Hidden Treasures
in San Francisco, CA (showing 1 - 6 out of 6)

If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.

Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.

Amoeba Music

1855 Haight St
San Francisco, CA 94117   Directions

(415) 831-1200


Music fans know that in these days of a volatile economy, it is actually a challenge to find a real music store anymore. That's why collectors stay devoted to Amoeba Music, which just happens to be the world's largest independent record store. Both young and old music fans alike spend hours flipping through Amoeba's incredible selection of vintage vinyl LPs to find several long-out-of-print treasures. There's also a great selection of CDs, DVDs, and related items like t-shirts, posters and various other collectibles. Plus, the store regularly features musical guests who perform right in the store. So don't lose your groove, find it, at San Francisco's Amoeba Music!

Biordi Art Imports

412 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133   Directions

(415) 392-8096


At Biordi Art Imports, they travel the world, so you don't have to! You will, however, reap the benefits of their globetrotting when you enter their incredible import shop. The truly amazing inventory includes such treasures as fine Italian majolica, among many other exotic items. Biordi has been consistently delivering the most sought-after items since it opened its doors in 1946, and that tradition of excellence continues to this day.

Britex Fabrics

146 Geary St
San Francisco, CA 94108   Directions

(415) 392-2910


If you or someone close to you loves to sew or simply create things, then Britex Fabrics is a must-visit. This impressive four-story structure houses what many consider to be the world's most extensive collection of fabrics. Everything from woolens to silks to couture and bridal laces can all be found here. There is also an extensive selection of cottons, linens, and various home d�cor fabrics that will help you finish that long-forgotten domestic project. Plus, you can have some fun with the variety of fake furs and remnants as well as handmade silk flowers, antique buttons and lots more!

Cole Valley Antiques

854 Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA 94117   Directions

(415) 504-7884


The adage that one man's junk is another man's treasure is quite true when you walk through Cole Valley Antiques. The store specializes in antique furniture and various vintage items that will surely become conversation pieces when you add them to your home's d�cor. The store features such vintage and collectible items as porcelain, lighting, hats, clocks, frames, art, crystal, and flatware, just to name a few. Their inventory is based on frequent acquisitions, so check back regularly to find the treasure you've been searching for!

Green Apple Books

506 Clement St
San Francisco, CA 94118   Directions

(415) 387-2272


In the age when even books are being downloaded, it is actually a treat to be able to hold a book in your hands, read it and turn the pages. If technology is making books collectible, then that fact is celebrated every day at Green Apple Books. This extensive retailer and online store will not only have your purchases delivered to your door, they will also buy back your old books and give you credit for them on your purchases. There are always special events going on in the store like readings and book signings, so check the website regularly. Also, while you're online or in the store, pick up a cool Green Apple Books t-shirt or bookbag.

Gump's San Francisco

135 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94108   Directions

(415) 982-1616


Gump's San Francisco takes pride in celebrating the truly eclectic! Founded in 1861 by Solomon Gump, this shopping gallery offers one-of-a-kind items from all around the world that include such highly-sought after items as crystal, china, silver, jewelry, home and office furnishings, and bed and bath items, just to name a few. Gump's specializes in not only the eclectic, but also the exotic and unusual while never losing sight of its high standard of quality in every item that you'll find in their store.

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