San Jose; Lapidge; Linda; Harrison; Precita; Peralta; Banks... But see here, poster, you'll get a thousand opinions of what is "nice". For instance, I once called on a couple of families who may have been more comfortable living in Noe Valley, but they "loved" the sunny disposition of the Bay View. So, what turns you on? You do realize that any "pockets" in the Mission will still be either 1/2 or 1 block away from what might not appeal to you. But, you'll be the best judge of that. I listed a few streets familiar to me, however, I can also say that in most cases, these streets are a bear to park!!! (What area in the Mission isn't?). What are you looking for in a "good" neighborhood?