Restaurants

Top Choice Ice Cream in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Humphry Slocombe

Indie-rock organic ice cream may permanently spoil you for Top 40 flavors. Once 'Elvis: The Fat Years' (banana and peanut butter) and 'Hibiscus Beet Sorbet' have rocked your taste buds, cookie dough seems so basic –…
Top Choice Ice Cream in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Mitchell's Ice Cream

When you see happy dances break out on Mission sidewalks, you must be getting close to Mitchell's. One glance at the day's flavors induces gleeful gluttony: classic Kahlua mocha cream, exotic tropical macapuno (youn…
Ice Cream in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Bi-Rite Creamery

Velvet ropes at clubs seem pretentious in laid-back SF, but at organic Bi-Rite Creamery they make perfect sense: once temperatures pass 70°F, the line wraps around the corner for organic salted-caramel ice cream wit…
Ice Cream in The Haight & Hayes Valley

Three Twins Ice Cream

For local flavor, join the motley crowd of Lower Haighters lining up for extra-creamy organic ice cream in seasonal flavors. To guess who gets what, here's a cheat sheet: Wiggle bikers brake for dad's cardamom, food…
Ice Cream in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Mr & Mrs Miscellaneous

Toasted sesame, sloe gin, maple black pepper and salted mango are among the many savory, seasonal, miscellaneous flavors that make this ice creamery worth the trek to Dogpatch. Even if you usually get yours in a cup…
Ice Cream in Nob Hill, Russian Hill & Fillmore

Swensen's

Bite into your ice-cream cone and get an instant brain freeze and a hit of nostalgia. Oooh-ouch, that peppermint stick really takes you back, doesn't it? The 16oz root-beer floats are the 1950s version of Prozac, bu…
Ice Cream in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Ghirardelli Ice Cream

Mr Ghirardelli sure makes a swell sundae. The legendary Cable Car comes with Rocky Road ice cream, marshmallow topping and enough hot fudge to satisfy a jonesing chocoholic.