The Best Shops in Castro, San Francisco

The Best Shops in Castro, San Francisco


Situated within Eureka Valley, the Castro neighborhood was once locally known as "Little Scandinavia". Nowadays it is known by many as the gay capital of the world, highlighed by the abundance of rainbow flags that deck the streets all year round. Home to San Francisco's greatest movie theatre, The Castro, this district also offers beautiful floral boutiques with innovative window displays and delicious bakeries, amongst other popular stores. 


  1. Unionmade

    Informed. Confident. Savvy. These are the chosen words bestowed upon the clientele of Unionmade, a menswear store that’s all about classic looks and quality materials. Since first opening in late 2009 on Sanchez Street - right…

    493 Sanchez St, 94114 San Francisco

  2. Ixia

    Founded by owner Gary Weiss in 1983, IXIA has remained one of the top floral boutiques in San Francisco. Renowned for their innovative window displays, created from flowers, plants and other natural resources, the name IXIA has…

    2331 Market Street, 94114 San Francisco

  3. Thorough Bread

    On a busy street with municipal trains and buses bustling by all day, Thorough Bread and Pastry provides a warm escape through their almond croissants, assortment of teas, and cozy back patio. It remains a neighborhood bakery…

    248 Church Street, 94114 San Francisco

  4. MAAS & Stacks

    Maas & Stacks is a men’s clothing store run by two self-described “clothing nerds.” They claim to let the quality of their products sell themselves, but their depth of knowledge and friendly customer service will definitely help…

    2128 Market Street, 94114 San Francisco

  5. A&G Merch

    A & G Merch is a neighborhood home goods store. It’s a great destination for shoppers ready to take their design purchases past the level of IKEA, but aren’t ready to become exclusive patrons of high-end designers. The Castro…

    2279 Market Street, 94114 San Francisco