Potrero Hill

Features stunning views.

Welcome to Potrero Hill

The sunny and picturesque bayside locale with excellent commuter access
Situated directly on the Bay, Potrero Hill boasts incredible weather and stunning cityscape views. You’ll find this neighborhood just south of Mission Bay and north of Bayview. Interstate 280 runs straight through the area, which makes this neighborhood especially suitable for commuters. Families also find this community to be particularly desirable, as it is close to top-rated public schools, is a peaceful part of town, and offers several exceptional parks.
Those in search of the perfect San Francisco-area home will be thrilled with the many available options in Potrero Hill. There are numerous single-family units, many of which come with convenient street-front parking. Because of its unique location, you can easily find a property that features stunning views of either the cityscape or of the Bay.

What to Love

 • Quick access to Interstate 280
 • Awe-inspiring city views

 • Bayside locale
 • Sunny weather
 • Family-friendly environment

Local Lifestyle

Potrero Hill has a cozy and charming ambiance that makes it a rare gem of a neighborhood. Being elevated above the Bay and the cityscape, it is easy to feel as though you are somewhat removed from the rest of the area. Potrero Hill distinguishes itself as a sought-after enclave removed from the hustle and bustle of nearby communities. This area is also home to fabulous restaurants, convenient shopping, and beautiful parks (both at the water and inland).

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

As a new resident, you’ll absolutely want to dive into the area’s outstanding dining and shopping scene. Every kind of cuisine or boutique you could want is located minutes from home.
Some of the best spots in the neighborhood can be found on or near 3rd Street. Grab a table — or a to-go order — at favorites such as Chez Maman (a French bistro), Piccino (Italian-inspired California dishes), Magnolia Brewery, Neighbor Bakehouse, Long Bridge Pizza Co., Marcella’s Lasagneria, Ungrafted, and The Plant Cafe Organic. Away from this central locale, there are plenty of other restaurants that are a must-visit. Parker Potrero, Papito, Plow, Cracked & Battered (which serves up an amazing brunch menu), and Next Level Burger are amazing choices.
Potrero Hill is also well-known for its fun, eclectic, and upscale shopping establishments. Stroll through the neighborhood to browse Bath + Beyond, First Spice Mixing Co. (spice store), Olivier’s Butchery, Triple Aught Design, Stashed, Velocipede Cyclery, and Thatcher’s Gourmet Popcorn.

Things to Do

Around Potrero Hill, there is an abundance of things to do and see when you have a day off. Whether you love being at the Bay or somewhere inland, there is a never-ending list of possibilities.
Consider yourself an art enthusiast? If so, there are several places you’ll want to check out ASAP. First up, get your tickets to the Museum of Craft and Design. This museum features a collection of contemporary artwork, primarily focused on crafts and select design pieces. Nearby, you can also browse exquisite art galleries, including the Jack Fischer Gallery, the McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, and the Eleanor Harwood Gallery.
Heading outside? Potrero Hill is brimming with well-maintained parks and outdoor spaces that deliver top-tier amenities. Plan your visit to places such as McKinley Square Park, Potrero Hill Playground, Potrero Recreation Center Tennis Courts, Crane Cove Park (located directly on the Bay), Connecticut Friendship Garden, and Esprit Park.


Potrero Hill is conveniently located near some of San Francisco’s top public elementary schools.
 • Mission Preparatory School, Kindergarten through 8th grade
 • Chin (John Yehall) Elementary, Kindergarten through 5th grade
 • Garfield Elementary, Kindergarten through 5th grade

Neighborhood Properties

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Work With Chris

Chris J. Meza is proud to team up with Sotheby's International Realty as a sales associate. Chris participated in the recent sale of the Sutter Health Library and has been actively investing in Bay Area properties.