Ice cream is one of those things that you can find whenever you really need it - unless you really need a scoop late night. Then you’re pretty much out of luck. Grocery stores are closed, and the number one customer base for most ice cream shops has a 7:30pm bedtime. Enter, Cream. It may be a mini chain, but they’re up late serving ice cream and cookie combos until 1am on weekends. Leave the bar, get an ice cream sandwich, be happy.
Search by Perfect For
More spots in MissionSee more
Prubechu in the Mission serves fantastic Guamanian food. Don't miss the sticky and sweet short ribs.
Nights can start pretty quietly at the Make-Out Room in the Mission, but things at this bar and dance club can escalate fast.
More American spotsSee more
Boulette's Larder does one thing, and it does it damn well: classy breakfast. Bring your mom for killer eggs and a nice view.
Tosca Cafe has been around forever, serving food and their boozy house “cappuccinos” in a dark, loud space.
Suggested by our writers
Mission Cheese functions just as well for a quick solo lunch as it does for something longer, larger, and probably boozier.
Mr. Holmes Bakehouse
Prepare for a long line and some delicious pastries at Mr. Holmes Bakehouse in Lower Nob Hill
Humphry Slocombe, in the Ferry Building, serves some of the best ice cream in the city - or, frankly, the world.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more