5 Healthy and Satisfying Lunch Salads in San Francisco

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These nutritious eateries are sure to satisfy your hunger, please your taste buds, and fuel your body with yummy salads. 


Seed + Salt

Seed + Salt does a deliciously healthy spin on the traditional Caesar salad with a super vegan Kale Caesar. Packed with kale, frisee, Rhizocali black-eyed pea tempeh, sunflower seeds, gluten free croutons, and housemade Caesar dressing, you won't be craving an afternoon snack anytime soon. Enjoy one of Seed + Salt’s refreshing juices or smoothies to wash it down, or treat yourself to a naturally-sweet baked good for dessert.  // 2240 Chestnut St., seedandsalt.co

Blue Barn

With two convenient locations, Blue Barn salads are maximum value for your buck. Not only are they ridiculously yummy, but they're also incredibly satisfying—the bowls are huge! You have the choice of creating your own unique salad with all your favorite ingredients, or selecting one of their pre-designed bowls. Try the detox salad, add chicken or steak, and feel free to opt for that extra dressing on the side — you deserve it. // 2105 Chestnut St & 2237 Polk St., bluebarngourmet.com

Nourish Cafe

Nourish is veggie-licious with big hearty salads that are sure to make your mouth water. They make four signature favorites including the nutrient dense Nourish Bowl, “Tuna” Salad with mock tuna, Bibimbap Salad with a Japanese flare, and our personal favorite, the Mexican-inspired Mission Salad. It’s a small eatery on a quiet street in the Richmond District, but well worth the trip. // 189 6th Avenue, nourishcafesf.com

The Plant Café Organic

With multiple locations in the Marina, Ferry Building, and Financial District, The Plant Café Organic has been serving SF locals and visitors nourishing meals for quite some time now. But have you tried their salads? With 10 to choose from on the menu, plus a “Create-Your-Own Salad” option, you can try something new every time you dine. Can't decide? Try the “Dino Kale” or the “Full Belly” and walk away satisfied. // Various locations, theplantcafe.com

Presidio Social Club

This one of the best kale salads in SF! With shaved garden vegetables, toasted seeds, and a light sherry vinaigrette, you're bound to be impressed, Add the roast chicken or decadent pork belly to turn this salad into a satisfying meal and sit at the bar to soak up the ambience of this classic venue, located in the beautiful Presidio. // 563 Ruger St. presidiosocialclub.com

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