From $25 to $49
1601 Bar & Kitchen
1601 Howard St., San Francisco 94103 Driving directions
Sri Lankan
  • Bib Gourmand: good quality, good value cooking: ≤ £28 / 40 € (IRE) ‘Bibs’ are awarded for simple yet skilful cooking for under £28 or €40.
  • Good standard.

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  • Wheelchair accessible

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Sri Lankan flavors infuse the dishes at this quiet winner, which also employs Western ingredients to arrive at its very own delicious concoctions. For a more extensive exploration of this island nation’s cuisine, go for the degustation menu. Or stick to such decidedly untraditional items as lamprais, which might stuff a classically French bacon-wrapped rabbit loin and eggplant curry into a banana leaf. Halibut “ceviche” is more like flavored sashimi, with hints of coconut milk and serrano chilies. This contemporary space with its wraparound windows and slate walls is a perfect showcase for the cooking. Dine solo at the bar with a bittersweet Dubonnet sangria, or come with friends to share food and wine-the polished staff makes either experience enjoyable. - MICHELIN guide inspectors


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