At the intersection of North Beach, Chinatown, and the Financial District, our new campus at 838 Kearny Street puts us in proximity to some of the best eats in the 7 x 7. Craving sushi? Looking for a caffeine fix on your prep period? Want to grab a quick but healthy lunch after your parent-teacher conference? Planning a date night in the city? Both students and faculty have a lot to say about their go-to spots in the neighborhood.
Neighborhood Eats: The Sterne School Guide
Asian & Asian Fusion
Onigilly "This is a quick light lunch"
Sam Wo "Try the chow fun and Chinese donuts."
Oolong Noodles Seafood "pretty cheap, pretty quick. I like the maki rolls."
Paprika "cheap, quick, tasty"
Hanlin Tea House (Taiwanese food)
Toppu Ramen & Dim Sum House "Get what the name suggests, ramen and dim sum. So delicious."
Tamarind Hall (standard Thai fare)
R & G "Delicious!"
House of Nanking "When the owner is there he literally tells you what you want to eat."
House of Dim Sum "Get the chicken rice dumplings. You won't be disappointed."
Recommended for Dinner
Sarah Ridenour shares a picture of her dessert at Trestle
Bask - Great tapas
Trestle "Prix fixe menu for $38. My husband and I went there and highly recommend this place. Reservations needed."
Da Flora "Owned by a wonderful couple that seem to be there nightly. It is low lit and romantic."
Tony's "Best strombolis and calzones I've had since I left the east coast."
Calzone's Restaurant "Delicious Italian, bonus - outdoor seating."
Coffee, Pastries, Light Bites, Specialty Beverages
Brian Benson captures the magic at Revellie
The Station – I love their avocado toast
Revellie - "I love this spot for coffee in the morning, afternoon, anytime. Staff is super friendly. For lunch they have great sandwiches."
E Tea - "This place has the best boba tea, not too sweet like other places in the neighborhood."
Café Greco: "I adore the coffee (Illy) and panini sandwiches. Bonus, the staff speaks Español!"
Brioche Bakery & Café
La Boulangerie – the almond croissant & chai latte
Stella Pastry – anything! everything!
Quickly – boba tea
Sandwiches, Salads, Burgers
Mixt "Try their Rooster sandwich"
Proper Food "Pricey but high-quality, healthy prepared meals to-go."
Schilling Cafe "At 2 p.m. they put out their remaining foods (sandwiches, salads, quiches, desserts) for 1/2 price."
Super Duper (on Kearny): Classic burgers, fries, soft-serve in a low-key diner with outdoor seating in the back.
Muncboxx: Vietnamese sandwiches
Latte Express: Vietnamese sandwiches
Saba (Mediterranean) "Try their falafel, hummus, pita bread, salads. So delicious and generous portion sizes."
L&L Hawaiian BBQ
Jaime Tollas shares a photo of her children and their sweet treats at Stella Pastry