Best schools in San Francisco

Check out the top schools in San Francisco, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Mitchell's Ice Cream
1. Mitchell's Ice Cream
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40 local reviews
688 San Jose Avenue, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 415-648-2300
StorePoint of interestFood
Judy
Best ice cream in San Francisco. Old school iconic ice creamery.
Christian
My favorite ice cream parlor. They make all the Filipino/tropical flavors that most places don't. Baby Cocon…
Sarah
Amazing local ice cream place about a 20 minute walk away. They make tropical flavors like avocado, coconut, a…
1. Mitchell's Ice Cream
1. Mitchell's Ice Cream
host-0host-1host-2
40 local reviews
688 San Jose Avenue, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 415-648-2300
Judy
Judy
Best ice cream in San Francisco. Old school iconic ice creamery.
Christian
Christian
My favorite ice cream parlor. They make all the Filipino/tropical flavors that most places don't. Baby Coconut, Purple Yam, etc. Line is …
Sarah
Sarah
Amazing local ice cream place about a 20 minute walk away. They make tropical flavors like avocado, coconut, and purple yam, along with deli…
2. Balboa Theatre
2. Balboa Theatre
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19 local reviews
3630 Balboa St, San Francisco
+1 415-221-8184
Movie theaterPoint of interestEstablishment
Trisha & Adam
Local Old School Theater
Rita & Nathan
A great old-school movie theater. They don't make 'em like this anymore.
Melanie
Double Feature, if you can sit that long...a short walk from home
2. Balboa Theatre
2. Balboa Theatre
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19 local reviews
3630 Balboa St, San Francisco
+1 415-221-8184
Trisha & Adam
Trisha & Adam
Local Old School Theater
Rita & Nathan
Rita & Nathan
A great old-school movie theater. They don't make 'em like this anymore.
Melanie
Melanie
Double Feature, if you can sit that long...a short walk from home
3. St. Francis Fountain
3. St. Francis Fountain
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31 local reviews
2801 24th St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 415-826-4210
StoreRestaurantPoint of interest
Katie
Old school ice cream parlor from the 20's. Time capsule, except for the food.
Kris
Classic old school soda fountain that looks much like it did in the 1940s. A favorite for weekend breakfast.
Catherine & Christian
Old school soda fountain revived, with great ice cream concoctions and brunch
3. St. Francis Fountain
3. St. Francis Fountain
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31 local reviews
2801 24th St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 415-826-4210
Katie
Katie
Old school ice cream parlor from the 20's. Time capsule, except for the food.
Kris
Kris
Classic old school soda fountain that looks much like it did in the 1940s. A favorite for weekend breakfast.
Catherine & Christian
Catherine & Christian
Old school soda fountain revived, with great ice cream concoctions and brunch
4. 826 Valencia St
4. 826 Valencia St
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11 local reviews
826 Valencia St, San Francisco
Premise
Ken
The Pirate Store! It is a store where a pirate might get in some supplies, like eye-patches or lard...but real…
Matt
San Francisco's only pirate supply store! Proceeds benefit 826 Valencia, a nonprofit whose programs encourage …
Jessica And Sebouh
Our local pirate shop! Every neighborhood should have one, don't you think?
4. 826 Valencia St
4. 826 Valencia St
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11 local reviews
826 Valencia St, San Francisco
Ken
Ken
The Pirate Store! It is a store where a pirate might get in some supplies, like eye-patches or lard...but really it's a front for after-scho…
Matt
Matt
San Francisco's only pirate supply store! Proceeds benefit 826 Valencia, a nonprofit whose programs encourage creative writing among SF publ…
Jessica And Sebouh
Jessica And Sebouh
Our local pirate shop! Every neighborhood should have one, don't you think?
5. John's Grill
5. John's Grill
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2 local reviews
63 Ellis St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 415-986-0069
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Tom
Very old school chop house with a Dashel Hammett museum (of sorts) on the 2nd floor. The place has changed fr…
Sue
Old school restaurant. Get a martini, sit back and listen to the jazz after the hustle and bustle of Union Sq…
Tom
Very old school chop house with a Dashel Hammett museum (of sorts) on the 2nd floor. The place has changed fr…
5. John's Grill
5. John's Grill
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2 local reviews
63 Ellis St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 415-986-0069
Tom
Tom
Very old school chop house with a Dashel Hammett museum (of sorts) on the 2nd floor. The place has changed from the more funky to more eleg…
Sue
Sue
Old school restaurant. Get a martini, sit back and listen to the jazz after the hustle and bustle of Union Square shopping! "John's Grill h…
Tom
Tom
Very old school chop house with a Dashel Hammett museum (of sorts) on the 2nd floor. The place has changed from the more funky to more eleg…
6. Trattoria Contadina
6. Trattoria Contadina
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8 local reviews
1800 Mason St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 415-982-5728
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Carrie
This is a great old-school Italian spot right on the cable car line! Catch a ride back to the neighborhood and…
Yuca
Craving old-school Italian-American pasta dishes? Trattoria Contadina won't disappoint you.
Sameer
Great neighborhood Italian place. Fairly standard but good.
6. Trattoria Contadina
6. Trattoria Contadina
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8 local reviews
1800 Mason St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 415-982-5728
Carrie
Carrie
This is a great old-school Italian spot right on the cable car line! Catch a ride back to the neighborhood and grab dinner, or just watch al…
Yuca
Yuca
Craving old-school Italian-American pasta dishes? Trattoria Contadina won't disappoint you.
Sameer
Sameer
Great neighborhood Italian place. Fairly standard but good.
7. Tyger's Coffee Shop
7. Tyger's Coffee Shop
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14 local reviews
2798 Diamond St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 415-239-4060
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Katie & Brandon
Mom and Pop shop with old-school diner fare and friendly service.
Rebecca
Old school diner with plentiful breakfasts.
Kimberly
A local tradition coffee shop - no fancy coffees here
7. Tyger's Coffee Shop
7. Tyger's Coffee Shop
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14 local reviews
2798 Diamond St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 415-239-4060
Katie & Brandon
Katie & Brandon
Mom and Pop shop with old-school diner fare and friendly service.
Rebecca
Rebecca
Old school diner with plentiful breakfasts.
Kimberly
Kimberly
A local tradition coffee shop - no fancy coffees here
8. The Ice Cream Bar
8. The Ice Cream Bar
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17 local reviews
815 Cole St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 415-742-4932
StorePoint of interestFood
Natasha
Old school ice-cream and soda shop! In-house made ingredients. They also have small menu of salads and burge…
Bree
Sweet old school soda fountain and ice cream bar in a lovely neighborhood. Enjoy!
Camille
The latest addition to Cole Valley, a very fun stop for kids from 1-99, showcasing a soda fountain and all-org…
8. The Ice Cream Bar
8. The Ice Cream Bar
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17 local reviews
815 Cole St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 415-742-4932
Natasha
Natasha
Old school ice-cream and soda shop! In-house made ingredients. They also have small menu of salads and burgers. Try it delicious!
Bree
Bree
Sweet old school soda fountain and ice cream bar in a lovely neighborhood. Enjoy!
Camille
Camille
The latest addition to Cole Valley, a very fun stop for kids from 1-99, showcasing a soda fountain and all-organic, handmade ice creams.
9. Polly Ann Ice Cream
9. Polly Ann Ice Cream
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7 local reviews
3138 Noriega St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 415-664-2472
StorePoint of interestFood
Jennifer
Includes cool flavors like star wars, bumpy freeway, and durian, as well as the standards. You can spin the ic…
Melissa
You'll always find a line of kids here when school gets out. Tons of flavors and you can even "spin the wheel…
Ashli
Spin the wheel to try a random flavor!
9. Polly Ann Ice Cream
9. Polly Ann Ice Cream
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7 local reviews
3138 Noriega St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 415-664-2472
Jennifer
Jennifer
Includes cool flavors like star wars, bumpy freeway, and durian, as well as the standards. You can spin the ice cream flavor wheel for a cha…
Melissa
Melissa
You'll always find a line of kids here when school gets out. Tons of flavors and you can even "spin the wheel" for a random flavor offering…
Ashli
Ashli
Spin the wheel to try a random flavor!
10. North Beach Restaurant
10. North Beach Restaurant
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3 local reviews
1512 Stockton St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 415-392-1700
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Phillip
Traditional Tuscan fare & housemade vino served in an upscale setting by old-school waiters. -
Carrie
This super-classic, authentic and old-school restaurant embodies the feel of the North Beach neighborhood. Wai…
Alison
Great food and service , old style European.
10. North Beach Restaurant
10. North Beach Restaurant
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3 local reviews
1512 Stockton St, San Francisco
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 415-392-1700
Phillip
Phillip
Traditional Tuscan fare & housemade vino served in an upscale setting by old-school waiters. -
Carrie
Carrie
This super-classic, authentic and old-school restaurant embodies the feel of the North Beach neighborhood. Waiters arrive in white coats and…
Alison
Alison
Great food and service , old style European.
11. Marcello's Restaurant
11. Marcello's Restaurant
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3 local reviews
2100 Taraval, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Tuesday 5:00 PM
+1 415-665-1430
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Kathy
Italian dining with an old-school vibe!
Char And Rus
Old school Italian fare with a good wine selection.
Char And Rus
Old school Italian fare with a good wine selection.
11. Marcello's Restaurant
11. Marcello's Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
3 local reviews
2100 Taraval, San Francisco
Closed · Opens Tuesday 5:00 PM
+1 415-665-1430
Kathy
Kathy
Italian dining with an old-school vibe!
Char And Rus
Char And Rus
Old school Italian fare with a good wine selection.
Char And Rus
Char And Rus
Old school Italian fare with a good wine selection.