Summer means soaking up the San Francisco sunshine, sporting your favorite shades, and lunch al fresco, paired with sweet dessert treats. NEMA San Francisco is positioned at the intersection of SOMA, Civic Center, Hayes Valley, and The Mission neighborhoods—each offering a unique appeal and distinct character. Scope out these spots featuring sweet options to celebrate the summer season.

Arbor. A cool summer treat from Arbor in Hayes Valley includes chocolate soft-serve that can be elevated to a S’mores Sundae with a chocolate shell, graham crumb and marshmallow.

Assembly. Start with a house made brownie or homemade cookie. Pair it with Straus Soft serve ice creams offered with ‘sweet’ toppings, i.e. crumbled brownie, Oreo cookie, cheesecake, carrot cake at Assembly in Civic Center.

Chantal Guillon Macarons. Get your sweet fix from this SoMa shop filled with summery flavors like Raspberry – Lychee, Persian Rose, Blueberry Cheesecake and the fun Birthday Cake flavor.

Little John’s Candy. Try the S'mores Fudge. Rich Chocolate Fudge with mini marshmallows and classic graham crackers. Must also try the World Famous English Toffee.

RT Rotisserie. Try Sarah Rich's famed Mint Chocolate Sable cookies from RICH TABLE at RT Rotisserie Hayes Valley. Cool down with a seasonal sorbet soft serve or homemade milk ice or twist them together!

54 Mint. Try the Tiramisú. Delicious espresso-soaked ladyfingers, chocolate mascarpone or the artisanal selection from “Gio Gelati”.

Celebrate the summer season with a few recipes to pair with your sweet treat and poolside view. Craft these cocktails (La Croix Cocktails, Limoncello, Watermelon Mule, Fresca Cocktail, Aperol spritz, and Strawberry Margarita) on your Quartz countertops and cheers to NEMA San Francisco living!

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