Shopping in San Francisco

Japanese Weekend

Address 500 Sutter St., San Francisco, CA Map, Tel (415) 989-6667 Call, Website

Japanese Weekend sells comfortable, great looking maternity clothing. I bought a few great items here during my own pregnancy and was delighted with they way they fit and lasted. more


Address 1512 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 Map, Tel (415) 487-9000 Call, Hours Sun-Thurs 11:00am-7:00pm; Fri & Sat 11:00am-8:00pm Website

If your kids are crazy for robots, action figures, or cool japanese design, Kidrobot is the place to go. Kidrobot creates and sells limited edition toys, clothing, mini-figures, artwork & book that appeal to kids and adults alike. more

Misdirections Magic Shop

Address 1236 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122 Map, Tel (415) 566-2180 Call, Website

This magic shop caters to professional magicians, and you will find everything for amateurs and pros as well as books, dvds and more. more

Paxton Gate's Curiosities for Kids

Address 766 Valencia Street, between 18th & 19th Streets, San Francisco, CA 94110 Map, Tel 415.252.9990 Call, Website

Paxton Gate's Curiosities for Kids is a unique blend of high-end toys, books, original artworks that would appeal to children, and natural items (for example, owl pellets) that kids could use to learn more about the world. If you are in the neighborhood, it is well worth a browse. The original shop at 824 Valencia is also fascinating to browse, but requires "no touching" more

Pirate Supply Shop (826 Valencia)

Address 826 Valencia, San Francisco, CA Map, Website

This kitschy pirate shop has an ulterior motive. It hides a tutoring center where kids get help with their writing skills. The store sells pirate clothing, eye patches, spyglasses and everything else you would need to outfit your young pirate. more


Address 250 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94108 Map, Tel (415) 399-6930 Call, Website

Zara sells fashionable children's clothing at reasonable prices. This is a fun place to stop in for a really "hip" kids outfit. more