San Francisco's Richmond District Ranks 27th in Time Out's World's Coolest Neighborhoods List

San Francisco's Richmond District Ranks 27th in Time Out's World's Coolest Neighborhoods ListSource: Pi.1415926535, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Eileen Vargas
Published on October 24, 2023

The Richmond District in San Francisco recently bagged the 27th spot on Time Out's list of the world's coolest neighborhoods. Boasting rich culture, remarkable restaurants, and captivating natural beauty, the Richmond District drew the attention of Time Out's editors, who did not discern between Inner and Outer Richmond, as per KTVU.

This annual list, now going into its sixth year, is put together using the opinions of thousands of city residents globally. Input from over 12,000 individuals contributed to narrowing down this year's list with the assistance of city editors and local professionals, Time Out revealed.

The Richmond District's appeal lies in its unique features. The neighborhood stretches across 50 blocks in the city's northwest and is a hub for stunning landscapes and cultural endeavors, making it an intriguing location for dining and recreation in San Francisco. Spending a day in Richmond could involve visiting local establishments such as Arsicault Bakery or Breadbelly, exploring Green Apple Books, or indulging in Dragon Beaux's dim sum.

The trend of digital nomadism post-pandemic has significantly shaped the landscape of urban neighborhoods. This year's list by Time Out captures an amalgam of old and new, underlining the resilience of community and small businesses in the changing dynamics. The Laurels neighborhood in Medellin, Colombia, known for its popular nightlife hotspot, La 70, has clinched the first place. Time Out recognized a total of 40 neighborhoods globally on their list.