Lunch Break at TYPO SF Focus

San Francisco is a city known for its endless food options for every taste, so we hope you’re ready to get your grub on.

We’ve tracked down some of the best bites for you to enjoy on your lunch hour during TYPO SF Focus, and they’re all within a short walking distance from the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

SAMOVAR TEA LOUNGE | 730 Howard St, Upper Terrace

Moorish Tea Service (via Yelp)

Across the lawn at YBCA is the Howard Street terrace, where you’ll find Samovar Tea Lounge. Samovar is not only known for the exceptional teas, but also for their international menu of lunch dishes and desserts. Tucked away above the Martin Luther King Jr. waterfall, the tea lounge creates a very peaceful atmosphere to enjoy an indoor or outdoor meal.



Dining area (via Hoppit)

Financial district professionals take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life to enjoy a nice, hearty meal at The Grove Yerba Buena. Once you step in, you’ll feel as if you’ve taken a trip to a ski town. The chicken pot pie is a best seller, but they also have vegetarian options. The Grove is the perfect place for attendees to meet up, tuck into some good food, and just chit chat!



Metreon on 4th and Mission (via SF Examiner)

The recently revamped Metreon Mall has experienced a rise in foot traffic from both visitors and locals. Nestled besides City Target and the AMC movie theater, the tasty food court selection will satisfy whatever your cravings may be. A quick walk up Mission Street will bring you to the four-story 350,000 square foot shopping center. Full list of dining options here.


Coriander Gourmet Thai (via Foodspotting)

Searching for the flavors of Asia? Don’t miss out on Freshroll Vietnamese Rolls & Bowls, Inay Filipino Kitchen, Sanraku Japanese Cuisine, and Sorabol Korean BBQ + Asian Noodles.


LA BOULANGE | 781 Mission St

Some of the selection at La Boulange (via Beyond the Creek)

With locations all around SF, La Boulange brings a little piece of France into our neighborhoods. Dine here for delicious open faced sandwiches, fresh salads, delicious pastries, and bowls – not just cups – of coffee.



Voted the best burger in San Francisco (via Super Duper)

Super Duper Burgers is exactly how it sounds – super duper. Fast food style burgers made with 100% Niman Ranch all natural beef, or opt for an organic veggie burger. All shakes and cones are made with organic Straus cream. Enjoy beer on tap or a glass of wine.


CAKO CREAMERY | 135 4th St

Macaron ice cream sandwiches from Cako Creamery (via Yelp)

It’s always a good time for dessert! After your lunch stop by Cako Creamery for a selection of yummy desserts ranging from ice cream, push pops, and French macarons.



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