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Maiden Lane

Between Stockton and Kearny Streets, Union Square, San Francisco, CA
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Between Stockton and Kearny Streets, Union Square, San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Some good architecture and nice outdoor cafes, but otherwise just tourist-oriented shopping. Pedestrian aspect is a plus as it is peaceful.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice pedestrian street with cafes and high end boutiques. Great place for a stroll and window shopping.

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Maiden Lane is a pedestrian mall located in San Francisco. It used to be part of the city's red light district. The pedestrian mall stretches two blocks, between Kearny and Stockton Streets. The street is blocked from traffic from 11 am to 5 pm by...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 5 April 2017

A pedestrian street just off Union Square with some shopping, food and drinks. Being away from traffic is a pleasure.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

High end labels that are really made in the Orient. Conspicuous consumption at its worst and so not Frisco

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We visited this spot as part of a Hitchcock tour (yes, this area was filmed in one of his movies. It was also known as the "red light district" many years ago with more than 1200 prostitutes walking this tiny area. The only building Frank...More

1  Thank StanleyandMarie
Reviewed 20 January 2016

This short street runs for two blocks from Stockton at Union Square to Grant and from Grant to Kearny. It features cafes and upscale shops, such as Chanel, Hermes and Prada. Maiden Lane closes to vehicular traffic between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and I...More

1  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Although Maiden Lane has a relatively interesting history (being the red light district once upon time) today this small pedestrian lane is rather dull. Yes there are some designers stores, Marni and Channel etc, but there aren't that many and the street itself is pretty...More

1  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Very pricey bit of SF, can be snobby, can be welcoming. Shops here are tres tres and not for everyone. On a nice day, a stroll along, poking in where you choose, maybe a bite or something... Enjoy!

Thank William M
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

One of the oldest streets in San Fran with a colorful (red light) history. You will enjoy strolling along Maiden Lane and seeing some of the upscale shops.

Thank Houston N
Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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