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Seven of San Francisco's Best Sex Shops

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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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Good Vibrations

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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.

Mr. S Leather & Mr. S Locker Room

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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.

Rock Hard

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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.

Does Your Mother Know

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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.

Glass Kandi

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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.

The Magazine

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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.

Wicked Grounds

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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.

Good Vibrations

The cleanest, friendliest, most helpful place to buy sexy time goods anywhere. The selection at this and their downtown location is enormous.

Mr. S Leather & Mr. S Locker Room

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.

Rock Hard

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.

Does Your Mother Know

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.

Glass Kandi

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

The Magazine

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.

Wicked Grounds

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.