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Best Spots to Impress Visitors in the Mission & SoMa

Friends visiting from out of town? Show them San Francisco at its finest with this hour-by-hour weekend guide in the Mission and SoMa.

  • Bourbon & Branch
    • Bar
    • Tenderloin
    Atmo.
    28
    Decor
    27
    Service
    23
    Cost
    E

    Friday, 10:30 PM: After the game, head over to this popular speakeasy for craft cocktails.

  • Paxton Gate
    • Home Goods Store
    • The Mission
    Quality
    26
    Appeal
    28
    Service
    22
    Cost
    E

    Saturday, 11 AM: Check out the curiosities at this fun Mission novelty store.

  • Painted Bird
    • Vintage Clothing Store
    • The Mission
    Quality
    23
    Appeal
    23
    Service
    22
    Cost
    E

    Saturday, 12 PM: While wandering the streets of the Mission, shop vintage finds at this local favorite.

  • Dynamo Donut & Coffee
    • Coffee Shop
    • The Mission
    Food
    24
    Decor
    15
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $8

    Saturday, 1:30 PM: Get your afternoon sugar fix at this donut and coffee institution.

  • Universal Cafe
    • American
    • The Mission
    Food
    24
    Decor
    18
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $36

    Saturday, 6:30 PM: Dinner at this New American gem with handpicked local ingredients.

  • El Techo de Lolinda
    • Latin American
    • The Mission
    Food
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
    M

    Saturday, 9:30 PM: Head over to this rooftop bar for margaritas and a great view.

  • Taqueria Can-Cún
    • Mexican
    • Bernal Heights
    Food
    22
    Decor
    11
    Service
    17
    Cost
    $9

    Saturday, 12 AM: Late-night burritos at this nearby Mexican on Mission.

  • Yank Sing
    • Chinese
    • SoMa
    Food
    26
    Decor
    19
    Service
    19
    Cost
    $38

    Sunday, 10:30 AM: Dim sum for brunch at this SF institution.

  • SFMOMA MuseumStore
    • Gift Shop
    • SoMa
    Quality
    25
    Appeal
    25
    Service
    20
    Cost
    E

    Sunday, 12 PM: Head down Market Street and check out the art museum's store, which is open even though the museum itself is still under construction.

    • Tea House
    • SoMa
    Food
    21
    Decor
    22
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $25

    Sunday, 12:30 PM: Check out the fine teas at this relaxing tea room and then wander the Yerba Buena Gardens.

  • Zeitgeist
    • Bar And Grill
    • SoMa
    Atmo.
    25
    Decor
    17
    Service
    18
    Cost
    I

    Sunday, 2:30 PM: Continue down Market Street to this relaxed bar with outdoor picnic tables for an afternoon drink in the sun.

  • SoMa StrEat Food Park
    • SoMa
    Food
    20
    Decor
    16
    Service
    16
    Cost
    $18

    Sunday, 4 PM: Walk a short distance under Central Freeway to this food park for snacks and great music.

  • Marlowe
    • American
    • Mission Bay
    Food
    24
    Decor
    21
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $39

    Sunday, 7 PM: End the weekend with upscale American comfort food.

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