Looking for food & drink near The Strand?

Make your A.C.T. experience complete with lunch or dinner at one of our local favorites—all within walking distance of The Strand Theater.

Show your New Strands program or tickets at any of these restaurants to receive a special discount!


The Strand Cafe

1127 Market Street

New Strands Festival Opening Hours:

8 a.m.–4 p.m., 6–7 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m.–9 p.m.
Sunday noon–7 p.m.

Conveniently located in the theater lobby, The Strand Cafe features complimentary Wi-Fi, breakfast scones, light bites, and Artis coffee during the day and cocktails and light bites at night. 


The Market

1355 Market Street at 10th Street

Open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The Market is an upscale food court featuring local vendors, sustainable foods, and a grocery store, located on street level in the Twitter building.

A.C.T. New Strands Festival audiences will receive a 10% discount.



Sam’s American Eatery

1220 Market Street between 8th and 9th Streets
Open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Sam’s offers American fare—from burgers to blue-plate specials and entrees.

A.C.T. New Strands Festival audiences will receive a 10% discount.


The Flying Falafel

1051 Market Street between 6th and 7th Streets
Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Casual, colorful stop for counter-serve falafel sandwiches & other housemade Mediterranean eats.

A.C.T. New Strands Festival audiences will receive free seasoned fries or cinnamon baklava desert with their order.


Tu Lan Vietnamese

8 Sixth Street at Market Street
Open Monday–Saturday 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

One of San Francisco's most long-standing bargain bites, Tu Lan Vietnamese is perfect for bowls of pho & traditional noodle dishes.




992 Market Street at 6th Street
Open Monday–Friday 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

A buzzy bistro with outdoor seating offering a diverse selection of wine, a curated craft beer list, a seasonal menu for quick lunches or relaxing evenings.

A.C.T. New Strands Festival audiences will receive $1 off beer and wine.


Fermentation Lab

1230 Market Street between 7th and 8th Streets
Open Tuesday–Sunday 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Celebrating the pairing of beer with food, Fermentation Lab features 25 beers on tap and fermented foods on the menu.

A.C.T. New Strands Festival audiences will receive a 10% discount.


The Hall

1028 Market Street, between 6th and 7th streets
Open Monday–Friday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The Hall is a temporary food and drink venue featuring six independent local food vendors, unique food stations, centralized seating, and a great bar scene!

A.C.T. New Strands Festival audiences will receive happy-hour pricing all day.

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