Ten Best San Francisco Restaurants Not on OpenTable

Five years ago, it would have been hard to imagine the lock that OpenTable now has on San Francisco restaurants. From the highest of the high end to mid-priced neighborhood places, the locally based online reservations company has signed up every restaurant in town.

Almost.

When SFoodie noticed that SF's best Chinese restaurants were all avoiding OpenTable — and online reservations in general — we scanned OpenTable's 1,115 Bay Area restaurants to see who else had opted out. Here are our favorite monopoly-busters. Some use Urbanspoon's Rezbook, which is a bigger player in other cities, while others rely on their own e-forms or devotedly cling to Luddism. All answer the telephone.

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