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Small brag: Barack Obama dined at Spruce!

Thank you former President Obama and Elon Musk for dining at one of our great local restaurants during your presidency!     Did you know that the burger and fries at Spruce are OUT OF THIS WORLD.  (next time)

Good news for everyone else – you don’t have to have a motorcade and secret service to dine here!  Here are the links for Sacramento St.’s outstanding restaurants:  Spruce, Sociale, The Magic Flute, Garibaldis, NICO and Osteria.


Winter Sales!

Start at Sue Fisher King’s block at Sacramento St x Baker and head West towards Spruce.

Discover great sales tucked into our neighborhood shopping district!   Sue Fisher King, Anthem Interiors, Hudson Grace, Betty Lin,  Alys Grace, Jessie Black, Pascaline Paris, Susan and The Grocery Store, Goodbyes’ Consignment.

SFK Winter sale postcard
Sacramento St. stores are having great sales!
Shop Now! Hudson Grace's winter sale in On!
Shop Now! Hudson Grace’s winter sale in On!  Hudson Grace online click here

Shop & Stroll


SIP & Stroll     Tue.  Dec 20th  5-7  Christmas Carols sung by the SF City Chorus & magic tricks by Robert Strong, the comedy magician.

Participating stores Open til 7pm                                                                               3000 Sacramento St. x Baker:Sue Fisher King, Elubync, Rachel Ashwell’s Shabby Chic,  (Open til 6:, MARCH and The Future Perfect.)

3300 Sacramento St.  x Presidio: Baboo, Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers

3400 Sacramento St. x Laurel:  Poetica Art & Antiques, Alys Grace

3600 Sacramento St.x Spruce St: AS QUOTED cafe,  St.Frank, The Grocery Store, SUSAN, The Ribbonerie













Visit our Sacramento St Merchant’s Facebook page for updates.


The Sacramento Street Holiday Stroll: SAT Dec 3rd, 2016 (   first Sat of Dec. Mark your calendar for 2017! )

Enjoy holiday cheer and festive shops on Sacramento Street in Pacific and Presidio Heights  
Saturday, December 3, 2016
10 a.m – 6 p.m

Photos with Santa: Dottie Doolittle Santa Schedule 
Saturday’s and Sunday’s in December until Christmas

Acuity Vision Optometry Boutique
Free photos with Santa 11 am- 2 pm Dec 3rd
We are also having a children’s eyewear sale:
20% off a complete pair of frame and lenses.

Rachel Ashwell’s Shabby Chic
We will have Pink Santa from 12 p.m. 4 p.m. Dec 3rd
We will be taking entries for a $500 gift certificate
for all people that use

The Poetry Store
Will make guests complimentary poems
from 11-12 Dec 3rd

As Quoted
Will be hosting gingerbread man (gluten free) decorating
and organic candy cane reindeer crafts!
We will also have some organic apple cider!

Gaucho Gypsy Jazz

New cafe! As Quoted

Sacramento St. has a great new cafe to check out!

As Quoted is a new Sacramento St. ‘farm to table’ cafe recently opened in the spring of 2016.   It has quickly become a haven for people who want ‘farm to table’, allergy sensitive, healthy menu options plus a great stop for a coffee, or a bite to eat.  Their approach to aesthetics, sourcing and preparation makes this little gem stand out.

Amongst their specialties: Tumeric latte, Rooibos chai latte,  gluten -free homemade muffins and bread and locally sourced Andytown Coffee Roasters plus a menu of select salads, open faced (gluten free) sandwiches and bone broth soup.

  • Featuring locally sourced food and coffee.
  • Locally owned and operated by sisters Andie and Kara Yamagami.
  • The Eat as Quoted website

Here is what people are saying in their blogs:                                               •San Francisco Eater:  As Quoted to Cater to the Mom Set and Allergy-Prone in Presidio Heights                                                                 •Goop’s Wellness post                                                                                                •San Francisco Eater: review

Located at: 3613 Sacramento St.  SF 94118  x  Locust St.                         Open:  M- F  7am – 7pm   & Sat. 7am – 2pm


JCCSF Art and Ideas Calendar

Oh, do we have something great coming up for you!

Whether you are looking for ground-breaking thought leaders and intellectuals, star chefs and food mavens, up-and-coming authors, or all the above, our slate of upcoming events will be sure to deliver.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to be the first to hear what’s to come.

Talks & Conversations
Food & Drink
Free Events
Daytime Programs
Past Events

Women in Jazz Giants of Jazz on Film
with Mark Cantor
Women in Jazz
Live Music + Film
Apr. 27, 7:30 pm
David Brooks SOLD OUT
David Brooks
The Second Mountain
Apr. 30, 7:00 pm
An Afternoon with Raina Telgemeier and Guy Raz SOLD OUT
An Afternoon with Raina Telgemeier and Guy Raz
May 5, 5:00 pm
Higher Etiquette with Lizzie Post Higher Etiquette with Lizzie Post
With SF Chronicle’s Tony Bravo
May 6, 7:00 pm
Julie Orringer & Michael Chabon Julie Orringer & Michael Chabon
The Flight Portfolio
May 14, 7:00 pm
Zionism and the Left RECENTLY ADDED
Zionism and the Left
With Susie Linfield and Eran Kaplan
May 21, 7:00 pm
Name and Gender Marker Clinic Pride at the JCCSF
Name and Gender Marker Clinic
With Transgender Law Center
Jun. 8, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Adam Gopnik Adam Gopnik
A Thousand Small Sanities: The Moral Adventure of Liberalism
Jun. 19, 7:00 pm


The World of Leonardo Seen Through Fashion Daytime Forum
The World of Leonardo Seen Through Fashion
With Barbara Murray
Apr. 29, 1:00 pm
The Early Celebrity of Peter Paul Rubens Daytime Art Lecture
The Early Celebrity of Peter Paul Rubens
With FAMSF Docent
May. 8, 1:00 pm
West Side Story Matinee Movie
West Side Story
May. 9, 1:00 pm
Quarryhill Botanical Garden & Historic Sonoma Plaza Stroll Day & Overnight Excursions
Quarryhill Botanical Garden & Historic Sonoma Plaza Stroll
May. 14, 8:45 am – 4:00 pm
The Magic of Mozart: Adventures in Operatic Elegance Daytime Music Lecture
The Magic of Mozart: Adventures in Operatic Elegance
With Kip Cranna
May. 15, 1:00 pm

Amazing Grace – Aretha Franklin

Amazing Grace is a documentary about  Aretha Franklin’s recording of gospel songs at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles in 1972 which were made into a best selling album.
This documentary captures the reknown singer in her element, singing from the heart with joy and spirit raising the roof of the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church with their choir and congregation adding their own gospel voices to back her up. From Directors Alan ElliottSydney Pollack.
Amazing Grace (G)
Fri 4/26 & Sat 4/27: (2:30), 5:00, 7:30
Sun 4/28: (2:00), 4:30, 7:00
Mon 4/29: (2:00), 4:30
Tue 4/30 – Thu 5/2: (2:00), 4:30, 7:00
The  Vogue Theater is a historic single screen cinema located in Pacific Heights.  3290 Sacramento St. at Presidio.

May sidewalk sale map


We are developing a map of our neighborhood shopping district  – in the meantime please use this map from our May Sidewalk Sale to help you navigate our seven blocks of retail stores, hair salons, mani-pedi businesses.

Sacramento Street is a San Francisco neighborhood commercial district located between Pacific and Presidio Heights.  Boutiques, salons, personal services, specialty stores and restaurants line 6 blocks. The historic Presidio Carnegie public library and a small independent theater, The Vogue add to the neighborhood charm. Locally owned businesses are intermingled with residential buildings creating a unique SF experience. Great for brunch, lunch and dinner. One mile from the Fillmore District, The Presidio and Highway 1. Bus lines 1,2,3,43.

Recent Publicity

House Beautiful

The Best Design Shops In San Francisco
Straddling Pacific Heights and Presidio Heights, two of San Francisco’s most gracious neighborhoods, Sacramento Street has experienced a boomlet of sophisticated and elegant shops. And it’s no wonder: With well-established local families now joined by an influx of tech entrepreneurs, there’s no shortage of beautiful nests to feather.

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Spotlight: Meet the owners of Hudson Grace

A gem of a neighborhood

Looking for original and unique boutiques in SF? That’s our specialty on Sacramento Street.  Explore our shops.  Stroll between Broderick and Spruce Streets to find fashion, home furnishings, style galore.

Fleurt's exceptional flowers
Fleurt’s exceptional flowers
The founders and owners, Gary McNatton and Monelle Totah
The founders and owners, Gary McNatton and Monelle Totah