Inner Mission

Welcome to Inner Mission

San Francisco’s sunny, warm, and culturally rich micro-neighborhood

Located between 101, Cesar Chavez, and Dolores Street, Inner Mission is a diverse and thriving part of the Mission District neighborhood. As its own sub-neighborhood, Inner Mission has a personality that is one-of-a-kind and impossible not to love. The vibrance and energy found here are exciting, memorable, and perfect for those looking to live in the heart of San Francisco. 

Individuals who are self-proclaimed foodies will be heavily impressed by the number of top-rated dining establishments within walking distance. Along Mission Street, you’ll be able to find a large concentration of the area’s best restaurants. There is also an abundance of convenient shopping in this community. From national chains to locally-owned boutiques, everything you need is close by.

Inner Mission is an exceptional value for home buyers. Many larger properties can be found for under $2 million, less than several surrounding neighborhoods. Additionally, efficiently designed one-bedroom, one-bathroom condos typically sell for between $800,000-$900,000.

What to Love

  • Numerous highly-rated restaurants
  • Sunny and warm
  • Diverse and culturally rich
  • Convenient shopping

People & Lifestyle

Inner Mission is a bustling and sunny part of San Francisco. It is situated in an urban environment and has ample public transportation, stores, restaurants, and other conveniences. There is also a lively nightlife scene in this part of the Mission District.

Those who thrive in a busy city environment — and who prefer being close to everything — will find life in Inner Mission to be idyllic. Everything is essentially within walking distance, and there is always something fun to do, see, and experience.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Foodies: get ready for your tastebuds to party. When living in Inner Mission, you’ll have exclusive access to some of San Francisco’s best restaurants and hidden gems. There are also plenty of convenient stores nearby, making your weekly errands a breeze.

A handful of favorite national retailers border Inner Mission on the northern side of 101. Whether you’re looking to pick up some groceries to stock your pantry or refresh your closet with a new wardrobe, there’s something here for you. Gus’s Community Market is a charming local establishment that is sure to delight. 

No matter what type of food you’re in the mood for, delicious meals are just minutes from home. Locals can’t get enough of the menu items at the long-standing tapas restaurant Cha Cha Cha, or Media Noche, a top-rated Cuban restaurant. Ramenwell is dedicated to serving exceptional ramen dishes that you won’t want to miss. Other notable dining establishments include Lazy Bear, The Morris, Kazan, Khamsa Restaurant, and Ernest.

Things to Do

Although it covers a relatively small area, Inner Mission is full of wonderful ways to spend your days off. People of all ages and interests are sure to find new and exciting things to do in the immediate area.

Need a good laugh? Check the performance schedule for Killing My Lobster — a comedy club featuring exceptionally talented comedians and comedy classes. Another not-to-miss in Inner Mission is Balmy Alley. This alley spans one city block and showcases an always-changing collection of murals by local artists.

Individuals and families who are looking to get active in their free time have an abundance of choices. At Franklin Square, enjoy a sprawling modern playground and excellent spots to have a picnic. Love the thrill of rock climbing? Mission Cliffs features a breathtaking five-story climbing wall. Several other area parks/playgrounds include Jose Coronado Playground, James Rolph Jr. Playground, Garfield Square (which features a community swimming pool, public art, and athletic courts), and 24th & York Mini Park.


Inner Mission is home to an excellent school:

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