Best San Francisco Shops

The Shopkeepers Best San Francisco Shops

The Shopkeepers List of Best San Francisco Shops created with the help of our community, to be used with our TSK Maps San Francisco. We are frequently asked for lists of the best shops in any given city or destination. So by popular demand, and with votes from The Shopkeepers community, we are making our Best Shops by City 2019 lists. These are the shops that we love and are unique to each particular destination. These shops keep are towns and cities unique, interesting, and vibrant. For locals and travelers alike, whether you are looking for flowers, coffee, or a new book these Best San Francisco Shops 2019 are a joy to discover and explore. Thank you for all those who participated in our Best San Francisco Shops 2019 survey. 

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Ampersand, Best San Francisco Shops


A flower shop and event design studio. With its head-turning turquoise barn-style doors, Ampersand captures our hearts. A space for creativity, community, and everything floral.

80 Albion Street

Photo: @aguynamedpatrick

Heath Newsstand, Best San Francisco Shops


Celebrating culture from far-off lands and different perspectives to their own, Heath Newsstand, sister store to Heath ceramics, sells magazines, daily newspapers, tote bags and keychains, pens and notebooks, a wide assortment of note cards for every occasion, plus beautiful flower bouquets from La Fleuriste.

2900 18th Street

Photo: @0oyukao0

Long Weekend, Best San Francisco Shops


A retail shop and gallery featuring curated goods for the home, creative supply – in fact everything you need for a Long Weekend. From watercolor paints to supplies for making beautiful art, as well as home decor books, vintage textiles, and more.

5636 Shattuck Avenue

Photo: @beckeb

March, Best San Francisco Shops


Goods for the kitchen, pantry, and table, March has a beautifully designed, edited and displayed collection of wares.

3075 Sacramento Street

Photo: @annafurrer_

Metier, Best San Francisco Shops


Concrete floors and midnight blue walls artfully leafed with gold are the dramatic backdrop for Metier, this jewel box jewelry store.

546 Laguna Street

Photo: @metiersf


A modern day general store established in 2008, The Perish Trust showcases the best well worn home goods and the most unique, local handiwork, promoting authentic California heritage.

728 Divisadero Street

Photo: @soverykerri

Sightglass, Best San Francisco Shops


This notable San Francisco coffee roastery and shop started as a coffee cart, quickly growing in popularity and size. Today this coffee company, Sightglass is one of San Francisco’s most beloved coffee shops.

301 Divisadero Street

Photo: @schonnemann

Tail of the Yak, Best San Francisco Shops


Words are inadequate to describe this incredible store, Tail of the Yak, with its beautiful assortment of goods from home decor to stationery items, all creatively presented in sumptuous displays.

2632 Ashby Avenue

Photo: @mamekurogouchi

The Hanged Man, Best San Francisco Shops


Collectible objects of divination, handmade gifts and cards, foraged floral design services and tarot reading make The Hanged Man a truly enchanted shop. Located in a private courtyard via Neighbor shop.

4200 Piedmont Avenue

Photo: @goddessfries

The Mill, Best San Francisco Shops


A collaborative cafe & bakery by Josey Baker Bread and Four Barrel Coffee. The Mill serves hand-roasted coffee and hand-milled bread, plus the bread-baking and pizza-making classes.

736 Divisadero Street

Photo: @themillsf

Yonder, Best San Francisco Shops


An open studio within a shop to watch artist and shopkeeper, Linda Fahey of Yonder, create her signature ceramics, including our absolute favorite, the wave pattern, inspired by coastal living. Yonder is also home to Studio Choo flower shop.

701 Cabrillo Street

Photo: @yondersf