January 15, 2018

The Best Healthy Restaurants in SoMA

Eating well in San Francisco not only means eating good but eating fast and affordable, too. There are so many healthy restaurants in the city. Here’s the best in SoMa, friends. Eat well!


The menu changes daily at Picnic on Third. The culinary cafe draws inspiration from the region, the season and wherever else the muse of good food may take them. Chef’s Natalia and Leigh bring their creativity and vision to the expertly prepared offerings and casual dining atmosphere.

Best Lunch Spots in San Francisco” praises their “this amazing lunch spot” where “you’ll find healthy, wholesome food served fast.”

Picnic on Third cleverly positions themselves between local fast food options and the area’s pricier power lunch spots. This place is easy, breezy and delicious. Recent menu items include pork with roasted pineapple, achiote braised chicken and coriander roasted Tofu with caramelized onions. Check their social media for the latest servings.


eatsa brings the classic automat concept into the digital age. Imagine a huge vending machine with a lobby serving up steaming, healthy quinoa bowls from bright, friendly Star Trek-looking cubbies. There’s only an attendant to guide the uninitiated through the sci-fi process. Human-to-human interaction is minimized at eatsa. The automated atmosphere requires zero interaction with employees. It’s a retro concept powered by 21st-century tech. This is fast food San Francisco-style.

The modern-day automat at eatsa doesn’t take nickels! Better yet, an app you can easily download to your phone makes ordering a snap. Melissa Sims raves on Google Reviews, “I love eatsa, it’s my go-to lunch spot, and the app makes ordering a breeze. I like that I can customize my order and see the nutrition information easily.”


If you want a little sense of purpose with your lunchtime bowl of greens, the core values of sweetgreen may align with your highest aspirations at a moment when it’s mostly base hunger that moves you. sweetgreen commits to creating solutions where they win, the customer wins and the community wins, while also thinking sustainably and making an impact.

The food defies expectations. James A., from Oakland, yelps, “To be honest, I wasn’t expecting much from what appeared to be an overpriced salad bar but I was wrong. My salad was delicious, filling and also just very unique.”

We tend to find a better way in San Francisco. And, in the bustling SoMa district, we want good food fresh, fast and affordable. No doubt, the best healthy options in The City are seasoned by both creativity and ingenuity.


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