Hayes Valley is one of the liveliest, revitalized urban hubs located in California. If you’re planning to stroll around the Hayes valley shops this time, you don’t need to wear crampons. Just grab your flats or walk around barefooted.
This neighborhood offers some of the fantastic bars, restaurants, and everything you wish to find in one place. Let’s check out some of the most famous Hayes valley shops and restaurants and see what they have for you.
Where to EAT
To serve your taste buds with the world’s best cuisine – it’s for sure that you will get plentiful options to look for at Hayes – here are our picks where you can find the best eateries.
If you’ve planned to have breakfast at the valley, then Stacks, La Boulangerie, and the 20th Century café serve you up with the popular tea party bagels, home-made poppy seed babka, pastries, and freshly-baked cakes. All you can enjoy in the utmost soothing and relaxing environment that adds up the royal breakfast feel to your jaunt.
Taken a full day to roam around the restaurants?
For your midday meal you should check out the most delicious offers at Souvla, Akna, and Falafel boys. These places have all your midday meal needs, with some delicious and healthy cuisines – ranging from the salads, sandwiches with added souvlaki (veggies, pork, chicken, or lamb). Even if you order some fries with your salads, you will savor your taste buds with ultra-crisp salty and cheesy fries that are tossed in roasted herbs. The best pick at Souvla is baklava cooked in olive oil.
For dinner, you should try dried porcini mushroom doughnuts at Rich Table. This is one of the trendiest dishes you can taste. Other than that, Rich Table offers you several varieties of pasta, made from the farm ingredients including aged beef, caramelized onion, and spaghetti. Firefly Restaurant, The Front Porch, and Zazie offer great dine-in facilities, not only for the friends and family but for your pets too.
Where to SHOP
It’s not easy to stroll the amazing Hayes Valley shops all day long, picking the right stuff you need. Why not check out our best picks?
If your anniversary or your friend’s birthday is just round the corner, visiting the Azalea Boutique will be a great experience. Here you can find a wide range of products to complement your style. Check out the clothing stock at Siren Boutique and UKO for a complete variety of floral summer picks and comfy sweaters for winters. Get your hands trendy fabrics.
The Hayes Valley Shops have a lot to offer for men too. Men’s boutique Welcome Stranger is the home to products that men love to buy, including beanies, backpacks, travel accessories, funnels, and a lot more. Welcoming staff at the boutique makes you feel at home. You can chat, have opinions and get help if needed.
Want to opt for a casual sensation? You can go to Marine Layer. They offer the most comfortable and trendy t-shirts for men. They also offer some of the best deals for you to take advantage.
Where to DRINK
Now it’s time to wind up your day after eating, dining, shopping, and hopping around with your pet. To quench your thirst, check out, Two Sisters Bar and Book to get a perfect glass you are looking for. Consisting of all-time favorite winter mulled wine, this restaurant and bar has all you need. Get the menu and decide what you want to drink. Don’t expect to get the desired place at the bar, unless you reach early, because the bar usually remains full after the evening.
Hayes Valley has so much to offer for you. From lifestyle, shoes, home décor, to some of the most famous clothing boutiques you will find everything you would like to buy. Spend your day in the streets of Hayes Valley, San Francisco, and feel the excitement yourself. You will surely love the experience.