Best of the Bay 2017

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: SHOPPING WINNERS

Design by Aaron Joseph

48 Hills is proud to host the SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay 2017. For more Best of the Bay 2017 aategories, including City Living, Arts + Entertainment, and Food + Drink, please click here. 

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: SHOPPING READERS POLL WINNERS

BEST STORE STAFF

NANCY BOY

347 Hayes, SF

www.nancyboy.com

BEST OVERALL BOOKSTORE

GREEN APPLE BOOKS + MUSIC

506 Clement, SF

www.greenapplebooks.com

BEST USED BOOKSTORE

GREEN APPLE BOOKS + MUSIC

506 Clement, SF

www.greenapplebooks.com

BEST COMIC BOOK STORE

ISOTOPE COMICS

326 Fell, SF

www.isotopecomics.com

BEST NEWSSTAND

FOG CITY NEWS

455 Market, SF

www.fogcitynews.com

BEST RECORD STORE

AMOEBA

1855 Haight, SF

www.amoeba.com

BEST GROCERY STORE

RAINBOW GROCERY

1745 Folsom, SF

www.rainbow.coop

BEST WOMEN’S CLOTHING STORE

AMBIANCE

Multiple locations

www.ambiancesf.com

BEST MEN’S CLOTHING STORE

SUI GENERIS

2231 Market, SF

www.suigenerisconsignment.com/Mens

BEST KIDS’ CLOTHING STORE

TIE

CHLOE’S CLOSET

Multiple locations

www.chloescloset.com

MONKEI MILES

1523 Irving, SF

(415) 650-3031

BEST SHOP FOR PARENTS-TO-BE

NATURAL RESOURCES

1367 Valencia, SF

www.naturalresources-sf.com

BEST VINTAGE CLOTHING STORE

RELIC VINTAGE

1605 Haight, SF

www.relicvintagesf.com

BEST LOCAL DESIGNER(S)

JAKE WALL

619 Sansome, SF

www.jake.clothing

BEST JEWELER

D&H SUSTAINABLE JEWELERS

2323 Market, SF

www.dandhjewelers.com

BEST FLEA MARKET

ALAMEDA POINTE ANTIQUES FAIR

2900 Navy Way, Alameda

www.alamedapointantiquesfaire.com

BEST THRIFT STORE

COMMUNITY THRIFT

623 Valencia, SF

www.communitythriftsf.org

BEST SHOE STORE

GIMME SHOES

416 Hayes, SF

www.gimmeshoes.com

BEST FURNITURE STORE

CAROUSEL CONSIGNMENT

2391 Mission, SF

www.carouselsf.com

BEST HARDWARE STORE

COLE HARDWARE

Multiple locations

www.colehardware.com

BEST TOY STORE

AMBASSADOR TOYS

186 W Portal, SF

2 Embarcadero Center, SF

www.ambassadortoys.com

BEST BIKE SHOP

VALENCIA CYCLERY

1077 Valencia, SF

www.valenciacyclery.com

BEST PET GOODS SHOP

PAWTRERO

199 Brannan, SF

www.pawtrero.com

BEST GIFT SHOP

HEARTFELT

436 Cortland, SF

www.heartfeltsf.com

BEST PLACE TO BUY EYEWEAR

OPTICAL UNDERGROUND

280 Sutter, SF

www.opticalunderground.com

BEST BEAUTY SUPPLIES

CHRISTINA CHOI COSMETICS

500 Sutter #903, SF

www.christinachoicosmetics.com

BEST CANNABIS DISPENSARY

TIE

GREEN CROSS

4218 Mission

www.thegreencross.org

HARVEST

4811 Geary, SF

33 29th St., SF

www.harvestshop.com

BEST SPORTING GOODS

SPORTS BASEMENT

1590 Bryant, SF

610 Old Mason, SF

www.sportsbasement.com

BEST FLOWER SHOP

NOB HILL FLORIST

1396 California, SF

www.nobhillflorist.com

BEST SWEETS/CHOCOLATE SHOP

CHOCOLATE COVERED

4069 24th St., SF

www.chocolatecoveredsf.com

BEST PLACE TO BUY LINGERIE

DARK GARDEN

321 Linden, SF

www.darkgarden.com

BEST PLACE TO BUY SEX TOYS

GOOD VIBRATIONS

Multiple locations

www.goodvibes.com

BEST PLACE TO BUY FETISH GEAR

MR. S LEATHER

385 Eighth St., SF

www.mr-s-leather.com

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT WINNERS

Design by Aaron Joseph

48 Hills is proud to host the SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay 2017. For more Best of the Bay 2017 categories, including Food + Drink, City Living, and Shopping, please click here.

BEST OF THE BAY 2016: ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT READERS POLL WINNERS

BEST MOVIE THEATER

CASTRO THEATRE

429 Castro, SF

www.castrotheatre.com

BEST REP FILM HOUSE

ROXIE THEATER

3117 16th St., SF

www.roxie.com

BEST MUSEUM

SF MOMA

151 Third St., SF

www.sfmoma.org

BEST ART GALLERY

JESSICA SILVERMAN GALLERY

488 Ellis, SF

www.jessicasilvermangallery.com

BEST DANCE COMPANY

ODC

351 Shotwell, SF

www.odcdance.org

BEST THEATER COMPANY

SAN FRANCISCO NEO-FUTURISTS

www.sfneofuturists.com

BEST PERFORMANCE SPACE

Z SPACE

450 Florida, SF

www.zspace.org

BEST FILM FESTIVAL

FRAMELINE

www.frameline.org

BEST ARTS FESTIVAL

SF Zine Fest

www.sfzinefest.org

BEST MUSIC FESTIVAL

HARDLY STRICTLY BLUEGRASS

www.hardlystrictlybluegrass.com

BEST BOOK PUBLISHER

LAST GASP

www.lastgasp.com

BEST RECORD LABEL

FATHER/DAUGHTER RECORDS

www.fatherdaughterrecords.com

BEST BAND

THE Y AXES

theyaxes.bandcamp.com

BEST SINGER-SONGWRITER

SAM CHASE

www.thesamchase.com

BEST DJ

SAKE ONE

BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE

THE INDEPENDENT

628 Divisadero, SF

www.theindependentsf.com

BEST OVERALL NIGHTLIFE VENUE

DNA LOUNGE

375 11th St., SF

www.dnalounge.com

BEST OVERALL DANCE PARTY

TIE

BOOTIE

www.bootiesf.com

NONSTOP BHANGRA

www.nonstopbhangra.com

BEST ROCK CLUB

THEE PARKSIDE

1600 17th St., SF

www.theeparkside.com

BEST REGGAE CLUB

DUB MISSION

www.dubmissionsf.com

BEST HIP-HOP CLUB

TRAP CITY

www.trapcitysf.com

BEST JAZZ CLUB

TIE

CLUB DELUXE

1511 Haight, SF

www.clubdeluxe.co

SFJAZZ

201 Franklin, SF

www.sfjazz.org

BEST SALSA CLUB

EL RIO

3158 Mission, SF

www.elriosf.com

BEST HOUSE/TECHNO CLUB

PUBLIC WORKS

161 Erie, SF

www.publicsf.com

BEST LATE-NIGHT DANCING

F8

1192 Folsom

www.feightsf.com

BEST TRIVIA NIGHT

NO SPORTS TRIVIA

www.nosportstrivia.com

BEST JUKEBOX

THE PHONE BOOTH

1398 S. Van Ness, SF

(415) 648-4683

BEST KARAOKE BAR

THE MINT

1942 Market, SF

themint.net

BEST OVERALL QUEER PARTY

SWAGGER LIKE US

www.swaggersf.com

BEST GAY DANCE CLUB

THE STUD

399 Ninth St., SF

www.studsf.com

BEST DRAG QUEEN

PEACHES CHRIST

www.peacheschrist.com

BEST DRAG SHOW

TIE

MOTHER AT OASIS

www.sfoasis.com

RICE ROCKETTES AT LOOKOUT

www.facebook.com/ricerockettes

BEST BURLESQUE

HUBBA HUBBA REVUE

www.facebook.com/groups/hubbahubbarevue

BEST COMEDY VENUE

THE PUNCH LINE

444 Battery, SF.

www.punchlinecomedyclub.com

BEST COMEDIAN

MARGA GOMEZ

www.margagomez.com

BEST MAGICIAN

CHRISTIAN CAGIGAL

www.christiancagigal.com

BEST OPEN MIC NIGHT

THE ROOT SLAM

www.facebook.com/TheRootSlam

BEST LITERARY NIGHT

LUNADA

www.galeriadelaraza.org

BEST CANNABIS EVENT

HEMPCON

www.hempcon.com

BEST STRIP CLUB

CONDOR CLUB

560 Broadway, SF

www.condorsf.com

BEST SEX CLUB

STEAMWORKS BERKELEY

2107 Fourth St, Berk.

www.steamworksbaths.com/berkeley

BEST PORN STUDIO

PINK AND WHITE PRODUCTIONS

www.pinkwhite.biz/PWWP

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: CITY LIVING WINNERS

Design by Aaron Joseph

48 Hills is proud to host the SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay 2017. For more Best of the Bay 2017 categories, including Food and Drink, Arts and Entertainment, and Shopping, please click here.

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: CITY LIVING READERS POLL WINNERS

BEST STREET FAIR

FOLSOM STREET FAIR

www.folsomstreetevents.org

BEST HOTEL

PHOENIX HOTEL

601 Eddy, SF

www.phoenixsf.com

BEST TOUR

TIE

SK MORTON’S LOUSY SF WALKING TOUR

www.skmorton.com

WILD SF

www.wildsftours.com

BEST EVENT OR VENUE FOR KIDS

EXPLORATORIUM

Pier 15, SF

www.exploratorium.edu

BEST POLITICIAN

JANE KIM

BEST POLITICIAN YOU LOVE TO HATE

ED LEE

BEST NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION

TIE

ROCKET DOG RESCUE

3561 Foothill Blvd, Oakl.

www.rocketdogrescue.org

CREATIVITY EXPLORED

3245 16th St., SF

www.creativityexplored.org

BEST LOCAL WEBSITE

BROKE-ASS STUART

www.brokeassstuart.com

BEST LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW

REALITY CHECK TV

www.realitychecktv.com

BEST RADIO STATION

BFF.FM

www.bff.fm

BEST RADIO DJ OR SHOW

“YOUR CALL WITH ROSE AGUILAR”

KALW

www.kalw.org/programs/your-call

BEST TATTOO PARLOR

BLACK AND BLUE TATTOO

381 Guerrero, SF

www.blackandbluetattoo.com

BEST TATTOO ARTIST

JEN LEE

www.tattoocitysf.com/jen-lees-gallery

BEST ANIMAL RESCUE

MUTTVILLE

255 Alabama, SF

www.muttville.org

BEST DOG WALKING

DOG TALES

(415) 948-3840

dogtalesunleashed.com

BEST PET GROOMING

VIP GROOMING

4299 24th St., SF

vipgroomingsf.com

BEST VETERINARIAN

MISSION PET HOSPITAL

720 Valencia, SF

www.missionpet.com

BEST DENTIST

WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK DENTAL

1719 Powell, SF

wsparkdental.com

BEST DOCTOR

DR. AUSTIN DAVIS, LIFE CHIROPRACTIC

644 Laguna, SF

www.lifechirosf.com

BEST OPTOMETRIST

URBAN EYES

300 Sanchez, SF

www.urbaneyessf.com

BEST ALTERNATIVE HEALING

GOLDEN GATE CHIROPRACTIC

2920 Webster, SF

www.goldengatechiropracticcenter.com

BEST THERAPIST

MAYA LANE, MFT

3059 Fillmore, SF

582 Market, suite 1109, SF

www.mayalane.net

BEST PLUMBER

HEISE’S PLUMBING

260 Ocean Avenue, SF

www.heisesplumbing.com

BEST ELECTRICIAN

PAURIC ELECTRIC

2288 Fulton, SF

thesfelectrician.com

BEST MOVING SERVICE

DELANCEY STREET MOVERS

(415) 957-9800

www.delanceystreetfoundation.org

BEST HOUSE CLEANERS

LA COLECTIVA

www.lacolectivasf.org

BEST AUTO MECHANICS

PAT’S GARAGE

1090 26th St., SF

www.patsgarage.com

BEST BICYCLE REPAIR

BOX DOG BIKES

494 14th St., SF

www.boxdogbikes.com

BEST SHOE REPAIR

TIE

FRANK’S SHOE REPAIR

1619 Polk, SF

www.franksshoerepairsf.com

PIONEER RENEWER

4501 18th St., SF

(415) 255-4576

BEST TAILOR

YOUNG’S

2162 Mission, SF

(415) 255-2209

BEST LAUNDROMAT

BRAINWASH

1122 Folsom, SF

www.brainwash.com

BEST DRY CLEANERS

VETERAN’S DELUXE

2053 Divisadero, SF

www.veteransdeluxe.com

BEST SALON

TAYLOR/MONROE

448 Grove, SF

www.taylormonroesf.com

BEST HAIRSTYLIST

ANTHONY LYMON, GINGER RUBIO SALON

www.gingerrubio.com

BEST MASSAGE

TAYLOR WILLIAMS MASSAGE

19 Tucker Ave., SF

(831) 234-6517

BEST SPA

KABUKI HOT SPRINGS

1750 Geary, SF

www.kabukisprings.com

BEST FITNESS/GYM

TIE

FITNESS SF

Mutliple locations

www.fitnesssf.com

MX3 FITNESS

520 Waller, SF

www.mx3fitness.com

BEST TRAINER

ACE MORGAN

(510) 459-8202

acemorganfitness.wordpress.com

BEST YOGA STUDIO

TIE

MISSION YOGA

2390 Mission, SF

www.missionyoga.com

PURUSHA YOGA

3729 Balboa, SF

www.purushayoga.org

BEST YOGA INSTRUCTOR

VAZA

www.vazayoga.com

BEST AMATEUR SPORTS TEAM

BAY AREA DERBY

www.bayareaderby.com

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: FOOD AND DRINK WINNERS

Design by Aaron Joseph

48 Hills is proud to host the SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay 2017. For more Best of the Bay 2017 categories, including Arts + Entertainment, Shopping, and City Living, please click here.

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: FOOD AND DRINK READERS POLL WINNERS

BEST OVERALL RESTAURANT

NOPA

560 Divisadero, SF

www.nopasf.com

BEST NEW RESTAURANT

FOB KITCHEN

2351 Mission, SF

www.fobkitchen.com

BEST RESTAURANT SERVICE

SAUCE

131 Gough, SF

56 Belden, SF

www.saucesf.com

BEST BUDGET RESTAURANT

TU LAN

8 Sixth St., SF

(415) 626-0927

BEST SPLURGE RESTAURANT

GARY DANKO

800 North Point, SF

www.garydanko.com

BEST LATE-NIGHT RESTAURANT

ORPHAN ANDY’S

3991 17th St., SF

(415) 864-9795

BEST ROMANTIC RESTAURANT

FOREIGN CINEMA

2534 Mission, SF

www.foreigncinema.com

BEST FOOD/DRINK FESTIVAL

SF STREET FOOD FESTIVAL

www.sfstreetfoodfest.com

BEST FOOD TRUCK

SEÑOR SISIG

www.senorsisig.com

BEST FOOD DELIVERY

CAVIAR

www.trycaviar.com

BEST FARMERS’ MARKET

ALEMANY FARMER’S MARKET

100 Alemany Blvd., SF

(415) 647-9423

BEST VEGETARIAN

GREENS

Fort Mason Center, SF

www.greensrestaurant.com

BEST VEGAN

GRACIAS MADRE

2211 Mission, SF.

www.gracias-madre.com

BEST SMALL PLATES

PICARO

3120 16th St., SF

www.picarotapasrestaurant.com

BEST PIZZA

TIE

LITTLE STAR

Multiple locations

www.littlestarpizza.com

ZACHARY’S PIZZA

Multiple locations

www.zacharys.com

BEST SANDWICHES

THE LUNCHPAD

581 Hayes, SF.

www.thelunchpadsf.com

BEST BURRITO

TAQUERIA CANCÚN

2288 Mission, SF

(415) 252-9560

BEST BURGERS

SUPER DUPER BURGER

Multiple locations

www.superduperburgers.com

BEST BARBECUE

MEMPHIS MINNIE’S

576 Haight, SF

www.memphisminnies.com

BEST SUSHI

ICHI SUSHI

3369 Mission, SF

www.ichisushi.com

BEST BOWL OF NOODLES

KEN KEN RAMEN

3378 18th St., SF

www.kenkenramen.com

BEST SOUP

TURTLE TOWER

Multiple locations

www.turtletowersf.com

BEST SALADS

LADLE AND LEAF

Multiple locations

www.ladleandleaf.com

BEST SEAFOOD

ANCHOR OYSTER BAR

579 Castro, SF

www.anchoroysterbar.com

BEST SOUL FOOD

BRENDA’S SOUL FOOD

652 Polk, SF

www.frenchsoulfood.com

BEST ITALIAN

MANZONI RESTAURANT

2788 Diamond, SF

www.manzonirestaurant.com

BEST INDIAN

UDUPI PALACE

Multiple locations

www.udupipalaceca.com

BEST MIDDLE EASTERN

OLD JERUSALEM

2976 Mission, SF

(415) 642-5958

BEST MEXICAN

PUERTO ALEGRE

546 Valencia, SF

www.puertoalegresf.net

BEST CHINESE

SAN TUNG

1031 Irving, SF

(415) 242-0828

BEST THAI

LERS ROS

Multiple locations

www.lersros.com

BEST BREAKFAST

PLOW

1299 18th St., SF

www.eatatplow.com

BEST BRUNCH

ZAZIE

941 Cole, SF

www.zaziesf.com

BEST LUNCH

WISE SONS

Multiple locations

www.wisesonsdeli.com

BEST DESSERTS

TARTINE

600 Guerrero, SF

www.tartinebakery.com

BEST ICE CREAM

MITCHELL’S

688 San Jose, SF

www.mitchellsicecream.com

BEST CAFE

SIMPLE PLEASURES CAFE

3434 Balboa, SF

(415) 387-4022

BEST COFFEE ROASTERS

RITUAL ROASTERS

Multiple locations

www.ritualroasters.com

BEST CUP OF TEA

SAMOVAR

Multiple locations

www.samovartea.com

BEST OVERALL BAR

MADRONE ART BAR

500 Divisadero

www.madroneartbar.com

BEST NEW BAR

BAR FLUXUS

18 Harlan Pl., SF

www.barfluxus.com

BEST BARTENDER

TAYLOR WATSON, SHOTWELL’S

www.shotwellsbar.com

BEST DIVE BAR

ST. MARY’S PUB

3845 Mission, SF

www.stmaryspub.com

BEST SWANKY BAR

NOIR LOUNGE

581 Hayes, SF

www.noir-sf.com

BEST SINGLES BAR

BLACKBIRD

2124 Market, SF

www.blackbirdbar.com

BEST SPORTS BAR

HI TOPS

2247 Market, SF

www.hitopssf.com

BEST GAY BAR

THE STUD

399 Ninth St., SF

www.studsf.com

BEST HAPPY HOUR

DOC’S CLOCK

2417 Mission St., SF

www.docsclock.com

BEST WINERY

GRATTA WINES

5273 Third St., SF

www.grattawines.com

BEST WINE BAR

SCOPO DIVINO

2800 California, SF

www.scopodivino.com

BEST BEER SELECTION

TORONADO

547 Haight, SF

www.toronado.com

BEST CREATIVE COCKTAILS

SMUGGLER’S COVE

650 Gough, SF

www.smugglerscovesf.com

BEST BAR STAFF

POP’S BAR

2800 24th St., SF

www.popssf.com

BEST BAKERY

ARIZMENDI

Various locations

www.arizmendibakery.com

BEST BUTCHER SHOP

TIE

AVEDANO’S

235 Cortland, SF

www.avedanos.com

FATTED CALF

320 Fell, SF

www.fattedcalf.com

BEST CHEESE SHOP

COWGIRL CREAMERY

Ferry Building, SF

www.cowgirlcreamery.com

BEST CHOCOLATIER

DANDELION

740 Valencia, SF

www.dandelionchocolate.com

BEST POT EDIBLES

GREEN CROSS

4218 Mission, SF

www.thegreencross.org