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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

“If you love old Victorians, this neighborhood has some of the best "Painted Ladies" ”
  • 248 locals recommend
Historic Site
“One of the most photographed locations in San Francisco, Alamo Square's famous "postcard row" at Hayes and Steiner Streets is indeed a visual treat. A tight, escalating formation of Victorian houses is back-dropped by downtown skyscrapers, providing a stunning contrast. The grassy square itself is an ideal midday break. One of 11 historic districts designated by the Department of City Planning, the area includes several bed and breakfast inns.”
  • 137 locals recommend
“Japantown is bordered roughly by Geary Boulevard between Laguna Street (east), and Fillmore Street (west) and a stop on San Francisco’s 49-Mile Scenic Drive. Look for the bright red banners adorned with cherry blossoms and the Peace Pagoda which proudly marks the Japantown area. Japantown is the oldest of only three Japantowns remaining in the U.S., all of which are in California. This is confirmed by dozens of Japanese groceries, shops, restaurants and the Japanese bookstore Kinokuniya. Traditional Japanese and Asian themes adorn the Japan Center, a shopping complex on the north side of Geary, and anchored at both ends by the Hotel Buchanan and Sundance Kabuki cinema. Hotel Tomo is designed inside with J-Pop anime and manga themes. The Kabuki Springs & Spas is one of the only Japanese style osentos in the U.S. and offers Japanese style bathing followed by another art of Japan, Shiatsu massage.”
  • 114 locals recommend
“Upscale boutiques, dessert shops, art installations, chill watering holes and a wide array of on-trend restaurants.”
  • 104 locals recommend
“Light and airy coffee shop with light food. You can also get some good bread to take away. We get our sourdough starter from here.”
  • 189 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“The oozy, buttery deep-dish pies are not a carbon copy of some Chicago creation by any stretch. With topping possibilities like artichokes and goat cheese, they’re a distinctly California creation — and a drop-dead delicious one at that. Note: the menu recently welcomed some healthy seeming things like a roasted kale appetizer and a broccolini topped deep dish pie, but don’t miss the classic — with sausage, mushrooms, and green bell pepper — and the spicy chicken wings. ”
  • 142 locals recommend
German Restaurant
“Best German food in SF! Go for their Sunday brunch and enjoy their family style seating and simple, yet intriguing decor. ”
  • 113 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“You will be greeted by the friendliest staff and an incredible cup of coffee”
  • 96 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
“Ice cream won’t ever be the same once you’ve tried a scoop of Smitten’s silky smooth ice cream that’s churned to order using liquid nitrogen. Don’t be intimidated if there’s a line; each order only takes about a minute and a half to make, so you’ll be licking your salted caramel or Earl grey with milk chocolate chips in no time at all. Just be sure to get it in a hand-rolled fresh waffle cone. It’s the right thing to do.”
  • 104 locals recommend
Point of Interest
““At a time when America’s major orchestras are struggling to dekne their missions and maintain audiences, the San Francisco Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas is an exception.” — The New York Times. Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that omer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects carry its impact throughout American musical life.”
  • 54 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“Best consumed with a beer on the heated patio, this barbecue spot is filled to the brim with smoked meats of all types, from ribs to chicken to pulled pork. The burger is a favorite for many, featuring grass-fed beef with, lettuce, onion, Gruyere cheese, and secret sauce on a griddled bun. Excellent sides abound, like frankaroni (crispy fried macaroni and cheese with hot dogs), beef tallow French fries, and posole. ”
  • 71 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“One of a few Michelin star restaurants around the area, this one is walkable. ”
  • 91 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Parisian-style brasserie & bar serving French-Mediterranean cuisine and creative cocktails”
  • 86 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“Picnic tables, heat lamps, blankets, and beer steins! Perfect Sunday wind down.”
  • 93 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The famous historic San Francisco music venue where everyone that is anybody has preformed. Full calendar of events.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Home of the San Francisco Jazz Festival, this San Francisco landmark has some of the best acoustics. ”
  • 57 locals recommend