Who’s hungry? Work up an appetite and grab your friends to visit these epic all-you-can-eat restaurants in San Francisco. We’ve rounded up our picks for infinite menus including neighborhood hot pot spots, juicy Korean barbecue, and endless buffets. Read on for some SF all-you-can-eat essentials and scroll to the bottom for a handy map. Keep the party going with our bottomless brunch and happy hour recommendations.
This $54 family-style dim sum brunch will let you mix and match 7 brunch items and 3 brunch drinks for 90 minutes. Bring a group and choose from mimosas, sangria, sapporo, and sake shooters to get the day drinking started, and then you can start wolfing down the small plates. You have the option to order unlimited amounts of salt and pepper shrimp, spicy wontons, wok-tossed Szechuan green beans, fried rice, spicy garlic noodles, crispy cauliflower, and spicy firecracker chicken.
Location: 570 Green St, North Beach
2. Dragon Beaux
Dragon Beaux is a popular hot pot and dim sum restaurant with an impressive all-you-can-eat hot pot menu for $40. Soup options include beef bone, chicken broth, and konbu sake miso; or you can upgrade to a chicken, fish maw, winter melon bowl for $28. Order from dozens of ingredients including angus prime rib, beef balls, lamb, cuttle fish paste, bay shrimp, pulled ramen, taro noodles, and plenty of veggies.
Location: 5700 Geary Blvd, Little Russia
Here’s a popular grill-your-own Korean BBQ spot with several all-you-can-eat menu options. With the $42 Kogi Gogi Special, you can order from 41 different menu items including pork belly, combo sausages, beef bulgogi, garlic chicken, fried squid, and a variety of soups and noodles. You can upgrade to the $62 Kogi Gogi Premium menu for additional ingredients like short ribs, flank steak, premium pork belly, and jumbo shrimp.
Location: 1358 9th Ave, Inner Sunset
Try this authentic Brazilian steakhouse for an exciting experience where servers carve charcoal-grilled cuts of meat right at your table. The $41.95 weekday lunch menu includes 7 cuts of meat and the $70.75 dinner and weekend menu includes 12-14 cuts of meat as well as grilled pineapple. You need only flip the dial on your table to green to signify that you’re ready for continuous tableside service, or to red for a pause. Both menus come with a great selection of appetizers, a salad bar, and sides such as Pão de Queijo (Brazilian cheese bread), polenta, and breaded banana.
Location: 1686 Market St, Civic Center
Boiling Hot Pot is a cozy restaurant with an ample and delicious all-you-can-eat hot pot menu for $29.95. Choose your soup first (options include pork bone, beef bone, miso, and kimchi) and then get started on the massive menu of sides including house lamb shoulder, fatty pork belly, Fuzhou fish balls, quail eggs, fresh shrimp, fried tofu, winter melon, and endless others. Take it up a notch with the $15 all-you-can-drink menu (for the entire table only) which covers draft beers soft drinks, sake, and wine.
Location: 5512 Geary Blvd, Little Russia
Here’s a luxurious $43 breakfast buffet option for those who want to dine in style. The Palace Hotel’s Garden Court restaurant serves lovely meals in their glittering golden dining room adorned with ornate chandeliers beneath a gorgeous vaulted skylight. The buffet includes classic brunch items including scrambled eggs, French toast, applewood smoked bacon, fresh fruit, yogurt parfait, assorted pastries and breads, artisan cheeses, charcuterie, coffee, and tea. They make a $1 donation to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals with every Palace breakfast buffet menu sold.
Location: Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery St, Yerba Buena
7. Amber India
Amber India is a high-end Indian restaurant with several all-you-can-eat options at their San Francisco location. You’ll want to try their $40 weekend endless brunch buffet which gets you unlimited champagne or mimosas while you make the rounds. Stop by the live counter for freshly-prepared chef specials such as kathi rolls and dosas before hitting the salad bar, the chaat bar, and the dessert bar. The menu also includes your choice of starters, a tawa dish, and a main course of curry pots. Alternatively, the $28 daily lunch buffet will get you all of the above minus the unlimited champagne and live counter.
Location: 25 Yerba Buena Lane, Yerba Buena
8. Shabu Club
This popular restaurant serves shabu-shabu (a type of Japanese hot pot) with Korean, Mexican, and Chinese influences. The all-you-can-eat menu is $41 for 90 minutes and includes a nice spread of American Kobe beef, kurobuta pork, lamb, assorted veggies, noodles, rice, and an ice cream cone to top it off for dessert.
Location: 951 Clement St, Inner Richmond
9. Zajang Grill
Here’s a new Korean BBQ restaurant in SF where you can enjoy a $40.99 all-you-can-eat, grill-your-own barbecue spread for 90 minutes. The menu features meats and seafood such as ribeye steak, beef short ribs, pork belly, calamari, baby octopus, and shrimp; as well as ready-to-eat side dishes including groza, chicken karaage, and shrimp tempura. Top it off with some veggies and side orders such as kimchi, jalapeños, zucchini, mushroom, and more.
Location: 852 Clement St, Inner Richmond
10. Fiery Hot Pot
This popular hot pot restaurant has two locations in San Francisco, one with a grill. There’s an AYCE menu for $37.99 as well as a set-price menu for $25, both of which get you a great bang for your buck. The all-you-can-eat option includes appetizers like Chinese donuts and potstickers; a variety of meat and fish balls; an impressive veggie lineup; and some delicious proteins including several wagyu cuts, ribeye, lamb, and pork belly. If you go to the location on Irving St you’ll be welcomed by a line of flames decorating the space, as well as an AYCE grill menu for $38 on its own or $43 if added to a hot pot.
- Hot Pot: 1626 Taraval St, Parkside
- Hot Pot and Grill: 2333 Irving St, Outer Sunset