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Blue Mermaid Restaurant

471 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
+1 415-771-2222
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (383 reviews)
“crab” (88 reviews)
“fish and chips” (66 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
471 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everytime I'm at Fishermans Wharf, I eat at Blue Mermaid. The food is fresh with wonderful flavours that are mouthwatering. The cocktail menu has a good variety of interesting drinks.

Thank Adventure820076
IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi, Thanks for coming again and making us here at The Blue Mermaid a regular addition to your day down in Fisherman's Wharf. - The Blue Mermaid Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in Fisherman’s wharf area this place is modern and cool with a nice simple atmosphere. Just eat the chowder. It’s fabulous and very filling - and washed down with some Napa valley wine it’s a perfect lunch or dinner choice!

Thank U1659MXsimonb
IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Simon, Thanks for the great review! We hope to see you soon. - The Blue Mermaid Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for lunch which was good. When we came to pay the bill I was shortchanged by 10 dollars. Told the waiter who obviously knew what he had done as quickly came and gave us the money. Beware and check your change. Shame really...More

Thank sal262
IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Your feedback is very important to us as we are always looking to make improvements with both food and service. I would love to hear more about your experience, please message me...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our tour guides told us this place was good so we thought we’d try it for lunch today. We sat at bar and received great service and delicious food. I had the peach & Farrow salad and added a crab cake. My husband...More

Thank MelissaAR7
IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Melissa, Thank you for the great review. We hope to see you soon. - The Blue Mermaid Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are staying the $10 voucher can be used for any meal at the Blue Mermaid. We had 2 breakfasts and 1 lunch. Service at breakfast was slow, we got the wrong eggs benedict order and had to ask for extra coffee. On the...More

Thank 426hilaryb
IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Your feedback is very important to us as we are always looking to make improvements with both food and service. I would love to hear more about your experience, please message me...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here between the love tour and Alcatraz. Awesome place. They have the smallest tuna tacos but they have the biggest taste. Their clam chowder is Award winning! Bread bowls are a must! We had to go back 2 days later for more...More

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IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Juanita, How lovely it is to hear that we were the were able to provide the "jam" between your Love Tour and Alcatraz adventure. Sounds like an AWESOME day! Happy to hear you loved the Tuna Tacos and found out about how looks can...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great chowder, good service, friendly staff. There was a crazy line of hungry people. Thank you for taking part in the chowderfest.

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IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant while exploring down in Fisherman’s Wharf and had a nice meal outside. I ordered the Polenta and Cioppino on suggestion from the server and wasn’t disappointed. They initially screwed up my order but corrected it quickly, so it wasn’t a big...More

Thank JY5150
IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi, Thank you for the great review. We hope to see you soon. - The Blue Mermaid Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to have breakfast or brunch. We ate here 2 days in a row because it's conveniently located right beside the Argonaut Hotel. The eggs benedict with crab were amazing. So was the French toast! The nautical theme is very well...More

Thank Barbara M
IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Barbara, We'd like to thank you for the a few things here. First, for taking the time to write a little review of your experience to let us know how we did. Second, for coming to visit us back to back days! Last but...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect place to stop by to grab a drink & tasty food. Warm and friendly staff welcoming you the restaurant.More

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IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, We are super happy to hear you stopped in to grab a drink and found out we have some tasty good food here! Warm and friendly staff make for the perfect type of service we aim to give to each and everyone of our...More

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KJOC49
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Response from 426hilaryb | Reviewed this property |
I would expect so but would double check with the hotel
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KJOC49
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Hello, KJOC49! We will absolutely be open for Thanksgiving - breakfast, lunch and dinner - including a full bar. Thanksgiving menu and regular limited menu options will be available on Thursday, 11/22 from 2pm to 10pm... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$100
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 471 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
    (Hyde Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are 2 blocks away from the F line stop at Jones St. and Beach St.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-771-2222
  • E-mail
Description
Serving casual San Francisco fare and a large helping of Gold Rush Era ambiance, the Blue Mermaid Restaurant & Bar makes its home in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf. A menu, priced for the whole family, features fresh seafood with a regional focus and a great kids' menu. Diners will find distinctive homemade chowders served from steaming cauldrons in three different size bowls, including a traditional bread bowl. Also offered are such savory selections as Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell, Whole Dungeness Crab and Cioppino. A full bar specializes in a wide selection of beer and California wines, Irish Coffee and ocean-themed cocktails... guaranteed to promote mermaid sightings. Come in and listen for the siren songs of the legendary Blue Mermaid.
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