Where to Eat in Golden Gate Park

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Beach Chalet

Beach Chalet Brewery & Restaurant

Guests at the Beach Chalet Brewery & Restaurant enjoy its Modern American Cuisine menu and hand crafted ales. The Beach Chalet, located at the west end of the park, offers a full bar, abundant free parking and a breathtaking ocean view. Bay Area residents and visitors find the Beach Chalet to be a wonderful San Francisco experience while visiting Golden Gate Park and Ocean Beach.


Park Chalet: Coastal Beer Garden

Park Chalet Coastal Beer Garden

The Park Chalet is an expansion of the Beach Chalet Brewery & Restaurant, which is oriented to the west and features a commanding ocean view, modern American cuisine with seaside accents, onsite microbrewery and full bar. The addition of the Park Chalet Coastal Beer Garden to the Beach Chalet Brewery & Restaurant has added a convergence of experiences that cannot be had anywhere else in world. Join us where the Park meets the Pacific. 


Stow Lake

Stow Lake Boathouse

The café at Stow Lake Boathouse offers a variety of healthy food, great coffee, and beverages. We invite you, our community and visitors, to relax around the historic boathouse and enjoy your food and drink. The menu is filled with healthy and fresh house-made items. When possible we source our ingredients locally in order to offer visitors access to organic and sustainable food that is healthy for people and for the environment. We also recognize the historical nature of Stow Lake’s food offerings. Stow Lake classics such as pink popcorn are also available.


Annie's Hot Dogs and Snacks

Annie’s Hot Dogs

Looking for a quick bite on the go? Annie’s Hot Dogs features a wide selection of gourmet sausages, treats and beverages at five locations throughout the park, including:

    Spreckels Lake 

    Behind the Bandshell at the Music Concourse

    JFK and Tea Garden Drive

    Conservatory of Flowers

    Kiosk at the Carousel

Japanese Tea Garden

Japanese Tea Garden

Enjoy a meditative cup of tea and sample popular Japanese refreshments in the newly refurbished Tea House which has a custom-designed irori or farmhouse style family table. The Tea House is nestled in the center of The Japanese Tea Garden and overlooks the picturesque landscape and South-facing pond. 




Annakoot offers delectable Indian meals and snacks from its food truck location adjacent to the band shell at the Music Concourse, including curries, samosas, naan and pakoras.

Open seven days a week.


The Harry Banana

The Harry Banana

Serving fully-raw, banana-based ice cream with house-made toppings and drizzles for a truly guilt-free solution to your sweet tooth! 

Serving it up on Sundays at the Beach Chalet Soccer Fields.


Sam's Chowder Mobile

Sam’s Chowder Mobile

Sam’s Chowder Mobile offers the same fresh New England style seafood as its original restaurant location, Sam’s Chowder House in Half Moon Bay. Enjoy New England clam chowder, shrimp po’ boys, fried calamari, fish n’ chips, Baja-style fish tacos or Sam’s award-winning lobster roll.

Saturdays, Sundays and holidays only.


Twirl and Dip Soft Serve

Twirl and Dip Soft Serve

Serving our signature vanilla bean and dark chocolate soft serve with dark chocolate dip, handmade sauces and toppings, fresh fruit popsicles, floats, specialty sundaes, and more, we have a full ice cream parlor experience on four wheels. Stop by for a treat and turn your lovely day in the park in to a magical one! Twirl and Dip is located adjacent to the museums, the Japanese Tea Garden, and the Botanical Garden.

Schedule varies throughout the year. Check the Twirl and Dip website for exact days and times.


Flywheel Coffee Roasters

Flywheel Coffee Kiosk at the Stanyan Street Edge of Golden Gate Park

Flywheel Coffee Roasters is family-owned and operated in San Francisco’s historic Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. This coffee kiosk is located at the Stanyan Street Edge of Golden Gate Park