Food that you absolutely must try in San Francisco, California

Updated: Oct 8, 2020

Northern California in general and San Francisco in particular is a foodie’s paradise. There are so many good restaurants here and lots of great food to try. But if you are visiting just for a short while you cannot possibly try everything. So what are those must try foods in San Francisco that you simply cannot miss?

Below are my favorite three. I chose them because they originate in San Francisco and they are a local staple.

Author and Food Travel Writer: Tatiana Sorokina, Family Roadtrip Guru

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#1 Seafood in general and Dungeness crab in particular

Dungeness crab lives in the cold waters of the Pacific Ocean close to California coast. Crabbing season in San Francisco is roughly between November and June.