Cow Hollow

Cow Hollow

Queen Anne architecture is prominent in Cow Hollow

Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

Experience Cow Hollow

Despite its quirky name, Cow Hollow is one of the most prestigious residential and retail districts in all of San Francisco. Its ideal location between Russian Hill and the Marina District puts you close to all of the city's major landmarks, and you'll even be just a few blocks from the iconic Presidio.

Residents love Cow Hollow for its exciting attractions, which are primarily found on Union Street. However, the district is also known for its lush parks, historic homes, and stunning bay views. 

Want to learn more about the Cow Hollow area? Let's take a look and see what this district has to offer!

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Highlights of Cow Hollow

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Union Street

As the main commercial strip in Cow Hollow, Union Street is lined with high-end shops, restaurants, bars, and art galleries housed in historic buildings. And if you follow Union Street all the way to the west, you'll run into San Francisco's iconic Presidio, an expansive park that's home to the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Allyne Park

Although it may be just under an acre in size, Allyne Park is still an ideal place to sit back, relax, and take in the beauty of Cow Hollow. Here, you'll also find the McElroy Octagon House, a unique piece of architecture that has transformed into a decorative arts museum.

Cow Hollow at a Glance


  • Existing semi-attached and single-family homes
  • Most properties are valued over $3,600,000


  • Easy access to The Presidio
  • Plenty of shops and restaurants

Key Features of Cow Hollow

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You'll find most of Cow Hollow's top retailers along Union Street, which features a mix of boutiques, wellness spas, and health centers. However, this iconic street also has a number of larger stores, such as LUSH Cosmetics, Sephora, and AT&T. If you'd rather shop local, be sure to pick up some blooms from The Bud Stop or find a treat for your furry friend at Le Marcel.

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When you live in Cow Hollow, you'll never have to travel far to discover some of the city's most delicious flavors. A broad selection of eateries awaits on Union Street, and there's something to satisfy just about any palate. The Italian Homemade Company offers both a dine-in restaurant and a marketplace filled with cuisine imported from Italy, while The New Spot on Polk showcases more low-key American fare.

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Perhaps the biggest attraction in Cow Hollow is The Presidio, San Francisco's 1,500 acre national park that's home to a variety of historic sites and recreational opportunities. Other nearby destinations include Lombard Street, the Lyon Street Steps, Metro Theatre, the Golden Gate Park and Bridge, and Fisherman's Wharf.

Find Your New Niche

If you're searching for a home in Cow Hollow, we're here to help you navigate the process from start to finish. Amore Real Estate has the resources to need to make the home buying process a breeze, so just reach out to us to get started.

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