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The 49 best things to do in San Francisco

From iconic sights and secret spots to unmissable eats, shows and museums, we've devised the definitive list of things to do in San Francisco

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The best San Francisco restaurants

Our handpicked list of the 29 places to eat now, from longtime local favorites to the latest hot tables

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31 reasons San Francisco kicks LA’s ass

In the debate over which West Coast city is the best, there's simply no contest

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Shopping and style

The best shopping in San Francisco

Whether you’re on the hunt for clothing, furnishings or gifts, or just browsing, consult our retail guide

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The best coffee shops and cafés in San Francisco

Impeccably sourced, small batch, locally roasted…where to find the perfect cup of joe

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Where to eat in San Francisco

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The best pizza in San Francisco

Bay Area chefs take the humble pie to new heights with artisanal crusts and farm-to-table toppings

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The best burgers in San Francisco

Get your hands on a prime patty—Time Out's top-five contenders for the best burgers in the city

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The best steakhouses in San Francisco

We round up the best places in town for prime rib, dry-aged ribeye and filet mignon

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The best food trucks in San Francisco

Mobile food vendors are on a roll, offering everything from seafood to snout-to-tail dishes

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Arts and culture in San Francisco

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Mission murals tour

Get an eye-popping preview of the famous street-art enclave with our curated highlights of murals in the Mission, including paint-covered Balmy Alley

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The best San Francisco art galleries

From blue-chip institutions to funky artists’ collectives, we’ve selected the best art spaces to see local and international talent

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The best San Francisco museums

Explore everything from local history to cutting-edge science and globe-spanning art—these museums are well worth the price of admission

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Where to see live music and concerts in San Francisco

Catch a touring star or a homegrown hero with our guide to the best venues in the city for live music and concerts

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Plan the perfect weekend or day out

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Free things to do in San Francisco

Have great day out without spending a dime with these inspiring ideas for free things to do in the city, including gratis sites, attractions and museums

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San Francisco events calendar

Plan ahead with Time Out's guide to the biggest and best annual events, festivals and concerts

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