Polk Street Shopping (Self Guided), San Francisco

Polk Street is a fascinating thoroughfare, one of the Polk Gulch neighborhood's main streets. The route plays host to a diverse mix of shops, from high-end consignment stores to affordable retailers and low-end clothing shops. Whether you have deep wallets and thousands of dollars’ worth of credit on your cards, or just a few dollars to spare, you will find purchases to fit your budget.

Among the numerous retail offerings here are quirky boutiques and antique stores. For clothing, there are styles and outfits for all ages, whether the kids need something new, mum wants a fancy dress for a party or granddad needs a new cardigan. You can get what you want in just a few minutes, or if you have the time in your day, enjoy a long, leisurely tour of the outlets.

Polk Street is also a superb place to come for a bite to eat. The restaurant scene here is a veritable United Nations of cuisines, with trendy and casual eateries offering delicious meals from many different cultures and countries. This is no more evident than in the south section of Polk Street. The culinary delights are just as varied, if not more so than the diversity of retailers in this exciting, entertaining and vibrant part of San Francisco.
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Polk Street Shopping Map

Guide Name: Polk Street Shopping
Guide Location: USA » San Francisco
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
Author: naomi

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