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City Lights Booksellers & Publishers

66 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Diane
Diane
November 19, 2018
This is the famous bookstore where the Beatnicks frequented. It is still a great literary spot in Northbeach.
Julie
Julie
March 31, 2019
Haven't been yet but it is on my to do list.
Chloe
Chloe
February 17, 2019
Iconic bookstore in North Beach (Italian area)
Connie
Connie
October 22, 2018
This legendary Bookstore is about 30 minutes away by Uber or MUNI but definitely worth the trip. The store is the birthplace of the "Beat" literary movement made famous by Jack Kerouac, William Burrows & many more. Located in North Beach (neighborhood), it's on the edge of Chinatown , & no trip to…
Ken
Ken
April 15, 2019
City Lights is THE quintessential San Francisco bookstore. It's not in this neighborhood (unfortunately) but I'd be there all the time if it was. This is the bookstore & publishing house owned by Ferlinghetti, who is celebrating his 100th birthday this year (2019). City Lights was the publisher…

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Location
261 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133
Financial District
Phone+1 415-362-8193
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Monday 10:00 AM