Japanese Tea Garden is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

1. Japanese Tea Garden

8.9
75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr (btwn John F Kennedy Dr & Martin Luther King Jr Dr), San Francisco, CA
Garden · Golden Gate Park · 176 tips and reviews

Greg W.Greg Wohlenberg: Loved this place since I was a kid...such an imaginative and peaceful place to explore.

Sarene L.Sarene Leeds Petrovitch: Hidden gem in Golden Gate Park. Don't miss it. Peaceful and beautiful.

Edward H.Edward Homick: Go when it's free (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 AM till 10 AM) because even though this place is very beautiful and peaceful, it's not worth paying for when you can go for free 3 days a week

Haus Coffee is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

2. Haus Coffee

8.4
3086 24th St (at Folsom St), San Francisco, CA
Coffee Shop · Mission District · 122 tips and reviews

Paris B.Paris Buttfield-Addison: One of the best places to get some work done in San Francisco. Fast Internet + Good coffee + peaceful.

Marie C. B.Marie C. Beuth: This is introvert heaven: a great quiet place to escape, work, read, draw, think while enjoying a carefully brewed espresso drink. Minimalist deco and minimalist noise - awesome to recharge.

Nora T.Nora Tarano: Nice and quiet space to do work and enjoy delicious coffee.

Yerba Buena Gardens is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

3. Yerba Buena Gardens

9.5
745 Mission St (btwn 3rd & 4th St), San Francisco, CA
Park · SoMa · 137 tips and reviews

Ben L.Ben Leong: Peaceful and nice checkout the butterflies

sablersabler: A small, but really nice and quiet slice of green.

Patricia I.Patricia Ianhez: My favorite place in SF for relaxing after a long day. It gives me peace of mind

China Beach is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

4. China Beach

8.8
Sea Cliff Ave (at El Camino Del Mar), San Francisco, CA
Beach · 28 tips and reviews

Michelle D.Michelle D.: Adjacent to Baker Beach, but more privacy and quieter.

Ryan Scott T.Ryan Scott Tandy: Locals hideaway beach, perfect for some peace and quiet.

IzabellaIzabella: Beautiful view of Golden Gate Bridge, close to Baker Beach but more private, perfect and quiet place, enjoy your day!

fifty/fifty is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

5. fifty/fifty

8.8
3157 Geary Blvd (Spruce St.), San Francisco, CA
Coffee Shop · Lone Mountain · 68 tips and reviews

Jessica H.Jessica Holcomb: Great couple that runs the shop! Everything is nice and so quiet! Not pretentious/)

Jon H.Jon Hall: Quality Ritual coffee and quiet tables. My fave local spot. Bonus: They also sell Dynamo Donuts.

VictorVictor: As quiet as a place can be when it faces Geary

Japantown Peace Plaza is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

6. Japantown Peace Plaza

8.8
Post St (btwn Webster & Laguna St), San Francisco, CA
Plaza · Japantown · 10 tips and reviews

Jason K.Jason Konen: Nice, relaxing area to contemplate peace.

Ashley M.Ashley Mowrey: Go to Nijiya, get the amazingly cheap and best grocery store bought sushi you can buy, sit in the peace plaza, people watch, and sunbathe.

Sean M.Sean Miller: So many good Japanese restaurants and shops here. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

Alamo Square is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

7. Alamo Square

9.4
Steiner St (btwn Fulton & Hayes St), San Francisco, CA
Park · Alamo Square · 162 tips and reviews

Jamie Q.Jamie Quiocho: For a little more quiet check out areas that don't face the Painted Ladies. Not the same view but the same serenity.

Antonio U.Antonio Uribe: Ideal para traer a tu perro o venir a leer, muy tranquilo lugar.

Jesús G.Jesús Gallent i Pérez: Un lugar ideal para pasear tranquilamente y leer.

St. Clare Coffee At SPUR is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

8. St. Clare Coffee At SPUR

8.9
654 Mission St, San Francisco, CA
Coffee Shop · SoMa · 11 tips and reviews

Pam ☕️ O.Pam ☕️ O: Quiet space to sit down for an afternoon espresso. The baristas are very friendly and knowledgable. Great cause behind the pop-up!

Alex P.Alex Priest: Super cute, quiet, convenient space. Nicest people ever.

MelvinMelvin: Real chill and minimalist place to grab a coffee. Sit near the window to people watch. Their lattes are good too.

Project Juice is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

9. Project Juice

8.3
790 Valencia St (btwn 18th and 19th St), San Francisco, CA
Juice Bar · Mission District · 18 tips and reviews

Allison Y.Allison Yu: Peace love and kale uses coconut meat and it is sooo amazing

nora w.nora walker: Yummy smoothies - I like the peace love & kale + almond butter boost. Also they have a super clean public bathroom

Dania E.Dania El: They make smoothies with their awesome juices. I added spinach to the turmeric smoothie and it turned out great!

Flywheel Coffee is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

10. Flywheel Coffee

8.9
672 Stanyan St (btwn Haight St & Page St), San Francisco, CA
Coffee Shop · Haight Ashbury · 119 tips and reviews

Ryan D.Ryan Dorshorst: Quiet. Power outlets. Wifi. Grab a cuppa and get some work done.

Anthony M.Anthony Maggio: Good spot for working or studying. Calm and relaxing with nice park views

LorenLoren: Cute, quiet, tasty. Laptop zombie filled. Wifi wasn't working when I visited.

Grace Cathedral is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

11. Grace Cathedral

9.1
1100 California St (at Taylor St.), San Francisco, CA
Church · Nob Hill · 74 tips and reviews

Jonathan R.Jonathan Ragan-Kelley: A gorgeous (and peaceful) stop atop Nob Hill, across from the lovely little Huntington Park. Be sure to admire the Ghiberti Doors.

Stephanus K.Stephanus Koeswandi: peaceful place, spent a moment to pray

PureWowPureWow: This is one of the most beautiful, tranquil and welcoming places in town. Walk the labyrinth anytime you need to quietly reflect or simply escape the frenzied pace of life. Read more.

San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

12. San Francisco Botanical Garden

9.2
1199 9th Ave (at Martin Luther King Dr), San Francisco, CA
Botanical Garden · Golden Gate Park · 95 tips and reviews

CollegeFashionistaCollegeFashionista: The Botanical Garden at Golden Gate Park is a great place to spend the afternoon with your parents. It is so beautiful and peaceful that you forget you're in the middle of a busy city.

SJ8544123 L.SJ8544123 L: very peaceful place to relax or picnic♥ $7!!! to get in / SF residents(with proof) get in free.

Lee H.Lee Hufford: Peace in the middle of the city

Kabuki Springs & Spa is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

13. Kabuki Springs & Spa

9.4
1750 Geary Blvd (at Fillmore St), San Francisco, CA
Spa · Fillmore District · 33 tips and reviews

Diana T.Diana T.: Go for peaceful solo experience, weekdays or weekend mornings or evenings. Weekend afternoons can be a killer wait. I recommend following with sushi at Isobune. Read more.

Yuan W.Yuan Wang: Great place to treat yourself well and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.. Recommend the foot treatment and Javanese Lulur body treatment

Judy H.Judy Heng: Nirvana package was worth it. Massage, facial and body polish/scrub. Definitely a whole day trip including the communal springs. If I had more time, I would have took another dip into the springs.

Burke Williams Day Spa is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

14. Burke Williams Day Spa

8.7
845 Market St (at 4th St), San Francisco, CA
Spa · SoMa · 30 tips and reviews

Jessica C.Jessica Chan: go at least one hour early so you can use the amenities: pool, sauna, steam room. then eat an apple and wait in the quiet room for your service!

Heather F.Heather Flett: Stunning array of spa pools and quiet rooms... Cold, steamy, you name it! Allow an hour before services to take advantage.

Lisa E.Lisa Enckell: Fantastic massage by Kelly. And they have everything you need. Terrific!

Ocean Beach is one of The 15 Best Quiet Places in San Francisco.

15. Ocean Beach

9.5
Point Lobos Ave (at Great Hwy), San Francisco, CA
Beach · Outer Sunset · 252 tips and reviews

Angus B.Angus B: Great beach that is quiet and close to public transportation

Erwin L.Erwin Lemi: awesome place. peaceful and very zen.

Jon M.Jon McDonald: Bay waters are calm and boring. Drive the 1 and see the real ocean (and possibly Japan on a clear day). Check out Sutro Baths and Cliff House on your way.