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Address: Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA
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Just take Number 21 Bus up Market Street. This is an area behind the SF Opera and Symphony Hall. It is a small shopping are full of small boutiques and restaurants. It is about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just take Number 21 Bus up Market Street. This is an area behind the SF Opera and Symphony Hall. It is a small shopping are full of small boutiques and restaurants. It is about 5 block long with shopping on both sides. At the top is a lovely restaurant called Petit Crenn that is an amazing place for dinner. Reservations... More 

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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Hayes Valley is a neighborhood of San Francisco between Alamo Square and the Civic Center. In the past years it has really transformed into an area with lots of nice (trendy) restaurants, shops and galleries. This was not the case years ago- it was a place one avoided. Now it is a great place to walk and enjoy this unique... More 

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Winchester, UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Sorry to all the exclusive boutique and hipster bar owners, but, unless you happen to be in the area, don't bother. Focus instead on Cow Hollow or, of course, Haight Ashbury. We didn't do any serious shopping in any of the three, but the latter two have more to offer.

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

I enjoy visiting this neighborhood whenever I'm in town. Lots of cute little shops and places to eat. Love going to Patricia's Green. Great place to people watch while eating some ice cream from Smitten (which is right there) and enjoy the local art.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

There is a lot of cool shopping place, restaurant and cafe to hang out also it really close to my place...love to go there 10 mins walk from my place

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This area is hidden away and includes an interesting mix of shops and restaurants. Definitely worth a stop.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I worked in Hayes some years ago, when it was considered a neighborhood where you wouldn't want to be at night. Now, it is "cool." The major changes are upgrades in the caliber of the boutiques and restaurants. There is also a lot of infill of new, interesting small apartment buildings.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Although I've been to SF Bay Area many times, it was my first time to visit Hayes Valley ~ there're a lot of small, independent shops & restaurants. Good vibe & great shopping!

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I go to Hayes Valley a lot because it's my favorite neighborhood in SF. I wanted to let everyone know about the Hayes Valley Pass because it gets you discounts and offers at all the best and iconic businesses in Hayes Valley. There are over 30+ businesses participating including, Warby Parker, Miette, Upper Playground, Jardiniere and Patxi's Pizza. It's a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Whether you're looking for food, lodging, or location,location, location, this is the SF neighborhood for you...

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Hayes Valley
Chock full of designer boutiques, art galleries, funky shoe stores, and great restaurants, it’s hard to imagine Hayes Valley once languished in the shadow of a major freeway. Its removal allowed for the creation of an attractive boulevard on Octavia Street with a community park at its center and dozens of trendy businesses to satisfy visitors looking for a stylish respite.
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