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Hog Island Oyster Company

The Ferry Building Marketplace, One Ferry Building, #11, San Francisco, CA 94111
+1 415-391-7117
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (1,002 reviews)
“chowder” (198 reviews)
“grilled cheese” (91 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Ferry Building Marketplace, One Ferry Building, #11, San Francisco, CA 94111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved everything about this place. Great view of the water, great service, and we loved the food. Fresh oysters and baked oysters in a bourbon chipotle sauce, soooo delicious. Yummy clam chowder and mussels. Highly recommend. No reservations are taken so we stood in...More

Thank tina r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right by the water you can sit outside and watch people and ships go by while you eat. The service was excellent, very friendly staff, and the food was also very good.

Thank MItch_in_Ottawa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After seeing long long lines the first time I went I decided to go back before they opened on Sunday morning - got a great table outside just 10 minutes after they opened. Nothing like a dozen oysters and a glass of white wine for...More

Thank OzExpat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have downed a lot oysters in a lot of places around the globe. The oysters at Hog Island are out this world. Be prepared for standing in line. They do not take reservations. The oysters are worth the wait!

Thank ThomasBo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived just after opening so we missed the first seating, we waited for just over an hour to get in. It was great that they offer drinks while you wait in line, made it much more pleasurable. The oysters were great and the chowder...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're reading this, stop. Make the commitment to go to the Hog Island Oyster Co., order the clam chowder, a dozen oysters and if you're a crab person, a roast dungeness crab. You can thank me later. Having lived in Hong Kong, Boston and...More

Thank DTL919
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was nice view restaurant front Ocean. We ate fresh oysters and also ate Gril oysters It was amazing flavor 😋

Thank Nikisan Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has been recommended by at least a dozen people. It’s no lie, there is a line at least 30 min+. I was worried it was a typical tourist place in the ferry building. It was soooooooooo good! Great service and I had the...More

1  Thank Staci A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oysters were superb. Service was great. The view was spectacular. A little pricey but it is San Francisco.

Thank 212bradl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Much has been said before.. mussels great, chowder is the best I’ve had, oyster sandwich perfect, cheese sandwich deliciously cheesy... and the free bread from the bakery next door was enough of a reason to return in itself!

Thank Nick W
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San Francisco location does not have a happy hour
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April 29, 2017|
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The back side of the Ferry Building Marketplace North of pier 14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Ferry Building Marketplace, One Ferry Building, #11, San Francisco, CA 94111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-391-7117
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