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Can't-miss places in Noe, if any? New to the neighborhood.

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Can't-miss places in Noe, if any? New to the neighborhood.

carbonara | | Jul 2, 2011 12:32 AM

Hello,

We're about to move to Noe, and we've spent enough time in SF--especially in the wondrous Mission--to know we're not quite moving to the food mecca of this city. Which is okay, as we'll merrily walk/Bart/Muni/drive for food, and we're so excited to be settling for a while in a city containing (or near) La Taqueria, Aziza, Bar Tartine, Lahore Karahi, El Farolito, Koi Palace, and on and on.

That said, for days/nights when we don't want to venture too far from our apartment, what are can't-miss spots in the neighborhood? We appreciate good price-to-quality ratios, but are willing to splurge if it's worthwhile.

So far, from Chowhound-trawling, I've pulled up this list:

- Very excited to try:
La Ciccia
Incanto
Noe Valley Cheese Shop

- Going to end up trying, though (for now) less excited by:
Ristorante Bacco
Fattoush
Tataki

- Have already tried:
Barney's (fine, didn't fall in love)
Lovejoy's (have near-rabid affection for tea and scones, so will go back, though it wasn't top-notch)
Savor (pleasant)

What's missing? Any thoughts on (any) (good) Asian food would be particularly welcome. Thanks very much in advance!

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Koi Palace Restaurant
365 Gellert Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015

La Ciccia
291 30th Street, San Francisco, CA 94131

Ristorante Bacco
737 Diamond Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

La Taqueria
2889 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Bar Tartine
561 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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