Sea Cliff

Welcome to Richmond District/Sea Cliff

Coastal charms and urban conveniences in a serene setting

A gem in the picturesque western corner of San Francisco, the Richmond District and Sea Cliff neighborhoods offer a unique blend of urban amenities and scenic coastal living. This area is celebrated for its expansive views of the Pacific Ocean and proximity to some of the city's most beloved natural landmarks. The neighborhoods boast a diverse array of architectural styles, from charming Edwardian homes to opulent residences in Sea Cliff, all enveloped by the refreshing sea breeze and the lush greenery of nearby parks.

Richmond District/Sea Cliff is not only about its stunning landscapes; it's a hub of social activity. The streets are lined with an eclectic mix of shops, cafes, and restaurants. With Golden Gate Park on its doorstep, residents enjoy easy access to one of the city's greatest green spaces, while the nearby cliffs and beaches provide endless opportunities for outdoor adventure and relaxation. If you’re looking for a home in San Francisco, Richmond District/Sea Cliff has much to offer.

What to Love

  • Scenic Views: Enjoy unmatched vistas of the Pacific Ocean and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Fantastic Cuisine: The area is a food lover's haven with various dining options, from cozy cafes to renowned eateries.
  • Outdoor Activities: Abundant green spaces, including Golden Gate Park and trails like Lands End, are perfect for nature lovers.

Local Lifestyle

Residents of Richmond District/Sea Cliff enjoy a lifestyle that combines the tranquility of a coastal town with the vibrancy of city life. The community is close-knit, and it's common to see neighbors catching up at local farmers' markets or during casual strolls along the beach. Outdoor enthusiasts thrive here, taking full advantage of the easy access to surfing, hiking, and biking.

Dining and Shopping

Richmond District/Sea Cliff's culinary scene showcases an array of fantastic menus. Burma Superstar offers a taste of exotic Burmese flavors that draw diners from across the city, while the classic Pacific Cafe is known for its fresh local seafood and complimentary wine. For those seeking a more relaxed vibe, Simple Pleasures Cafe provides a cozy backdrop for sipping coffee and enjoying delightful baked goods. The trendy Bazaar Cafe further encapsulates the neighborhood's charm with its regular live music nights and an array of local crafts.

Shopping in the area supports a range of local businesses, from boutique clothing stores to unique gift shops. Each commercial establishment reflects the neighborhood's flair for combining upscale offerings with community-focused service.

Entertainment and Things to Do

Richmond District/Sea Cliff excels in offering an array of entertainment and recreational activities. Golden Gate Park, one of San Francisco’s greatest treasures, is just steps away, offering more than just a patch of green space. This 1,017-acre park is a remarkable place where residents and visitors alike can engage in everything from boating on Blue Heron Lake and visiting world-class museums to simply enjoying a stroll among the lush foliage.

Music lovers revel in the neighborhood’s vibrant festival scene with the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, an annual free event that fills the park with the sounds of bluegrass and folk music. Similarly, the Outsidelands Music Festival transforms Golden Gate Park into a musical bonanza featuring an eclectic mix of tunes, food, and art.

For those with a taste for the fine arts, the Legion of Honor is a must-visit. This beautifully constructed museum in Lincoln Park showcases an impressive collection of classical and European art, with sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge serving as a dramatic backdrop.

Just a short drive from the bustling city streets, China Beach offers a serene escape with its stunning views of the Marin Headlands and the rugged coastline, making it a perfect spot for relaxation and reflection.

Adventurous souls can take on the Lands End Trail, known for its wild, rugged beauty and panoramic views of the ocean and cliffs. It’s an ideal setting for photographers and nature lovers alike.

Golf enthusiasts are not left out, either. The Lincoln Park Golf Course provides one of the most scenic golfing experiences in San Francisco, boasting astounding views of the Golden Gate Bridge to make every game unforgettable.

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Overview for Sea Cliff, CA

1,288 people live in Sea Cliff, where the median age is 47 and the average individual income is $144,745. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Sea Cliff, CA

There's plenty to do around Sea Cliff, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Biker's Paradise
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Melmoon Bakes, Water2Table, and Melmoon Bakes.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 2.69 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.17 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.31 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.78 miles 31 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.21 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Sea Cliff, CA

Sea Cliff has 462 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sea Cliff do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,288 people call Sea Cliff home. The population density is 14,597.535 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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