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15 Ways You Can Always Spot Someone From San Francisco… No Matter Where They Are

People from San Francisco, both natives and transplants, certainly have their quirks. And it’s pretty easy to spot someone from the city—just take a look at their outfit, how they eat, and what their favorite topics are. Here are a few specific ways you know you’re dealing with a San Franciscan.

How do you spot someone from San Francisco? And what do you think about these stereotypes?

Stephanie Garr
Stephanie is a freelance writer and editor based in San Francisco, California. When she's not tapping at a keyboard, she can be found leading groups on gourmet chocolate walking tours (best job ever) or running the many lovely hills and stairs of the city (to burn off all that chocolate, of course). She also runs a travel blog with her husband at Big & Small Travel (