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Vintage-clothing shops, piercing salons, bookstores and boutiques line the main street.

  • • Atmosphere: A trippy neighborhood to escape the downtown scene, and the birthplace of the summer of love.
  • • Music stores: Amoeba is heaven for music hunters: In this discounted record store you will find any CD you want.
  • • Restaurants: Ethnic restaurants: Cha Cha Cha serves great tapas and sangria or try The Citrus Club for the best Asian noodle dishes.

The Castro


Festive area with oversized parties such as Halloween, Gay Pride - Castro Street Fair.

  • • Scene: Gay center of the world.
  • • Nightlife: Fun bars and nightclubs for all.
  • • Shopping: Gay-oriented bookstores, small boutiques and novelty stores worth exploring.
  • • Landmark: The Castro Theatre is San Francisco's finest movie palace showing independent films.
  • • Drink: Great coffee at the Café Flore on Market.
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The Mint
Best Karaoke


Popular & friendly karaoke lounge
More than 3,000 songs

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