A Guide to Shopping, Dining and Shows in Union Square
Shop, dine, and enjoy a show in one of San Francisco’s most popular neighborhoods, Union Square, with these suggestions.
This flagship department store location is a great stop for fashion, dining, and special experiences in any season. Macy's Union Square is also the home to an official Visitor Information Center.
Offering "The Ultimate Burger Experience & More", Burger Bar serves inventive takes on classic American foods created by a local celebrity chef, Hubert Keller. From its perch on the sixth floor of Macy's, Burger Bar's guests can overlook bustling Union Square for a break while shopping and exploring.
Looking for a relaxing break in between shopping and exploring? Bluemercury at Macy's offers body massages, hot rock massages, and various skincare and aesthetic treatments.The best products in skin care, makeup, bath and body, cosmetics, and more, are also available.
The Wine Bar
Visit Napa Valley without leaving Union Square at The Wine Bar at Macy's. With an ever-changing assortment of classic and trending samples, you can enjoy a taste or a glass overlooking Union Square.
This restaurant is a local legend. Founded in 1938 and known for its “world famous 18 Swedish pancakes,’’ this winningly old school eatery by the cable car tracks on the west side of the square has given generations of diners a tasty start to their day.
A 1930s-style restaurant known for big steaks, big salads, chops and seafood, this place is a time capsule of old San Francisco. Frequented by the fictional detective Sam Spade in the book and film of Dashiell Hammett’s "The Maltese Falcon," John’s Grill displays a Maltese Falcon statue and features the hardboiled private eye’s favorite lunch: Sam Spade’s Lamb Chops.
Travel back to the 1920's and the Prohibition Era in this speakeasy for a nightcap. You'll need a reservation to receive a password for entry; otherwise, you can try their still-cool Library space next door.
EXIT Theatre's five intimate venues provide a home for emerging and independent theatre artists and companies, annually producing a full season of performances with resident artists and designers. EXIT commissions new works with local and touring artists, including the San Francisco Fringe Festival.
Winner of 2 coveted Michelin Stars for 2016 as well as 2017, and winner of one Michelin star for 5 years prior, this Indian-accented eatery is a great spot for dinner or a nightcap.
Stop in this San Francisco branch of America's premier fine art gallery to look for your next great art piece. This gallery's 9,000-square foot, three story space offers a wide variety of popular and modern artists.