If you are looking for a small neighborhood with lots of character and plenty of delicious restaurants, be sure to check out Cole Valley. Many restaurants and cafes are found along Cole Street, including Padrecito, Zazie, and the Ice Cream Bar. There are plenty of small businesses, like Cole Hardware, and remnants of Cole Valley’s history are also found throughout the neighborhood. In fact, you can still see the sign for the Other Café, which was the starting point for some of America’s most famous comedians.
Life in Cole Valley isn’t all about shopping and the best places to enjoy a delicious meal. Bordered by Stanyan Street, the Sutro Forest, Tank Hill, and Clayton Street, Cole Valley is easily accessible via the N-Judah Muni train. It borders Golden Gate Park, and many of the available homes are beautiful Victorian properties found along tree-lined streets. Despite being located in San Francisco’s city center, you’ll love this friendly, tucked-away neighborhood.