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Normal business hours are: Mon & Wed. thru Friday 11a.m. to 7:00p.m. Saturday 11:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. & Sunday 12:00p.m. to 6:00p.m.

electronics, kef
Northwest San Francisco, Cathedral Hill, Northeast San Francisco, Polk Gulch
Home Theater Systems, Audio-Visual Equipment, Stereo, Audio & Video Equipment-Dealers, Consumer Electronics, Stereophonic & High Fidelity Equipment-Dealers

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Yep, the owner is a piece of work

I've shopped at Audio Vision over the last 10 years or so and bought around 15K worth of kit there. I'd agree with most of the reviews below --- both the good and bad. Cris and Randy are cool to work with - decent guys who pretty are pretty straight up and know there stuff. But Antonio, the owner, is just a piece of work. He is incurably arrogant and opinionated -- sort of a parody of a bad hi fi salesman who tak... view more

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Great treatment at Audio Vision San Francisco

I stopped into Audio Vision last week unannounced and was greeted warmly by Randy Johnson. I explained that I was from out of town, currently owned a number of speakers including Quad 57's, had never heard 2805's or 2905's, and saw his shop listed in the Quad dealer directory. He replied that he had 2805's in his main listening room, and that I was welcome to hear them as soon as another demo in that room was finishe... view more

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Best Selection

I started reading reviews above and had to respond. I've bought a few items from Antonio (the owner) and have always been treated with respect and treated fairly. I've been in some other salons in the bay area where their noses were so far up their _____ that I wouldn't buy from them if they were giving their stuff away. Furthermore Antonio has the largest selection of really good stuff that I've seen assembled in on... view more

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Good selection of high end components, but I won't go back

Good selection of high end components, but I won't go back. I had a bad experience at the store.

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Best in the region for those into audio as a passion/hobby, wrong place for bargain shoppers

I've frequented ""specialty"" audio shops in the Bay Area, Los Angeles and Chicago over the past few years, and AVSF is my clear favorite. If you're the type of audio consumer who's focused on finding the the lowest price or going someplace where the customer is always right and contrary opinions or strong personalities from store staff aren't appreciated, this is not the place for you. That being said, what's the po... view more

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Friendliest High End Audio Video in SF

Interesting reviews. The trouble is, you normally only hear from the disgruntled when reading something like this. If a customer is happy, they usually go on their happy way and you don't hear from them again. \r \r My first experience with this store was while looking for a ""better pair than average pair of speakers"" while not having to spend the big $$$ for the high end products out there. Another store sal... view more

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Best Audio store in Bay Area, as good as you will find anywhere

I am really suprised that there can be any negative reviews of this store. I have been going to Audio Vision for many years. I've worked with one of the owners going back to when he ran his shop out of a furniture store. He is extremely knowledgeable and helpful and friendly, he has never steered me wrong and the one time I had a problem with something he replaced it no questions asked. He really values his customers... view more

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Best Hi Fi Store

going into audio vision for the first time was amazing. they have so many things to choose from; all quality gear well worth the price. the experience was like no other. everyone that works there seems to have a wealth of knowledge and are very helpful; especially the owners. they spent time with me and helped me pick out a system that suit my needs without over-selling. if you are a movie and music lover, i enc... view more

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Excellent service

Glad I didn't read the previous reviews before going. The main difference cited in the reviews is the difference in customer service between Chris and the owner. My wife and I were fortunate to audition speakers with Chris, who was patient, experienced and well-informed, and showed us a broad selection of speakers in our price range. Granted the store wasn't busy most of the time, but it's still extraordinary that... view more

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Arrogance and Idiocy Mar Shopping Experience

A good product selection and helpful, engaged sales staff were not enough to offset the complete lack of tact, business sense and customer service shown by the owner. I had stopped by during a speaker shopping trip, hoping to buy from a neighborhood merchant. The owner asked me what other equipment I had - I mentioned a (well regarded) tube amp I would be using. He asked me if had bought it used because ""if I was... view more

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1628 California StSan FranciscoCA 94109

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