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Top Choice Food & Drinks in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Epicurean Trader

A must-visit for discerning bartenders and anyone wanting under the skin of the artisanal foods movement, this grocery, liquor store and deli carries only small-batch products, many locally made, with an emphasis on…
Top Choice Clothing in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Sui Generis Illa

Sui generis is Latin for one of a kind – which is what you'll find at this high-end designer consignment shop that features recent seasons' looks, one-of-a-kind gowns and a few archival pieces by key couturiers from…
Top Choice Homewares in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

ATYS

Tucked in a courtyard, this design showcase is like a museum store for exceptional, artistic household items – to wit, a mirrored coat rack, a rechargeable flashlight that turns a wineglass into a lamp, and a zero-e…
Sports & Outdoors in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Sports Basement

Specializing in odd lots of sporting goods at closeout prices, this 80,000-sq-ft sports-and-camping emporium is also the best place to rent wet suits for swims at Aquatic Park, gear for last-minute trips to Yosemite…
Wine in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

PlumpJack Wines

Discover new favorite Californian vintages for under $25 at the distinctive wine boutique that won part-owner and former mayor Gavin Newsom respect even from Green Party gourmets. A more knowledgeable staff is hard …
Fashion & Accessories in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Anomie

An essential stop on a Union St shopping raid, Anomie carries multiple small-production, independent designers of casual women's clothing, all subtly fashion forward, plus a changing lineup of accessories, jewelry, …
Fashion & Accessories in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Ambiance

The Union St outpost of this three-store SF-based chain showcases midrange designers, with a good mix of trendy and classic cuts in jeans, dresses, shirts, shoes and locally made jewelry. Half the store is devoted t…
Perfume in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

elizabethW

Local scent maker elizabethW supplies the tantalizing aromas of changing seasons without the sweaty brows or frozen toes. 'Sweet Tea' smells like a Georgia porch in summertime, 'Vetiver' like autumn in Maine. For a …
Gifts & Souvenirs in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Exploratorium Store

Bring home gifts for the kids that you won't find anywhere else. The shop at the Exploratorium – the city's famous art and science museum – carries unique novelties, games, books and artworks, many made in San Franc…
Design in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Flax Art & Design

The city's finest art-supply store carries a dizzying array of ink, paints, pigment, brushes, pens, pencils, markers, glues and gums, plus paper in myriad varieties, from stationery and wrapping to drawing pads and …