Welcome to Marina District

With picturesque views along the edge of the bay, the Marina attracts shoppers and foodies to congregate on its boutique-lined streets and extensive green spaces. Offering exceptional views of the Golden Gate Bridge and a plethora of entertainment options, there is always something to do in the Marina.

Key Details


pricey, young professionals, architecture, mansions, upscale


Commute Times
Financial District 25m by car
South San Francisco 40m by car
Silicon Valley 70m by car
East to West Presidio to the west and Van Ness Boulevard and For Mason to the east
North to South Lombard to the south, San Francisco Bay to the north
Nearby Neighborhoods Mission Bay, Pacific Heights, Presidio Heights

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The marina:
The Marina is a singular neighborhood known for stunning homes, casual restaurants, engaging nightlife, winding streets, and unmatched physical beauty.

A pervasive continental allure extends from the rows of charming eateries and shops to the neighborhood’s awe-inspiring views of the Golden Gate Bridge.

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What to expect:
A resort-like enclave within the city.

The Marina combines high-end housing with a high-energy commercial strip. Some of the city’s best restaurants and its most unique boutiques can be found here. The Marina is set apart by its location, boasting incredible, iconic views and outdoor opportunities galore.

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The lifestyle:
Quiet residential streets surrounding a dynamic commercial district.

Marina residents embrace the distance dividing them from downtown, because that makes their little corner of San Francisco a bit quieter than others. Theirs is a retreat, with ample parks and Golden Gate Bridge views on-demand. Chestnut Street is a bit quieter than Union Street, but it has no shortage of chic restaurants and stylish boutiques.

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Unexpected appeal:
Endless entertainment options all within an elegant locale.

Residential streets can be quiet, but being a destination in its own right, the Marina is seldom empty. Fans of casual dining and comfortable watering holes will love the neighborhood’s seemingly endless culinary choices.

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The market:
Spanish-style homes commanding a premium.

The Marina is unique among San Francisco neighborhoods; it’s completely free of Victorians. Instead, the district is populated by breezy Mediterranean buildings. Those who can afford the steep price of admission are rewarded with magnificent abodes and an exclusive address.

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You'll fall in love with:
The feeling that you’ve somehow stumbled onto a place that’s equal parts California, New England, and Italy.

Whether you spend sunny days on the Marina Green, watch sailboats on the Bay, or enjoy a farm-to-table meal from the Fort Mason Farmer’s Market, San Franciscans can feel the international influence throughout this illustrious neighborhood.

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