San Tung Chinese Restaurant 山東小館 is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

1. San Tung Chinese Restaurant 山東小館

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Chinese Restaurant · Inner Sunset · 1031 Irving St (btwn 11th & 12th Ave), San Francisco, CA

Cee . A.Cee . A: You may want to try the "Dry" Fried Chicken. It won't hurt.

Gott’s Roadside is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

2. Gott’s Roadside

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Burger Joint · Financial District · 1 Ferry Building Ste 6 (at The Embarcadero), San Francisco, CA

BravoBravo: A great place for milk shakes, burgers and hot dogs. -Jonathan Waxman, Top Chef

El Castillito is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

3. El Castillito

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Mexican Restaurant · Duboce Triangle · 136 Church St (btwn 14th & Duboce), San Francisco, CA

Joseph P.Joseph Peralta: Generous portions, reasonable price. Their al pastor meat is one of the best I've ever had anywhere.

Squat & Gobble Cafe is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

4. Squat & Gobble Cafe

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Breakfast Spot · Marina District · 2263 Chestnut St (at Scott St), San Francisco, CA

Michael D.Michael Del Grosso: Check out the patio in the back... Gorgeous

Bean Bag Cafe is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

5. Bean Bag Cafe

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Coffee Shop · Alamo Square · 601 Divisadero St (at Hayes St.), San Francisco, CA

Cee . A.Cee . A: Sundried tomato smoked mozzarella cream cheese. Wow. Too bad their bagels aren't baked in-house. Still pretty good though. Cash only too.

Escape From New York Pizza is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

6. Escape From New York Pizza

Pizza Place · Castro · 508 Castro St (at 18th St), San Francisco, CA

eh?eh?: Give the "stink eye" to that one douche who towel pats their pizza, then eats it with a fork and knife. <douche canoe>

Little Skillet is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

7. Little Skillet

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Fried Chicken Joint · SoMa · 360 Ritch St (btwn Townsend & Brannan St), San Francisco, CA

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Some argue that fried chicken is best enjoyed while sitting on a park bench on a summer’s day. Test that theory at this take-out window, where the chicken is paired with waffles or biscuits.

Ike’s Place is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

8. Ike’s Place

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Sandwich Place · Mission Dolores · 3489 16th St (at Sanchez St), San Francisco, CA

Justin L.Justin Leu: Order goes fast but waiting for your sandwich takes awhile. Don't forget your bag of chips

Marengo is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

9. Marengo

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Wine Bar · Union Street · 1980 Union St (at Buchanan St.), San Francisco, CA

ThrillistThrillist: This joint's all about whiskey, wine, and sliders, featuring a communal table, counters, and back bar all lined with wooden stools and lorded over by a sweet retractable roof. Read more.

Tartine Bakery is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

10. Tartine Bakery

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Bakery · Mission Dolores · 600 Guerrero St (at 18th St), San Francisco, CA

BravoBravo: Trays lined with sweets, sinful pastries and a bread pudding of the day - what more can you ask for from your local bakery? Everything about this spot cheers me up! The seats on the sidewalk make for

TeaWay is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

11. TeaWay

Tea Room · Marina District · 2066 Chestnut St (Steiner St), San Francisco, CA

Dominic T.Dominic T.: There are no seats, but I see eggnog ice cream!

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

12. Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

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Farmers Market · Financial District · 1 Ferry Building (Market Street & The Embarcadero), San Francisco, CA

BravoBravo: Chef or not, one of the most beautiful sights to behold. From the views of the bay to all the amazing local products. A seratonin rush for any foodie. Say hello to my favorite farms, Tory Farms and Ha

Apple Store, San Francisco is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

13. Apple Store, San Francisco

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Electronics Store · Downtown San Francisco-Union Square · 1 Stockton St (at Ellis St), San Francisco, CA

matt c.matt chou: Free wifi, nerd explosion, shiny things. This must be heaven

HUF is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

14. HUF

Board Shop · Lower Nob Hill · 812 Sutter St (at Jones), San Francisco, CA

Laura C.Laura C: Has the best and most original sneaker collection in SF. You will find the latest and greatest from Nike, Adidas, Reebok and Vans. It's fun to browse the store even if you are not a huge sneaker fan.

TRUE is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

15. TRUE

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Clothing Store · Haight Ashbury · 1415 Haight St (at Ashbury St), San Francisco, CA

Ray L.Ray Labayo: Best gear in SF

Giant Robot is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

16. Giant Robot

Toy / Game Store · Haight Ashbury · 618 Shrader St (at Haight St), San Francisco, CA

Diego R.Diego Rufo: Started as an indie zine, now is a store where you can buy comic books, toys and design articles. There also art exhibitions. Read more.

Amoeba San Francisco is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

17. Amoeba San Francisco

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Record Shop · Haight Ashbury · 1855 Haight St (at Stanyan St.), San Francisco, CA

Dimitri F.Dimitri Fischler: Biggest cd, lp and dvd shop ever. Get in.

Golden Gate Bridge is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

18. Golden Gate Bridge

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Bridge · Golden Gate Brg S, San Francisco, CA

HISTORYHISTORY: The Golden Gate Bridge was the longest suspension bridge span in the world when it was completed in 1937, & has become an internationally recognized symbol of San Francisco and CA.

Lombard Street is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

19. Lombard Street

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Street · Russian Hill · Lombard St (btwn Hyde & Leavenworth St), San Francisco, CA

Windows Live Photo GalleryWindows Live Photo Gallery: The vantage from the top of Lombard Street is one of the most iconic in the city. Fight your way through the crowd of tourists and get a nice shot of one of the most interesting streets in the world.

Musée Mécanique is one of Crucial San Francisco (aka THE CITY).

20. Musée Mécanique

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Arcade · Fishermans Wharf · Pier 45, Shed A (at Taylor St), San Francisco, CA

Eddie C.Eddie Codel: Check out the awesome antique mechanical games at Musee Mechanique. Also, killer vintage arcade games: Spy Hunter, Moon Patrol, Star Wars & Addams Family pinball rule.