Shopping in San Francisco

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Shopping in San Francisco

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  • focusport22
    171 contributions
    The Ferry Building has a lot of different food places and a few shops. It a good place to stop for lunch and wonder around sampling different items. There is a very nice view of the water and surrounding area in the back of the building.
    Written 27 December 2023
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  • andyh67186334
    Coalville, UK6,829 contributions
    If you like chocolate, this is the place for you. There are other shops and restaurants too, plus a lovely lookout towards the historic ships and ocean.
    Written 21 January 2024
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  • andyh67186334
    Coalville, UK6,829 contributions
    Union Square was four blocks down from my hotel, and was useful for retail and dining purposes. There is plenty of choice, but tailored more to the mid to luxury budget range.
    I used Macy's for shopping and the Cheesecake Factory for dining.
    Written 21 January 2024
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland18,476 contributions
    The farmers market runs for four days a week outside of the main area of the ferry terminals. Otherwise there are occasional stalls .
    Written 7 October 2023
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  • TheShis
    Tel Aviv, Israel39,612 contributions
    This is a lovely shopping mall.
    What makes it unique is by far the spiral escalators, which are an attraction on their own.
    Written 22 June 2023
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland18,476 contributions
    City Lights Bookstore is located on Columbus Street and close to Little Italy. It is a traditional old fashioned book store with real paper books!
    Written 5 October 2023
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  • gypsymamma
    Minnesota766 contributions
    Wasn’t quite what we were expecting but we had fun nonetheless. A decent assortment of shops, lots of restaurants, but dingy and stuffy. Some shops had good prices while others were very high. Daiso was probably the most fun place. Worth an hour or two visit if Japanese shops and food is of interest.
    Written 14 August 2022
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland18,476 contributions
    Nordstrom is an excellent chain and a great place to shop. The San Francisco shop is downtown and in a nice old building. Worth a look.
    Written 10 April 2022
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland18,476 contributions
    The centre is huge and I believe has well over 100 shops inside. Good for entertainment as well. Some nice restaurants also.
    Written 7 October 2023
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA16,744 contributions
    This is a great resource for the neighborhood as the fruit and vegies are fresh and there is a good selection, including some odd choices. The merchants are friendly. Office workers come here as well. Too bad the surroundings are so bleak.
    Written 16 August 2023
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  • mini
    Fremont, CA1,84,558 contributions
    I enjoyed a nice shopping trip to Nieman Marcus in San Francisco. It is close to Union Squrae. Since its the holiday season, they were starting to put up their holiday decoartions. Staff is nice.
    Written 20 November 2019
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  • Emptynester
    Niles, IL20 contributions
    This open to the public flower market housed was more than I was expecting. We enjoyed an hour walking around and seeing the large variety of cut and potted flowers for purchase. I was a little disappointed that the cost for retail sale was more than at my local florist , but the variety greatly exceeded what the florist stocks. I understand everything costs more but was expecting a slightly better price. Definitely a place to go if you are looking for something specific both in flowers, vases/vessels, and ribbon - They even had black Calla lilies!
    Written 1 March 2023
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  • Hitcher84
    Eureka, CA1,448 contributions
    Kind of old fashioned these days, this is a classic department store on Union Square. 8 floors or so of shopping. It was quite the mad house on Black Friday. They have a discount store on the 8th floor that reminds me of a Walgreens, would skip that. SantaLand is on floor seven. Both designer and more affordable clothes and housewares spread throughout. Some nice deals in each of the clearance sections. They have a pretty good, but crowded food court.
    Written 30 November 2019
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  • RonWamberal
    Sydney, Australia13,239 contributions
    A quality store with many of your favourite brands. Although they come with a price tag, the products are typically high quality that don't wear out within months. Nor are they over the top fashion that need to be replaced by next season's new fashions.
    Written 24 July 2019
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  • evelynsheridan
    New York City, NY36 contributions
    I saw the photographs of the rock stars from the 60's, including an upstairs pass to the orginal Abby Road photographs and more recent "pop" and political icons. The gallery staff were pleasant and low key with no pressure to buy. We were allowed to simply enjoy the display. They said they frequently handle this type of material.
    Written 7 July 2019
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