Our 5 Favorite Restaurants in Union Square

Whether you are planning a day of shopping, just finished a business meeting, or are exploring Union Square, we would like to share our favorite dining destinations in the area.

Our  5 Favorite Restaurants in Union Square

Del Popolo

Location: 855 Bush St.

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Looking for something casual but delicious? Grab a pie from this cozy bistro. What was once a longtime pizza-truck favorite, is now a top-notch restaurant located on lower Nob Hill. Easily the best pizza in the city, the mid-priced, wood-fired Neapolitan-style pies are this spots brick-and-mortar. The menu also boasts some excellent salads and seasonally changing starters, plus craft beer and wine.

Scala’s Bistro

Location: 432 Powell St.

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Whether you’re taking a break from shopping, dining before the theatre, or just looking for delicious grinds, this Italian inspired bistro is bound to delight. From their tasty handcrafted cocktails to their French-accented menu you’ll be glad you stopped by.

Mensho Tokyo SF

Location: 672 Geary St.

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Nob Hill’s popular Tokyo standout specializes in creamy, chicken tori paitan ramen.They also feature traditional ramen, tsukemen (broth and noodles served separately) and brothless mazesoba combos made with local ingredients and specialty items imported from Japan.


Location: 1111 Mason St.

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Tucked away in Hotel Bijou, Chef Robin Song crafts live-fire selections and a New American tasting menu. The casual yet refined bar and restaurant are designed to encourage sharing, community, and conviviality.

Campton Place

Location: 340 Stockton St.

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This Michelin starred, the first-class restaurant is the perfect place to impress be it, special occasion or business dinner. The unique Cal-Indian cuisine is beautifully presented and made using only the best fresh ingredients, aromatics, and traditional spices.

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