San Francisco Shopping

San Francisco offers some of the best shopping in the world. Here are some highlights. The San Francisco shopping links below point to some of the most popular shopping areas of San Francisco. Most are malls or other locations which offer multiple stores in various areas of the city.


The Cannery
Located near Fisherman's Wharf, and originally built in 1907, The Cannery was once the largest peach cannery in the world. Today, The Cannery is a vibrant waterfront marketplace featuring one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants, live entertainment, as well as a comedy club.

Crocker Galleria
Modeled after Milan's Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, this airy and ornate center houses boutiques, restaurants and home furnishing stores.
50 Post Street (Post & Sutter at Kearny)

Sony Metreon
Events, theaters, attractions, shopping and dining all under one roof, located at the corner of Fourth and Mission streets in the heart of San Francisco.

Embarcadero Center
Slightly upscale yet comfortable shopping center consisting of four buildings. Standard mall stores are present, as are boutiques, an art movie house and indoor and outdoor restaurants.

Ghiradelli Square
Ghirardelli means chocolate to most people, but it also has more than 70 other stores specializing in eclectic gifts, art and clothes.

Pier 39
Very popular shopping facility located at Fisherman's Wharf offering a variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment options.

Stonestown Shopping Center
Shopping mall in the Sunset District with 130 stores, including Williams-Sonoma, Borders Books, Macy's and Nordstrom's.

Japantown Center
CitySearch site provides map and directory of stores and attractions.

Union Square Shopping
Union Square is the shopping hub in the City. Every major haute couture, jewelry and department store has a presence here, including Neiman-Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy's and Nordstrom.

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