Welcome to Cow Hollow
Cow Hollow is a highly desirable neighborhood, coveted for its sunny streets, unique shops, and top-tier dining experiences. Rich history, classic San Francisco architecture, and stylish new spots combine to make Cow Hollow one of the area's most unique places to call home. Quiet residential areas nestle alongside bustling Union Street in this affluent and dynamic neighborhood.
The vibes are about peaceful fun and casual elegance; the perfect place for those who enjoy good food, great drinks, and ample opportunities to get outside. This neighborhood is ideal for those who want to enjoy the sunny San Francisco days. Cow Hollow residents love to spend time enjoying one of the local parks or a meal at an outdoor eatery. Those who want homes that reflect quintessential San Francisco architecture alongside a bustling entertainment district flock to this upscale, vibrant neighborhood.
What to Love
- Peaceful residential streets mixed with a lively entertainment area
- Upscale, hip restaurants and bars
- Chic shops and boutiques
- Ideally located for recreation and work
- Plentiful parks and outdoor areas
The neighborhood is serene and highly walkable. Centrally located, Cow Hollow residents have easy access to recreation and work locations all around San Francisco. Union Street sits at the center of Cow Hollow. This area is rich with spots to relax at brunch with friends or find unique items at one of the many shops. Active locals take advantage of the many studios and shops along Union Street offering fitness classes. Those looking for fun nightlife can grab a specially crafted cocktail or glass of wine at a lounge and enjoy live music at one of the bars along Union Street.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Cow Hollow is home to eateries ranging from eclectic coffee shops to hip brunch spots. New and innovative dining experiences are tucked into corners throughout the neighborhood, many offering outdoor seating to enjoy the warm San Francisco air. Atelier Crenn is an upscale contemporary French eatery that has three Michelin stars. This restaurant is known for its innovative menu and minimalist design. Diners can enjoy classic American favorites with a twist and craft cocktails at The Dorian. The dining room of The Dorian is full of beautiful Victorian accents that give the restaurant an upscale air. Isa is a French-California bistro that serves small plates and excellent wine. Diners can relax on the heated patio or enjoy a private meal in the cozy front room.
Union Street is dotted with shops ranging from women’s clothing boutiques like Ambiance to athletic apparel stores such as Lululemon. Resident foodies can visit The Epicurean Trader to grab the finest ingredients from the gourmet grocer.
Things to Do
Cow Hollow is rich with sunny streets, fun cafes and eateries, juice shops, and unique boutiques. Drop in for yoga, pilates, or cycling class at one of the many studios along Union Street. Visit the nearby Lyon Street Steps and be rewarded with stunning views of San Francisco Bay at the top. This is a local hidden gem, utilized by many residents as a fun outdoor workout. Allyne Park sits at the end of Union Street and is the perfect place for a picnic or a stroll down one of the landscaped paths.
This lively neighborhood hosts the Union Street Festival each spring. One of the city’s most popular events, the Union Street Festival is a celebration of the best art, music, and entertainment in the heart of Cow Hollow. Locals gather to enjoy live music, art vendors, and a beverage garden. This event spans a weekend in early June and is a favorite of Cow Hollow residents.