Guidebook for San Francisco

Kris
Guidebook for San Francisco

Food Scene

Fresh, local sushi - check the board when you come in!
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Umi
1328 18th Street
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Fresh, local sushi - check the board when you come in!
Delicious tacos with fillings you don't usually see anywhere else. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.
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Papito
317 Connecticut Street
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Delicious tacos with fillings you don't usually see anywhere else. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.
Iconic neighborhood coffee place. See local kids playing with board games or the next hot startup co-working with a neighbor. Parklet outside is dog friendly. Check for music or art events.
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Farley's
1315 18th Street
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Iconic neighborhood coffee place. See local kids playing with board games or the next hot startup co-working with a neighbor. Parklet outside is dog friendly. Check for music or art events.
French bistro is super friendly and welcoming. Has great wines and french comfort food. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.
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Chez maman east
1401 18th Street
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French bistro is super friendly and welcoming. Has great wines and french comfort food. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.
Super popular and yummy breakfast place. Long waits but good food. Dog friendly outdoor seating.
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Plow
1299 18th St
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Super popular and yummy breakfast place. Long waits but good food. Dog friendly outdoor seating.
Fried chicken, soul food and brunch. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.
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Buttermilk Southern Kitchen
2848 23rd Street
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Fried chicken, soul food and brunch. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.
Tasty and popular Asian comfort food.
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The Spice Jar
2500 Bryant Street
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Tasty and popular Asian comfort food.
Classic old school soda fountain that looks much like it did in the 1940s. A favorite for weekend breakfast.
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St. Francis Fountain
2801 24th St
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Classic old school soda fountain that looks much like it did in the 1940s. A favorite for weekend breakfast.
All kinds of donuts in unusual and unique flavors. Coffee drinks, doggie donuts, and back patio that is dog friendly.
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Dynamo Donut & Coffee
2760 24th Street
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All kinds of donuts in unusual and unique flavors. Coffee drinks, doggie donuts, and back patio that is dog friendly.
Housemade pasta and award winning Italian dishes.
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flour + water
2401 Harrison Street
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Housemade pasta and award winning Italian dishes.
Gorgeous space and delicious local offerings. Serve brunch. Part of the 20th St food scene.
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Central Kitchen
3000 20th Street
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Gorgeous space and delicious local offerings. Serve brunch. Part of the 20th St food scene.
Outstanding thai food in a sleek, modern environment. Try the fried chicken!
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Farmhouse Kitchen Thai Cuisine
710 Florida Street
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Outstanding thai food in a sleek, modern environment. Try the fried chicken!
Part of the Tartine family of bakeries. This location serves different offerings than the classic bakery on 18th and Guerrero. Big, airy industrial space. Usually a line on weekends.
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Tartine Manufactory
595 Alabama St
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Part of the Tartine family of bakeries. This location serves different offerings than the classic bakery on 18th and Guerrero. Big, airy industrial space. Usually a line on weekends.
Local chain of coffee place serves up delicious coffee in a more East Coast style (you tell them how sweet / creamy you want it). Tasty breakfast toasts and snacks. Must visit for coffee lovers. Dog friendly outdoor seating.
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Philz Coffee
1775 17th Street
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Local chain of coffee place serves up delicious coffee in a more East Coast style (you tell them how sweet / creamy you want it). Tasty breakfast toasts and snacks. Must visit for coffee lovers. Dog friendly outdoor seating.
Burgers! Handy order ahead online. Milkshakes. Lots of fries. Parking.
Smashburger
2300 16th St
Burgers! Handy order ahead online. Milkshakes. Lots of fries. Parking.
Food trucks, happy hour specials, outdoor seating and play areas. Great for groups.
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Spark Social SF
601 Mission Bay Boulevard North
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Food trucks, happy hour specials, outdoor seating and play areas. Great for groups.
Beautiful, sleek environment and local CA style food. Huge outdoor seating area overlooking the Bay. In the heart of San Francisco's biotech hub.
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STEM Kitchen & Garden
499 Illinois Street
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Beautiful, sleek environment and local CA style food. Huge outdoor seating area overlooking the Bay. In the heart of San Francisco's biotech hub.
Storied location that was once a biker hangout and roadhouse. Now upscale seafood and brunch place with full bar and balconies over the water. Dog friendly. Oyster happy hours. Boat accessible.
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Mission Rock Resort
817 Terry A Francois Boulevard
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Storied location that was once a biker hangout and roadhouse. Now upscale seafood and brunch place with full bar and balconies over the water. Dog friendly. Oyster happy hours. Boat accessible.
Like baked goods? Go here. Unassuming warehouse space with a tiny counter and some outdoor seats. Parking is tough so be patient - it is totally worth it. Try the tropical fruit flavored twists on classic European pastries. Dog friendly outdoor seating.
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Neighbor Bakehouse
2343 3rd Street
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Like baked goods? Go here. Unassuming warehouse space with a tiny counter and some outdoor seats. Parking is tough so be patient - it is totally worth it. Try the tropical fruit flavored twists on classic European pastries. Dog friendly outdoor seating.
High end American classics in an industrial setting. Full bar. Late nights. Check for reservations.
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Serpentine
2495 3rd Street
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High end American classics in an industrial setting. Full bar. Late nights. Check for reservations.
Cute corner ice cream shop that also has homemade candy. Check for times, can be quirky.
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Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous
699 22nd Street
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Cute corner ice cream shop that also has homemade candy. Check for times, can be quirky.
Long time soul food joint popular with locals. Usually has a game on. Fried chicken and waffles, smothered pork chops, etc. Brunch on weekends.
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Hard Knox Cafe
2526 3rd Street
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Long time soul food joint popular with locals. Usually has a game on. Fried chicken and waffles, smothered pork chops, etc. Brunch on weekends.
Small breakfast place that's been in the neighborhood for over 20 years. The menu is a snapshot of the cultural variety of the Bay Area. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.
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Just For You Cafe
732 22nd Street
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Small breakfast place that's been in the neighborhood for over 20 years. The menu is a snapshot of the cultural variety of the Bay Area. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.
High end Italian in an elegant, breezy environment. Check out the locally designed fashion and art next door while you wait for a table.
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Piccino
1001 Minnesota St
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High end Italian in an elegant, breezy environment. Check out the locally designed fashion and art next door while you wait for a table.
Tiny cafe with tasty morning treats. Get there early to try the quiche. Convenient to local design boutiques.
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Piccino
1001 Minnesota St
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Tiny cafe with tasty morning treats. Get there early to try the quiche. Convenient to local design boutiques.
Taco place from Manresa alum. Hot new foodie spot in Dogpatch!
Glena's
632 20th St
Taco place from Manresa alum. Hot new foodie spot in Dogpatch!
Casual sister restaurant to Michelin starred Omakase - great Japanese and solid brunch.
Okane
669 Townsend St
Casual sister restaurant to Michelin starred Omakase - great Japanese and solid brunch.

Drinks & Nightlife

Live music and outdoor seating. Sometimes serves food or morning coffees. Catch local bands here. Dog friendly.
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Thee Parkside
1600 17th Street
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Live music and outdoor seating. Sometimes serves food or morning coffees. Catch local bands here. Dog friendly.
Huge bar with a Boston fan base. Historic and lovingly preserved. Old wooden bar, outdoor seats, pool table, lots of seats. Serves great food throughout the day and into the night. Opens early. Popular with locals. Dog friendly.
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Connecticut Yankee
100 Connecticut Street
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Huge bar with a Boston fan base. Historic and lovingly preserved. Old wooden bar, outdoor seats, pool table, lots of seats. Serves great food throughout the day and into the night. Opens early. Popular with locals. Dog friendly.
Restored historic saloon that has a pub vibe. Full bar, piano, sometimes music. Neighborhood meeting place and the game is on TV. Great beer and cocktail selection.
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Dogpatch Saloon
2496 3rd Street
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Restored historic saloon that has a pub vibe. Full bar, piano, sometimes music. Neighborhood meeting place and the game is on TV. Great beer and cocktail selection.
Cozy wine bar with nibblies. Check out their happy hours and look for Trivia Night. Pro tip: if Chris tells you to try a wine, just do it. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.
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Yield
2490 3rd Street
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Cozy wine bar with nibblies. Check out their happy hours and look for Trivia Night. Pro tip: if Chris tells you to try a wine, just do it. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.
Tiny wine and coffee bar right next the 22nd St Caltrain. Super friendly folks. Specializing in Italian wines. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.
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La Stazione Coffee & Wine Bar
701 Pennsylvania Avenue
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Tiny wine and coffee bar right next the 22nd St Caltrain. Super friendly folks. Specializing in Italian wines. Outdoor seating is dog friendly.
Beer goes here.
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Triple Voodoo Brewery
2245 3rd Street
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Beer goes here.
Wine tasting in the heart of Potrero Hill high street/ restaurant row. Focused on organic and natural processes. Very neighborhoody.
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Ruby Wine
1419 18th Street
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Wine tasting in the heart of Potrero Hill high street/ restaurant row. Focused on organic and natural processes. Very neighborhoody.
Wine tasting in an industrial setting. Check out their vermouth! Look up hours before visiting.
Sutton Cellars
601 22nd Street
Wine tasting in an industrial setting. Check out their vermouth! Look up hours before visiting.
Tasting room for wines from Russian River and Lodi. Check hours before visiting.
Cellars 33
495 Barneveld Ave
Tasting room for wines from Russian River and Lodi. Check hours before visiting.
Tasting room specializing in Georgian Style wines. Check times before stopping by.
Eristavi Winery
1300 Potrero Ave
Tasting room specializing in Georgian Style wines. Check times before stopping by.
Small tasting room open on Friday and Saturday. Specializes in small production French and Italian wines.
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Dig Wines
1005 Minnesota Street
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Small tasting room open on Friday and Saturday. Specializes in small production French and Italian wines.
Classic 40's style bar with DJays and fun theme nights. Full bar, big banquette in the back. Local hangout. Dog friendly.
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Pop's Bar
2800 24th St
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Classic 40's style bar with DJays and fun theme nights. Full bar, big banquette in the back. Local hangout. Dog friendly.
Irish style bar with drinks specials and food. Lots of seats. Friendly service. Full bar and cocktail menu.
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Zoe's
3088 24th Street
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Irish style bar with drinks specials and food. Lots of seats. Friendly service. Full bar and cocktail menu.
Huge Irish pub. Sports and food. Friendly and rambunctious environment. Occasional live music, pool tables. Dog friendly.
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The Napper Tandy
3200 24th Street
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Huge Irish pub. Sports and food. Friendly and rambunctious environment. Occasional live music, pool tables. Dog friendly.
Small, friendly bar with games and food. Can be hard to find a seat.
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Asiento
2730 21st Street
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Small, friendly bar with games and food. Can be hard to find a seat.
Heights of mixology cocktail bar. Industrial space, uber hip crowd.
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Trick Dog
3010 20th St
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Heights of mixology cocktail bar. Industrial space, uber hip crowd.

Sightseeing

Lots of street art all over the Mission. Basically just walk around and keep your eyes open.
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Clarion Alley Street Art
90 Clarion Alley
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Lots of street art all over the Mission. Basically just walk around and keep your eyes open.
Huge Shepard Fairey mural on the side of a building. Street art. http://www.7x7.com/shepard-fairey-to-paint-2-new-murals-located-in-hayes-valley-and-missi-1965692956.html
755 Alabama St
755 Alabama St
Huge Shepard Fairey mural on the side of a building. Street art. http://www.7x7.com/shepard-fairey-to-paint-2-new-murals-located-in-hayes-valley-and-missi-1965692956.html
Big ceramics works in the middle of the outer Mission. Stylish building and lots of small art boutiques around it. Tartine is in this building.
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Heath Ceramics
2900 18th St
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Big ceramics works in the middle of the outer Mission. Stylish building and lots of small art boutiques around it. Tartine is in this building.
Say Hi to Javonne on the 18th Street Pedestrian Bridge while enjoying the view and walking from Potrero to the Mission. http://kalw.org/post/why-man-dancing-overpass-above-highway-101#stream/0
The Benches
610 San Bruno Ave
Say Hi to Javonne on the 18th Street Pedestrian Bridge while enjoying the view and walking from Potrero to the Mission. http://kalw.org/post/why-man-dancing-overpass-above-highway-101#stream/0
Great views to the west of the city and on clear days, the top of the Golden Gate bridge. Cheerful little community garden.
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Potrero Hill Community Garden
752 San Bruno Ave
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Great views to the west of the city and on clear days, the top of the Golden Gate bridge. Cheerful little community garden.
The actual twistiest street in San Francisco. One way traffic from the top. Walk on the stairs.
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Vermont Street
Vermont Street
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The actual twistiest street in San Francisco. One way traffic from the top. Walk on the stairs.
Julia Morgan building with great views and neighborhood gatherings. More about it here: http://www.phnhsf.org/history?page_id=13
Potrero Hill Neighborhood House
953 De Haro St
Julia Morgan building with great views and neighborhood gatherings. More about it here: http://www.phnhsf.org/history?page_id=13
Historic brewery and liquor distillery in the heart of Potrero Hill. Tours available.
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Anchor Brewing Company
1705 Mariposa Street
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Historic brewery and liquor distillery in the heart of Potrero Hill. Tours available.

Parks & Nature

Dog friendly and enclosed playground.
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McKinley Square
20th Street
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Dog friendly and enclosed playground.
Big grassy open space with views of Bernal Hill. Dog friendly.
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Starr King Open Space
1215 Carolina Street
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Big grassy open space with views of Bernal Hill. Dog friendly.
2 enclosed playgrounds, indoor basketball courts, dog run, baseball fields, tennis courts. Views of bay and downtown.
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Potrero Hill Recreation Center
801 Arkansas Street
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2 enclosed playgrounds, indoor basketball courts, dog run, baseball fields, tennis courts. Views of bay and downtown.
Big park with baseball fields, enclosed playground, tennis courts, small community garden. No dogs.
Jackson Playground
17th Street
Big park with baseball fields, enclosed playground, tennis courts, small community garden. No dogs.
Small neighborhood park with pretty native plants and a workout circuit. Dog friendly.
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Esprit Park
19th Street
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Small neighborhood park with pretty native plants and a workout circuit. Dog friendly.
Nice flat running/ walking trail on the water. goes from Mission Rock Resort all the way around to AT & T park where it connects to the Embarcadero. Dog friendly.
Bay Front Park
Nice flat running/ walking trail on the water. goes from Mission Rock Resort all the way around to AT & T park where it connects to the Embarcadero. Dog friendly.
Walking trails all along the outlet of Mission Creek. Check out the last of the city house boats. Dog friendly.
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Mission Bay Park System
451 Berry Street
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Walking trails all along the outlet of Mission Creek. Check out the last of the city house boats. Dog friendly.
Park that sprawls across busy Potrero Ave. East side has a skate park and playground. Dog friendly. West side has sports courts and hosts kickball teams. Use crosswalks to get across the streets.
James Rolph Jr. Playground
Park that sprawls across busy Potrero Ave. East side has a skate park and playground. Dog friendly. West side has sports courts and hosts kickball teams. Use crosswalks to get across the streets.

Arts & Culture

Nice little museum that brings in newer artists and special installations.
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Museum of Craft and Design
2569 3rd Street
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Nice little museum that brings in newer artists and special installations.
Modern library branch with stunning views and helpful librarians.
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San Francisco Public Library; Potrero Branch
1616 20th Street
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Modern library branch with stunning views and helpful librarians.
Nature museum with hands on exhibits and special workshops.
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Randall Museum
199 Treat Avenue
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Nature museum with hands on exhibits and special workshops.
Long time theater that hosts all kinds of live shows from professional performers to local programs.
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Brava Theater Center
2781 24th Street
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Long time theater that hosts all kinds of live shows from professional performers to local programs.
Neighborhood bookstore with friendly staff. Carry books by neighborhood writers and can recommend local events.
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Christopher's Books
1400 18th Street
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Neighborhood bookstore with friendly staff. Carry books by neighborhood writers and can recommend local events.
For book lovers and book makers. Exhibits, classes and workshops in things like letterpress. https://sfcb.org/
San Francisco Center for the Book (SFCB)
375 Rhode Island St
For book lovers and book makers. Exhibits, classes and workshops in things like letterpress. https://sfcb.org/

Essentials

Small locally owned grocery with lots of organic staples, good wine, and a deli counter.
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Chiotras Grocery
858 Rhode Island Street
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Small locally owned grocery with lots of organic staples, good wine, and a deli counter.
Good size Whole Foods. Has hot food bar, pizza and sandwiches, baked goods, and a coffee and beer cafe downstairs with events. Free parking.
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Whole Foods Market
450 Rhode Island Street
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Good size Whole Foods. Has hot food bar, pizza and sandwiches, baked goods, and a coffee and beer cafe downstairs with events. Free parking.
Small locally owned grocery. Has a butcher counter, produce, some prepared food. Super friendly and nice.
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The Good Life Grocery
1524 20th Street
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Small locally owned grocery. Has a butcher counter, produce, some prepared food. Super friendly and nice.
French butcher in the Dogpatch. Very fresh, high quality beef, lamb, poultry and occasional speciality meats like game fowl or rabbit.
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Olivier's Butchery
1074 Illinois Street
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French butcher in the Dogpatch. Very fresh, high quality beef, lamb, poultry and occasional speciality meats like game fowl or rabbit.
Cheese shop near some delicious chocolate shops. Bring a big shopping bag.
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La Fromagerie Cheese Shop
2425 3rd Street
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Cheese shop near some delicious chocolate shops. Bring a big shopping bag.
Locally owned chocolate shop. Look for sea salt caramels. Also available at Whole Foods.
Poco Dolce Confections
2421 3rd Street
Locally owned chocolate shop. Look for sea salt caramels. Also available at Whole Foods.
Big corner store usually open later than any other stores on Potrero Hill. Nice selection of European chocolates and treats, foods, wine, beer, liquor, lottery tickets. Also has newspaper hard copies.
New Potrero Market
1301 18th Street
Big corner store usually open later than any other stores on Potrero Hill. Nice selection of European chocolates and treats, foods, wine, beer, liquor, lottery tickets. Also has newspaper hard copies.
Dry cleaner, wash and fold or laundry drop off.
Billy's Cleaners & Whirlomat
1503 20th St
Dry cleaner, wash and fold or laundry drop off.
Big, gay friendly gym with group classes and lots of equipment. Parking available.
FITNESS SF - SoMa
1001 Brannan Street
Big, gay friendly gym with group classes and lots of equipment. Parking available.
All kinds of Yoga. Per class and rentals available. Check online for schedule.
10 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Yoga Tree
1500 16th Street
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All kinds of Yoga. Per class and rentals available. Check online for schedule.
Climbing gym
31 lokalinvånare rekommenderar
Dogpatch Boulders
2573 3rd Street
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Climbing gym
Climbing gym
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Mission Cliffs
2295 Harrison Street
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Climbing gym
Huge gym at UCSF - indoor and outdoor pools, equipment, classes, outdoor programs, massage and body therapies.
Bakar Fitness & Recreation Center at UCSF Mission Bay
1675 Owens St
Huge gym at UCSF - indoor and outdoor pools, equipment, classes, outdoor programs, massage and body therapies.