Yes, they sell books, both new and used at great prices, but to call this beloved Mission District institution just a bookstore would be selling it short. It’s also a haven for emerging musicians and artists and a sort of salon for the city’s eccentrics. Charming corners to read, art rooms, and regular wine-and-cheese receptions make this store both a vintage-book shopping destination and a cultural hub. Open Monday through Friday noon to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday 11am to 8pm.
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Adobe Books & Arts Cooperative
3130 24th St (btw Folsom and South Van Ness sts)
Our Rating Phone 415/864-3936 Web site Adobe Books & Arts Cooperative