South Beach, the area south of Market Street nearest the bay, is known for its sunny days, sweeping bay views, and convenient access to the Financial District and SoMa neighborhoods.
ART & CULTURE
Easy access to world-renowned museums, eclectic art galleries, and Oracle Park make South Beach a cultural hub. Residents who want to take in an afternoon of cultural activities can walk to SF MoMA, the Yerba Buena Center, or the Jewish Contemporary Museum. Baseball enthusiasts head over to watch a San Francisco Giants ballgame, while others can walk a short distance down Market Street to enjoy a stroll along the waterfront and gorgeous views of the Bay Bridge, Alcatraz Island and the East Bay.
FOOD & NIGHTLIFE
Some of the best restaurants in San Francisco are located in South Beach. More relaxed eateries can be found closer to Oracle Park. Clubs and cafes fill the nearby streets, offering plenty of options, both day and night. Notable fine dining restaurants include: One Market, Boulevard featuring executive chef Nancy Oakes, and Ozumo, right along the waterfront. Those hungering for a simple burger and beer can find that too. The Ferry Building with its farmers’ market, locally sourced restaurants, and unique food purveyors is a short streetcar ride or walk along the waterfront.