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Potrero Hill

San Francisco, CA
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Always Sunny!!

Having last visited SF 12 years ago with kids, for a two day visit we stayed in Fishermans Wharf... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
A unique neighborhood, shopping, bars, restaurants

When I travel I like to get out of the tourist areas and see how the locals live. If you like to do... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Liz S
San Francisco, California
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1 Aug 2017
“Always Sunny!!”
4 Apr 2017
“Residential Neighborhood”
San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Having last visited SF 12 years ago with kids, for a two day visit we stayed in Fishermans Wharf. Coming back as a couple, we decided we'd look for a quieter neighborhood to retreat to each night after a day of playing tourist. Potrero Hills...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

When I travel I like to get out of the tourist areas and see how the locals live. If you like to do this too I recommend a few hours in Potrero Hill. There are a half dozen shops to poke around in and buy...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Not really an attraction. This is where people live. Some good views of the downtown skyline and some very good neighborhood restaurants. But not much for tourists.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We have found this neighborhood an excellent launching point for visiting the area as it is close to major thoroughfares, public transportation and is a charming village inside of a large metropolitan area. The elevated hill makes views of the rest of the city spectacular...More

Thank herstory0
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

As a San Francisco Bay Area local who just visited Buenos Aires and Santiago, I must say I am not that impressed with Potrero Hill. The shopping district is modest and it is likely a nice part of San Francisco to live. But as an...More

Thank 7,268
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I lived on Potrero Hill in the 90's and early naughties. It has changed over the past 10 years but still has it's "Goat Hill" charm despite the influx of folks and the regular busy-ness of the local cafes and restaurants. The ONE thing to...More

Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Potrero Hill is a lovely, quiet residential neighbourhood south of the city, overlooking the Bay on one side and the Mission on the other. You can walk to both the Bay and the Mission, but beware the hills, which are very steep in places.

Thank Gill L
Reviewed 10 May 2015

I am a regular visitor to SF and the bay area, but this is the first time I have stayed in Potrero Hill. It's like being in a village at the top of a mountain. The views are great, the roads are very steep, and...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

My wife and I have visited San Francisco for over 40 years. We've always stayed in the busy downtown/marina core. While both areas are great we now prefer to travel as a local and Potrero Hill is a GREAT neighborhood! Grab yourself a VRBO and...More

1  Thank AirWavesC42MKII
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