The good news is: there are places to eat and drink on Folsom Street! Most cafes and restaurants are offering takeaway and delivery, and many have added curbside tables.
Virtually all auto service and repairs shops are fully open, and many retailers with limited space are open by appointment.
Below is a partial list of some of the businesses located in or near the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District, and their current status during the COVID-19 crisis. Highlighted businesses are believed to be of particular interest to queer and kinky patrons.
If your business is listed incorrectly, or if you have additional information for this list, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will update this page as soon as possible.
In our survey, all open businesses are complying strictly with COVID-19 precautions. Please do not attempt to enter or request service at these places without wearing a face mask. Please look for and comply with any special posted instructions.
AK Subs – Open for takeout or delivery, with parking lot tables, Monday – Friday 6:30AM – 3:00PM.
Anton’s Pizza – Open for takeout and delivery, now with curbside tables.
Azucar Lounge – Meal kits, cocktails and more available for pickup, with curbside tables. Monday through Friday from noon to 6pm.
Bahn Mi Po’ Boy – Venue temporarily closed.
Bar Agricole – Permanently closed at 11th Street location. New location expect to open January 2021.
Basil Canteen – Open for takeout 11:00 to 2:00, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. daily. Offers 15% discount for phone in or walk-in orders; Delivery via Doordash, Caviar , etc.
Bergerac – Venue temporarily closed.
Cathead’s BBQ – Open for takeout or delivery, Wednesday-Sunday 11am-6pm.
DNA Pizza – Open for takeout and delivery daily, 4:00 to 10:00 pm. DNA Lounge is also accepting donations and offering free podcasts.
Don Ramon’s – Lunch and dinner for pickup or delivery via Grubhub or Doordash, Tuesday – Friday 11:30-1:30; 5-8p; Saturday 5-8 p.m.
Eko Kitchen – Black-owned Nigerian comfort food (just outside Cultural District), delivery & take out Sundays only 4:00 – 8:00 pm. Also catering.
Frjtz – Open daily for takeout or delivery via Grubhub.
Garage Cafe – Open for takeout and delivery.
Iza Ramen – Permanently closed at this location.
Kama Sushi– Open for takeout Su – Th 4:30 – 8:15 p.m., Fr, Sa 4:30 – 9:15 p.m.
Mason Jar Eats – Free delivery only.
Rocco’s Cafe – Open temporary hours, subject to frequent changes. Call 554-0522. Online orders for delivery and pickup Wednesday – Saturday.
Seniore’s Pizza – Not accepting online orders.
Sightglass – Venue temporarily closed.
Tank 18 – Venue permanently closed.
Trademark – Venue is officially closed, but their kitchen, SF Chickenbox, is open Monday – Saturday 11am-8pm for takeout and delivery, with curbside tables available Thursday – Saturday from 12pm-8pm. Hours subject to change. Also selling eGift Cards to benefit employees now, redeemable for beverages later.
V Cafe – Open 11:00 to 2:30 and 4:00 to 8:00 for takeout or delivery, with curbside tables.
Vega Coffee – Open for takeout Monday – Friday, 8:00 to 1:00.
Asia SF – Venue temporarily closed. Gift cards available online.
Blow Buddies – Venue temporarily closed.
BuzzWorks – Venue temporarily closed.
Calle 11 – Venue permanently closed.
Copyright Cocktails – Venue temporarily closed.
DNA Lounge – Venue temporarily closed, but offering free podcasts, and selling merchandise and accepting donations for support.
Driftwood – Venue temporarily closed; package liquor Wednesdays 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. – gift cards and t-shirts available online.
The End Up – Venue temporarily closed.
Folsom Street Foundry – Venue temporarily closed.
F8 – Venue temporarily closed. Bottle kits available for pickup. Staff fundraiser and gift cards available online.
Halcyon – Venue temporarily closed.
Hole in the Wall – Venue temporarily closed.
Holy Cow- Venue temporarily closed.
Lone Star Saloon – Open for takeaway and delivery food and beverages Fridays and Saturdays, 5:00 to 8:30 p.m., with limited patio seating. (415) 863 9999. Merchandise also available online.
Raven Bar – Venue temporarily closed.
Rumors – Venue temporarily closed.
Slim’s – All upcoming events postponed, presumed permanently at this location.
The Stud – Bar permanently closed at 9th and Harrison Street location. Drag Alive every Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Support the “Save the Stud Stabilization Fund” (Stud-in-Exile) via gofundme, patreon, or venmo.
Wish – – Venue temporarily closed.
Arc Gallery and Studio (art exhibits) – Open by appointment through June 27. Gallery open with social-distancing on Saturday June 27th, 12-3 p.m.
Bay Print Solutions (printing and signage) -Open regular hours (9 to 4) for service at door.
Biro and Sons (silversmiths) – Open
Cabinets and Beyond (furniture) – Open
Cake Gallery (bakery)- Open reduced hours, Monday-Saturday, Delivery Only – 415-861-2253
California Carpet – Open
Car Wash (10th and Harrison) – Open
Chantal Guillon (macarons) – Open Mo – Sa 12 – 4 for instant ordering and doorway pickup or shipping
Circle Community Acupuncture – Open limited hours (Mo, Tu 11 -3; W, Th, 3 – 7)
Cole Hardware – Open daily 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Costco – Open regular hours.
Cups and Cakes (bakery) – Delivery only – 415-551-2253
Decant SF (wine sales and education)- Tuesday to Saturday 12-6pm; Order online for pickup or $10 delivery. Free delivery on orders over $150 with promocode WashYourHands. Also offers limited retail shopping and virtual wine tastings.
Decker Electric – Open
Extra Space Storage – Open regular hours.
Fantasy clothing (costumes) – Venue temporarily closed, we think.
Human Service Agency (1440 Harrison) – Venue temporarily closed. Some services by appointment.
Joe’s Garage (liquor) – Open until 8 pm daily; delivery 8:00 to 10:00 pm Su-Th, to midnight on Friday and Saturday.
Kelly Paper (paper and printing) – Venue temporarily closed.
Leather Etc. (bondage toys, BDSM Gear, and fetish accessories) – Open, with limited admission. Online sales also.
Metro Floors – Open
Mike’s Bikes (bicycles, accessories, service) – Open as situation allows. Call or text (415) 241-2453 for details.
Mokunda Yoga – Open. Classes streamed online.
Mr. S Leather (BDSM, bondage and kink gear) – online sales, storefront pickup daily from 12pm – 6pm. Order by 4 pm for same day pickup.
Out of the Closet (clothing, other) — Open regular hours.
Queerious Labs (makers) – Venue temporarily closed.
Sealed Packages (delivery) – Open
SF Fogg (cannabis) – Open for doorway pickup or delivery, 11 am to 4 pm. Call ahead preferred.
SF Moto (motorcyle and scooter dealership) – Open Monday-Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm. Call or text 415-861-6100 to schedule appointment.
Super Market (groceries, 1141 Folsom) – Open regular hours.
Target – Open regular hours (to 10:00 p.m). Shopping Tu and We from 8:00 to 9:00 am. reserved for vulnerable and at-risk guests.
Unimart (groceries) – Open regular hours.
Wicked Grounds (kink boutique) – Cafe temporarily closed. Boutique open for curbside pick up and phone orders on Saturdays and Sundays 12-4pm PDT, starting 6/6/2020. Classes continue online; info on Brown Paper Tickets and Patreon.
Zozi’s Loft (furniture) – Open by appointment
Info on black-owned restaurants is based on the spreadsheet available here.
Please support the businesses and employees of our neighborhood!