To call specialty grocer Bi-Rite a grocery store is technically appropriate, but doesn’t capture how special it is. All the food is top-notch, gourmet stuff; organic and local when the store can get it. The staff gives out samples also: oranges, pears, persimmons, apples and all kinds of cheeses. Prices aren’t low, but the quality makes up for it. This is the perfect place to buy groceries for a picnic with your children in sunny Dolores Park, just a few blocks away.

Contact no: (415) 241-9760

Location: 3639 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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