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Skip the Line: Exploratorium General Admission
from US$29.95*
Skip the Line: Exploratorium General Admission
from US$29.95*
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A city landmark transformed into a gourmet food emporium and farmers market.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“farmers market”(762 reviews)
“slanted door”(273 reviews)
“cowgirl creamery”(204 reviews)
1 Ferry Building, The Embarcadero at Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94111-4209
The Embarcadero
+1 415-693-0996
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Reviewed today via mobile

Make time to wander through the ferry building. Food galore from farm stands, tastings, grab and go and full service restaurants. Why yes Cheesemonger I will try a few samples!

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed today via mobile

Are you looking for the culinary epicenter along the water? You just found it! The row is filled with artisan breads, cheese, wine, & on the go options. We hit up a couple different vendors and got a couple quick bites for breakfast before heading...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed today

We came to San Francisco to attend a wedding in Mill Valley across the Golden Gate Bridge. Before heading off the the wedding we spent Saturday morning at the Ferry Building also known as the Embarcadero Not sure of the time schedule, but we hit...More

Thank Ron O
Reviewed yesterday

This building was once abandoned and run down, not it us a fantastic place to go grab a bite or even just coffee. A great scenic spot.

Thank lvb5th
Reviewed yesterday

We wandered through the marketplace, and found several interesting shops. We enjoyed sampling dark chocolates, and my wife enjoyed a shop with lots of kitchen gadgets. After meandering through the marketplace, we spent some time sitting on a bench out on the waterfront with a...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dropped in here to grab breakfast to take back to our hotel - really glad I did. huge amount of choice of fresh and cooked food, great coffee, interesting building. The place was bustling but not too busy at 0900-1000 Sunday. Prices are pretty high...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 2 days ago

An extraordinary building with lots of history. A nice walk through it with some shops and mostly eateries. Our favorite place to eat was the the Hog Island Oyster Co. The Marketplace has a great view from the back of the bay. You can eat...More

Thank OCRepGirl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice place to walk around and to eat healthy food. It’s a small market with plenty of choices to eat and some other things to buy.

Thank LoveAventura
Reviewed 2 days ago

The perfect market, full of fresh local produce. September is getting towards the end of the season so the stalls were absolutely bursting with figs, strawberries, nectarines and so much more. There are some really excellent food stores inside as well with so much to...More

Thank SafariTJ
Reviewed 3 days ago

Farmers Market on the weekend, there are restaurants to suit every taste. On your way from the bus to the Ferry Building, stop at some of the stalls for treasures to fit every budget.

Thank ASR94109
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June 23, 2017|
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Response from Christy A | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you park & walk or take the cable car for ease to Ferry Building. Trying to park close will be hectic & expensive.
January 21, 2017|
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Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
Check with the cruise line's concierge, they will usually hold your bags for a short time - much as a hotel would. you will disembark equally close to Fisherman's Terminal (Pier 39, sea lions, gift shops, great views of... More
January 15, 2017|
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Response from Lagunaboyonthego | Reviewed this property |
Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant ( hanging out) Boccalone Salumeria Slanted Door Market Bar (big outside patio)