San Francisco is a food lover’s paradise. From trendy new dining concepts to mouthwatering ethnic staples, incredible restaurants are everywhere you turn in a city that gracefully accommodates allergies and dietary restrictions.
In Arabic, “saha” means “toast to your health”, and Saha, located on the ground floor of Hotel Carlton, is a fantastic place to do just that. The restaurant serves Arabic fusion cuisine made with the freshest ingredients, inspired by the original owners’ Yemenese upbringings and global travels.
The vibrant, cozy ambiance is anything but cookie-cutter. Hungry guests drink and dine while surrounded by glowing lanterns, colorful artwork, and elegant draperies while internationally inspired music drifts through the space.
As a bonus, about half of the menu is gluten-free, vegetarian or vegan, and dishes are clearly labeled as such.
Follow along as we take you on a photographic journey through Saha’s menu. Warning: May cause your mouth to water.
These Oregon freshwater prawns in rosewater mint sauce are great to share with a group.
Yellow beets are another intriguing appetizer, served over chile sauce with French feta and almond marzipan.
This cauliflower bisque is a fall special that will warm you right up after a day of exploring.
Malfufua, made with potatoes, sage, garlic, and olive oil wrapped in phyllo dough, can be prepared vegan.
Lamb meatballs, known as Kofta, are served grilled or simmered in yogurt sauce with pita.
Mix things up with a fresh Fattoush salad, featuring romaine hearts, cucumber, tomato, feta, olives, mint, red onions and quinoa.
Lastly, what meal is complete without a great glass of wine? Cheers friends, we’ll see you at Saha.