221 MAIN STREET
San Francisco’s sprawling SoMa district, stretching from the Embarcadero to Eleventh Street, between Market and Townsend, is a multifaceted neighborhood that attracts visitors and locals alike. This once desolate area has, in recent years, given way to a plentiful array of nightspots, hotels, restaurants, and cafes that make up this growing epicenter of technological and creative innovation.
DINING & NIGHTLIFE
301 Mission Street
An exciting new collaboration between Chef Michael Mina and Ayesha Curry, this trendy space tales global BBQ to a whole new level.
Pier 5, The Embarcadero
Michael Chiarello's restaurant showcases modern and traditional Spanish tapas with a outdoor patio.
448 Brannan Street
Elegant steakhouse with a Japanese influences. Ready to splurge? Go all out with the Chef's Table Experience.
LA MAR CEBICHERIA PERUANA
Pier 1 1/2, The Embarcadero
Exceptional cuisine. Delicious pisco sours. Location. THE place to be for the ultimate Peruvian dining experience.
333 Brannan Street, Suite #150
Relaxed, communal dining delivers modern Indian dishes with a California twist.
464 Fourth Street
More than just an oyster bar, Chris Cosentino's upscale fare also features a variety of dishes appealing to any carnivore. Check out the monthly dinner specials.
500 Brannan Street
Neighborhood bistro serving meat-centric, California comfort food.
20 Yerba Buena Lane
Knowledgable staff serves hard to find wines, paired with small bites.
545 Mission Street
Bustling and trendy brick-lined restaurant for casual American Fare and creative cocktails.
679 Third Street
Dim, trendy cocktail bar with steampunk décor prepares signature drinks with house-made ingredients.
662 Mission Street
Literary-themed lounge with tasty, unique cocktails named after famous characters from beloved works.
46 Minna Street
Swanky lounge transforms to late night club with burlesque artwork.
555 Second Street
Seafood, shareable plates, cocktails, and beer in a low-key neighborhood gastropub with polished décor.
300 Spear Street
A San Francisco staple highlighting modern American cuisine. Creative menus, crafty cocktails, an extensive wine list and professional service make this SOMA spot quite a treat.
ARTS & CULTURE
934 Brannan Street
Dynamic artistic programs featuring local artists with a goal of promoting social change.
The Embarcadero & Folsom Street
Waterfront park with a promenade and a giant bow and arrow sculpture, plus Bay Bridge views.
CONTEMPORARY JEWISH MUSEUM
736 Mission Street
Exhibits cover Jewish history, art and culture, geared towards the 21st century audience. After your visit, grab a bite at the Wise Sons Jewish Deli.
151 Third Street
Internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art. The first museum on the West Coast devoted solely to 20th Century art.
YERBA BUENA GARDENS
701 Mission Street
Following their motto of "the culture that moves people," the Yerba Buena Gardens features a one stop shop for art, music, nature, food and shopping. The best part? Many of its attractions are family friendly and free.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
71 Spear Street
Classes offer the ultimate in indoor cycling. Unparalleled technology combined with enthusiastic instructors equal proven results.
236 King Street
Celebrity favorite workout program with signature hour-long “shock” workouts mixing interval cardio and strength training.
MAIDEN LANE STUDIO
80 Maiden Lane
Pilates, barre and yoga sessions for all levels in an intimate, personal setting.
592 Third Street
Ballet-based full body workout which tests strength, flexibility and stamina while working your entire body from start to finish.
1 Embarcadero Center, Lobby Level
A cutting-edge studio dedicated to the combination of yoga, core strength classes and indoor cycling.
COCOON URBAN DAY SPA
330 First Street
Exclusive urban sanctuary, where treatments and services are carried out in a serene and tranquil environment. Focus is primarily on effectiveness, with a generous dose of luxury and relaxation.
8 Mission Street
Pet-friendly and Green certified, this is San Francisco's ultimate luxury waterfront boutique hotel.
138 King Street
Conveniently located across from AT&T Park, this brand new property draws visitors and locals alike with its service, amenities and breathtaking rooftop lounge.
125 Third Street
An upscale high rise with a posh bar, exclusive spa and impeccably decorated rooms.
W SAN FRANCISCO
181 Third Street
Contemporary hotel with city views, posh dining, and two hip bars, plus a luxe spa and fitness center.
121 Spear Street
Historic building comprised of an entire city block with restaurants, cafes and shops. The unique fountain waterfall and controversial murals are always a hit.
203 Folsom Street
Full-service neighborhood market with a variety of fresh, sustainable and organic goods.
FERRY BUILDING MARKETPLACE
1 Ferry Building
Filled with gourmet shops and restaurants, the Ferry Building Marketplace is truly a destination in itself. Favorites include Mijita, The Slanted Door and Acme Bread. And don't forget the Farmer's Market, showcasing Bay Area vendors every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
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