Wine Tasting and Dining in San Francisco

June 15, 2018
Category: Things To Do In San Francisco

Restaurants and Wineries in San Francisco

While visiting the gorgeous city of San Francisco, California, you will see many different types of restaurants throughout the city that each offer different types of grub. Because of a large number of options scattered throughout the city, you may need some insight when deciding on which one to choose for your meal. There Listed below are a few options that might help you choose where to visit. 


Tank18, located off of Howard Street, gets its name due to transporting wines in from all around the local wine counties in large metal tanks. Tank18 strives to bring its tasters the best seasonal wine varieties possible, and try to stick to local areas like Napa, Santa Cruz, Sonoma, and other places, but sometimes the wines that come in are a pleasant surprise to everyone. Tank18 isn’t reliant on one singular wine plot, and because of that, their selections have a wide range, and they are able to track other competing wines without having to raise prices.Tank18 also serves housemade beers, local and nonlocal beers, and a small variety of cocktails.

Tank18 is open every Wednesday through Saturday from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm, and are closed on Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays. 

Akiko’s Restaurant

Akiko’s Restaurant, located just off of Bush Street, has been in operation and serving classic Japanese cuisine for over thirty years. Akiko’s is family-run and prides themselves in their warm and inviting environment, and offers a traditional and contemporary spin on their sushi and seafood dishes. Because the staff at Akiko’s also is very invested in the well-being of the marine environment, they only search out fish and other kinds of seafood that are listed as overpopulated and overstocked. The lunch and dinner menus are carefully constructed and are revised daily but include only the freshest ingredients possible. The lunch and dinner menus are also separated into several different categories like fresh foods, fried foods, rolls, and more. Akiko’s also offers a sushi bar selection on their dinner menu. 

Seating times for lunch at Akiko’s is from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm every Monday through Friday. Dinner seating times are from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm every Monday through Saturday. Akiko’s Restaurant is closed on Sundays. Reservations are highly recommended when attending for lunch or dinner, and Akiko’s Restaurant will happily accept reservations for parties of up to four people, but can’t accommodate any party larger than four.  

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