This is a simple list of places in the city that are always open! We don't live in NYC, but there's still places to go at all hours here. Also check out late night spots.


  • Starbucks at 201 Powell St (O'Farrell & Powell), 3595 California Street (Laurel Village), 865 Market Street(Cable Car Turn Around), 123 Mission Street, 9th and Howard
  • Bob's Donut & Pastry Shop at 1621 Polk Street
  • Happy Donuts at 3801 24th Street
  • Donut World at 9th and Judah.(no longer open 24 hours; closed each day from 2:30 AM to 4:30 AM)


Fast Food


Yay for drugs and cheap plastic things!

Grocery stores

  • Safeway (4950 Mission Street, at Geneva)
  • Safeway (3350 Mission Street, between 29th and 30th)
  • Safeway (5290 Diamond Heights Boulevard, at Gold Mine Drive)
  • Safeway (2300 16th Street, between Bryant Street and Potrero)
  • Safeway (2020 Market Street, at Dolores)

Convenience Stores