Our culturally distinct and beautiful neighborhoods are what make San Francisco! Experience them through these special "Perfect Days" or go off on your own to enjoy your own perfect experiences of this world-class city.

Compilation of photos from Bayview businesses

Bayview - one of San Francisco’s oldest and most historic communities. Wander the Crosstown Trail and add Visitacion Valley into your day, 

Compilation of photos from Castro businesses

Castro - the hub of LGBTQ+ culture in San Francisco.

photo collage from Chinatown

Chinatown - San Francisco's icon has two tour options, including one featuring its many Legacy Businesses.

photo collage from the east cut

The East Cut - a fast-growing, exciting new neighborhood

photo collage of the waterfront

Fisherman's Wharf and the Waterfront - San Francisco's iconic Bay, full of sites, flavors, and destinations.

Photo collage from the Haight

Haight - the home of Peace and Love!

Photo collage from Japantown

Japantown - immerse yourself in Japanese culture, old and new

photo collage form Hayes Valley

Hayes Valley - Asian culture and traditions inspire many businesses in San Francisco, including the walkable, shoppable Hayes Valley.

photo collage of the Mission

Mission and Valencia- a historic and exuberant district, with Latino roots and trend-setting vibes.

Photo collage of the Presidio

Presidio - San Francisco's very own national park.

Photo collage from the Sunset

Inner Sunset and Outer Sunset - adjoining neighborhoods of windswept beaches, friendly local shops, cafes and restaurants.

photo collage of Yerba Buena

Yerba Buena - the City's cultural hub and home to its Filipino Cultural Heritage District.

...and even more neighborhoods!



The are many more neighborhoods with shops, restaurants, theaters, and events worth exploring:

Design District



Financial District

Jackson Square

Nob Hill

Noe Valley

Ocean Ave.

Pacific Heights


Potrero Hill


West Portal

Go to an event, show, or experience - there are dozens of sites to find things to do!

Pick your neighborhood and experience San Francisco through its Legacy Businesses

Discover Chinatown

In this video

San Francisco Chinatown is the largest Chinatown outside of Asia as well as the oldest Chinatown in North America. Experience the cultivating art exhibitions and murals, delicious cuisines, and amazing shops.

Spotlight on Japantown

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Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of San Francisco's Japantown, the oldest and largest Japantown in North America. From its authentic Japanese cuisine and traditional shops to its lively festivals and cultural events, Japantown has something to offer everyone.

Spirited and diverse SOMA

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San Francisco's SOMA neighborhood is a spirited and diverse community that celebrates Filipino culture and heritage, a gem in the heart of the City. From its delicious food and lively festivals to its rich history and passionate people, SOMA is a must-visit for anyone looking to experience the best of San Francisco.

Welcome to San Francisco

Whether you're a local or a first-timer, San Francisco welcomes you. Few cities offer the variety of world-class experiences that are possible here. SF Travel is a hub to find out about this iconic and memorable city, and the many ways to enjoy it.

“Photo of Golden Gate Bridge from Baker Beach” by SF Travel


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, creates jobs, and is critical to San Francisco's economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

Questions? Email shopdinesf@sfgov.org