James Flood Building
This 1904 stone building survived the 1906 earthquake and retains its original character, notwithstanding the Gap downstairs. Upstairs,...
Powell St Cable Car Turnaround
Stand awhile at Powell and Market Sts and spot arriving cable-car operators leaping out, gripping the trolleys' chassis and slooowly...
High-end stores ring Union Square now, but this people-watching plaza was once a hotbed of protest – it's named for pro-Union Civil War...
If it's in season, it goes into the glass at this top-end mixology bar, the brainchild of celeb-chef Michael Mina. Ooh and aah over...
Dietary constraints are no barrier to tasty, fast French fare here. Quiches and cookies are gluten-free, split pea soup is vegetarian,...
63 Ellis St · interesting places nearby
John's Grill information
'She was a real gone gal, until she double-crossed me…' Tough-guy martinis at Dashiell Hammett's favorite bar will get you talking like a noir-movie villain, telling tales of lost love and true crimes while chewing toothpicks. Cocktails are strictly classic and the food greasy-spoon – nothing fancy here, except for the golden Maltese Falcon movie prop statuette upstairs.