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== Restaurants ==
 
== Restaurants ==
  
====The Sycamore====
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Noisebridge is of course located in the birthplace of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Francisco_burrito Mission burrito], with many excellent Mexican places in the area, but there are several different restaurants within walking distance of the space.
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===[http://thesycamoresf.com/ The Sycamore]===
  
 
Really nice gastropub with yummy sliders (mini-burgers), roast beef sandwiches and pork belly donuts. Does takeout!
 
Really nice gastropub with yummy sliders (mini-burgers), roast beef sandwiches and pork belly donuts. Does takeout!
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* Happy Hour: 4pm - 7pm - dollar off drafts
 
* Happy Hour: 4pm - 7pm - dollar off drafts
 
* free wifi (password: 4152527704 )
 
* free wifi (password: 4152527704 )
* [http://thesycamoresf.com/]
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* [http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-sycamore-san-francisco Yelp]
* [http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-sycamore-san-francisco]
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====Yamo====
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===Yamo===
 
A tiny place, maybe six or eight seats at the counter, that's it. Almost as many Burmese grandmothers working behind the counter. Some of the food is great. Rubin's favorite: #10, Mango Chicken, $5.25 (and maybe a coconut for $2.50).  
 
A tiny place, maybe six or eight seats at the counter, that's it. Almost as many Burmese grandmothers working behind the counter. Some of the food is great. Rubin's favorite: #10, Mango Chicken, $5.25 (and maybe a coconut for $2.50).  
  
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* Fri-Sat. 10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.  
 
* Fri-Sat. 10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.  
 
* [http://sanfrancisco.menupages.com/restaurants/yamo/ Menu]
 
* [http://sanfrancisco.menupages.com/restaurants/yamo/ Menu]
* [http://www.yelp.com/biz/yamo-san-francisco Yelp]
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* [http://www.yelp.com/biz/yamo-san-francisco Yelp!]
  
====Whiz!====
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===Whiz!===
 
On South Van Ness and 18th, good burgers and fries.
 
On South Van Ness and 18th, good burgers and fries.
  
====Minako====
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===Minako===
 
Organic Japanese, is across the street on Mission street. Vegan friendly.
 
Organic Japanese, is across the street on Mission street. Vegan friendly.
  
====Weird Fish====
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===Weird Fish===
 
Almost directly below 2169 on the corner of 18th and Mission Street. Vegan friendly.
 
Almost directly below 2169 on the corner of 18th and Mission Street. Vegan friendly.
  
====El Herradero====
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===El Herradero===
Good cheap mexican, on mission just south of 18th.
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Good cheap mexican, on Mission just south of 18th.
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===El Castillito===
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Another taquería, excellent Mission-style burritos.
  
 
====Vegan Food====
 
====Vegan Food====
 
[[Vegan food]] nearby.
 
[[Vegan food]] nearby.
  
== Bookstores ==  
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A few doors away on Mission, on 16th between Mission and Valencia, and on Valencia between 16th and 17th.  
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== Bookstores ==
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A few doors to the north of Noisebridge, at 2141 Mission:
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====[http://stores.ebay.com/Valhalla-Fine-and-Collectible-Books Valhalla Books]====
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*2nd floor, Ste. 202
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*"Mostly hardbound fiction," sf + fantasy section, but also some interesting non-, a few cool older books about computing (i.e. not manuals), philosophy, history etc.
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====Bolerium Books====
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*3rd floor, Ste. 300
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*American social movements, etc.
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====[http://www.libroslatinos.com/ Libros Latinos]====
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*3rd floor, Ste. 301
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*Libros de México, Centro- y Sudamérica y el Caribe
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*Books from Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean
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*Art, literature, photography, environment, immigration, history, religion, archaeology, sexuality
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*Ephemera, rare, new, used, antiquarian
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*We take requests.
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On 16th between Mission and Valencia:
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===Adobe Books===
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*3166 16th St.
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*(415) 864-3936
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*Used books
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===Forest Books===
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*3080 16th St.
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*(415) 863-2755
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*Used books
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And on Valencia between 16th and 17th:
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===Dog Eared Books===
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*900 Valencia St.
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* (415) 282-1901
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*Used books
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===Borderland Books===
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*866 Valencia St.
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* (415) 824-8203
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*Science fiction and fantasy
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===Goteblüd===
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* 766 Valencia St.
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*Sat-Sun, noon-5 p.m.
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*Zines, literary ephemera
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Most of this info is courtesy of Joe from Valhalla.
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== Hardware and Related ==  
 
== Hardware and Related ==  
 
* '''Lasts Paints''' Not a good range of supplies, but two doors away.
 
* '''Lasts Paints''' Not a good range of supplies, but two doors away.
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[[Category:Sustenance]]

Revision as of 23:33, 7 August 2012

What's in the neighborhood around 2169 Mission?

Contents

Restaurants

Noisebridge is of course located in the birthplace of the Mission burrito, with many excellent Mexican places in the area, but there are several different restaurants within walking distance of the space.

The Sycamore

Really nice gastropub with yummy sliders (mini-burgers), roast beef sandwiches and pork belly donuts. Does takeout!

  • 2140 Mission (between 17th & 18th)
  • Open daily from 11:30-Midnight.
  • Kitchen hours: 11:30-10pm M-Th., 11:30-Midnight F-Sat
  • Happy Hour: 4pm - 7pm - dollar off drafts
  • free wifi (password: 4152527704 )
  • Yelp

Yamo

A tiny place, maybe six or eight seats at the counter, that's it. Almost as many Burmese grandmothers working behind the counter. Some of the food is great. Rubin's favorite: #10, Mango Chicken, $5.25 (and maybe a coconut for $2.50).

  • 3406 18th St (between Mission St & San Carlos St) Map
  • (415) 553-8911
  • Mon-Thu. 10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
  • Fri-Sat. 10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Menu
  • Yelp!

Whiz!

On South Van Ness and 18th, good burgers and fries.

Minako

Organic Japanese, is across the street on Mission street. Vegan friendly.

Weird Fish

Almost directly below 2169 on the corner of 18th and Mission Street. Vegan friendly.

El Herradero

Good cheap mexican, on Mission just south of 18th.

El Castillito

Another taquería, excellent Mission-style burritos.

Vegan Food

Vegan food nearby.


Bookstores

A few doors to the north of Noisebridge, at 2141 Mission:

Valhalla Books

  • 2nd floor, Ste. 202
  • "Mostly hardbound fiction," sf + fantasy section, but also some interesting non-, a few cool older books about computing (i.e. not manuals), philosophy, history etc.

Bolerium Books

  • 3rd floor, Ste. 300
  • American social movements, etc.

Libros Latinos

  • 3rd floor, Ste. 301
  • Libros de México, Centro- y Sudamérica y el Caribe
  • Books from Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean
  • Art, literature, photography, environment, immigration, history, religion, archaeology, sexuality
  • Ephemera, rare, new, used, antiquarian
  • We take requests.


On 16th between Mission and Valencia:

Adobe Books

  • 3166 16th St.
  • (415) 864-3936
  • Used books

Forest Books

  • 3080 16th St.
  • (415) 863-2755
  • Used books


And on Valencia between 16th and 17th:

Dog Eared Books

  • 900 Valencia St.
  • (415) 282-1901
  • Used books

Borderland Books

  • 866 Valencia St.
  • (415) 824-8203
  • Science fiction and fantasy

Goteblüd

  • 766 Valencia St.
  • Sat-Sun, noon-5 p.m.
  • Zines, literary ephemera


Most of this info is courtesy of Joe from Valhalla.


Hardware and Related

  • Lasts Paints Not a good range of supplies, but two doors away.
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