With the arrival of Yellow Tier guidelines for San Francisco, businesses on Monterey Blvd are getting close to pre-Covid operations. If you’re feeling more confident these days, consider patronizing our local restaurants, salons, barbershops, cafés, or other businesses.
All but one of the restaurants listed before are open for indoor dining now, though at reduced capacity. Our many local personal service businesses can now operate at full capacity, such as salons, barbers, and spas. There are no restrictions in retail stores except the requirement for masks.
601 Monterey Blvd.
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Genny says it may be a while before they return to full open hours. Working from home has meant people don’t need dry cleaning services nearly as often.
719 Monterey Blvd
Mon-Sat 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sun 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Appointments: (415) 469-8269
Tye’s Barber Shop
570 Monterey Blvd
Mon-Thu 1:00-6:00 PM
Book online: https://www.happylashes.com/
568 Monterey Blvd
By Appointment: https://www.happylashes.com/
597 Monterey Blvd
Tue-Sun 9:30-7:00 PM
693 Monterey Blvd.
9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Appointments: (415) 988-7968
Sol y Luna Spa
691 Monterey Blvd.
Wed-Sun 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Restaurants, Cafes, and Bars
Shanghai Dumpling King
690 Monterey Blvd
Wed-Mon 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM, 4:30 – 9:00 PM
Order online: seamless.com, doordash.com, grubhub.com, postmates.com, ubereats.com, trycaviar.com
Sam said they have several tables open for indoor dining at lunch and dinner, but people aren’t coming inside right now. Once named a top destination for Christmas Chinese dinner, this place is likely to return it pre-Covid dine-in popularity.
700 Monterey Blvd
Mon-Sun 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:00 – 8:30 PM
Order online: seamless.com, grubhub.com, ubereats.com
Monterey Pizza and Asian Zap
599 Monterey Blvd.
Tue-Thu 11:30 AM – 9:30 PM; Fri-Sun 11:00 AM – 9:30 PM
Manager Vaenkeo said they were burgled three times in the last several months, losing thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment and goods. “We are hanging in there.” They are not doing inside dining right now, just takeout and delivery.
558 Monterey Blvd.
There is no sign that Friends is re-opening any time soon. Their voicemail message gives no date.
Big Joe’s Restaurant
717 Monterey Blvd.
Tue-Fri 7:30 AM – 2:30 PM; Sat-Sun 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
705 Monterey Blvd.
Mon-Fri 6:00 AM – 1:00 PM; Sat-Sun 7:00 AM – Noon
Tables are open for inside seating now, at reduced capacity. The hours remain the same.
North-west corner Foerster and Monterey
Mon-Sat 11:00 AM – 7:45 PM
Order online for pickup or delivery
Phở Đồng Hương
667 Monterey Blvd
11:00-2:00 AM Daily
Order online: menus.fyi, trycaviar.com, postmates.com, ubereats.com, doordash.com
Large choice of phở and banh mi sandwiches. Also locally made cookies.
Kwik and Convenient
600 Monterey Blvd.
Business has picked up due to more workers. One downside of things returning to normal is that the Sunny Side mural has gone, painted by local artist Cynthia Dragon on on the plywood window covers last year.
499 Monterey Blvd.
Thu-Sat 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM; Sun-Wed, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Craig says they have a wide selection of wines, craft beers, and cocktails, as well as freshly roasted coffee beans and their own premixed Vietnamese cold coffee drinks.