Growing by the Bay

Beach Chalet

beach chalet, san francisco

B in the D, the Beach Chalet at the ocean end of Golden Gate Park housed a sketchy pool hall. But the place has been restored and turned into a decent restaurant with an excellent view. There is also a visitor center devoted to the history of the chalet. The walls are decorated with historic WPA frescoes created by Lucien Labaudt in the 1930s. Click the screenshot to visit the official site.


Muybridge’s San Francisco panoramas


Mission Bells


  1. The murals are worth the trip but the food is overpriced even if the view is superb (if you get a table by the window).Plus, the place is so very noisy! Eat outside on a nice day and get a much better experience.

  2. I haven’t been there for a couple of year.

    I used to like the pool hall.

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