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Mapped: Non-Skeevy Sex Shops for When You're Feeling Saucy

San Francisco has plenty of questionable sex shops. Here are 11 that aren't icky.

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Some people spend the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day shopping for chocolates, jewelry, and flowers. Others prefer more recreational gifts. If you fall into the latter category, but don't know where to start, we've mapped the city's most reliable sex shops in geographical clusters. Skeeviness, of course, is a relative concept, so some of you may prefer to shop these spots online. If that's the case, just remember that most of the websites are incredibly NSFW.

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1. The Pink Bunny

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1772 Union St
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 441-7399
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Technically a lingerie shop, Pink Bunny also carries a selection of vibrators, lube, and toys. If you've ever shopped here for a bachelorette party, you know the sales team kills it with those adult toy upsales.

2. Good Vibrations

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1620 Polk St
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 345-0400
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The Polk Street outpost of this local sex shop chain also houses the Antique Vibrator Museum. Docent tours happen on the 3rd Sunday of every month. RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling (415) 345-0400.

3. Good Vibrations

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189 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 653-1364
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Educational and recreational, the selection at this chain is enormous. (Read that as you will.) While there are three other locations in the city, the Kearny boutique is the newest store and it has a more upscale feel.

4. Felicity's Fetiche

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1214 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA 94109
A shop specifically geared toward the ladies, Felicity's mainly offers lingerie and costumes, but it also carries dance poles and foot fetish items. There's also a limited bondage selection.

5. The Magazine

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920 Larkin St
San Francisco, CA 94109
Your source for vintage Playboy, Penthouse, and gay erotica, as well as regular old vintage books and mags. It's clean and organized with an old-timey feel.

6. Mr. S Leather & Mr. S Locker Room

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385 8th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 863-7764
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Mr. S will satisfy serious BDSM enthusiasts and passersby alike (though be prepared to be greeted by a staffer wearing the store's merch). Mostly caters to gay men, but all are welcome.

7. Wicked Grounds

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289 8th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 503-0405
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For every time you thought, "Wouldn't it be great it I could drink a hot beverage and look at sexy art. The in-case boutique stocks sex toys, adding an entirely new dimension to your midday coffee run.

8. Good Vibrations

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603 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 522-5460
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Clean, friendly, and helpful. This local chain is all about sex-positive shopping.

9. Rock Hard

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518 Castro St
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 437-2430
The store has a huge supply of gay-male oriented toys, the sales clerks are friendly, and they also carry sunglasses and other accessories you can focus on if your boss happens to find you there.

10. Chaps

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4057 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 863-1699
The Castro has no shortage of sex shops, but Chaps (with its Folsom-themed awning) will set you up with leather, too. You know… if that's your thing.

11. Does Your Mother Know

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4141 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 864-3160
Of all the Castro sex toy suppliers, this one has the best name. DYMK also carries cards and party favors, including penis-shaped candles, pasta and cake molds.

1. The Pink Bunny

1772 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123
Technically a lingerie shop, Pink Bunny also carries a selection of vibrators, lube, and toys. If you've ever shopped here for a bachelorette party, you know the sales team kills it with those adult toy upsales.
1772 Union St
San Francisco, CA 94123

2. Good Vibrations

1620 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109
The Polk Street outpost of this local sex shop chain also houses the Antique Vibrator Museum. Docent tours happen on the 3rd Sunday of every month. RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling (415) 345-0400.
1620 Polk St
San Francisco, CA 94109

3. Good Vibrations

189 Kearny Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
Educational and recreational, the selection at this chain is enormous. (Read that as you will.) While there are three other locations in the city, the Kearny boutique is the newest store and it has a more upscale feel.
189 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

4. Felicity's Fetiche

1214 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109
A shop specifically geared toward the ladies, Felicity's mainly offers lingerie and costumes, but it also carries dance poles and foot fetish items. There's also a limited bondage selection.
1214 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA 94109

5. The Magazine

920 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94109
Your source for vintage Playboy, Penthouse, and gay erotica, as well as regular old vintage books and mags. It's clean and organized with an old-timey feel.
920 Larkin St
San Francisco, CA 94109

6. Mr. S Leather & Mr. S Locker Room

385 8th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Mr. S will satisfy serious BDSM enthusiasts and passersby alike (though be prepared to be greeted by a staffer wearing the store's merch). Mostly caters to gay men, but all are welcome.
385 8th St
San Francisco, CA 94103

7. Wicked Grounds

289 8th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
For every time you thought, "Wouldn't it be great it I could drink a hot beverage and look at sexy art. The in-case boutique stocks sex toys, adding an entirely new dimension to your midday coffee run.
289 8th St
San Francisco, CA 94103

8. Good Vibrations

603 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110
Clean, friendly, and helpful. This local chain is all about sex-positive shopping.
603 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110

9. Rock Hard

518 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114
The store has a huge supply of gay-male oriented toys, the sales clerks are friendly, and they also carry sunglasses and other accessories you can focus on if your boss happens to find you there.
518 Castro St
San Francisco, CA 94114

10. Chaps

4057 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114
The Castro has no shortage of sex shops, but Chaps (with its Folsom-themed awning) will set you up with leather, too. You know… if that's your thing.
4057 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114

11. Does Your Mother Know

4141 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94114
Of all the Castro sex toy suppliers, this one has the best name. DYMK also carries cards and party favors, including penis-shaped candles, pasta and cake molds.
4141 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114