The Mission was once a working class Latino immigrant neighborhood complete with lots of authentic hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurants, bakeries and markets, Catholic churches, street art and more. Today, these characteristics still remain a part of this vibrant neighborhood, but the young and hip have begun to transform this once low income neighborhood into the next hot spot to be. Amongst small restaurants and thrift stores, chic cafes and bars, upscale boutiques, and trendy restaurants have joined the ranks (along with some divier pool halls and bars). On Mission Street between 16th and 24th you will still find the more authentic Latino businesses, but travel one street over to Valencia and hipster haven awaits. So grab some life changing Mexican or El Salvadorian food, hit up the dollar store, and then grab a coffee, or glass of wine and explore one of San Francisco's hippest neighborhoods. The Mission also has the highest concentration of murals in the city so be sure to check out all of the awesome street art.
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