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

1. San Tung Chinese Restaurant

8.7
1031 Irving St (btwn 11th & 12th Ave), San Francisco, CA
Chinese Restaurant · Inner Sunset · 236 tips and reviews

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

8.8
1 Ferry Building Ste 6 (at The Embarcadero), San Francisco, CA
Burger Joint · Financial District · 221 tips and reviews

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

8.6
136 Church St (btwn 14th & Duboce), San Francisco, CA
Mexican Restaurant · Duboce Triangle · 96 tips and reviews

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

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

4. Squat & Gobble

7.3
2263 Chestnut St (btwn Scott & Pierce St), San Francisco, CA
Breakfast Spot · Marina District · 59 tips and reviews

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

7.7
601 Divisadero St (at Hayes St.), San Francisco, CA
Coffee Shop · Alamo Square · 89 tips and reviews

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

508 Castro St (at 18th St), San Francisco, CA
Pizza Place · Castro · 28 tips and reviews

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

9.0
360 Ritch St (at Lusk St), San Francisco, CA
Fried Chicken Joint · SoMa · 146 tips and reviews

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

9.3
3489 16th St (at Sanchez St), San Francisco, CA
Sandwich Place · Mission Dolores · 264 tips and reviews

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

8.7
1980 Union St (at Buchanan St.), San Francisco, CA
Wine Bar · Union Street · 50 tips and reviews

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

9.4
600 Guerrero St (at 18th St), San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Mission Dolores · 641 tips and reviews

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

2066 Chestnut St (Steiner St), San Francisco, CA
Tea Room · Marina District · 2 tips and reviews

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

9.5
1 Ferry Building (Market Street & The Embarcadero), San Francisco, CA
Farmers Market · Financial District · 236 tips and reviews

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

13. Apple Union Square

9.0
300 Post Street (at Ellis St), San Francisco, CA
Electronics Store · Downtown San Francisco-Union Square · 376 tips and reviews

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

812 Sutter St (at Jones), San Francisco, CA
Board Shop · Lower Nob Hill · 2 tips and reviews

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

8.1
1415 Haight St (at Ashbury St), San Francisco, CA
Clothing Store · Haight Ashbury · 6 tips and reviews

Ray L.Ray Labayo: Best gear in SF

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

16. Giant Robot

618 Shrader St (at Haight St), San Francisco, CA
Toy / Game Store · Haight Ashbury · 3 tips and reviews

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

9.3
1855 Haight St (at Stanyan St.), San Francisco, CA
Record Shop · Haight Ashbury · 103 tips and reviews

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

9.5
Golden Gate Brg S, San Francisco, CA
Bridge · 698 tips and reviews

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

9.1
Lombard St (btwn Hyde & Leavenworth St), San Francisco, CA
Road · Russian Hill · 254 tips and reviews

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

9.1
Pier 45, Shed A (at Taylor St), San Francisco, CA
Arcade · Fishermans Wharf · 148 tips and reviews

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.