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Essentials in San Francisco

Cheese Shop
“Dive in for delicious sandwiches, dolmas, hummus and all things for a quick lunch or picnic! They also have a decent selection of marmalade’s and pastas ”
17 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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“Local drug store within walking distance if you do not have a car and need something important.”
14 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“Gourmet grocery with lots of prepared foods. Nearest grocery to my place. Open from 8am to 10pm everyday.”
107 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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“Pharmacy where you can buy toiletries, snacks, and office supplies. If you plan on using a lot of public transportation, I would also recommend buying a Clipper card here since it is a lot easier than trying to buy bus and BART tickets!”
6 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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“Forgot anything, take a quick walk around the block for your convenience needs.”
11 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“If you don't know Trader Joe's, where have you been living?! It's our favorite grocery store with reasonable prices. Warning: it can get very busy! ”
106 locals recommend
Convenience Store
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“Did you forget lotion? Need the pharmacy? There's a walgreens 5 minutes away from the house!”
7 locals recommend
Convenience Store
“Hopefully you don't need to visit any pharmacies during your trip. But if you have to, this one is close by, only a quick 5 minutes of walk.”
10 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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“This is the nearest pharmacy, which also has basic food and groceries. It's open till midnight.”
8 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Super easy place to grab one of the best pasta in town. Go there for a quick lunch while visiting North Beach. ”
12 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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“Has almost everything you might need during your stay, except food and alcohol.”
7 locals recommend
Butcher
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“A wonderful butcher with a small selection of organic grocery items (bread, pasture raised milk/eggs, cheeses, pasta, etc). You can't go wrong with the pre-marinated Diavolo Pork Chops. ”
14 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Great deli in the back of the store for breakfast and lunch sandwiches. Also has a strong microbrew beer selection and good wine options. ”
14 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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“Walgreen's Drugstore is close by and sells everything from cosmetics to coconut water.”
12 locals recommend
Herbs & Spices Store
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“Fun, witchy little shop offering everything from bulk herbs to tarot decks to incense inhalers. ”
11 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Best deli in SF, traditional Italian. Pick up some sandwiches/salads here and head to Golden Gate Park for a picnic! It's down in the Marina (15 minutes over the hill on Fillmore or short Lyft ride or bus picks up right on Fillmore and will drop you)”
10 locals recommend