Vantigo’s Top Picks: What to Do and Where to Eat

With San Francisco having so much to offer it can be challenging to decide what activities you should partake in- especially if your time here is limited! So take it from four SF locals who know a thing or two about having fun in San Francisco, and read through these recommendations from your four favorite Vantigo tour guides 🙂

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It isn’t ALL hard work when you’re a Vantigo tour guide 🙂

Things to Do

Erik’s Picks:
-Visit the inside of Fort Point (Open Friday-Sunday 10AM-5PM)
16th Ave Tiled Steps + Hike to the top of Grand View Park 
-Have a beer at Vesuvio in North Beach

Eliza’s Picks:
-Get frozen yogurt from Loving Cup and then walk around Hayes Valley
-Explore the murals of Clarion Alley and Balmy Alley in the Mission
-Get a drink at Noc Noc and then check out the Church of 8 Wheels Roller Disco

Justin’s Picks:
-Take the ferry to Sausalito, eat lunch or dinner at Bar Bocce
-Attend a performance of Beach Blanket Babylon in North Beach
Off The Grid (Food truck meetup). In the Presidio Thursday nights & Sunday afternoons, at Fort Mason Friday nights

Eddie’s Picks:
-Go all out with karaoke at The Mint
-Have a picnic at Dolores Park in the Mission
-Spend Thursday night at Nightlife at the California Academy of Sciences

Places to Eat

Erik’s Picks:
Frances: 3870 17th Street (415) 621-3870
Curry Up Now: 659 Valencia Street (415) 504-3631
Arguello: 50 Moraga Ave (415) 561-3650

Eliza’s Picks:
Souvla: 517 Hayes Street (415) 400-5458
Kate’s Kitchen: 471 Haight Street (415) 626-3984
Akiko’s: 431 Bush Street (415) 397-3218

Justin’s Picks:
MyMy: 1500 California Street (415) 800-7466
Sotto Mare: 552 Green Street (415) 398-3181
Elephant Sushi: 1916 Hyde Street (415) 440-1905

Eddie’s Picks:
Pizzeria Delfina: 3611 18th Street (415) 437-6800
Burma Superstar: 309 Clement Street (415) 387-2147
El Farolito Taqueria: 2779 Mission Street (415) 824-7877



About the Author // Eliza Dropkin is a Vantigo Tour Guide. She enjoys live music, good food, and cruising around town in Lillie (though she loves all the vans equally).


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