The closest you can get to the complete Beat experience without breaking a law. The 1000+ artifacts in this museum's literary ephemera...
Free speech and free spirits have flourished at City Lights since 1957, when founder and poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti and manager...
City Lights Bookstore
Ever since manager Shigeyoshi Murao and founder and Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti successfully defended their right to print Allen...
Poetry on bathroom walls, opera on the jukebox, live accordion jams and sightings of Beat poet laureate Lawrence Ferlinghetti: this is...
Other North Beach restaurants fake Italian accents, but this trattoria has Italians in the kitchen, on the floor and at the table. Roman...
1232 Grant Ave · interesting places nearby
Blues in a red saloon that's been jumping since 1861: what more do you need on a North Beach night out? Local legend has it that when the rest of San Francisco burned in 1906, loyal patrons saved the Saloon by dousing it with buckets of hooch. Today it’s the oldest bar in SF, and blues and rock bands perform nightly plus weekend afternoons. Cash only.