Visitor Information - San Francisco VA Health Care System
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San Francisco VA Health Care System


Visitor Information


There is an ATM machine located at the Medical Center in Building 200 Main Lobby across from the Information Desk. The ATM machine belongs to the Patelco Credit Union*. ATM fees may apply.

Canteen Service Food Court 

Visitors are welcome to eat in the Canteen Service Food Court, which is located on the Ground Floor of Building 7. We offer hot and cold entrees, beverages and desserts. Vending machines, located on the ground floor of Building 203, are available for your convenience 24 hours a day. Hours: Monday - Friday, 6:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Coffee Shop

Our Patriot's Brew Coffee Shop (featuring Starbucks® coffee) is located on the ground floor of Building 7, near the Food Court. Visitors may select from a variety of pastries and beverages. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. There is also a second Patriot's Brew Coffee Shop located in the lobby of Bldg. 200, offering coffee, beverages, salads, sandwiches, pastries, and more. Hours: Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Retail Store

We offer a full-service retail store with such products as electronics, clothing and shoes, toiletries, cookware items, over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, snacks and bottled beverages. Items may be purchased tax-free.Visa and MasterCard are accepted. The retail store is open to patients, staff, and caregivers, and is located on the ground floor of Building 7. Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.


A nondenominational chapel is located on the first floor of Building 7. Protestant Worship Services and Catholic Mass are held on a regular basis. Please contact Chaplain Service (415) 221-4810 ext. 2-3689 for additional information or to speak with one of our chaplains.

Barber Shop

A Barber Shop is located on the southeast end of the ground floor of Building 2, Room 33. Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.


San Francisco VAMC Hoptel
The Hoptel provides overnight, shared lodging accommodations to eligible Veterans traveling from a distance greater than 75 miles.*
This web site contains information on lodging and activities in San Francisco. The VA does not endorse or maintain this site.

Lost and Found

Lost and Found can be reached by calling (415) 221-4810 ext. 2-6450, or visit Bldg. 2, 1st Floor, Room 164.

Maps and Parking

See our interactive campus map for detailed directions. Free patient valet parking available.


Our Police Officers provide 24-hour patrols and officer reaction to criminal activity on all VA controlled property, to include National Cemetaries. For general police assistance, please call (415) 750-2003. In case of an emergency while on facility grounds, call (415) 750-2222. Report all suspicious or criminal activity, vehicle accidents, and government/personal property losses to the VA Police while on the facility grounds as soon as possible. Our VA Police are Federal Officers empowered with authority pursuant to 38 USC 902.

Because the VA Medical Center is federal property, all persons and bags are subject to search. In addition, weapons, alcohol, or illegal drugs (to include "medical marijuana") are prohibited.

Public Transportation

The following links are outside of the VA's web site. They are provide only as informational links. The VA does not endorse or maintain these sites.

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency**

Shuttle Service

The San Francisco VA Medical Center has a shuttle bus that provides service in-between our VA Clinics and the Medical Center. In addition, shuttle service is also provided by the DAV Transportation Network. For more information go here.