Casual favorite with a great patio on the 16th Street Mall. Seafood, chops, steaks, and a huge martini list. Stop in on a sunny for a weekend brunch.
$$$ (average entree $16-$25)
Sushi Den offers fresh, vibrant seafood flown in daily from Japan and a hip, lively scene. To the tune of urban beats, diners slurp lobster ramen and watch as platters piled high with tuna, mackerel, and salmon are whisked to lucky tables. Sit at the bar and watch the masterful sushi chefs, led by Toshi Kizaki, as they banter in Japanese and work their artistry.
German, Czech, and Polish cuisine complete with beer garden.
A warm, comfortable gathering place with a wood-fired grill and rotisserie.
This family-owned restaurant specializes in fresh, seasonal food. (The menu changes once a month.) Dine in the back garden.
Italian doesn't get more authentic than this (both the chef and the manager are native Italians). Try the Cappellacci di Zucca.
This spot's modern menu is derived from authentic Mexican roots and ingredients. Check out the rooftop lounge and the selection of more than 100 tequilas.
This contemporary American menu starts with anything-but-ordinary fried calamari and ramps up to savory roasted duck.
This spot serves traditional Indian fare, including flavorful dishes like tandoori chicken. Take advantage of the lunch buffet, and be sure to try the cinnamon bread pudding.
Enjoy authentic Japanese country foods in a traditional setting.