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Things to do in South San Francisco

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.
Shopping Centre
“There is a bunch of stuff around Tanforan Mall as well. Best Buy, Movie Theater and Target.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bar
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“Classic South City Italian! Make a reservation and bring an appetite! Mmmm!”
  • 7 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Connected to a mall to check out. Good pizza and happy hour prices for food and drinks.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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“I recommend the beef rice plates and Conxinha, nice outdoor seating but the wait is long so come with patience or order ahead of time.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Beautiful interior serving delicious middle eastern food in a tasteful ambience”
  • 7 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“One of the best sandwich shops in the Bay. There's a line, but it moves quickly. Pro tip: call ahead to place your order”
  • 10 locals recommend
Route
“It is a shopping center about 4 minutes' drive. I can eat and shopping there.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
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“There are a few Thai restaurants in the vacinity this is the best of the local. We know of a good one a bit further afield so ask if you are interested.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Local Italian joint, good food and nice atmosphere. The owner does magic tricks with coins and cards, quite entertaining. Good pesto.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best place to cure a hangover. Good Beef Pho at a reasonable price, the Garlic Noodles are good as well. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best Dim Sum in the area. Get there 10 minutes before opening or expect an hour wait. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Distance from The Cozy Manor: 1.6 miles / 7 min drive A hole-in-the-wall type of place where parking is kind of difficult, but still definitely worth going to. They serve one of the best burritos and have excellent tacos as well. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great real Chinese food at good prices. One of our favorites. We go there at least a few times a month.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bus Station
“the bus stops in front of the building here and will take you there within ten minutes ”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Classic South City Italian! Make a reservation and bring an appetite! Mmmm!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Beautiful interior serving delicious middle eastern food in a tasteful ambience”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“I recommend the beef rice plates and Conxinha, nice outdoor seating but the wait is long so come with patience or order ahead of time.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“One of the best sandwich shops in the Bay. There's a line, but it moves quickly. Pro tip: call ahead to place your order”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“There are a few Thai restaurants in the vacinity this is the best of the local. We know of a good one a bit further afield so ask if you are interested.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best place to cure a hangover. Good Beef Pho at a reasonable price, the Garlic Noodles are good as well. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Local Italian joint, good food and nice atmosphere. The owner does magic tricks with coins and cards, quite entertaining. Good pesto.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best Dim Sum in the area. Get there 10 minutes before opening or expect an hour wait. ”
  • 17 locals recommend

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