography.

Dining at the Tilden Hotel

You don’t even need to leave the Tilden Hotel to enjoy outstanding San Francisco cuisine, courtesy of our on-site bar and restaurant The Douglas Room and our Tilden Café. We’re proud to be unveiling a new menu at The Douglas Room, stacked with such heavenly offerings as our Honey Glazed Cornbread, Smoked Trout Rilette, BBQ Pork (in a delectable house sauce), and our Wagyu beef Tilden Burger.

Join us at the Tilden near Union Square for a gastronomically oriented summer getaway in San Francisco, an eater’s wonderland!