Trick Dog's Quik Dog Set to Shake Up Fast-Casual Dining Scene in San Francisco's Mission Rock

Trick Dog's Quik Dog Set to Shake Up Fast-Casual Dining Scene in San Francisco's Mission RockSource: Google Street View
Tony Ng
Published on November 16, 2023

San Francisco's Mission Rock development is set to add a new fast-casual restaurant and bar, Quik Dog, by the end of 2024. The popular cocktail bar, Trick Dog, stands behind this endeavor. As Eater reveals, Quik Dog will be hosted within the Canyon building, promising to be a magnetic attraction spread across the 28-acre mixed-use site, facing Oracle Park.

The Trick Dog crew's shift to convert their pandemic-born takeout service, Quik Dog, into a permanent establishment is not surprising. Eater SF reveals that this undertaking resulted from a collaboration amongst the San Francisco Giants, developer Tishman Speyer, the Port of San Francisco, and Bon Vivants Hospitality, with a track record of running popular venues like Boy Voyage and Chezchez.

Hints at the standalone Quik Dog restaurant's menu reveal burgers, hot dogs, salads, and fries. Given the commendable reputation of the Trick Dog team—adorned with multiple honors, such as two consecutive "World's Best Cocktail Menu" titles at the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards and a couple of James Beard Foundation nominations—the full bar at Quik Dog is expected to live up to the hype.

Another factor heightening the excitement for the restaurant is the reputed local businesses that will share tenancy at Mission Rock. These include the Arsicault Bakery and Ike's Love and Sandwiches—announcements that were recently made. The accumulation of such culinary talent hints at the potential success of the development.

Between the diverse lineup of acclaimed brands and dining concepts, its advantage is the Trick Dog team's ability to harmonize first-rate, casual food and unique mixed drinks. Fast-casual dining is a suitable avenue to fuse these traits with great service and efficiency in a laid-back setting.