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Essentials in San Francisco

Pharmacy
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“This Walgreen's Pharmacy sells MUNI passes for the buses, cables cars, and trains.”
17local recommendations
Pharmacy
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“Our closest drugstore. You can also buy Clipper cards for the MUNI and BART (public transportation) here.”
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Deli / Bodega
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“The best italian market this side of the city, fresh made ravioli and deli counter.”
22local recommendations
Deli / Bodega
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“This classic, old-school Italian deli is THE place to get rustic Italian sandwiches to order while enjoying the ambiance of old San Francisco's North Beach district. Highly recommended.”
21local recommendations
Grocery Store
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“A neighborhood whole foods with exactly that feel. It suffers from one danger only. You go in to buy one product and come out with ten.”
145local recommendations
Grocery Store
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“Basic Grocery Story. Often crowded, but good, low prices. Bring a bag as SF charges a fee per bag.”
133local recommendations
Convenience Store
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“Got a headache? Need an aspirin? Need a newspaper? Need some milk at midnight? The Walgreens on Market is a block away but the Walgreens at Castro and 18th street is open 24 hours a day.”
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Deli / Bodega
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“Mid-block corner shop with deli, beer, wine, European chocolates and seating areas. Owned by lovely local couple Beth and Ramsey.”
18local recommendations
Pharmacy
“Random needs, aspirin, sunscreen, bottled water etc. Also close to great restaurants & bars in Lower Haight”
12local recommendations
Grocery Store
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“Local food co-op with an amazing selection of organic and other specialty foods. Lots of bins for buying in bulk and huge selection of fruits and vegetables, however, they don't sell meat. Bring your cloth bags and walk, bike or take mass transit as parking a car there is extremely difficult. ”
193local recommendations
Market
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“Bi-Rite carries a variety of meats and produce, as well as baked goods and delicious ice cream.”
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Grocery Store
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“Reasonably priced organic food and great packaged meal coices. To get there go out the front door and make a right. Walk up to Hyde St. and make another right. Trader Joe's is just 4 blocks down Hyde St.”
140local recommendations
Pharmacy
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“Near-by convenient store for any last minute items. You can also purchase a and load $ on your MUNI card here for local transportation. ”
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Pharmacy
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“Practically anything and everything you could possibly need, in a convenient drug store. ”
11local recommendations
Grocery Store
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“Whole Foods deli section is a great place for an inexpensive meal nearby. They offer a variety of hot entrees, sides, salads, soups, sandwiches, pizza by the slice--even sushi. You can take it to go or eat at the counter by the window or at the tables outside.”
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Grocery Store
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“The best Whole Foods in SF. Downstairs is the Steep Brew Taproom with coffee, tea, seating and free Wi-Fi.”
126local recommendations