Nob Hill's newest businesses: A kids' art studio, a taqueria and more

Photo: Sweet Arts Kid Studio/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on December 04, 2019.

Interested in discovering the latest and greatest in restaurant and retail additions to Nob Hill? From an art studio for kids to a skincare salon, read on for a rundown of the newest destinations to open for business in this area of San Francisco.

Sweet Arts Kid Studio

1643 Pacific Ave.

Photo: Sweet Arts Kid Studio/Yelp

As its name suggests, Sweet Arts Kid Studio is an art studio for kids. According to its website, the business's goal "is to create an environment that embraces the natural creativity and wild imaginations of children."

The studio's offerings include classes on finger painting, origami, printmaking, watercolors and more, available in 30-, 60-, 90- and 120-minute sessions ($20-$70). Sweet Arts Kid Studio also hosts daytime art camps and after-school programs, and the space is available for birthday parties.

Sweet Arts Kid Studio currently holds five stars out of five reviews on Yelp, indicating excellent reviews.

Yelper Jash K., who reviewed Sweet Arts Kid Studio on Oct. 5, wrote, "Lovely teachers and great little studio. Our toddler had a wonderful time."

Sweet Arts Kid Studio is open from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m.–5 p.m. on Saturday. (It's closed on Sunday.)

The Little Chihuahua

1431 Polk St.

Photo: Dana Z./Yelp

Local taqueria mini-chain The Little Chihuahua has opened its fourth location on Polk Street. As with the other Little Chihuahuas, it offers counter-service Mexican favorites like enchiladas, tacos, burritos and pozole, made with organic ingredients. This location also serves beer, wine, sangria and margaritas.

Yelp users are only lukewarm on the new Little Chihuahua location, which currently holds 3.5 stars out of 25 reviews on the site.

Yelper Bernie P., who reviewed The Little Chihuahua on Oct. 8, wrote, "Burrito was decent overall, but for that price, not worth it."

The Little Chihuahua is open from 11 a.m.–11 p.m. daily.

Viso Puro

1538 Pacific Ave., Suite 110

Photo: Viso Puro/Yelp

Skincare spot Viso Puro is the newest addition to the Salon Village boutique salon complex at Polk and Pacific streets. Owner Nadine Strong specializes in European-style facials for women, men and teens.

Standard facials at Viso Puro last 60 minutes, while deluxe facials are available in 90- and 120-minute sessions ($150-290). Strong also offers express peels and eye treatments, as well as waxing and tweezing services.

Viso Puro's current Yelp rating of five stars out of four reviews indicates positive attention from users.

Yelper Apoorva M., who reviewed Viso Puro on Oct. 1, wrote, "Nadine is a top-notch facialist. After evaluating my skin type and skin condition, Nadine provided a relaxing and thorough facial that was really meditative. It helped melt away all the stress from the day."

Interested? Visit Viso Puro's website to book an appointment.

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