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North Beach, San Francisco

North Beach is a neighborhood in the northeast of San Francisco adjacent to Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf and Russian Hill. The neighborhood is San Francisco's "Little Italy", and has historically been home to a large Italian American population. It is still home to many Italian restaurants today, though many other ethnic groups currently live in the neighborhood. It was also the historic center of the beatnik subculture. Today, North Beach is one of San Francisco's main nightlife districts as well as a residential neighborhood populated by a mix of young urban professionals, families and Chinese immigrants connected to the adjacent Chinatown.The American Planning Association (APA) has named North Beach as one of ten "Great Neighborhoods in America".LocationNorth Beach is bounded by the former Barbary Coast, now Jackson Square, the Financial District south of Broadway, Chinatown to the southwest of Columbus below Green Street, Russian Hill to the west, Telegraph Hill to the east and Fisherman's Wharf at Bay Street to the north.
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  • Went to the Pier and Wharf for a walk and had coffee and just looked about. North Beach kind of overlaps with Telegraph Hill, Russian Hill and Fisherman's Wharf, but it's somewhat casual once you get ...  more »
  • Great place to get Italian food as there are quite a few restaurants to choose from and each looks unique. There are also a number of bakeries, cafes, and shops. It is worth taking a slow stroll up an...  more »
  • Lots of awesome bars and Italian spots. It looks like a fun place to hang out and go out in. Reminds me of Europe.  more »

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