A favorite destination for festival attendees heading into the park, visit the top of Clement Street in the Inner Richmond neighborhood!Learn More
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A favorite destination for festival attendees heading into the park, the top of Clement Street in the Inner Richmond neighborhood is known for its delectable cheap eats from around the world and one-of-a-kind locally owned boutiques. Stay warm with a Pendleton blanket and cardigan from Seedstore; pop by Park Life for a hip designer tee; or stroll over to Foggy Notion for eco body products to protect your face from the elements. And you don't want to miss Green Apple, which just happens to one of the best independent book and magazine stores on the West Coast. Make sure to come back on Sundays for the new farmers market, offering fresh regional produce from 8am to 2pm. Come visit the Seedstore/Park Life Booth at the Festival to find out more about the neighborhood!
212 Clement St.
Filled with Americana styles for Men and Women, Seedstore is one of the city's best places to find classics such as Pendleton and Penfield, while discovering local and independent designers. Your place to find labels such as Bridge and Burn, Nudie, Tellason, Naked and Famous, Raleigh in SF.
220 Clement St
Park Life features art and design products culled together from all over the world. They feature hard to find, limited edition, and unique items that include; books (art, type, design, photography, etc.), modern design objects, prints, paper goods, tee-shirts, home-wares, jewelry, artist multiples, original art and more.
275 6th Ave #101
The name of the store, Foggy Notion, refers to Alissa’s inspirations of music (Velvet Underground), design (sewing notions), and her favorite San Francisco weather phenomenon. Foggy Notion carries the most unique mix of handmade and vintage goods.
506 Clement St.
Founded in 1967, Green Apple is one of SF's oldest independent book sellers and is packed full of treasures. From vinyl to graphic novels to the newest fiction, their comprehensive inventory brings travelers in from around the world.
2299 15th St.
Beer, bourbon, and hummus surround you at Healthy Spirits, one of the newest additions to our neighborhood. They carry one of the most extensive collections of spirits in the city and above all else are stellar in their picks and recommendations.
309 Clement St
Its on every foodies bucket list and well worth the wait. The tea leaf salad and samusa soup are perennial favorites!
50 Clement St.
Breakfast is king at Eats! The choice brunch spot in our neighborhood.
127 Clement St
Fusion at its best. A delicious place for pork belly tacos, taro chips and pumpkin pork stew.
736 Clement St
Cheap and tasty dim sum to take out and satisfy that craving.
312 8th Ave
Sake, yakitori, beer, then top it off with a hot bowl of ramen. That's how you do it at Halu.
The best place to grab a salad on the street. Blue Danube has great indoor/outdoor seating. Take a seat and prepare for some of the best people watching in the hood.
401 Clement St.
Ice cream, sandwiches, coffee, and vintage toys. Toy Boat is an institution in the city, stop in and grab a cone.
San Francisco’s southwest corner is a hidden gem. Cradled in the fog, with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, the Outer Sunset has plenty to explore before, after, and between sets at the festival! Stay warm with some Shanghai Soup Dumplings from Kingdom of Dumpling, grab some unique coffee blends at Henry’s House of Coffee or Java Beach Café, or bring home a San Francisco souvenir with a “The Avenues” t-shirt from the Hard Wear Store. Before the festival, grab a hearty Breakfast Sandwich at Devil’s Teeth Baking Company, and walk across the street to Establish, where you can find unique jewelry, home goods, and post cards. Once called the “Outside Lands” the west side of San Francisco has many great things to offer!
4001 Judah Street
Outerlands is a gathering place for sea goers who seek warmth, shelter, food, and fellowship- a retreat from the saltwater chill, or a place to hang your hat after a long day's frolic in the sun. Locally sourced, organic fare served in a cozy, handcrafted setting: Lunch and dinner Tuesday-Saturday and Sunday brunch.
3138 Noriega Street
For over fifty years, Polly Ann Ice Cream has been delighting residents and visitors alike with their collection of over 500 flavors of ice cream, all made by Polly Ann staff. If you’re feeling adventurous, spin the big wheel and see what flavor you land on. Polly Ann offers unique flavors such as lychee, black sesame, and pink lemonade. You can also get all of the classic flavors, and many with a twist.
1618 Noriega Street
Six days a week, Henry hand-roasts premium blends, some of them only available in rare locations. For 45 years, master coffee roaster Henry Kalebjian and his family have been roasting daily in their Noriega St. store. Customers come by regularly to watch Henry roast, and the store has a loyal following of customers that travel from throughout the Bay Area to the store. This hand-roasted coffee has been voted "Best of the Bay" by San Francisco Bay Guardian. The only way to describe the difference between the coffee we drink on a daily basis and hand-roasted coffee is to compare the quality of fast-food to a gourmet meal.
1825 Irving Street
Irving Pizza was born in NYC, but raised in San Francisco. Open into the wee hours of the morning, for your convenience, Irving Pizza offers not only pizza, but hot sandwiches, burgers, salads, desserts, and more. Recent specials include the "Irish Special" with chicken, ham, sweet corn, and bell peppers.
1816 Irving Street
PPQ serves up fresh Vietnamese food including Five-Spice Chicken, Spring Rolls, and their delicious varieties of Phở noodle soup. Phở (pronounced “fuh”) is a Vietnamese noodle soup consisting of broth, noodles, herbs and meat. Phở at PPQ has a variety of delicious ingredients including sprouts, lemon, jalapeno, basil, onions, cilantro and your choice of egg noodles, vermicelli or round noodles. You can have chicken, beef or seafood or even vegetarian Phở at PPQ. Don’t forget about the iced Vietnamese coffee!
1396 La Playa Street
Java Beach is an independent, mom ‘n pop shop co-owned by San Francisco husband and wife team, Patrick and Buffy Maguire. Ocean Beach is where they live, work and play. Their days are devoted to making Java Beach the best it can be. This process starts with the coffee, where they engage in meticulous standards of sourcing, cupping and roasting. They apply these high standards to every aspect at Java Beach. Their menu features an array of unique coffees, bagels, sandwiches, salads and fresh pastries.
1824 Irving Street
From the a taco done Nick’s Way to one of their special burritos, the kitchen prepares each item with careful attention. Meats are slow cooked and infused with flavor. Produce and fish are fresh as they are purchased each morning to ensure an unsurpassed quality. Even the margaritas are prepared fresh and for each customer using agave nectar. The result is a mouthwatering goodness that will leave you wanting to come back for more!
3901 Noriega Street
The chef/owners, who both live nearby, opened The Pizza Place on Noriega because they wanted to serve their community and make it a gathering place for all. Specials include “The Rocha” with kale, garlic, roasted potatoes, bacon, tomato sauce and cheese; and the “Meathead” with pepperoni, sausage, ham, salami, red onion, tomato sauce and cheese as well as many other delicious pizzas and appetizers. Pizza is also served on a “create your own” basis as well as by the slice.
3817 Noriega Street
La Playa Taqueria serves fresh Mexican fare by the sea. You can’t go wrong with their fresh classics such as the Super Burrito with your choice of meat or the Fish Tacos; but they also have a Super Veggie Burrito, a Chille Relleno Burrito, and a Three Pepper Burrito with grilled chicken or steak with rice, beans, bell peppers, onions and fresh salsa.
3420 Judah Street
Located in the Outer Sunset, Tazaki Sushi serves a variety of Japanese fare. Their Sizzling Fish Specials are served on a sizzling hot plate and comes with your choice of Chilean Sea Bass, Ahi Steak, Butterfish, Swordfish, Salmon, Orange Roughy, Halibut, Ono, Scallop Steak, Monk Fish, Mahi Mahi or Tazaki Clams. Tazaki Sushi also carries classic Maki and Nigiri sushis as well as Udon, Cold Soba and Ramen. They are open for lunch Tuesday through Sunday 12pm – 3pm and Dinner Sunday through Thursday 5pm – 10pm and Friday and Saturday 5pm – 11pm.
3876 Noriega Street
Devil’s Teeth is open Wednesday – Monday, 7am – 4pm, and serves Bicycle coffee, Scharffen Berger hot chocolate, breakfast, lunch and sweets and desserts. They are famous for their Breakfast Sandwich – two eggs scrambled with cheddar cheese, applewood smoked bacon, all on a homemade buttermilk biscuit. They have BLTs, chicken curry salad, lasagna, and a delicious cinnamon roll among many other sweet treats. Stop by on Sunday mornings for freshly made beignets. Enjoy all of these treats while sitting outside in their award-winning parklet!
1713 Taraval Street
Chinese Dumpling (Jiaozi) is a traditional Chinese food and is one of the most widely loved foods in the world. Shanghai-style dumplings are served up hot and fresh at Kingdom of Dumpling. Enjoy their Pork Dumplings, Chicken and Corn Dumplings, or their famous Shanghai Soup Dumplings along with a crispy Onion Pancake.
3811 Noriega Street
Our purpose is to integrate our style with the landscape of the developing neighborhood, while offering unique goods and services to the area. Our partners include interior designers, artists, woodworkers, jewelry makers, florists and photographers. The space is an energetic variety of creative processes - open to all who are searching for inspiration and collaboration. Our style blends the influence of the beach, treasure seeking and travel culture - while escalating what it means to be part of each of these ways of life. We offer affordable, quality products that are sustainably made and support local crafts people.
4035 Judah Street
General Store is a collective design community originally founded by Serena Mitnik-Miller and Mason St. Peter. General Store features carefully curated items from both new and vintage sources. Local Artisans and Craftspeople contribute to the mix of furniture, clothing, tools, plants, household items, books, jewelry, cards and small treasures, a little bit of everything useful. Stop by for a visit!
2401 Irving Street
We are a local store, owned and operated by a local resident of the Outer Sunset in San Francisco, California. At The Hard Wear Store you will shop for great trusted brands and unique local designs in a relaxed atmosphere. The Hard Wear Store carries mean and women’s clothing including Levi’s, Carhartt, Ben Davis and Dickies. Some of their most popular apparel items include their local t-shirts sporting San Francisco street signs such as "Fillmore" or "Avenues" or their sweatshirts representing "Ocean Beach".
3655 Lawton Street
Founders Michael McCrory and Lauren Crabbe aim to make their space a welcoming, functional, and extraordinary experience for the customer. In just over a year, Andytown has gained a loyal following and for good reason. Try their specialty coffee, griddle-baked Irish soda bread, or the Snowy Plover: a housemade espresso soda topped with whip cream.
4542 Irving Street
This New Orleans inspired restaurant provides its customers with a charming space that produces authentic Cajun/Creole dishes and may leave you sweating. The food and décor can be described as spicy. This establishment features a sign with an alligator on a surfboard and a menu that changes every week, so you know Cajun Pacific will be a unique and fulfilling experience.
2045 Irving Street
Swich provides a place for dessert aficionados to mix and match a variety of ice cream flavors, cookies, and toppings to create a delicious ice cream sandwich. Cookie flavors include chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, butterscotch, red velvet and gluten-free walnut fudge. If you’re torn between two types of cookies, go with both. Choose your ice cream flavor, and finally have your freshly assembled sandwich dipped in toppings such as almonds and white chocolate pearls.
4033 Judah Street
Trouble Coffee's quirkiness is apparent in its signature offering "Build Your Own Damn House", which includes a coffee, coconut, and toast. This small coffee shop is accompanied by an open area with a tree trunk serving as furniture, and it is here where the artisanal toast was born. Their thick slice of toast comes slathered in butter, cinnamon, and sugar.
4300 Judah Street
Located at the end of Judah Street and right by the ocean, this Java Beach extension distinguishes itself with a large menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. With items such as fried egg sandwiches, Belgian waffles, and 6oz grass-fed beef burgers, you'll be sure to come back to test another one of their numerous offerings. Don't forget to grab a coffee to prepare for the fog you are sure to face.
4002 Irving Street
This neighborhood bike shop provides friendly and knowledgeable service for the bicycle community in the area. Whether you're looking into purchasing a beach cruiser or need servicing on a bike, Swell Bicycles will work hard to make sure your ride is the best it can be.
4019 Judah Street
Serving Mexican comfort food and margaritas since 1960, Celia’s is a popular destination in the Outer Sunset. Celia’s uses fresh ingredients and family recipes to serve up classics like enchiladas, burritos and fajitas. They also offer “north of the border” options such as their Guacamole Chicken Burger and their Deluxe Burger along house specialties such as Pollo en Crema and Steak a la Mexicana. Of course, Celia’s by the Beach also offers surf and turf!
Dear Golden Gate Park Neighbor,
Another Planet Entertainment and Superfly, in association with San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Department and the City of San Francisco are producing the 8th Annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival in Golden Gate Park (Polo Field, Hellman Hollow, Marx & Lindley Meadows) on Friday, August 7th – Sunday, August 9th, 2015. This concert event helps benefit Golden Gate Park with a considerable portion of ticket sales going directly to Rec & Park.
We are committed to mitigating the impact of the event in your neighborhood. Below is information to help serve that purpose.
Again this year, we will have a Community Hotline to respond to any issues that may affect you during the festival. The festival hotline will be available from 10:00am – 11:00pm on the festival days. The Community Hotline number is 415-872-1650.
To help alleviate vehicle congestion in your neighborhood, we are strongly encouraging patrons to take alternative means of transportation to the festival, including MUNI, private shuttles, biking or walking. We will have 2 dedicated tow trucks and 1 Parking Control Officer on each side of the Park to quickly respond to any blocked driveways or any other parking issues related to the Festival. Rec & Park has printed signs alerting attendees to not block driveways, which may be obtained at the front desk of McLaren Lodge at 501 Stanyan St. If you need to have a vehicle towed please call the MTA directly at 415-553-1237 or 415-553-1200.
To ensure safety and security of both the public and working crews, park locations will close and reopen as follows:
Polo Field Complex: Monday 7/27 6am – Friday 8/14 6pm
Middle Drive between MLK and Polo Field: Monday 7/27 6am – Friday 8/14 6pm
McLaren Path: Tuesday 7/28 7am – Wednesday 8/12 8pm
Hellman Hollow: Saturday 8/1 7am – Wednesday 8/12 8pm
Lindley Meadow: Monday 8/3 8am – Tuesday 8/11 8pm
Marx Meadow: Monday 8/3 6am – Monday 8/10 8pm
Lloyd Lake, Metson Lake, Spreckels Lake and the Dog Run will be closed to vehicles August 7 – August 10.
JFK Dr between Transverse and 36th Ave will be closed to non-ticket holder pedestrian traffic August 7 – 9.
We would like to make you aware of the following road closures due to the event, so you may plan accordingly. The following entrances will be closed to vehicles from Thursday, Aug 6th at 8:00pm through Sunday, Aug 9th at 11:00pm.
North side of the park:
• Transverse Dr at Crossover Dr
• JFK Dr at Transverse Dr
• 30th Ave
• 36th Ave
• 43rd Ave (Chain of Lakes)
• 47th Ave
• JFK Dr at the Great Highway.
South side of the park:
• Martin Luther King Jr Dr at Crossover Dr
• 25th Ave
• 41st Ave (Chain of Lakes)
• Martin Luther King Jr Dr at Lincoln Ave
• Sunset Blvd at Irving Street
• La Playa