Excelsior in detail

Planning Tips

Top Tips

Because this is an overwhelmingly residential area, parking is difficult, especially in the evening when people come home from work. The best paid parking is around Mission St and Geneva Ave.

Local Experiences

  • Catching a game There are plenty of sports bars in San Francisco, but watching a game at a local sports bar, with locals who represent a variety of international backgrounds, really speaks to how much athletics can bring seemingly disparate people together.
  • Dining There is simply no way to go wrong eating your way across Mission Street, bouncing from Asia to Latin America to Europe and back.
  • Dog days The dog-friendly area at John McLaren Park is a place where the city of San Francisco's canine lovers come together in a space so wild, you still have to watch out for coyotes.