San Francisco


San Francisco 2014 Michelin Starred Restaurants Unveiled: Reserve Today!

OpenTable is pleased to highlight the honorees in the MICHELIN Guide San Francisco 2014. Thirty-eight restaurants are included, with two Bay Area restaurants receiving the Michelin three-star level, the highest recognition in the culinary world, and seven achieving two Michelin stars. Twenty-nine restaurants earned one Michelin star, with one new addition for State Bird Provisions. Being [...]

State Bird Provisions SF Reservations: An Apology

As many Bay Area diners know, after a brief hiatus, State Bird Provisions in San Francisco will reopen in a renovated space this weekend. The wonderfully popular and much-acclaimed restaurant began taking online reservations again on RezBook, which was acquired by OpenTable on July 31 of this year. Unfortunately, the demand for reservations was so [...]

2014 SF Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand Restaurants

In anticipation of this year’s Michelin Guide San Francisco stars, the 2014 San Francisco Bib Gourmand honorees have been named. Michelin’s Bib Gourmands honor restaurants that serve two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less (tax and gratuity not included). Most important, they are the restaurants that the Michelin inspectors frequent themselves. While the famous Michelin [...]

Trending on OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Tripe

Long before offal was in vogue in this country, I once (Once!) tried tripe. I was a kid attending a very Sopranos-like gathering at a friend’s home. Trays of old-school Italian and Italian-American delights were spread out buffet-style for guests. As I made my way down the line, I happened upon one that appeared to be [...]

OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for Q2 2013

We are pleased to release the OpenTable Restaurant Industry Index for the second quarter of 2013.  “During the second quarter of 2013, the reservation-taking industry in the U.S. was flat year-over-year,” said our own Matt Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of OpenTable. “For the second quarter in a row the San Francisco Bay Area experienced a [...]

Dining with the Stars: Gomez Turns 21 in LA; Aniston + Theroux Break Bread in NYC; Travolta Turns up in SF + More

Recent celebrity sightings at restaurants on OpenTable… * Selena Gomez had a Bieber-less 21st birthday celebration at Bagatelle in Los Angeles. [NY Post] * Soon-to-be-wed Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux shared a bite at Blue Hill in New York. [People] * John Travolta and family sunk their teeth into the eats at Fang in San Francisco. [tablehopper] * Hip hop heavyweights Jay Z, Irv Gotti, and Timbaland got the VIP Treatment at La Marina. [...]

Trending on OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Artichokes

Like many of our most interesting foods, artichokes don’t look like the most inviting of ingredients. In fact, they look downright defensive, with their armadillo-like, be-thorned outer petals. While artichokes’ exteriors belie the deliciousness inside, you can bet it’s there; it just takes a bit of work to get to the big, tasty reveals, be [...]

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Spends Tech Tuesday at OpenTable

In celebration of the growing number of jobs technology companies are creating in San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee has been spending Tuesdays at different organizations in the Bay Area. This past Tuesday, OpenTable was fortunate enough to welcome the mayor at our new corporate headquarters in San Francisco’s Financial District. The ongoing initiative, known as [...]