Experience the Inner Richmond through its Legacy Businesses!

overhead photo of a poppyseed pastry and cup of coffee

1. Start your perfect Legacy Business day at Cinderella Bakery & Cafe. Enjoy tasty Russian specialties made from scratch daily using high-quality, local ingredients. Try one of several hearty breakfast options or sample their pirogi, piroshki, Russian boiled dumplings, and many sweet and savory specialties.

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2. Walk up 7th Avenue to CP Photos & Frames (Cheap Pete’s) offering a variety of discounted ready-made and custom frames.

Heroes Club

3. Head north to Clement Street then head west, exploring the various shops and boutiques that line the street. Don't miss Heroes Club, which boasts a unique selection of classic action figures, toys, model kits, and more. They cater to modelers and collectors of horror-, science fiction-, and fantasy-related collectibles.

Hamburger Haven

4. Refuel with clam chowder in a bread bowl at Boudin Bakery, or savor the comfort food at Hamburger Haven, including tuna melts, club sandwiches, and delicious burgers.

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5. Stroll east on Clement Street to Shubert’s Bakery, an old-school bakery famous for its highest quality crafted cakes. Their diverse offerings include the Neopolitan, opera cake, tiramisu, mango mousse, and Swedish princess cake.

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6. Green Apple Books is a beloved independent bookstore that has been serving the community for decades. Take some time to browse the wide selection of new and used books.

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7. Stop by Toy Boat by Jane where they “scoop, shake, and sundae make!” You’ll find a delicious assortment of local ice cream, pastries, breads, and salads.

photo of the inside of a classic San Francisco coffee shop

8. Blue Danube Coffee House is a bohemian-style coffee shop selling all varieties of coffee beverages, beer, wine, smoothies, and fresh juices, as well as light fare. Their artwork, interior design, vibrant colors, and vibe are second-to-none, providing unparalleled comfort and charm.

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9. For dinner, Giorgio’s Pizzeria is proud to serve classic thin crust pizzas, calzones, pastas, and salads originating from the Mediterranean island of Ischia off the coast of Naples, often credited as the birthplace of pizza many centuries ago. This is where business founder, Giorgio Anastasio, was born. Giorgio brought his family’s recipes to America, and the restaurant is now an Inner Richmond tradition.

photo of the storefront of Plough and Stars

10. Conclude your perfect Legacy Business day at The Plough and the Stars, the home of traditional Irish music in the Bay Area. Experience camaraderie and good cheer while enjoying seisuns, set dancing, bluegrass, and Americana by local and touring musicians.

Other Legacy Businesses in the Inner Richmond:

Other Legacy Businesses in the Inner Richmond:

Legacy Business Program

The Legacy Business Program is for businesses 30+ years old that add to San Francisco's culture. Legacy Businesses can get marketing help, business support, and grants. It is the first program of its kind in the United States.


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Shop Dine SF is an initiative of the Office of Small Business, and the Office of Economic and Workforce Development.

Its aim is to bring attention to the local businesses and neighborhood corridors. Spending money at local small businesses helps merchants and creates jobs.

Shop local. Even a small increase can have a big impact.

Questions? Email shopdinesf@sfgov.org