Where to Dine Out in San Francisco for the Big Game

Plan a big-game San Francisco adventure with our expert restaurant picks.
Headed to San Francisco for this Sunday’s football finale?

While the big game may be the main draw, take advantage of Fog City’s unrivaled restaurant scene with these San Francisco dining guides.

If you’re already shelling out for big-game tickets, you may want to find some wallet-friendly food. Even though sandwiches and salads can push $20 in the Bay Area, we rounded up the 15 best bites for your buck, tracking down the ultimate spots for tacos, dim sum, brunch add more under-$10 meals.

Heading West for the first time? San Francisco is a diner’s dream, with outstanding produce, a variety of cuisines and some of the world’s best chefs. We consulted with some local food experts to compile a list of 10 great places to hit on your newcomer’s eating tour.

Nab our guide to Food Network stars’ favorite stops for a variety of San Francisco finds, including great coffee, Creole-style breakfast and ultra-fresh oysters, as seen on TV.

And if you decide to cheer from home, check out these fan-favorite restaurants in each team’s home city for favorites like Carolina barbecue for Panthers fans and a Denver-style buffalo burger for your favorite Broncos buff. Or track down the best-dressed nacho plates and spiciest wings in the country. If you’re cooking at home, make these potato skins for every team — or steal chefs’ favorite game-day dishes.

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