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All reviews the financial district transamerica building the fisherman's wharf area stroll chinatown san
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

We tried to stay in the hotel at Fishermen Wharf area and found very costly. Thus we selected Colubus Motor Inn in Columbus avenue which was only 2 blocks away from the pier area. This area was nice, quite. Lombard street and Chinatown were walking...More

Thank DPMALLIC
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

In San Francisco it was too crowded at Fisherman's Wharf so we walked a few blocks up to Columbus Ave for lunch at this small Indian restaurant recommmended by a local. We had Vegetable Biryani ($9.99) and Saan Chana ($9.99, chickpeas over rice). Both were...More

Thank Michele W
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Very nice street to have a walk. Lots of bars and restaurants. When you want to find some some night bars and clubs, it is great for night life :)

Thank Piotr H
Reviewed 20 February 2018

This was part of our walk away from the waterfront. Congested and had a lot of traffic, but still good walking on the sidewalks. Great views of the Sentinel building and TransAmerica building.

Thank CaptTrouble
Reviewed 14 December 2017

We walked along this major street that starts around the Fisherman's Wharf area, runs through North Beach (Little Italy) through Chinatown and towards the Financial District. You easily spend a few days exploring the touristy Fishermans Wharf area or visiting Little Italy for Italian culture...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Used to be considered the heart of the old Italian neighborhood, North Beach. And there still are a lot of old fashioned Italian restaurants around (search reviews for a good one). But today the ever-growing Asian population in San Francisco has expanded from Chinatown next...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is a great place to walk on whatever direction you go to, although there are high number of homeless, unlike any other city I have seen - proof that the municipality does not do anything to enhance the life of these people. Lots of...More

Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Lots of traffic on this through street make this not such a pleasant walk nor a good place to sit outside at a cafe. A bunch of old fashioned Italian restaurants and some clubs. Chinatown is spilling over into this area.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Columbus Avenue is about 1 mile in length and runs from Beach Street towards the financial district and ends at the foot of the Trans America Pyramid. There is a mix of restaurants, stores and eclectic shops. About half way through your stroll you walk...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Columbus avenue is a street that slices diagonally through the grid of the city. The bulk of it is in the heart of little Italy, and little Italy has lots of heart. Find a trattoria with seating on the side walk and watch the city...More

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Russian Hill
Russian Hill has evolved into a chic residential
neighborhood with outstanding views from every corner.
Combined with several great cafes, restaurants,
antique shops and boutiques, it’s easy to see why any
visitor would gladly leave their heart in San
Francisco. Cars line up day after day to drive down
Lombard Street, the “crookedest” street in the world,
and make the slow creep downhill past charming period
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