Michelin Reveals Picks for San Francisco’s Best Cheap Eats of 2016

On Thursday, Michelin announced a list of restaurants in the Bay Area that will receive its Bib Gourmand status in 2016. These are 74 restaurants that, according to Michelin, offer excellent food at a reasonable price. They are selected by the same group of anonymous inspectors who size up restaurants for Michelin stars.

The Bay Area has plenty of excellent and significantly cheaper eats, but Michelin’s list focuses on restaurants where $40 (before tax and gratuity) “covers two courses and a glass of wineor dessert.”

Newcomers this year include Diavola(Sonoma County), Farmhouse Kitchen Thai (Mission), Farmstead (Napa Valley), Izakaya Rintaro (Mission), La Perla (Sonoma County), Millennium(East Bay), Orchard City Kitchen (South Bay), Poggio (Marin), Ramen Gaijin(Sonoma County), Trestle (Financial District), Wonderful (Peninsula), andZola (South Bay). See the full list below:

San Francisco

Anchor Oyster Bar, Castro
A16, Marina
Bar Tartine, Mission
Bistro Aix, Marina
Chapeau!, Richmond & Sunset
Chino, Mission
Contigo, Castro
Coqueta, Financial District
Cotogna, North Beach
Delfina, Mission
Dosa, Marina
Farmhouse Kitchen Thai, Mission
Fringale, SoMa
Hong Kong Lounge II, Marina
Izakaya Rintaro, Mission
Kappou Gomi, Richmond & Sunset
Kokkari Estiatorio, North Beach
Mamacita, Marina
Mason Pacific, Nob Hill
M.Y. China, SoMa
Rich Table, Civic Center
Sichuan Home, Richmond & Sunset
Sociale, Marina
Starbelly, Castro
Trestle, Financial District
Yank Sing, SoMa
Yuzuki, Mission
Zero Zero, SoMa
Z & Y, Nob Hill


Backyard, Forestville
Diavola, Geyserville
Bistro 29, Santa Rosa
Chalkboard, Healdsburg
Glen Ellen Star, Glen Ellen
La Perla, Santa Rosa
Monti’s Rotisserie, Santa Rosa
Ramen Gaijin, Sebastopol
Risibisi, Petaluma
Sazón, Santa Rosa
Scopa, Healdsburg


Bistro Jeanty, Yountville
Cook St. Helena, St. Helena
Farmstead, St. Helena
Grace’s Table, Napa
Oenotri, Napa
Redd Wood, Yountville
The Farmer & The Fox, St. Helena


Brick & Bottle, Corte Madera
Insalata’s, San Anselmo
Le Garage, Sausalito
Marinitas, San Anselmo
Poggio, Sausalito
Sir and Star, Olema
Sushi Ran, Sausalito

East Bay

Chevalier, Lafayette
China Village, Albany
Comal, Berkeley
Corso, Berkeley
FIVE, Berkeley
Michel Bistro, Oakland
Millennium, Oakland
Gather, Berkeley
Great China, Berkeley
Ippuku, Berkeley
Rivoli, Berkeley
Thai House, Danville
Wood Tavern, Oakland

South Bay

Evvia, Palo Alto
Orchard City Kitchen, Campbell
Zola, Palo Alto


Vesta, Redwood City
Wonderful, Millbrae
La Costanera, Montara

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