Have a Nosh: Jewish Restaurant – Readers’ Choice 2023

SAN FRANCISCO

Wise Sons

Jewish Delicatessen
(415) 787-3354    wisesonsdeli.com
California-inspired Jewish deli food with roots in tradition and an eye on the future; for Jews who like food and food lovers who like Jews.” Thats how Wise Sons describes its food and its customers, and who can argue with that? Nearly everything served is made in-house at the seven Bay Area locations and our baked goods are made at our offsite bakery kitchen.”

 

EAST BAY

Sauls Restaurant and Delicatessen

BERKELEY
(510) 848-3354    saulsdeli.com
Under the auspices of longtime Sauls chef Jesus Chuy” Mendoza and Sam Tobis, Sauls continues to serve as a cultural and culinary home to those looking for familiar and traditional foods, and to connect with our roots all along the timeline of Jewish food.” Breakfast, sandwiches, dinner and cocktails all are available.

 

SOUTH BAY/PENINSULA

Izzys Brooklyn Bagels

PALO ALTO
(650) 329-0700    izzysbrooklynbagels.com
A winner under Bakery/Bagels,” Izzys Brooklyn Bagels also came out on top in the Jewish Restaurant” category. In addition to those beloved bagels, Izzys is known for delicious deli offerings, including soups, wraps, quesadillas, pizza, bakery goods and prepared platters, all under the supervision of the Vaad Hakashrus of Northern California.

Orens Hummus

PALO ALTO
(650) 752-6492    orenshummus.com
We believe in honest food, ethical relationships, and a healthy planet.” Thats what Orens is about. In 2011, Oren Dobronsky brought hummus with fresh pita and Mediterranean salads to Palo Alto, and today he and his partners have dine-in and takeout locations in Palo Alto, San Francisco, Mountain View, Los Gatos and Cupertino. Find Orens at farmers markets, too.

 

NORTH BAY

Grossmans Noshery & Bar

SANTA ROSA
(707) 595-7707    grossmanssr.com
Situated in Hotel La Rose, Grossmans Noshery & Bar — a new ReadersChoice winner this year — boasts a menu that features eclectic breakfast dishes, noshes, sandwiches, soups, salads, platters for sharing, nightly specials, dumplings, and desserts based on Jewish cuisine.” Baked goods, and cured and smoked fish and meats are made in-house.