There are only so many times you can eat a bag of Cheez-Its from the vending machine at work. To save you from yourselves, we are pleased to unveil our first-ever Big Lunch, featuring our picks for the 50 most delish spots for lunch in San Francisco. New to or just visiting SF? We give you the cheapest, quickest, booziest spots around. Plus, places to conduct your power business. You're welcome!

KEY:

$ Cheap + Quick

+ Power Lunch

@#! Boozy Lunch


1. Tonkotsu Ramen, boiled egg and green onion // Ramen Underground 356 Kearny (at Pine) $


2. Chicken Parm with Burrata // Merigan Sub Shop 636 Second Street (at Brannan) $

3. Mary's Farm Fried Chicken Sandwich // Naked Lunch 504 Broadway (at Kearny) $, @#!

4. Lentil Soup and Gyro // Baladie Cafe 337 Kearny (at Pine) $

5. Chinese Chicken Salad // Blue Barn 2237 Polk (at Green), 2105 Chestnut (at Steiner) $

6. Super Burger/Veggie Burger // Super Duper Burger 721 Market/2200 Chestnut/98 Mission $

7. Open Face Ahi Tuna Sandwich // Four Season's MTK Restaurant 757 Market (at Third Street) +, @#!

8. Cheese Toastie // Cowgirl Creamery Sidekick Cafe 1 Sausalito-SF Ferry Building #19 $

9. Lunch Box Special // Mehfil Indian 28 2nd Street (at New Montgomery) $

10. Fresh Rolls // Fresh Roll 157 4th Street (at Mission) 

11. Any Bao // Chariman Bao (Food Truck) Varying Locations $,

12. Croque Madame with Fried Egg // Cafe de la Presse 352 Grant (at Bush) +, @#!

13. Tea Sandwiches // Cavalier 360 Jessie (at Fifth Street) +, @#!

14. Organic, Grass-Fed, All-Beef Hot Dog // Stanley's Steamers Varying Locations in Union Square $

15. Smoked Salmon Tartine // Les Clos 234 Townsend (at Lusk) +, @#!

16. Antipasti // Salumeria 1550 Bryant/3000 20th Street $, @#!

17. Spit Roasted Pork Belly 'Cuban' // Split Bread 145 4th Street (at Mission) $

18. Locally-made package a la carte // Small Foods 522 Second Street (at Bryant), $

19. Kale Salad // Darwin Cafe 212 Ritch (at Bryant) $

20. Oysters, Burger, Champagne // Zuni Cafe 1658 Market (at Rose) +, @#!

21. Mushrooms on Toast with Burrata // Monk's Kettle 3141 16th Street (at Albion) +, @#!

22. Hamburger // Wayfare Tavern 558 Sacramento (at Leidesdorff) +, @#!

23. Fried Duck Egg Sandwich // Park Tavern 1652 Stockton (at Filbert) +, @#!

24. Brisket // Tommy's Joynt 1101 Geary

25. Cajun Shrimp with Sourdough // Cha Cha Cha (Haight1801 Haight (at Shrader) @#!

26. Black Bean Chili // Greens 15 Marina Blvd. (at North Point)

27. Oysters and Chardonnay // Waterbar 399 The Embarcadero (at Folsom) +, @#!

28. Appetizer Sampler // La Mediterranee 1624 Powell (at Green) / 2210 Fillmore (at Sacramento) / 288 Noe (at 16th Street)

29. Any Pizza // Pizzeria Delfina 2406 California (at Fillmore)

30. Marlowe Burger // Marlowe 500 Brannan (at Fourth Street) +, @#!

31. Any Sandwich // Ike's Place 3489 16th Street (at Sanchez) $

32. #1 (Lee's Combination) // Lee's Sandwiches 625 Larkin (at Willow)

33. Organic Chicken Clay Pot // Slanted Door 1 Sausalito, SF Ferry Building #3 (at Market) +, @#!

34. Mysore Masala Dosa // Udupi Palace 3242 Scott (at Chestnut) / 1007 Valencia (at 21st Street)

35. Enchiladas con Mole // Gracias Madre 2211 Mission (at 18th Street)

36. Tacos // Tropisueno 75 Yerba Buena (at Fourth Street)

37. The Grove Cubano // Grove (Yerba Buena690 Mission (at Third Street) @#!

38. Tuna Poke Tostada // Pier 23 The Embarcadero @#!

39. Liver and Egg Combo // Paulie's Pickling 331 Cortland (at Bennington) $

40. Anything Vegetarian // People's Cafe 1419 Haight (at Masonic) $

41. Smoked Salmon Rice Bowl with Poached Eggs // Samovar Tea Lounge (Yerba Buena) 730 Howard (at Fourth Street)

42. Bianca Pizze // Piccino 1001 Minnesota (at 22nd Street) +, @#!

43. Nicoise Salad // Cafe du Soleil 345 3rd Street (at Jessie) $

44. Hot Meat Loaf Sandwich // Working Girls' Cafe 259 Kearny (at Bush) $

45. #1 (House-made Wontons and Egg Noodles, add Chinese Broccoli) // Hon's Wun-Tun House 648 Kearny (at Commercial)

46. Wild Gulf Shrimp "Louis" // One Market 1 Market (at Steuart) +, @#!

47. Anything, just be sure to eat your Popover // Rotunda at Neiman Marcus 150 Stockton (at Geary) +, @#!

48. Board Cheesesteak // Deli Board 1058 Folsom (at Russ) $

49. Cobb Salad // Arlequin Cafe 382 Hayes (at Gough) $, +, @#!

50. Swan Special // Swan Oyster Depot 1517 Polk (at California) @#!