Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area


Zagat’s top-rated restaurants $25 and under.

Tartine bakery

The Mission

Food27 Decor16 Service18 Cost$18
Cheese Board Pizza

Pizza • Berkeley

Food27 Decor16 Service20 Cost$13
b. patisserie

Dessert • Lower Pacific Heights

Food27 Decor23 Service23 Cost$16
4505 Burgers & BBQ

American • NoPa

Food26 Decor21 Service24 Cost$18
4505 Meats

The Mission

Food26 Decor19 Service23 Cost$22
Fremont Diner

Diner • Sonoma

Food26 Decor20 Service22 Cost$24

American • North Beach

Food26 Decor19 Service21 Cost$24
Zachary's Chicago Pizza

Pizza • Oakland

Food26 Decor18 Service21 Cost$21
Arizmendi Lakeshore

European • Oakland

Food26 Decor14 Service20 Cost$10
Fatted Calf

Hayes Valley

Food26 Decor17 Service24 Cost$21
Alexis Baking Company ...

American • Napa

Food26 Decor16 Service22 Cost$18
Dottie's True Blue Cafe

Breakfast • SoMa

Food25 Decor18 Service21 Cost$25
Gayle's Bakery & ...

American • Capitola

Food25 Decor17 Service21 Cost$18
Della Fattoria ...

Cafe • Petaluma

Food25 Decor19 Service22 Cost$25
Deli Board

Sandwich Shop • SoMa

Food25 Decor16 Service22 Cost$13