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The Codmother Fish & Chips

496 Beach St, between Jones and Taylor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1102
+1 415-606-9349
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Fast food, British
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496 Beach St, between Jones and Taylor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1102
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Highly recommended to try. The fish and shrimps were so fresh. Visited on a weekday afternoon and there was no crowd.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank brigittewoo
Madcodmother, Owner at The Codmother Fish & Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for such a great review! Madeleine

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a lovely British lunch that day. It was really delicious and we definitely enjoyed ourselves!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cassieweller
Madcodmother, Owner at The Codmother Fish & Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks a lot! So happy you enjoyed it! Madeleine

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for shrimp and they were well friend and tender as well as good sized. The fish at the next table was large sized and looked flaky and tasty. It’s a food truck with limited outdoor only seating (and take away). It takes 8-10...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank doctoyou
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

It was all good but I think the shrimp were the best. Very light breading and so fresh. I will go back for sure.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jodi119
Madcodmother, Owner at The Codmother Fish & Chips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

So happy you enjoyed it! We'll be waiting for you! Madeleine

Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

We shared the fish and chips with 2 pieces of fish for $11.99. Although the cafe name suggests cod, the menu doesn’t specify the fish. It was pretty tasteless and there was very little in the thick batter. The chips (served with skin on) were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PerthJayne
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Prior to our trip to San Francisco, Codmother was listed as a "not to be missed" place to eat. Of course, that made it a priority for us. We stopped for an early lunch. Delectable, delightful, and delicious!!!! I ordered the fish and chips -...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cookie059
Madcodmother, Owner at The Codmother Fish & Chips, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Wow what a great review! So happy you enjoyed it and there was plenty of seating available when you stopped by! Madeleine

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

One of the best fish and chips in the city. I got the combo. So it had fish, shrimp and chip. Loved it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank crystal00jade
Madcodmother, Owner at The Codmother Fish & Chips, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Happy you enjoyed it! Come see us again soon! Madeleine

Reviewed October 27, 2018

The Godmother is a food truck specializing in British style fish and chips. The food is delicious and authentic and the portions are generous but it is not particularly cheap (but, then again, nothing in San Francisco is). Seating is very limited so be prepared...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stephen M
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Tonnes of tourists so it is not really a hidden gem and if you want to avoid long queues, make sure you get there a couple of minutes before 11:30. Fish is good, but the dough is too massive and lacks seasoning. Fish is super...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Loockey
Reviewed October 18, 2018

This is a great little fish and chip van 1 block away from the overpriced tourist traps along the water front. Walk 1 block inland and safe yourself some dollars. The food is excellent as well!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank morriswoodyman
Madcodmother, Owner at The Codmother Fish & Chips, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words! See you again soon Madeleine

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Response from 754heidir | Reviewed this property |
They sure did accept plastic. Hope you get to go!
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cheryl221548
May 12, 2017|
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Response from Madcodmother | Property representative |
Turn left out of the Tuscan Inn heading West towards the Golden Gate Bride - walk approx 2 blocks to Jones Street - turn right on Jones Street and you will see us on the corner of Jones and Beach! See you soon, Madeleine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 496 Beach St, between Jones and Taylor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-606-9349
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