Kabuki Springs & Spa
Our favorite urban retreat recreates communal, clothing-optional Japanese baths. Salt-scrub in the steam room, soak in the hot pool,...
Ikenobo Ikebana Society
The largest, oldest society outside Japan for ikebana (the Japanese art of flower-arranging) has the window displays to prove it: a...
Boom Boom Room
Jumping since the '30s, Boom Boom is a relic from the Fillmore's heyday – dig the old photos lining the walls. The black-box room ain't...
Finding good sushi means leaving Japan Center mall. This is our favorite for its lively bar and artful presentations of sushi, small...
1795 Geary Blvd · interesting places nearby
Social Study information
Part cafe, part bar, Social Study draws an upbeat collegiate crowd for strong coffee and good beer, wi-fi and board games. An alternative to booze bars, it's ideal for a post-movie tête-à-tête or catch-up time with friends.