Hayes Valley, San Francisco‘s chic and trendy, yet relaxed neighborhood, is the perfect place for a walk, delicious meal, or a day full of shopping. Here are just a few of our favorite spots to to make stops at.
Hayes Valley is crawling with people peeping through the windows of its chic clothing stores. Known for its trendy and high-end feel, the stores in Hayes Valley sell clothes that fit its style. Boutiques such as Azalea, Rand + Statler, and Welcome Stranger represent Hayes Valley’s hip and sophisticated, yet alternative and rugged character.
A popular name on its own, Hayes Valley’s Blue Bottle Coffee is located in a charming alley between Hayes and Gough Street. Blue Bottle sells organic, freshly ground coffee beans and brewed drinks. Blue Bottle’s quaint location sits in front of an architect’s office, facing a kind of cobblestone road with fresh flowers decorating the sidewalks. Be sure to snap some pictures, as it is a great place for a little photo-op. Blue Bottle Coffee, 315 Linden St., San Francisco, CA. 94102 +1 510-653-3394
Try a drink from Ritual Coffee Roasters
For more high-end coffee and coffee drinks, take a stop at Ritual Coffee Roasters, right on the corner of Hayes and Octavia. You’ll find it right in the middle of all the action, where you can sit outside and enjoy a great setting for people watching. Ritual Coffee Roasters is a San Francisco based company that prides itself in making someone’s day better through handing him or her a cup of coffee. Check out what the talks all about and enjoy yourself a cup of Joe. Ritual Coffee Roasters, 432b, Octavia St, San Francisco, CA 94102 +1 415-865-0989
Grab a slice at Patxi’s Pizza
If its time for lunch or dinner make sure to stop at Patxi’s for some to die for deep-dish pizza. As soon as you step foot into the restaurant, your mouth will water. Patxi’s is a great place to go with friends, or family, and has a fun yet relaxed atmosphere. The deep-dish pizza takes a little while to be served, but it is all worth it once it is sitting in front of you. Patxi’s Pizza Hayes Valley, 511 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102 +1 415-558-9991