Bernal Heights

Bernal Heights is a residential neighborhood in southeastern San Francisco, California. The prominent Bernal Heights hill overlooks the San Francisco skyline and Sutro Tower can be seen nearby. Bernal Heights is right next to Highway 101 and Highway 280, making it ideal for commuters.

The neighborhood is primarily residential, with a commercial strip along Cortland Avenue featuring restaurants, bakeries, a fish and butchery shop, multiple salons, the second Good Life natural grocery store (the first is on Potrero Hill), a wine and beer store, restaurants, and bars.

Schools in and around Bernal Heights

  • St. Anthony Immaculate Conception School 
  • Leonard R. Flynn Elementary School
  • Revere (Paul) Elementary School
  • Willie L. Brown Jr. Middle School
  • James Lick Middle School
  • Stratford School - San Francisco Middle School
  • James Denman Middle School
  • The Academy - San Francisco @ McAteer
  • Mission High School
  • City Arts and Tech High School
If you’re visiting on a Saturday, head to the Alemany Farmers’ Market on the neighborhood’s southern edge. Featuring regional fruit and veggie growers, bakers, cheese makers, chefs, flower sellers and other producers, this lively weekly gathering has been a community favorite for more than 60 years.

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
It's walkable to grocery stores
It's walkable to restaurant
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Walking / Hiking trails
Holly Park
Precita Park
Bernal Heights Park
Alemany Farmer's Market

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