The Independent 628 Divisadero

Located one block from nopa, The Independent is the latest incarnation of one of San Francisco’s most diverse live music rooms. 628 Divisadero has been showcasing music in San Francisco for over 30 years (click here to check their complete calendar).


Brian Barneclo

Brian painted the murals you see throughout the restaurant and is a former neighbor.

Most recent show for Brian:

James Lagoc

James designed the interiors at nopa.

Mojo Bicycle Cafe 639 Divisadero

The city's only combination bicycle shop and cafe. One block away.

The Independent 628 Divisadero

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Alamo Square Neighborhood Association

Organizes events such as the annual Alamo Square Flea Market.


The Community Alliance with Family Farmers is building a movement of rural and urban people to foster family-scale agriculture that cares for the land, sustains local economies and promotes social justice.


Our friends at Concreteworks created our beautiful bar and communal sink.

David Lebovitz

Instrumental Bay Area chef now living, blogging and writing in Paris.


Friends, please note we will be closed on February 14th, Valentines Day, for our annual staff party. Thanks for all of your support! We will resume normal business on Wednesday February 15th. 

Marin Organic

Marin Organic is an association of organic producers in Marin County whose livelihood is based on a respect for nature and a sense of place. As the primary link between farmers and eaters, Marin Organic is committed to promoting and supporting a sustainable, organic county - a county in which growers and the people who rely on them recognize their mutual interdependence.

North of Panhandle Neighborhood Association

Sponsors events such as the weekly Divisadero Farmers Market.

Other Desert Cities

Other Desert Cities is the design team behind the acoustic soundproofing and laser-cut Haiku art installation underneath our mezzanine.

The Petaler

Rebekah Northway provides the spectacular seasonal floral displays for our restaurant.

Urban Sprouts

Urban Sprouts is a nonprofit using school gardens to help youth actively engage in school, eat better and exercise more, and connect with the environment and each other.

About Our Neighborhood

The Northern Panhandle Area is located in the geographical heart of the city and is defined by its surroundings. The beauty of Alamo Square, the energy of the Lower Haight, the sophistication of Hayes Valley and the soul of the Western Addition combine to make our neighborhood a truly unique San Francisco experience.