HAIGHT STREET! (Haight-Ashbury)
The Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of the 1960s is still very much alive
and well today. "The Haight", as it is now known was officially established
in 1883 and today is a vibrant urban village. It is one of San Francisco's
most fascinating areas. Beautiful Victorians, tree lined streets, unique little
shops, thrift stores, head shops, cafes, street performers, and a wide variety
of restaurants serving food from around the world will
make this an afternoon you will never forget.
menu will be eclectic as Haight Street has a very high restaurant per block ratio.
And the choices always changing but in the past we have had: assorted Thai food,
tacos, burritos, tortas, Japanese, crepes, Indian, healthy and not so healthy, chai,
burgers, NY syle pizza, freshy made gourmet chocolate, freshly ground coffee, gourmet
tea or a local micro-brew. . And our walk will be leisurely, with no major hills to climb.
Because with all of that eating who wants to walk far?
You'll learn about the colorful history of this historic area as westroll this lively and lovely neighborhood. As we go, we'll be pointing out places that aren't in the guide books and that
you'd probably miss on your own. You'll be seeing the neighborhood as a local....
Cafe Balazo, Haight St. @ Belvedere, San Francisco