The Independent is located in the bustling NOPA district – a thriving area with highly-rated restaurants and bars in the center of San Francisco. We encourage our patrons to come to our neighborhood ahead of the show and check out the many fantastic restaurants, cafés and bars that surround us on Divisadero Street!
Here’s a list of our favorites:
705 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Butchery and BBQ joint with a massive woodfired grill and patio.
Alamo Square Seafood Grill
803 Fillmore St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Romantic neighborhood gem serving French-influenced seafood for over 20 years.
655 Divisadero St, San Francisco 94117
Modern raw bar serving pristine oysters and creative presentations of raw fish preparations.
Bean Bag Cafe
601 Divisadero St, San Francisco 94117
Casual local favorite, serving breakfast, sweet and savory crepes, sandwiches, beer and wine since the 90s.
838 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Cozy, bustling restaurant serving California-inspired Italian cuisine. *Closed until further notice
762 Divisadero Street, San Francisco 94117
Urban bar and pub with a professional, fun-loving staff, beer, liquor, and award-winning pub food.
639 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Cozy wine bar with some of the best wine selections in the city.
528 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Low-key tavern for New American plates & eclectic cocktails in a space with vintage American style.
Little Star Pizza
846 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Popular pizza joint known for their deep-dish and thin-crust slices.
Madrone Art Bar
500 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Neighborhood-favorite dive bar with constantly changing art on display and for-sale. Ask for “The Lemmy!”
Mangrove Thai Kitchen
312 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Casual Thai-restaurant that offers contemporary takes on traditional Thai food.
837 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Local watering hole with a lounge feel & contemporary art on the walls, serving classic cocktails.
553 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Self-described “CaliKorean” eatery serving stone pot rice bowls, ramen, and sisig.
560 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Very popular upscale restaurant specializing in organic wood-fired cuisine.
306 Broderick St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Mexican kitchen celebrating the traditional cookery of Mexico, focused on purchasing local, organic and sustainable ingredients.
311 Divisadero St San Francisco 94117
Neighborhood restaurant featuring Neapolitan-style thin crust pizzas, seasonal salads, and antipasti in a casual, convivial setting
1279 Fulton St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Contemporary Indian restaurant offering curries, kebabs & biryanis, with several veggie choices.
531 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Extremely popular fast-casual Greek restaurant serving roasted meats over sandwiches and salads.
The Little Chihuahua
292 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Counter-service Mexican restaurant serving tacos and burritos.
736 Divisadero St, San Francisco CA, 94117
Coffee shop serving a simple menu including coffee, toast, and pizza on Tuesday-Saturday nights.
298 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Rustic dive bar with a large selection of beers.