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Inner Richmond

Welcome to Inner Richmond, Richmond’s second ChinaTown.

 

Welcome to Inner Richmond

The Inner Richmond neighborhood, San Francisco.

Welcome to Inner Richmond, Richmond’s second Chinatown.
 
Inner Richmond is very different from its counterpart, Outer Richmond. While a huge chunk of the Richmond District is foggy and quiet, you’ll find that Inner Richmond has an energetic feel to it. Walking down the street one can find old-school eateries, multi-cultural grocery stores, indie bookstores, quaint boutiques, and even Russian markets.
 
Prior to the 1900s, The Richmond District was an uninhabited piece of land that earned the nickname “The Great Sand Waste” because of its hilly landscape, foggy atmosphere, and- you guessed it- sand. Thankfully, the district boomed when streetcars came to the area, and now it is one part quiet-residential-beach-town and one part lively-restaurant-filled-city.

Located Within Northwest San Francisco

Area: 2.705 square miles ZIP Codes: 94118, 94121



Take a Look Around the Richmond Neighborhood



Quick Neighborhood Details

  • Plenty amazing restaurant
  • Heavily infulence by immigrants
  • Excellent place for families and seniors
  • Highly-diverse cultural population

Popular Destinations in Central/Outer Richmond

Stop by one of these popular bars, shops, or attractions while strolling through Richmond.


Food

My Tofu House is an Asian restaurant located on Geary Blvd- the main strip for multicultural cafes and shops. As the name suggests, their specialty is tofu- tofu soups, barbecue dishes, liquor-free bibimbap, and other Korean cousine.
 
If a mimosa is calling your name, stop by Eats for a quick drink and a meal for brunch. This is anAmerican-classic café that serves heart meals for breakfast, lunch, and brunch. The waffles and egg scrambles look delicious.

Fun

Golden Gate Park is a sprawling 1,017-acre park located within the Richmond District. It is often compared to Central Park in NYC, but it is actually larger by about 20%. Millions of locals and tourists visit this park every year, making it one of the top three most-visited parks in the USA.
 
The de Young Memorial Museum is a fine arts museum located within Golden Gate Park. You may also hear this referred to as the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco. Take a relaxing stroll through this beautiful museum filled with precious paintings, sculptures, and exhibits.

Shopping

Green Apple Books houses the largest book collection in the Richmond District. With over 60,000 new & 100,000 used books to choose from, you are sure to find at least one good read. Prepare to spend at least 30 minutes to an hour (or more) browsing the shelves.

Mmmm, do you smell that? Someone just put on a fresh pot of tea. The Aroma Tea Shop is a cozy retail store that sells any tea your heart desires. Pick up your favorite loose-leaf tea or a new tea-making accessory all in one space. There is even a tasting bar where customers can enjoy a free sample of one of their tea blends.


Schools

Inner Richmond has 10 schools. One of them is Peabody (George) Elementary School. It also has Public schools such as Mccoppin (Frank) Elementary School, Sutro Elementary School, Argonne Elementary School, and Roosevelt Middle School. For Private Schools, it has Lisa Kampner Hebrew Academy, Olympia Institute, Star of the Sea School, Zion Lutheran School, and The Laurel School.



 
 
 
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