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North Beach

Broadway at Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111
+1 415-678-5327
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Most of this neighborhood's former beatnik charm is retained while adding fine cuisine to its claim to fame.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good47%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Broadway at Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
+1 415-678-5327
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic neighborhood with many restaurants and shops also a few churches. Fun to walk through, stop for an espresso and pastry, lunch or dinner. Mix of tourists and locals. Highest rated pizza restaurant in San Francisco. The Stinking Rose is a famous restaurant for those...More

Thank jfrao
Reviewed 2 May 2017

North Beach is a great spot for visitors. The main street, Columbus Avenue, runs right through North Beach, so it is easy to get here by car or bus. You will find Fisherman’s Wharf and Pier 39 to the north. Chinatown borders the south. This...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This used to be the Italian neighborhood and still houses lots of traditional Italian restaurants and cafes. But now the population is largely Chinese, a sign of the changing city. Pretty architecture, good views, walkable streets.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We went to North Beach as it was close to the Beach Blanket Babylon Review which is well worth going to. Sadly the same cannot be said about North Beach. we had a Tuscan bean soup and a minestrone 5 out of 10 followed by...More

Thank Niknoknoknik
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Authentic Italian experience in San Francisco with many eateries beckoning with traditional fare...fun neighborhood to walk around in, peek into shops and bars and restaurants...has a distinctive flavor and harkens to the city's Italian immigrant experience.

Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Lots of stuff. Food. Strip clubs. Bars. Tattoos. Tourists. A bookstore. Memories. Candy. The past. It's over.

1  Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Once you exit the Chinatown area on Grant Avenue you will transition into the North Beach area. Primarily the area settled by Italian immigrants it still has the favor of little Italy. Lots of things to see and do and a great dining option. Enjoy

Thank Wally R
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This neighborhood has managed to carry it's raucus freewheeling attitude from 150 years ago. strip clubs rub shoulders with hip venues, and around the corner is little Italy

Thank Norma W
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We spent several days round here as our friends lived nearby, and our hotel was just on the boarder with Chinatown on Broadway. This area of San Francisco is so relaxed and has a village like feel to it. Fortunately, our friends who hosted us...More

1  Thank neil102
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I admit, I may be influenced by the fact that I am part Italian American and have been to Italy many, many times. I love everything about the culture and the way of life - whether in Europe or in the U.S. North Beach is...More

1  Thank Steve Freedomhi... C
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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