Local Attractions

2019 Conference Information

Local Restaurants

Name Distance / Walk Time Location Phone Hours Price / Menu
B44 Catalan Bistro 0.7 mile / 15 Minutes 44 Belden Pl. (415)986-6287 11:30am-2:30pm & 5-9:30pm Tues-Fri 6-9:30pm Sat (Closed Sunday & Monday) $$ / Tapas, paella & other Spanish classics, plus sidewalk tables on pedestrian-only Belden Place
Bix 0.5 mile / 11 Minutes 56 Gold St. (415)433-6300 4:30-10pm Mon-Thurs 11:30am-11pm Fri 5:30-11pm Sat 5:30-10pm Sun $$$ / Supper club with a 1930s ambiance, live jazz & a dining room serving American-French cuisine
Boudin Bakery Cafe 131 ft / 1 Minute 4 Embarcadero Center, Justin Herman Plaza (415)362-3330 7am-4pm Mon-Fri 11:30am-3pm Sat 12-3pm Sun $$ / Famed for sourdough since 1849, this California bakery/cafe chain also offers light American bites
Boulevard Restaurant 0.2 mile / 4 Minutes 1 Mission St.  (415)543-6084 11:30am-2:15pm Mon-Fri 5:30-10pm Sat 5:30-9:30pm $$ / Refined American fare from renowned chef Nancy Oakes at a chic Embarcadero spot boasting bay views
Buckhorn Grill 138 ft / 1 Minute 100 Drumm St. (415)989-1071 7:30am-4pm Mon-Fri 11am-3:30pm Sat (Closed on Sunday) $$ / Barbeque chain offering large portions of sandwiches, burgers & other American fare
City View Restaurant 0.5 mile / 11 Minutes 662 Commercial St. (415)398-2838 11am-2:30pm Mon-Fri 10am-2:30pm Sat-Sun $$ / Dim Sum Restaurant
Enjoy Vegetarian 0.6 mile / 13 Minutes 839 Kearny St. (415)956-7868 11:00am-2:30pm & 5-9pm Mon-Sun $ / Casual Chinatown restsaurant serving mock-meat & faux-fish versions of Chinese standards
Epic Steak 0.5 mile / 10 Minutes 369 The Embarcadero (415)369-9955 11:30am-9:30pm Mon-Thurs 11:30am-10pm Fri 11am-10pm Sat 11am-9:30pm $$$$ / Steak house with a deep wine list, views of the Bay & weekday happy hours
Gott's Roadside 0.1 mile / 3 Minutes One Ferry Building, #6 (415)318-3423 10am-10pm Mon-Sun $$ / American retro eatery offering locally sourced burgers, fish tacos & beer, plus outdoor picnic tables
Hog Island Oyster Co. 0.3 mile / 6 Minutes One Ferry Building, #11 (415)391-7117 11am-9pm Mon-Sun $$ / Contemporary waterside seafood eatery serving local oysters & clams
Kokkari Estiatorio 0.3 mile / 7 Minutes 200 Jackson St. (415)981-0983 11:30am-2:30pm & 5:30-11pm Mon-Fri 5-11pm Sat 5-10pm Sun  $$$$ / Greek taverna-inspired cuisine served in a candlelit, wood-beamed dining room
KUSAKABE 0.4 mile / 9 Minutes 584 Washington St. (415)757-0155 5-8:30pm (Closed on Sunday) $$$$ / High-end sushi restaurant offering a light soaked, Zen-like space for sushi, sake, wine & beer
Lao Table 0.7 mile / 15 Minutes 149 2nd St. (415)278-9991 11am-3pm & 5-10pm Mon-Fri 5-10pm Sat (Closed on Sunday) $$ / Laotian restaurant serving cocktails & modern riffs on Thai classics 
One Market Restaurant 0.1 mile / 2 Minutes 1 Market St. (415)777-5577 11:30am-2 pm & 5:30-9pm Mon-Fri 5:30-9pm Sat (Closed on Sunday) $$$ / Upscale New American eatery, extensive wine list, banquette seating & Embarcadero views
Osha Thai Restaurant & Lounge 338 ft / 1 Minute 4 Embarcadero Center (415)788-6742

11am-2:30pm & 5-9:30pm Mon-Fri 12-9:30pm Sat-Sun

$$ / Late-night & comfort food -small plates
PABU Izakaya 0.3 miles / 6 Minutes 101 California St. (415)668-7228 11am-2pm & 5-10pm Mon-Fri 5-10pm Sat (Closed on Sunday) $$$ / High-end restaurant offering classic Japanese cuisine
Palomino 0.6 mile / 11 Minutes 345 Spear St. #100 (415)512-7400 11:15am-3pm & 5-9pm Mon-Thurs 11:15am-3:15pm & 5-10pm Fri-Sat 11:15am-3pm & 5-9pm Sun  $$ / Branch of an upscale Italian chain with thin-crust pizzas & a notable happy hour
Per Diem 0.6 mile / 11 Minutes 43 Sutter St. (415)989-0300 11:15am-11pm Mon-Fri 6-11pm Sat (Closed on Sunday) $$ / Modern Califonian - Italian flavors meet decor recalling the Gold Rush era in a cozy 2-story space
Perry's Embarcadero 0.3 mile / 5 Minutes 1206, 155 Steuart St. (415)495-6500 7:30am-10pm Mon-Wed 7:30am-11pm Thurs-Fri 8:30am-11pm Sat 8:30am-10pm Sun $$$ / Mini-chain offering American food, happy hours & outdoor space with Bay views
Prospect 0.5 mile / 11 Minutes 300 Spear St. (415)247-7770 11:30am-2pm & 5-9:30 Mon-Fri  $$$ / Chef Nancy Oakes' bustling restaurant & bar serves New American cuisine & cocktails in a posh space
Roka Akor 0.6 mile / 12 Minutes 801 Montgomery St. (415)362-8887 11:30am-2:30pm & 5:30-10pm Mon-Thurs 11:30am-2:30pm & 5:30-11pm Fri 5:30-11pm Sat 5:30-10pm Sun $$$$ / Japanese steakhouse chain with an open charcoal grill & lower lounge focused on whiskey & cocktails
Roy's Restaurant 0.7 mile / 15 Minutes 575 Mission St. (415)777-0277 11am-10pm Mon-Thurs 11am-11pm Fri 5-11pm Sat 5-9pm Sun $$$ / High-end chain serving notable chef Roy Yamaguchi's Hawaiian fusion fare in a contemporary setting
Rubio's 338 ft / 1 Minute 4 Embarcadero Center #101 (415)986-9001 9:30am-8pm Mon-Fri 11am-6pm Sat (Closed on Sunday) $ / Beach-themed chain known for Baja-style fish tacos & Mexican-inspired seafood entrees
Salt House 0.6 mile / 12 Minutes 545 Mission St. (415)543-8900 11am-10pm Mon-Fri 5:30-10pm Sat (Closed on Sunday) $$$ / Trendy brick-lined restaurant for casual New American fare & cocktails
Schroeder's 0.2 mile / 5 Minutes 240 Front St. (415)421-4778 11:30am-10pm Mon-Fri 4-10pm Sat (Closed on Sunday) $$ / Historic German beer hall, happy hour food & drinks
Stone Korean Kitchen 305 ft / 1 Minute 4 Embarcadero Center (415)839-4070 11am-2:30pm & 5-9pm Mon-Sat ( Closed on Sunday) $$ / Korean restaurant with a signature hot-stone rice bowl plus dumplings & other Korean dishes
Tadich Grill 0.3 mile / 7 Minutes 240 California St. (415)391-1849 11am-9:30pm (Closed on Sunday) $$$ / Seafood restaurant 
The Slanted Door 0.2 mile / 4 Minutes One Ferry Building, #3 (415)861-8032 11am-2:30pm 5:30-10pm Mon-Sat 11:30am-3pm Sun $$$ / Trendy Charles Phan eatery serving modern Vietnamese fare in a glass-heavy space with bay views
Water Bar 0.6 mile / 12 Minutes 399 The Embarcadero (415)284-9922 11:30am-9:30pm Sun-Thurs 11:30am-10pm Fri-Sat  $$$ / Seafood spot with oysters, a horseshoe-shaped bar & patio with up-close views of Bay Bridge
Waterfront 0.2 Mile / 4 Minutes Pier 7 The Embarcadero 415-391-2696 11:30 AM to 9:30 PM daily $$$ / Steak and Seafood, Breathtaking Bayscape.
Wayfare Tavern 0.4 mile / 8 Minutes 588 Sacramento St. (415)772-9060 11am-10:30pm Mon-Wed 11am-11pm Thurs-Fri 11:30-11pm Sat 11:30-10pm Sun $$$ / Popular upscale eatery serving Tyler Florence's American fare in a British pub-style setting

Price Guide:
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$$= $20-$30
$$$ = $30-$40

 

Attractions

Name About Distance Phone Hours Location 
Aquarium of the Bay Aquarium with creatures from local waters, including otters, sharks & jellyfish, plus a touch tank 1.3 Miles (415) 623-5300 10am-8pm Mon-Sun PIER 39 The Embarcadero & Beach St.
Baker Beach Spacious beach featuring a hiking trails & views of cliffs & the Golden Gate Bridge 6.5 Miles (415) 561-4323 24 hours / 7 days a week Gibson Rd.
Cable Car Museum Antique cable cars on exhibit in the historic building that houses the cable-pulling equipment 1.3 Miles (415) 474-1887 10am-6pm Mon-Sun 1201 Mason St.
Chinatown One of the oldest and most established Chinatowns in the U.S with the largest assembly of Chinese eateries, shops & cultural events outside of Asia 0.8 Miles (888) 212-3203 Restaurant times vary, but Chinatown is open 24/7 Stockton St. Tunnel
Coit Tower Storied 1930s-era building known for its WPA murals, 360-degree views & resident flock of parrots. 2.0 Miles (415) 249-0995 10am-5pm Mon-Sun 1 Telegraph Hill Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94133
Exploratorium Science museum .05 Mile (415) 528-4444 10am-5pm Mon-Sun (extended hours 6-10pm on Thurs) Pier 15 The Embarcadero 
Fishermans Wharf One of the city's busiest tourist areas. Souvenir shops and stalls selling crab and clam chowder in sourdough bread bowls appear at every turn as well as views of the bay, Golden Gate and Alcatraz. There’s also a colony of sea lions to see and historic ships to tour.  1.8 Mile (415) 674-7503 10am-10pm Mon-Sun Taylor St, San Francisco, CA 94133
Ghiradelli Square Former chocolate factory, now a shopping mall near Fisherman's Wharf. 2.1 Miles (415) 775-5500 11am-10pm Mon-Sun 900 North Point St.
Lombard Street On a 27-degree angle, this famously crooked street features 8 hairpin turns & landscaped flowerbeds. 2.0 Miles     Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94133
Occidental Cigar Club Premium Cigar Bar with over 150 spirits, artisan crafted micro brewed beers and local, small production hard to find wines. 0.3 miles 415-834-0485 12:00 noon - 1:00 am 471 PIne Street, san Francisco, CA 94104 
Painted Ladies Historical row of Victorian houses well-known for appearances on movies, TV shows & postcards. 3.2 Miles (415) 218-0259   Steiner St & Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94117
PIER 39 Bustling bayside pier featuring scenic views, sea-lion sightings, eateries, shops & entertainment. 1.3 Miles (415) 705-5500 10am-10pm Mon-Sun Beach St & The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94133
Red & White Fleet San Francisco Bay Cruises. 1.6 Miles (415) 673-2900 9am-7pm Mon-Sun 43 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105
Rincon Park Waterfront park with a promenade & a giant bow & arrow sculpture, plus Bay Bridge views. .7 Mile (415) 831-2700 24 hours / 7 days a week The Embarcadero & Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94105
San Francisco Ferry Building Market Place Vendors sell produce, cheese, coffee, candy & prepared food in this soaring, restored 1898 space. 2.1 Miles (415) 983-8030 10am-7pm Mon-Fri 8am-6pm Sat 11am-5pm Sun One Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111
San Francisco Zoo Home to nearly 1,000 animals 14.0 Miles (415) 753-7080 10am-5pm Mon-Sun Sloat Blvd & Great Highway
SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 1.2 Miles (415) 357-4000 10am-5pm Mon-Sun (Closed on Wednesday) 147 Minna St.
Union Square Union Square is the teeming commercial hub of the city. Many major hotels and department stores are packed into the area surrounding the actual square.  1.2 Miles

(415) 397-0631

 

333 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94108 

(parking garage)

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous

Name  Distance from Hotel Phone Hours Service Location
FedEx  0.2 Mile (415)834-0240 Open 24 hours / 7 days a week Print & Ship Center 100 California St.
CVS Pharmacy 0.4 Mile (415)398-2578 10am-6pm Mon-Thurs (Closed on Saturday & Sunday) Pharmacy 351 California St.
Shell 1.6 Miles (415)225-3821 Open 24 hours / 7 days a week Gas Station 551 3rd St.
Sutter-Stockton Garage 0.9 Mile (415)982-7275 Open 24 hours / 7 days a week Parking Garage 444 Stockton St.
Target 0.7 Mile (415) 365-0834 6:30am-8:00pm Mon-Fri 8-5pm Sat (Closed on Sunday) Department Store 225 Bush St #100, San Francisco, CA 94104
Walgreens 0.4 Mile  (415)856-0733 6:30am-8pm Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Sat (Closed on Sunday) Drug Store 88 Spear St.