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A Modernized And Walkable San Francisco Neighborhood

Welcome to Sunnyside

Sunnyside is a neighborhood in San Francisco, California, developed in 1891 as lots for single-family homes. The developing company, Sunnyside Land Development Company, installed an electric streetcar line to allow access from downtown San Francisco. This allowed for the growth and expansion of the area. 
Most homes in Sunnyside were built as single, custom homes, while some were created by developers with multiple homes of similar size and looks. This development was completed in the 1980s.

What to Love

  • Highly walkable, picturesque streets 
  • Suburban atmosphere close to urban hotspots
  • Exciting nightlife

Local Lifestyle

As a medium-sized neighborhood, Sunnyside has the benefit of both an urban and suburban feel. Residents get to experience the quiet and safety of a suburb while simultaneously having access to the bigger benefits of an accessible urban space. Sunnyside is home to a diverse population with many different backgrounds, allowing for a great culture of acceptance and a sense of community.

Sunnyside Real Estate Market

Sunnyside real estate can vary in style. Contact The Somsel Team of agents & realtors to find townhomes, property, houses, condos & homes for sale in Sunnyside, CA.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Sunnyside has plenty to offer in terms of dining and shopping. Monterey Boulevard is the primary street, home to many businesses. The following places are some of the best Sunnyside has to offer.
When looking around for restaurants, there are several excellent choices. One being Shanghai Dumpling King, a Chinese restaurant specializing in dumplings, buns, and much more. Another neighborhood favorite is the Blue Iguana Taco Truck. Serving a full menu of Mexican cuisine, this mobile restaurant offers takeout and delivery. For incredible Japanese fare, try K’s Kitchen, which serves a full sushi bar with both raw and cooked Japanese dishes. Deli Man is a popular sandwich shop with subs, wings, ice cream, and more. Deli Man is open for breakfast with many great breakfast sandwiches as well.
There are many shops in and around Sunnyside. For instance, Safeway is a popular grocery store chain that also has a bakery and deli. There are also many smaller-level shops in the area, such as AllOutFoul, which sells a large variety of hats, ranging from sports teams to brands, in addition to shirts and accessories. Another unique specialty shop is Drebros Neon, which makes custom neon signs. In the southwest portion of the neighborhood, a Whole Foods can be found for groceries and body care products.

Things to Do

Sunnyside has many destinations for those wishing to spend a day out of the house. Whether you want to go out to a park or explore a local event, there’s something for every style in Sunnyside and the surrounding area.
If you prefer to spend time out in nature, check out Sunnyside Park, home to many amenities for those wishing to stay active, including a tennis court, basketball court, picnic area, and children’s playground. Right across the Southern Freeway is Balboa Park, a sprawling park with softball and baseball diamonds, an indoor swimming pool, soccer fields, and a large playground.
If you’re a sports fan, try heading to George M Rush Stadium to support City College of San Francisco and various other teams throughout football, soccer, and track and field events. A short distance away at Golden Gate Park, you can find the Outside Lands Festival and Arts Festival, a great place to hear live music and performances.


Sunnyside is served by the San Francisco Unified School District and has access to many great schools. In addition to grade schools, Sunnyside is also home to the City College of San Francisco.

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