The Square - The Official Blog of Union Square San Francisco
The Square is where you can find in-depth coverage of all of the fabulous shops, restaurants, shows, nightclubs, events and services in the Union Square neighborhood of San Francisco. Think of it as our features section. Wondering what to do on your visit to Union Square, what the top clubs are, where the top holiday celebrations are, where to shop for the hottest trends? We’ve got you covered. Union Square is not only the shopping and style center of SF, it’s also home to some of the most celebrated restaurants, prestigious theatres and hippest bars in the Bay Area, so check it out from an insider’s perspective. We post every Friday about the must-hit shops, restaurants, shows and trends that make us special!
**Guest Post by Erin Rheinschild, San Francisco Travel Association; Visitor Information Center
The Visitor Information Center at Hallidie Plaza is celebrating its 40th Anniversary serving visitors arriving at the Powell BART Station from the airport, staying in the hotels of Union Square, or starting their day at the cable car turnaround at Powell and Market. Serving more than 300,000 visitors a year, by our calculations that’s well over 12,000,000 visitors served in our 40 years of operation. As the official front desk of the San Francisco Travel Association, we think we know a thing or two about what’s best in San Francisco, and what visitors are looking for. Here are a few practical tips from us and a fun one, too, for good measure.
No matter what your scene is, Union Square, San Francisco has got you covered. From of the top bars and clubs in San Francisco to live jazz and blues venues, you are guaranteed to have an awesome night in The Square. Here are some of our favorite nightclubs and live music venues in Union Square SF.
Sometimes a good dinner spot is hard to find, but not here in Union Square, San Francisco! Home to some of the best restaurants in the City; from gourmet Michelin Star eateries to cozy corner bistros and cuisine ranging from Japanese to Mexican, and American to Italian, you’ll have no problem finding the perfect place to satisfy your cravings. Although we have countless places to choose from, here are some of our favorite dining destinations here in The Square.