San Francisco Shopping Guide – Reviews of the Best Stores and Malls

San Francisco Shopping Reviews

San Francisco offers a wealth of shopping opportunities for you including shopping malls and unique boutiques. Shopping options range from department stores to vast factory outlet malls in the Bay Area. Whether you are shopping for a special gift for a friend – or a major electronics purchase like a flat-screen television — San Francisco has what you need.

We created this shopping guide to San Francisco to help you find the best local businesses in the categories that people search most frequently. We offer reviews of factory outlet malls, department stores, and a wide variety of shopping mall experiences. Please let us know if we can add information to help your shopping trip.

San Francisco Shopping Areas and Neighborhoods – shop ’til you DROP!:

San Francisco Shopping Malls Choose limitless shopping experiences at high tech Sony Metreon or the newly unveiled San Francisco shopping mall right on Market Street.
Factory Outlets Check out Vacaville, Gilroy, and Napa for incredible factory outlet bargain shopping deals within 1-2 hours of San Francisco….Try the Jelly Belly Factory next door too.
Neighborhood Shopping Guide Detailed shopping guide by neighborhood to discover unique and interesting “finds”.
Ghiradelli Square Touristy restored chocolate factory featuring ice cream and souvenirs. At least you wont’ leave hungry…
Flowers San Francisco

Best Florists in San Francisco

Flowers Our editors’ favorites for incredible fresh and unusual flowers from the California region.
San Francisco Guide eBook Our secret (and free!) guidebook to San Francisco.
Cooking Schools Reach culinary heights and meet some of San Francisco’s top chefs.
Union Square Central shopping hub featuring Macy’s, Nordstrom, and San Francisco Westfield Centre.
Sony Metreon Mall High tech urban mall will astound you with electronics wonders and entertainment…
Pier 39 at Fisherman’s Wharf Much like a pest catcher – you’ll get in – but have trouble getting out. Souvenirs and kitsch as far as the eye can see. Best to kill time while waiting for the Alcatraz ferry.
Haight Street Funky thrift stores, smoke shops, and cool restaurants. Watch out for panhandlers – but a great stop for the adventurous and stylish visitor.

Union Square San Francisco

Union Square

Tooth Whitening Return from your trip with amazingly white teeth.
Pacific Heights Urbane style for the sophisticated shopper. Bring your black AmEx card.
Marina Good cafes and restaurants to hang out at. Trendy people once called “yuppies” but now we don’t even know the current term…
San Francisco Weddings Plan a San Francisco or greater Bay Area wedding with our comprehensive guide…
Colleges Shop for your future — enjoy San Francisco life and get a college degree too. Featuring our comprehensive guide to private universities in San Francisco.
Storage Units Cheap storage rentals in San Francisco and moving companies to do your dirty work.
Castro Street The heart of San Francisco gay life with quirky, creative housewares, gourmet foods, and novelty gifts.
Farmer’s Markets Fresh produce, fruit, and flowers right from local Bay Area farms.