Hayes Valley

Hayes Valley

The Bay Area’s hippest neighborhood.

Welcome to Hayes Valley 

Located in the Western Addition district of San Francisco, tucked away between the historical districts of Alamo Square and the Civic Center, lies Hayes Valley —the burgeoning community gaining popularity as the Bay Area’s hippest neighborhood. The chic neighborhood is a haven for haute couture with a vibrant commercial district enjoyed by travelers and residents alike. 
Hayes Valley boasts stunning Victorian, Queen Anne, and Edwardian townhouses on streets dotted with high-end boutiques, restaurants, cafes, and other trendy hotspots to gather with friends. Hayes Valley residents live active lifestyles and are drawn to the multitude of events and activities for all ages to enjoy year-round. 

What to Love 

  • World-class shopping and dining
  • Vibrant cultural hub
  • Hip urban living 

Local Lifestyle

Exuding youthful energy, Hayes Valley is an urban oasis with easy access to chic boutiques, hip bookstores, trendy eateries, and more. A dynamic community, the area’s proximity to the city center and exceptional schools are appealing to young professionals, families, and all those looking to experience an active and vibrant lifestyle. The neighborhood buzzes with energy and excitement thanks to the myriad of great things to experience from outdoor recreation and green spaces to elevated dining and shopping.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Offering a unique collection of happenings, Hayes Valley is a premier destination if it’s a variety of adventures and experiences you’re craving. If you’re wanting to try something unique, you’ll want to visit Souvla, modern fast-fine Greek food with a sophisticated and intimate location in Hayes Valley. Another popular choice for elevated cuisine is Absinthe Brasserie & Bar, offering guests the opportunity to experience authentic French cuisine in the heart of San Francisco. For a finely curated collection of a variety of goods, from clothing and accessories to folk art, Reliquary is an ideal choice for gift giving or those with a discerning taste. 
Hayes Valley is minutes away from the best-known entertainment and cultural venues in San Francisco and is an ideal spot to reside for those with a penchant for music and theater. World renown locales such as San Francisco Jazz Center, San Francisco Opera, Rickshaw, or the Sydney Goldstein Theater are all in proximity to Hayes Valley and are some of the many reasons homes in the neighborhood are highly sought after.

Things to Do 

For a uniquely Hayes Valley experience, visit Patricia’s Green — a park at the center of Octavia Blvd. between Fell and Hayes offering an amazing display of public art, a children’s play area, and ample bench seating to enjoy sunshine and community. Occasional events including pop-up shopping markets featuring artisans and designers, jewelers, potters, illustrators, and more are lively activities to enjoy in the bustling neighborhood. Hayes Valley “living alleys”, or traditional alleyways transformed to walking paths dotted with shops and businesses is another aspect of the neighborhood that sets it apart. Take a stroll and enjoy a coffee, pastry, or ice at any of the eclectic shops down Ivy and Linden Streets. Pop into KitTea Cat Cafe in Hayes Valley for caffeine and cuddles with kitties —all adoptable rescues from Hopalong Animal rescue. The popular cafe enjoys a steady stream of daily visitors, especially on weekends when visitors and residents alike stop by for a unique and smile-inducing experience. 


Hayes Valley is served by San Francisco Unified School District and its highly rated schools including: 
  • Claire Lilienthal Elementary, Grades K-8, highly rated school with above-average performance on state testing
  • International High School, Grades 9-12, a unique bilingual environment offering English and French instruction

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