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Fisherman's Wharf

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Address: Jefferson Street, Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone Number: +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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Busy and Quaint Wharf

We enjoyed our visit here. It was very busy and you get great views of the bay as you are walking along the Wharf. It is full of great restaurants selling amazing fresh seafood... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Wiltshire, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm glad I decided to base myself whilst in San Francisco at Fishermans wharf, I was there 3 nights, it's a great place, lots going on day and night. Restaurants, things to see, places to go, buskers, cable cars, streetcars, boats, ferries, shops, it's all here! I ate from the fish stalls, clam chowder in a sourbread bun, deep fried... More 

Hamilton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed our visit here. It was very busy and you get great views of the bay as you are walking along the Wharf. It is full of great restaurants selling amazing fresh seafood. There are some stalls selling souvenirs also. A pleasant experience in San Francisco.

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There's a lot to see, drink, and eat at Fisherman's Wharf. Plan at least a half a day to walk through the shops and see the sights. People watching is excellent. We visited during the holidays and the holiday trees were tall and beautiful.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's mega busy, but lots of wee shops to pick up your wee gifts for everyone. Lots of lovely restaurants, crab/lobster to try!

Gravesend, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very busy area of San Francisco, not that impressed seemed expensive, and very busy. Slight edged on being tacky, lots of homeless about and a bit of begging going on, so it felt a bit uncomfortable in the evenings.

Oberlin, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Everyone says they want to go to Fisherman's Wharf. The truth is it's very touristy and full of all the types of things you would expect from such a place. That being said it is worth a look and perhaps taking the time to grab a snack. Beware, the area around the Wharf is packed full of touristy gift shops... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was an okay time walking around. Lots of eateries and shops. Nothing really spectacular, but enjoyable to walk by the bay.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well, we must have missed something because there was really not much to see and do there. Basically, it is nothing more than a bunch of t shirt and souvenir shops, as well as very mediocre and over priced food. On top of that, we were gouged for parking at $45 US ($60 CAD). I guess if you are really... More 

Union, Missouri, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here one evening. Seems like it's your usual tourist trap, a bunch of trinket shops mixed with some standard food. It's worth stopping in especially with kids.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

No car needed. Cable cars are close if you want to explore as well as Uber. Do both. Eating and wine you cannot go wrong here. Alcatraz book in advance. Loved the sea lions, the hustle and bustle in such a beautiful setting. Take tours to Muir Woods. Bike and live it up!

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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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