Charlie's Corner is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

1. Charlie's Corner

8.8
4102 24th St (Castro), San Francisco, CA
Bookstore · Noe Valley · 7 tips and reviews

Josh E.Josh Estelle: Very cute kids bookstore. Story time 4x a day!

Jess L.Jess L: Daily story time is a win!

Garry T.Garry Tan: The best bookstore for kids in a 20 mile radius, hands down. Charlotte is the best and loves kids so much. Story time is a huge treat for the whole community.

Exploratorium is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

2. Exploratorium

9.1
Pier 15 (at The Embarcadero), San Francisco, CA
Science Museum · Northern Waterfront · 333 tips and reviews

Stephanie L.Stephanie L: Fun for kids and parents alike. Hands on science in a beautiful new building.

Bart D.Bart Denny: Super fun for kids

Renato C.Renato Cairo: Good for kids actually. But fun overall.

Giorgio's Pizzeria is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

3. Giorgio's Pizzeria

8.4
151 Clement St (3rd Ave.), San Francisco, CA
Pizzeria · Inner Richmond · 48 tips and reviews

Sebastian S.Sebastian Shap: Best pizza in San Francisco, CA and kid friendly!

Josh T.Josh T 🎾🎾💲💲: Great family restaurant with good prices!

WhiskeyAvengerWhiskeyAvenger: Great place for kids birthday parties. They have pizza making for the kids. They seem to love taking home the unbaked dough like its some type of play-doh.

Precita Park Café is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

4. Precita Park Café

8.5
500 Precita Ave (at Alabama St), San Francisco, CA
Café · 81 tips and reviews

Scott E.Scott Eaton: The board on the right is no longer the specials board, it's the kids menu.

SaliemSaliem: What a great spot! Lots of space and seating, great coffee, great food selections! Love😍

Scott E.Scott Eaton: Check the specials board before ordering (it's on the right side wall, rather hidden). I missed it and then saw what I wanted instead too late!

Lafayette Park is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

5. Lafayette Park

9.5
2000 Sacramento St (at Gough St), San Francisco, CA
Park · Pacific Heights · 69 tips and reviews

BrendanBrendan: Great place for young kids birthday parties. Enclosed kid only area. Nice playground. Picnic benches. And restrooms.

toddtodd: Dog friendly, kid friendly, sun friendly.

Curt O.Curt O'Brien: Great place to hang out on a sunny day. Closest thing to the beach in SF.

Smitten Ice Cream is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

6. Smitten Ice Cream

8.7
2404 California St (at Fillmore St), San Francisco, CA
Ice Cream Parlor · Lower Pacific Heights · 43 tips and reviews

J J.J John: Easily the best ice cream in San Francisco; Humphrey Slocombe may have more creative flavors but Smitten makes perfection out of basics like vanilla, chocolate, etc. Amazing sundaes, A+ service!

Laura S.Laura Shum: Maple pumpkin ice cream was good!

Anton G.Anton Gaddi: Excellent freshly made ice cream.

Emmy's Spaghetti Shack is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

7. Emmy's Spaghetti Shack

8.4
3230 Mission St (between Valencia and 29th St), San Francisco, CA
Italian Restaurant · Bernal Heights · 126 tips and reviews

Rebecca M.Rebecca Morehiser: Reminds me a little bit of the Supper / Frank / Little Frankie's family restaurants in the East Village, NYC. Food was delicious... albeit, the booth seating was a little slanty Read more.

Veronica B.Veronica Belmont: Everything is good! Very kid friendly.

Scott H.Scott H: Yum, yum, and yum. Great for families of you go early enough.

Trattoria Contadina is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

8. Trattoria Contadina

8.8
1800 Mason St (at Union St), San Francisco, CA
Trattoria · Russian Hill · 68 tips and reviews

andraandra: Stroller accessible but you have to fold it once inside the restaurant. They have high chairs and crayons. The food is very good! The service is very friendly. Great spot for dinner. A little noisy.

Cristina B.Cristina Benedetti-Gimenez: This is by far the best Italian restaurant in the city. Not only the food is delicious, but the friendly staff makes you feel at home every time. No matter what your order you will not be disappointed

Victoria G.Victoria G: I would fly across the country again just for that gnocchi.

Green Apple Books is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

9. Green Apple Books

9.5
506 Clement St (at 6th Ave), San Francisco, CA
Bookstore · Inner Richmond · 69 tips and reviews

Jess L.Jess L: Another bookstore favorite. Tons of stock packed in a tiny space. And, great kids books selection.

JonesJones: Good selection and recommendations. Lots of comics

MazdaMazda: The shop covers about 10 times its original 750 sq feet and is perennially voted the best used/independent bookstore in the Bay Area by readers of the San Francisco Bay Guardian & the SF Weekly.

Long Bridge Pizza Co. is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

10. Long Bridge Pizza Co.

9.0
2347 3rd St (btwn 22nd St & 20th St), San Francisco, CA
Pizzeria · Dogpatch · 48 tips and reviews

Ashley B.Ashley Bowles: Great pizza. Love the addition - more than doubled the number of seats. Too bad none of those seats are high chairs! Not exactly kid friendly in that sense.

Megan AllisonMegan Allison: Solid. I mean, it's pizza that is handcrafted so it is delicious. Also they deliver to several neighborhood locations and are reasonably priced. 👍🍕

EaterEater: Nothing goes together like beer & pizza, and Long Bridge Pizza finally has both elements in place with the addition of a wine & beer license. They've now added brews on tap and a simple wine selection Read more.

Terra Cotta Warrior is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

11. Terra Cotta Warrior

9.1
2555 Judah St (at 31st Ave), San Francisco, CA
Chinese Restaurant · Outer Sunset · 48 tips and reviews

KarinaKarina: The noodles with sizzling oil are incredible! Amazing texture and flavor

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Fresh, hand pulled noodles are the star of the show, and the atmosphere is worthy of date night. Don't miss the Qishan Minced Pork Noodles. 

Jeff W.Jeff Weinstein: Hand pulled noodles, smashed garlic cucumber, the monster chicken dish, dumplings, lamb burger, cumin lamb noodles. If you wink the right way, you might be able to turn this place BYOB.

California Academy of Sciences is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

12. California Academy of Sciences

9.4
55 Music Concourse Dr (at Martin Luther King Jr Dr), San Francisco, CA
Science Museum · Golden Gate Park · 511 tips and reviews

Chamin M.Chamin Mills: Pacific catch restaurant is walking distance for healthy, reasonably priced, kid friendly lunch and dinner. Full bar also available. Www. Pacificcatch.com

Darlene A.Darlene Ash: For more challenging puzzles in the kids area, just ask. There's a closet full they keep hidden.

Mario S.Mario Sobacchi: Always something new, and so much fun for kids

Lou's Cafe is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

13. Lou's Cafe

8.9
1508 Taraval St (at 25th Ave), San Francisco, CA
Sandwich Spot · Parkside · 4 tips and reviews

juan-juanjuan-juan: I love all their sandwiches! I always ask for extra Lou's special sauce and no jalapeño spread. Ask for their sandwich stamp card

Angelica W.Angelica W: A solid place to get sandwiches. Subway can kick rocks

David J.David Jaramillo: The risky business is super good! Also for breakfast the sammies are a go! Hash Browns eggs and corn beef or pastrami!

PizzaHacker is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

14. PizzaHacker

9.1
3299 Mission St (at 29th St), San Francisco, CA
Pizzeria · Bernal Heights · 80 tips and reviews

Frances J.Frances James: Really good thin crust pizzas and some salads. Super cute friendly little place

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Jeff Krupman's pizza popup now has a brick and mortar space, with lots of room at communal picnic tables and pies topped with freshly stretched mozzarella.

Iris W.Iris Willow: Rocket man was yummy - lemon really made it!

b. on the go is one of The 15 Best Family-Friendly Places in San Francisco.

15. b. on the go

8.6
2794 California St, San Francisco, CA
Bakery · Pacific Heights · 17 tips and reviews

Brian S.Brian Schrader: Some of the best cookies in the city. The oatmeal cherry is amazing and only here not at the bakery

Chinarut R.Chinarut Ruangchotvit: Veggie banh mi!!

T Z.T Z: chicken sandwiches without red onions are great, especially the sauce