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Fisherman's Wharf

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Address: Jefferson Street, Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
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+1 415-673-3530
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Historic Fisherman's Wharf is the classic San Francisco experience where...

Historic Fisherman's Wharf is the classic San Francisco experience where you will find a range of hotels, specialty restaurants, famous attractions, unique shops, breathtaking scenery and entertainment for the whole family.

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A lot to see

There was a lot to see and we did not dedicate enough time to see everything we wanted to see. If we had to do it over again, I would spend at least two days in San Francisco and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best part of Fisherman's Wharf was all the little eating stalls that were in streets paralleling the wharf! We ate at two different carts and the food was cheap and fabulous. The wharf area itself is just a typical cheap shopping place with nothing special as far as I could glean. Very busy area and lots of people around.... More 

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Horace, North Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There was a lot to see and we did not dedicate enough time to see everything we wanted to see. If we had to do it over again, I would spend at least two days in San Francisco and spend one day at the Wharf just eating and shopping. We will be going back, but make sure not to rush... More 

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Medellin
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went to Fisherman´s Wharf during the holidays (Dec, 2016) and to be very honest, I do not want to come back. Too many people in the streets, where you could find that the place was really dirty and with the restaurants with huge lines to get any meal (in average 2 hours). Most of the places, the attention with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this place was buzzing and fun. well worth a visit if you are in the city. I actually enjoyed seeing the attractions, tacking boat trips across the bay, took a trip to and under the golden gate. also shipping museums eating places and loads of shops.

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Burleigh Waters, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to get lost, great food and views of the bay, even see a couple sea lion hanging out nearby

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Having fuelled up on breakfast at Brenda's French soul food restaurant and I decided to explore the city. Fisherman's wharf was interesting to walk around early in the morning when it was not too busy. Found the model of Alcatraz really interesting. A bit too touristy for me to stay too long but worth a wander.

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Dickinson, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the tourist hang outs in San Francisco but of course a must see for everyone visiting. A taste of old california history.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went a couple of times and it was always very crowded and jam packed with other tourists. Lots of cool shops though.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food is amazing and i would recommend spending the whole day here. was great to get a beer and go and sit and watch people playing music and dancing on the street. Weather was beautiful for a winters day so was even more perfect. take your camera for sure

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Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

how could you NOT iike this place?? yeah its touristy, but thast part of fun. love eating crab cocktails as we walked around also ate at restaurants. rode here and back on cable car. love love it. diverse group in age from 11 to 92 years of age . and we all had fun . shopped etc did it all.... More 

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Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.
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