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Find Groupon-Like Daily Deal Discount Sites, San Francisco Bay Area

Updated on January 28, 2011

Daily Deal Websites Take Off, Offering Discounts on Anything You Want

The success of companies like Groupon and Living Social has changed the way people shop. People join for free, and they get an email every single day with a different sale offer or two. For example, one store might offer $50 worth of clothes for $25, and a salon might offer a $100 haircut for $50.

Groupon and Living Social have literally dozens of copycats in every single market. The San Francisco Bay Area has more daily deal discount websites than most regions.

The list below should offer a useful guide.

Daily Deal Sale Sites in the San Francisco Bay Area

Here is a list of mot of the deal sites out there. Why not sign up for them all?

  • Groupon (general local and national deals)
  • Living Social (general local and national deals)
  • Gilt City: San Francisco (luxury deals on services and experiences)
  • Plum District (yuppie moms)
  • Blackboard Eats (restaurants)
  • Yelp (restaurants and general)
  • OpenTable Spotlight (restaurant deals)
  • BloomSpot (luxury deals on services, experiences and high end goods)
  • DealOn
  • MyEZDeal
  • Green Box Top (eco deals)
  • Tippr
  • Village Vines (restaurants)
  • Zozi
  • KGBdeals
  • BuyWithMe
  • Crowd Savings
  • Home Run
  • Social Buy
  • MamaPedia (moms)
  • Juice in the City
  • iCoupon
  • Deal Surf
  • Daily Steal

Change the Way You Shop With Daily Deals: Save Big Money

Different daily deal sites serve different demographics. Groupon, the largest, serves the broadest range of ages and income levels. BloomSpot goes after more of a wealthier and older clientele with its offerings, and Gilt City tries to be more stylish and upscale. Some focus on food, others on moms; some on fashion and others green or eco deals.

If you don't mind getting dozens of different emails every day, you can subscribe to every deal site in town and never pay full price again for any of your routine needs like haircuts, massages, food or even a car tune-up!

There are so many companies out there, in fact, that it is impossible to keep track of them all. The list above is a guide, but new companies seem to pop every month.

There also are some daily deal aggregators out there, bloggers and websites that find out an list the daily deal offerings from all the different companies, offering a sort of one-stop-shop.


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      Lee 6 years ago

      How many users does Groupon have in the SF Bay Area?

      How many does Living Social have?

      Got Daily Deals?


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      CZCZCZ 6 years ago from Oregon

      Nice list of deal site for San Francisco.

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      Nora 7 years ago

      More and more daily deal sites are popping up and offering ways to save, and this is great news for consumers looking to get discounts, especially for the things they need for the holidays.

      A great site to use to find the deals and sales in your area is They send you a daily email with the best discounts, so you can always find the best savings to use every day.

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      Simone Haruko Smith 7 years ago from San Francisco

      Hooooooly crap - I knew there were a ton of daily discount sites, but that list is INSANE!! Most interesting.