Score at These Top Restaurants near Levi's Stadium



San Francisco's reputation as a world-class city for restaurants is well-deserved. With time-tested classics like linguini in North Beach or dimsum in Chinatown, sampling San Francisco's many cuisines is the best way to get to know this diverse, extraordinary city. You truly haven't visited San Francisco until you have eaten in San Francisco.

And San Francisco has been steadily expanding her impressive menu. Driven by the same westward spirit of risk and expansion of 19th century American pioneers, the San Francisco restaurant scene has reinvented itself. Some of the country's most daring and inventive chefs are nestled in San Francisco's seven hills.

So the answer seems obvious: if you've just finished watching a 49ers game at the brand new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, the only choice for dinner is to head back to San Francisco, right?

Delay your game for a minute, football fan. Because Santa Clara and the Peninsula, the area south of San Francisco, have their own tradition and inventiveness to offer you.

Want tradition? Then head to one of the several top-notch Italian restaurants in the area.

Interested in tasting the cutting edge, California cuisine that basically started the whole "farm to table" movement? Then head to Parcel 104, a quality restaurant that was heralding the importance of organic food well before many of the hip Mission start-ups.


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Like 99 Chicken, Goo Yi Goo Yi is an excellent example of the fantastic Korean food that can be found around Santa Clara's Levi's Stadium. Both 99 chicken and Goo Yi Goo Yi offer "Dak Bul Go Gi," the crispy and tantalizing Korean friend...  Read More


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If you're running late to the game but don't want to just scarf down burgers, La Fontana's close proximity to Levi's Stadium makes it a reasonable "last-minute" option. Although reservations are preferred, La Fontana is in the Hilton, right...  Read More




Started by the Garcia family in 1959 and passed on to the Furiosi family in 1999, By-Th'-Bucket Bar and Grill is a family owned and operated institution by every measure. You'll immediately feel that warmth and the importance of good hospitality...  Read More


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San Francisco's Chinatown is world-famous. Everyone knows this downtown neighborhood specializes in some of the best Chinese food around. What's not as famous are the fantastic Korean food option all throughout the peninsula, just south of...  Read More


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Can't play like San Francisco 49er defensive lineman? Well, at Butter and Zeus, you can at least eat like one. Butter and Zeus specializes in waffle sandwiches. That's it. If you like waffles so much you want to treat them as slices of...  Read More


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David's Restaurant offers simple, banquet-style food. For those who need a meal before or after a 49ers football game, though, is location right across the street from the stadium is hard to beat. Not only is the location convenient, but it...  Read More


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Known for its excellent hardwood grilled steaks, chops and seafood, Birk's became a South Bay institution the moment it opened its doors in 1989. If you're interested in the Silicon Valley crowd, a little different than the average football fan,...  Read More


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What says football than a great big sub sandwich? San Francisco 49er players even love Jersey Mike's, so it's definitely a good choice for fans either before or after a game at Levi's Stadium. Opened as Mike's Subs all the way back in 1956,...  Read More


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Even if the main reason you came to the Bay Area was to watch football or some other event at brand new Levis' Stadium, you can't really call your California vacation complete without having a meal of locally harvested and sustained California...  Read More


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If you've rushed to the game, but then decided you want a world-class San Francisco meal, don't fret. You don't have to wait until after the game to head to San Francisco to get the best meal of your vacation. Located right in Levi's Stadium,...  Read More


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