The good news is: there are places to eat, drink and shop 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. Of special note:
- OASIS is now open on Fridays and Saturdays from 5 to 9 pm (Thursdays too, starting 9/24), and Sundays from 2:00 to 7:00 pm, for safe, socially distant cocktails & food. They also offer “Meals on Heels: Drag, Drinks, and Dinner Delivery!” Delicious meals available for pickup at SF Oasis or delivered right to your door by a Drag Performer (SF only)! Also offering online programs on OasisTV, and accepting donations for support via venmo.
- Streat Food Park is open, offering both food trucks and outdoor barber stations! Open daily from 10 to 6.
- Diana Market is open again, 7 am to 8 pm daily.!
- DECANTsf is now open to the public Tuesday-Saturday, 12-6pm for retail shopping only. (The wine bar and educational events are on hold). You may shop inside (masks are required to enter) during these hours. Also order online for pick up, local delivery, or shipping.
- The Cat Club is offering to go bottles of beer and liquor, pre-made cocktails, merch, and more every Saturday and Sunday 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. This Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 7 to 11 pm, they’ll have tables on the sidewalk, plus a DJ.
- The Willows opening hours during SiP are 11:30 a.m. weekdays, 11:00 weekends for food and beverages, with curbside tables. They can’t say how late they will stay open each day, but it’s worth dropping by to find out.
- The Leather and Toy Stores on 8th Street are all open for pickup, and perhaps browsing, at least by appointment:
- The SF Eagle is working hard to open its new, expanded kitchen – we look forward to a fun menu and plenty of room to enjoy it.
Scroll down for details of these and many other 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.
In addition to this page, you may also wish to consult the SOMA West Community Benefit District‘s comprehensive list of dining options in the entire SOMA West area, here.
Whether for takeout or socially-distanced outdoor dining, please do patronize these businesses as often as possible, and help our neighborhood to survive these challenging times. Thanks!
NOTE: 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. Order online 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 pick-up and delivery, 4:00 to 10:00 pm daily. New York-style thin crust pizza, nuggets, wings and other items. Also hand-crafted cocktails, delivered in a mason jar, or booze by the bottle, including DNA Lounge’s own house! Call
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.
OASIS – Open on Fridays and Saturdays from 5 to 9 pm, and Sundays from 2:00 to 7:00 pm, for safe, socially distant cocktails & food. They also offer “Meals on Heels: Drag, Drinks, and Dinner Delivery!” Meals available for pickup at SF Oasis or delivered right to your door by a Drag Performer (SF only)! Also offering online programs on OasisTV, and accepting donations for support via venmo.
Rocco’s Cafe – Open temporary hours, subject to frequent changes. Call 554-0522. Online orders for delivery and pickup Wednesday – Saturday.
Seniore’s Pizza – Venue temporarily closed. Not accepting online orders.
Sightglass – Venue temporarily closed.
Streat Food Park — Open daily from 10 am to 6 pm, offering both food trucks and outdoor barber stations!
Tank 18 – Venue permanently closed.
Trademark – Venue is closed, but their kitchen, SF Chickenbox, is open Monday – Saturday 11am-8pm for takeout and delivery. 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.
Wicked Grounds Cafe and Kink Boutique – Cafe temporarily closed. See retail info under Shops, below.
Asia SF – Venue temporarily closed. Gift cards available online.
Blow Buddies – Venue permanently closed.
BuzzWorks – Venue temporarily closed.
Calle 11 – Venue permanently closed.
Cat Club – Offering dim sum, cocktails to go, beer and liquor, and more every Saturday and Sunday 12pm-6pm. Web site lists online events by DJs and promoters. Accepting donations for staff via gofundme.
Copyright Cocktails – Venue temporarily closed.
DNA Lounge – Venue temporarily closed, but offering free podcasts, and selling merchandise and accepting donations for support. See DNA Pizza, above for food and beverage pickup and delivery.
Driftwood – Venue temporarily closed; 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 or delivery. 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 – Was open for takeaway and delivery food and beverages Fridays and Saturdays, 5:00 to 8:30 p.m., with limited patio seating, but may have to stop offering that. Please call to check: (415) 863 9999. Merchandise also available online.
OASIS – Offering “Meals on Heels: Drag, Drinks, and Dinner Delivery!” Meals available for pickup at SF Oasis or delivered right to your door by a Drag Performer (SF only)! Also offering online programs on OasisTV, and accepting donations for support via venmo.
Raven Bar – Venue temporarily closed.
Rumors – Venue temporarily closed.
Slim’s – Venue permanently closed at this location. Watch for a new nightclub in this space called YOLO, once SiP ends.
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) – Gallery open with social-distancing on Saturdays July 18 & 25, and August 8, 12-3 p.m. Open other times by appointment only.
Bay Print Solutions (printing and signage) -Open regular hours (9 to 4) for service at door.
Bed Bath & Beyond – Open daily, with early shopping hours (9-10 am Tuesday & Wednesday) for customers 60+ and those at risk.
Biro and Sons (silversmiths) – Open
Cabinets and Beyond (furniture) – Open
Cake Gallery (bakery)- Open reduced hours, Monday-Saturday, for in-store pickup or delivery – 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. Explore them on TOCK or online.
Decker Electric – Open
Extra Space Storage – Open regular hours.
Fantasy clothing (costumes) – Venue temporarily closed, we think.
Fitness SF SOMA (gym) – Now offering outdoors exercise facilities, with individual training, in line with the latest city regulations. Use the form on their Web site to make an appointment.
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.
Nordstrom Rack (clothing and accessories) – Open 10 am to 6:00 pm Sunday and Monday, 10 am to 7:00 pm Tuesday – Saturday.
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.
Streat Food Park (haircuts and styling) – Open daily from 10 am to 6 pm, offering both food trucks and outdoor barber stations!
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. 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!