Mission Bay has a long history in San Francisco as an industrial zone on the harbor.

Welcome to Mission Bay/ Dog Patch

A trendy and vibrant, up-and-coming community
Making up a portion of the eastern side of San Francisco, Mission Bay overlooks the bay and the harbor and is across from Oracle Park. Just south of the community lies Dogpatch, a historic, art-centered neighborhood with lofts, independent shops, and excellent eateries. Mission Bay is named after the 18th-century Mission Dolores, which is one of the city’s oldest icons. Mission Bay has a long history in San Francisco as an industrial zone on the harbor. The area remained an industrial area until the late 1990s when the city decided to reconstruct the zone into a community living space. The industrial buildings are now being transformed into luxury complexes with bayside views. 

Real estate in Mission Bay is modern and trendy. New developments are constantly being added in contemporary styles with the latest conveniences. Mission Bay has a youthful vibe and attracts young professionals.

What to Love

  • Easy commute to downtown San Francisco and surrounding areas
  • Scenic views of the bay and outdoor recreation
  • The latest in trends for clothing and dining
  • A lively city with events and gatherings happening every weekend

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle of Mission Bay is active and vibrant. Mission Bay is near large corporations and is a convenient location for those who work in the technology industry. This is an area where people want to play on the weekend after working through the week, and there are plenty of opportunities to do so. Weekends are spent along the bay, at the Embarcadero, or in the water with a kayak. Residents go to baseball games or enjoy nature by hiking the Bay Trail or rock climbing at Mission Rock. They shop at the local farmers’ markets or peruse the offerings at the area boutiques. Weekends are a time for enjoying the nightlife and restaurants in Mission Bay.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Oliver’s Butchery is a ranch-to-plate market focused on sustainable and organic products and procedures. The Butchery has the vibe of an old-fashioned shop in France, where processes are done by hand and with care. Meats are smoked and marinated in-house, and sausages are made fresh. They also have a full range of herbs and spices available. 
The baker at Neighbor Bakehouse, Greg Mindel, was a semi-finalist for a James Beard award. Mindel makes fresh pastries and sourdough bread every morning, and they often sell out quickly. They have sandwiches, pastries, and bread, along with strong coffee and organic tea.   
The Palm Court at Restoration Hardware is a restaurant in the elegantly restored Bethlehem Steel Building. The atmosphere is refined, elegant, and ultra-modern. Diners can watch the chefs in action as they cook over a live fire creating cuisine as fine and elegant as the surroundings. After a fantastic meal, head to Restoration Hardware for every kind of upscale home decor imaginable, from gorgeous textiles to tables, rugs, window treatments, dining accessories, and outdoor lighting in all the latest trends.
Catering to the youthful vibe in Mission Park is the clothing store Stashed. Stashed is all about selling the newest and greatest streetwear and footwear for men. They have top brands like Nike, Birkenstock, Converse, and many more.

Things to Do

Chase Center is a convention center that hosts concerts by the most notable performers in the country, such as Carrie Underwood and The Lumineers. They also have regular events, such as weekly fitness programs, replaying of older movies, and health & wellness gatherings.
University of California San Francisco students have a short commute to the college from Mission Park. UCSF is ranked 11th among the world’s best universities and is well-known for its medical and life science programs.
Crane Cove Park is a lovely location to enjoy the warm weather with a great view of the bay. This seven-acre park contains a children’s playground and a large sculpture that changes with the level of the tide.
With a rich history in San Francisco, Pier 70 is a stretch on the pier, which extends 69 acres from the waterfront. The pier is in the midst of revitalization and will offer excellent shopping opportunities, restaurants, and art studios, as well as public access to the water. Events with speakers, artists, and activists will also be hosted at Pier 70.


The San Francisco Unified School District serves the community of Mission Bay.
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