Savor the Famous Foodie Scene in San Francisco near the Moscone Center
Is a trip to San Francisco on your calendar for 2019? With dozens of events attracting hundreds of thousands of attendees, the Moscone Center is one of the most popular convention centers in the nation. Located in the hip South of Market neighborhood (SoMa), not far from Millwood Inn & Suites, the Moscone Center is a state-of-the-art facility that hosts everything from trade shows to annual conventions. And lucky for visitors, the Moscone Center’s neighborhood offers some of the best dining in San Francisco!
Getting to the Moscone Center is easy from our San Francisco Airport hotel. The drive is about 20 minutes or you can connect to the BART that takes you straight to the heart of the city. If you have a convention or trade show at the Moscone Center coming up, reserve a room at our Bay Area hotel for a successful trip.
The Best Restaurants near Moscone Convention Center
Turn your next business or convention trip to Silicon Valley into a fun foodie adventure. The Moscone Center is just steps from some of the best restaurants in San Francisco. In fact, there are hundreds of options whether you love fresh seafood and big cuts of steaks or Japanese sushi and a juicy burger. But how can you choose from the long list of San Francisco eateries? This list makes it easy with a selection of popular restaurants that are no more than a five- or ten-minute walk from the convention center.
To help you navigate the dining scene in the Bay Area, here are 10 of the best restaurants near the Moscone Center:
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse
If you’re looking for a feast fit for a king or queen, this all-you-can-eat steakhouse is your ticket to happiness. Located just across the street from the Moscone Center, Fogo de Chao carves succulent meats right at your table. It’s great for groups or a business meeting to impress clients.
Anchor & Hope
You won’t find a better selection of fresh seafood at this modern restaurant with a nautical twist. Taste the famous clam chowder or crab that San Francisco is famous for or enjoy beer-battered fish and chips. Anchor & Hope serves lunch and dinner.
You can’t come all the way to San Francisco and not taste the famous California craft beer. This is your best bet for Tavern-style cuisine paired with local wine and microbrews. They have 20 taps and mouthwatering bites like Buffalo Cauliflower and Guinness Poutine. Bring a group of co-workers for “Tappy Hour” on weekdays for the perfect way to end your busy day at Moscone Center.
Are you the kind of person that is always looking for the best Margarita in town when you’re on the road? Head to this upscale Mexican restaurant a block away from the Moscone Center. Get their during Happy Hour for one of the best deals in San Francisco with discounts on cocktails and appetizers.
Less than five minutes away, this Japanese restaurant in the Metreon Mall serves up all of your favorites. At lunchtime, you can get a delicious bento box at an excellent price. Or you can come after a long session to relax over a glass of Sake and a big spread of fresh sushi.
Super Duper Burgers
Not all burgers are created equal, and this San Francisco-based chain proves it with a loyal following. Their juicy burgers are made with locally-sourced and sustainable ingredients. Round off your decadent lunch with an order of fries and hand-spun chocolate shake.
Sometimes you just need a pizza! For fancy wood-fired pies that have won over critics and locals alike, Zero Zero is your best bet near Moscone Center. Try a unique topping like Hen of the Woods Mushrooms, Grilled Pineapple, or Manila Clams. They also have pasta and a wide range of antipasti.
The Fly Trap
Are you looking for a taste of Mediterranean comfort food? This bistro serves up hand-crafted cocktails alongside tasty small plates like flat breads and croquettes that are perfect for sharing. A five-minute walk away, this is a fun place to take a group of colleagues or clients.
Café du Soleil
Sometimes you just need something healthy and delicious during a busy day at the Moscone Center. Café du Soleil’s menu has a variety of salads and soups for a casual lunch spot that everyone will love. And the best part? They serve an all-day brunch with specialty sandwiches.
Nestled alongside the beautiful Yerba Buena Gardens, this cafeteria-style eatery serves up modern California cuisine for a quick and affordable meal. The menu features several bowls with grains, vegetables, and your choice of protein, and it changes frequently to reflect the local ingredients of the season.
Dining at our SFO Hotel with Free Breakfast
Before you head off to the Moscone Convention Center for the day, you can sit down to our complimentary hot breakfast buffet. There’s no better way to kick start your morning than with our delicious spread of your favorite breakfast foods, fruit juices, freshly-brewed coffee and tea. Fill up your plate with an omelet, waffles, bagels, pastries and eggs or enjoy a variety of cereals and fresh fruit. After a busy day of meetings and talks at the Moscone Center, you can unwind with a complimentary glass of wine during our evening reception. Before you jump back on Wi-Fi to check your messages, take a moment to relax and enjoy the taste of local wines that California is known for. Learn more about the complimentary hotel services at Millwood Inn & Suites.