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Top store recommendations from locals

Pedestrian Plaza
“This the perfect place to spend an entire day! Take advantage of being on the beach and split your day between rides and play time in the sand.”
  • 322 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Westfield Valley Fair, commonly known as Valley Fair, is an upscale shopping mall in San Jose, California, in Silicon Valley.”
  • 167 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Millennials love to stand in lines. Go mid-morning on weekdays to avoid long lines. But, the food is well worth it! Riches beyond your wildest dreams: butter-golden pains au chocolat, cappuccinos with ferns drawn in dense foam and croque monsieurs turbo-loaded with ham, two kinds of cheese and béchamel. Don't be dismayed by the inevitable line out the door – it moves fast – but be aware that lolling in Dolores Park is the only possible post-Tartine activity.”
  • 501 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Stop by here on your way to and back from Dolores Park for some of the best ice cream this city has to offer. Try the Salted Caramel!”
  • 317 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“In central SF - and near SF MOMA, Metreon and Yerba Buena park so you can split up and do a variety of things and come back together for lunch and dinner.”
  • 144 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great coffee roaster. You can book classes on how to roast as well as tasting classes! ”
  • 202 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Customized blends, it is one of the favorite coffee houses founded in the Mission District. ”
  • 201 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Incredible local bakery. Serves the local favorite pie (pizza) of the day by the slice or by the pie. Super delicious. ”
  • 139 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Many come for the four barrel coffee, but this place is all about the bread. Josey Baker is a bread genius. Buy it by the slice or by the loaf. The line can get long, but it moves quickly.”
  • 190 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Locally famous hefty fried chicken sandwiches & classic desserts. insider tip: expect long lines.”
  • 132 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Cool cafe in Nevada City with a farm-to-table focus serving wood-fired pizza, artisanal breads & house-brewed beer.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Art Museum
“For nearly 50 years the San Jose Museum of Art has collected and shared artworks that define the time they were created in. The museum has various exhibitions including one that looks at life post 9/11. The museum is very hands on and encourages people to photograph the artwork and explore everything the museum has to offer. Since its opening the museum has been expanded to cope with the ever growing art collection that is on display to the thousands of visitors this museum attracts.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Wood fired bread and scones made in house. Sweet garden and tiny town (Freestone) on your way out to the coast. If you really want a splurge, add a stop at Osmosis Day Spa across the street! ”
  • 95 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Known for their cappuccino, espresso & Affogato. They also have excellent pastries to go with the coffees. I recommend the croissants- many are sold out by 10 am. ”
  • 127 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Beautiful and spacious, is one the favorite coffee shops to make a stop while strolling through Valencia Street.”
  • 120 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“An abundant local co-op grocery offering a wide variety of natural foods and standard goods as well as prepared meals including a deli, hot bar, gelato, pastries and coffee. Indoor and outdoor first come first serve seating is available.”
  • 49 locals recommend