Is a restaurant worth going to if the food and interiors are not Instagram worthy? While I'm all about finding the best food whether it's high-end or budget eats, I can't help but let my camera eat first. Those who take dining seriously know how important it is to get that perfect shot. We're all chasing after that spot which will help us garner the most hearts.
From high-end to fast-casual, I've curated a list of the 38 most Instagram worthy restaurants in SF Bay Area.
Inspired by Scandinavian design, it's hard not to fall in love with this minimalist, meditative, and spacious coffee shop.
2340 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109, saintfrankcoffee.com
Eggs on anything make it ten times sexier.
311 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117, ragazzasf.com
Din Tai Fung
The long wait for your one shot at xiao long bao? #worth
2855 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95050, dintaifungusa.com
Mission Beach Cafe
A Mission District neighborhood classic.
198 Guerrero St, San Francisco, CA 94103, missionbeachcafesf.com
Orchard City Kitchen
Chef Jeffrey Stout's hipster New American restaurant is one of a kind in South Bay.
1875 S Bascom Ave, Ste 190, Campbell, CA 95008, orchardcitykitchen.com
Beignets, po' boys, and oysters make this a New Orleans favorite in sunny California.
532 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030, thebywaterca.com
The sexiest burger in town is finally here.
3232 Scott St, San Francisco, CA 94123, scotlandyardsf.com
Cozy, intimate, and romantic - no one will bother you while you take food pics.
609 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102, petitcrenn.com
The Gipsy Darling
The name is one of a kind and so is the place and food - remarkably New American
3347 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94123, thegipsydarling.com
The greatest sushi in town is also aesthetically beautiful.
665 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94103, omakasesf.com
Looking for that cute spot to share desserts with your bae? Look no further.
500 Westlake Ctr, Daly City, CA 94015, ketsourinemacarons.com
Chef Cosentino's space is rustic, spacious, and very masculine; the sandwiches have a similar level of grandeur.
564 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94107, cockscombsf.com
Old Bus Tavern
They put flowers on every dish.
3193 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110, oldbustavern.com
The fried arancini left me craving them again for days.
145 2nd St, San Francisco, CA 94105, jerseysf.com
Only the Oakland location hosts the tasting menu - and what's better for photos than a tasting menu?
2100 Franklin St, Ste 2190, Oakland, CA 94612, umamiburger.com
Thoughts Style Cuisine Showroom
The fashion showroom for food is finally here.
139 8th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
The GM asked me if the food was aesthetically beautiful - I thought it was.
3619 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94121, marlabakery.com
Black Sheep Brasserie
The first New American / French in South Bay also serves beautiful dishes.
1202 Lincoln Ave, Ste 30, San Jose, CA 95125, blacksheepbrasserie.com
ICHI Sushi + NI Bar
You can't get your photos without a hefty price tag - be prepared to drop $90+ per person, even if you're not hungry.
3282 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110, ichisushi.com
Modern Mexican fare dressed to impress.
1224 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, nopalitosf.com
Hipster milk tea shop at the outer edge of Union Square - Instagram enthusiasts rejoice.
341 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA 94108, plenteasf.com
Fans of hipster restaurants rejoice.
4001 Judah St, San Francisco, CA 94122, outerlandssf.com
An impulse walk-in to try the tasting menu resulted in a major success.
199 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94102, richtablesf.com
Farmhouse Kitchen Thai
Farmhouse modernizes Thai and makes it attractive.
710 Florida St, San Francisco, CA 94110, farmhousesf.com
Korean fusion eatery serves some nice looking tacos and bowls.
521A 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107, hrdcorp.com
A Divis classic.
661 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117, laurbanasf.com
Hipster milk tea shop in South Bay.
989 Story Rd, Ste 8018, San Jose, CA 95122, tealyfe.us
The best pastries in Bay Area are also extremely beautiful.
2821 California St, San Francisco, CA 94115, bpatisserie.com
I think I'm in love.
5657 Auto Mall Pkwy, Fremont, CA 94538, http://www.milkcow.kr/korea.html
Koja got everyone posting about them on Instagram.
2395 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, kojakitchen.com
Flowers on salads, anyone?
753 Alabama St, San Francisco, CA 94110, thetradesmansf.com
You cannot go wrong with this New American classic across from the HQ of Uber and Twitter.
1420 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94102, altaca.co
Am I dining in a palace?
1355 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103, dirtywatersf.com
Steve Jobs' favorite sushi place. The sushi is sexy.
454 S California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306, jinshorestaurant.com
This local ice cream shop should popup on our Insta-feeds more often.
121 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, gelataio.us
Blue Plate epitomizes the ideal romantic neighborhood restaurant of SF.
3218 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110, blueplatesf.com
Most expensive piece of pork belly ever.
1552 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, mosusf.com
Elite Audio Coffee Bar
I didn't know that I could fall in love with a drawing of a cat on a latte.
So you decided to eat at one of these restaurants? Send me an email at email@example.com before you dig in!