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Best things to do in Portola, San Francisco

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Dog Run
“312-acre park featuring a golf course, pool & amphitheater, plus 7 miles of walking trails.”
52 locals recommend
Diner
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“This cafe/restaurant has excellent reviews, good food, and great customer service ”
28 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great little coffee shop nearby. Might be tough to find parking, but if you don't mind a 10 minute walk it's a good place to get your fix!”
21 locals recommend
Brewery
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“If you like to drink local, this brewery makes some tasty brews and is only about 7 minutes away. ”
12 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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“Toiletry, snacks and tons of other items in case you forgot some stuff at home.”
8 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“I love this place. Random finds for a great price. Best deal on beer, and the wine is good too. ”
9 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Our go-to no thrills authentic Chinese joint. Good values and perfect for a quick bite, to go or eats-in.”
6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“One of the best children's playgrounds in SF, including public restrooms, baseball field, etc.”
5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Great little bakery of asian baked goods. Go early for best selection. Cash only.”
6 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“Quick and easy and gets you all the essentials and they have good Mexican bread”
2 locals recommend
Lake
“For treeking, views and playground for kids. This park is a must see. You will be surprised to note how big San Francisco parks can get!! Within this park there are several activities you can engage in from tennis, skating or skate boarding, have a picnic, go on a hike, visit the blue water tower or relax by the Upper Reservoir. Carrying your own water is recommended if hiking”
3 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“"Fresh, great sandwiches with awesome customer service." Services coffee, tea and breakfast bagels too.”
5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Great little grocery store that excels in ready to cook meals. Perfect for a nice meal in with little effort.”
3 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“Nothing better than a lovely bowl of Pho on a cold San Francisco evening. Some of our guests have found this place to be worth a return visit during their stay.”
2 locals recommend
Burrito Place
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“If you need a quick meal, stop by for a super burrito here. About a 1 mile walk or catch one of the many buses going North on San Bruno Ave. Closed on Sundays temporarily as of Aug 1 2018.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
2 locals recommend