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Affordable Eats from Famous Bay Area Chefs

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Cuisine from celebrity chefs doesn't have to come with a side of sticker shock. Check out this list of affordable options from famous toques.

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  • Italian Embarcadero
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    Boccalone Salumeria Map 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, California | 415-433-6500
    Food25 Decor15 Service20 Cost$14
     

    Good to know: Chris Cosentino rocks craft charcuterie at the Ferry Building pork paradise.

  • American Yountville
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    Addendum Map 6476 Washington St, Yountville, California | 707-944-1565
    Food25 Decor15 Service18 Cost$22
     

    Good to know: Thomas Keller fans head for this small garden shack just behind Ad Hoc for a boxed lunch and picnic bench seating.

  • Vietnamese Embarcadero
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    Out the Door Map 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, California | 415-321-3740
    Food23 Decor15 Service19 Cost$30
     

    Good to know: This alternative to Charles Phan's Slanted Door offers modern Vietnamese dishes at gentler prices. 

  • Vietnamese Lower Pacific Heights
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    Out The Door Map 2232 Bush Street, San Francisco, California | 415-923-9575
    Food23 Decor15 Service19 Cost$30
     

    Good to know: This alternative to Charles Phan's Slanted Door offers modern Vietnamese dishes at gentler prices. 

  • Chinese The Mission
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    Mission Chinese Food Map 2234 Mission Street, San Francisco, California | 415-863-2800
    Food22 Decor8 Service15 Cost$25
     

    Good to know: This creative Chinese-inspred outpost from Danny Bowien donates 75 cents per entree to the SF Food Bank.

  • Burger Downtown
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    Burger Bar Map 251 Geary St, San Francisco, California | 415-296-4272
    Food20 Decor19 Service18 Cost$27
     

    Good to know: Top Chef Masters finalist Hubert Keller is behind the burgers at this spot.

  • Mexican Embarcadero
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    Mijita Map 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, California | 415-399-0814
    Food20 Decor14 Service16 Cost$19
     

    Good to know: Fans lap up upscale taqueria fare at this walk-in spot from Jardinière's Traci Des Jardins. 

  • Mexican China Basin
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    Mijita Map 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, California | 415-644-0240
    Food20 Decor14 Service16 Cost$19
     

    Good to know: Fans lap up upscale taqueria fare at this walk-in spot from Jardinière's Traci Des Jardins. 

  • Sandwich Shop West Portal
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    Market & Rye Map 68 West Portal Avenue, San Francisco, California | 415-564-5950
    Food19 Decor19 Service21 Cost$15
     

    Good to know: DIY salad bars and grab-and-go gourmet sandwiches on house-baked bread from Top Chef alum Ryan Scott touch down in two locations.

  • Sandwich Shop Potrero Hill
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    Market & Rye Map 300 De Haro Street, San Francisco, California | 415-252-7455
    Food19 Decor19 Service21 Cost$15
     

    Good to know: DIY salad bars and grab-and-go gourmet sandwiches on house-baked bread from Top Chef alum Ryan Scott touch down in two locations.

  • Sandwich Shop SoMa
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    'wichcraft - westfield center Map 868 Mission Street, San Francisco, California | 212-780-0577
    Food18 Decor15 Service14 Cost$16
     

    Good to know: Celeb chef Tom Colicchio brings his NY sandwich shop to West Coasters.  

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