Shopping, dog walking, dining and browsing are all encouraged on Fillmore Street, in fact, they are practically mandatory. Effective for a romantic Friday night date, Sunday brunch with friends, or an economy-boosting Saturday extravaganza, Fillmore Street suits countless needs. An uncanny blend of Chestnut Street's upscale class and Haight Street's distinctive charm, Fillmore Street and its shops convey a quiet confidence and composed independence.
It is difficult to leave Fillmore Street with as a thick a wallet as when you arrived. Common retail culprits like Betsey Johnson, Eileen Fisher, Jigsaw and Her (typically for the ladies), as well as Mark Jacobs, Blu, and Cielo (for both men and women), gladly bear the blame. Places like Eric Trabert, Aumakua, and Linco & CO are the top picks for fine jewelry and accessories on Fillmore. If in need of a little primping for hair, skin or nails or perhaps you've run out of your favorite products, try diPietro Todd Salon, Aveda Lifestyles, Kiehls and Pure Beauty which provide top services and goods. The makeup selection on Fillmore is fabulously varied: MAC, BeneFit Cosmetics, Shu Uemura, and Neja Cosmetics provide colors and products for all skin colors and ages. For some unique antique shopping, Fillmore Estates and Kuraya Japanese Antiques will fill any home or office with one of a kind, distinct pieces.
Food and drink are in abundance along Fillmore, with some of the most frequented eateries being Fresca, the Grove, Elite Café, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, La Boulange, Chouquet's and Harry's. Morning, noon or night, Fillmore restaurants are some of the city's most sought-after culinary destinations. While many restaurants provide terrific patios for those nicer San Francisco days, they can also be seen as a perfect resting point while dog walking.
Stretching a length of 10 blocks between Jackson Street to Geary Street, an array of bistros, clothing boutiques, beauty services, and antique goods can fill up a quick hour or a satisfy an entire day.