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Amoeba Music

1855 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-2790
+1 415-831-1200
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Music Lovers Paradise

Having been a fan of Amoeba Records for a couple of years now, I felt it was my duty to visit their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Legendary Place

I'm glad to see that Amoeba Music Store (both in SF and Berkeley) are surviving. The place is a... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Barcelona, Spain
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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1855 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117-2790
+1 415-831-1200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been a fan of Amoeba Records for a couple of years now, I felt it was my duty to visit their original location. The Amoeba in Hollywood is my favorite record store of all time. This location is not as large, but it is...More

Thank GeorgeFeeny
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I'm glad to see that Amoeba Music Store (both in SF and Berkeley) are surviving. The place is a must go for music lovers. Wide selection of new and second hand CDs and LPs. Fair prices and if you spend sometime browsing a gem could...More

Thank joserodriguez2016
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This place hasn't changed in years. It's a fun place to take an older family if you have music lovers.

Thank John C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

If you are in the Haight-Ashbury area you must visit Amoeba Music, which is near the end of Haight Street near Golden Gate Park. It is housed in an old bowling alley so is quite a large store with an enormous stock of music, merchandise...More

Thank newspapertaxi
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Although huge it can be pretty difficult to find exactly what you want. The staff are very helpful though so make sure you pester them. Personally I prefer smaller store which tend to be more focussed and I don't need to see row after row...More

1  Thank Peterinl0nd0n
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This place is beyond what I have been experienced before as an old music collector incl LP and CD. New releases as well + second hand. Strong recommendation! And this is Ashbury Heights too at the same time!!

Thank Walter H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Sure, we get a lot of music through Soundcloud and Spotify, but go here and you'll get sucked into the way things used to be. Massive store of CDs, LPs and cassettes (!). There are tons of CDs in $1 clearance racks, and they include...More

Thank pdwschmidt
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Visit the De Young Art Museum, walk through the park, (use the restrooms and) pick up a lunch in the Supermarket at the top of Haight St, and then devote an hour or two or three in Amoeba, coming away with bargains in your media...More

Thank LandC46
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We are a family that loves and plays a lot of music, so my husband and I couldn't wait to take our teenagers to Amoeba Records. They loved it- we all got tons of music, they got posters, we were there for a couple of...More

Thank Bronwyn S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Amoeba Music is one of the last of the big, independent record stores left in the country (sadly). But once inside, it's a music lover's paradise, with a ginormous selection of new and used vinyl, CDs, books, tapes, posters and more. If you're a true...More

Thank TheOriginalSilverFox
The area surrounding the intersection of Haight and
Ashbury streets, “The Haight” still exudes vibes of
the 1960s counterculture as a haven for vintage
clothes, music, pop posters and body piercing shops.
While the Summer of Love ended decades ago,
Haight-Ashbury has turned into a melting pot of
hippies, hipsters, and professionals. Walking through
its streets can still feel like stepping back in time.
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