Whether you’re seeking the white-tablecloth greatness or best cheap eats in the Bay Area, these are the San Francisco places where you should be wining and dining right now, as chosen by our local experts

It’s no exaggeration to say that San Francisco is one of the best cities for food in the world. From Michelin-starred fine dining to hearty comfort food, the city has it all. But with so many interesting restaurants packed into just 7×7 square miles, it can be overwhelming to decide where to go.

That’s where we can help. We’ve enlisted the advice of our experts at Time Out San Francisco to offer a shortlist of great options across a range of price points.

China Live, Chinatown
A multi-floored ode to modern Chinese food with a downstairs restaurant, retail market, bar and tea café, the 30,000-foot China Live emporium is a must-visit. The majority of the first floor is taken up by Market Restaurant, where made-to-order Peking duck, soup dumplings and rice bowls are served piping hot and paired with fermented sorghum cocktails. 644 Broadway. +1 415 788 8188. chinalivesf.com. Mon-Thu 11.30am-10pm; Fri 11.30am-11pm; Sat 10.30am-11pm; Sun 10.30am-10pm. – TimeOut Melbourne (09.05.18)