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It's a well known fact that there is no dearth of sex shops in San Francisco. But for Valentine's Day, we wanted to point you towards some of the best. Browse to your heart's content—you can even combine your naughty purchases with a latte and a pastry. Or, make your purchase with a quickness. It's all good. Whether you're into leather or feathers, there's something at these shops for everyone, including service with a smile.

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1. Good Vibrations

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603 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 522-5460
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The cleanest, friendliest, most helpful place to buy sexy time goods anywhere. The selection at this and their downtown location is enormous.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. Does Your Mother Know

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

5. Glass Kandi

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569 Geary
San Francisco, CA
(415) 931-2256
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True to its name, this store specializes in beautiful, glass dildos. Some of them light up, others are festooned with rhinestones.

6. 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.

7. Wicked Grounds

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289 8th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 503-0405
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If you're looking for coffee, tea, and adult entertainment, you've come to the right place. Look for sex toy, sexy art, and Red Blossom tea.

1. Good Vibrations

603 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110
The cleanest, friendliest, most helpful place to buy sexy time goods anywhere. The selection at this and their downtown location is enormous.
603 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110

2. 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

3. 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

4. Does Your Mother Know

4141 18th St., San Francisco, CA 94114
The Castro has its fair share of sex toy suppliers, but 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

5. Glass Kandi

569 Geary, San Francisco, CA
True to its name, this store specializes in beautiful, glass dildos. Some of them light up, others are festooned with rhinestones.
569 Geary
San Francisco, CA

6. 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

7. Wicked Grounds

289 8th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
If you're looking for coffee, tea, and adult entertainment, you've come to the right place. Look for sex toy, sexy art, and Red Blossom tea.
289 8th St
San Francisco, CA 94103