It’s common to see families out and about in West Portal, whether they’re running errands, meeting friends or grabbing a bite in the lively heart of the village. From hardware to books, you’ll find a myriad of offerings at West Portal’s many shops, as well as restaurants, coffeehouses, banks and a library. In addition to families, the winding residential streets surrounding the commercial center are home to students and other long-time locals. The community is also a transportation hub for southwest San Francisco—three major MUNI lines converge at the West Portal station. Hop a train, and you can be downtown in 15 minutes.