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Bistro Boudin

160 Jefferson St, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
+1 415-351-5561
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“boudin” (329 reviews)
“bread” (982 reviews)
“clam chowder” (468 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
160 Jefferson St, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
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1 - 10 of 2,788 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Have always wanted to eat at the restaurant here but by the time we had arrived it was getting a little late for brunch so we decided to grab some sourdough sandwiches and eat out on the back terrace. I grabbed the pesto chicken and...More

Thank LilithMorgan13
Reviewed 5 days ago

More formal than the cafe. Full service dining. We were a group of 6 ( including 2 children and a vegetarian). Waited a short time for a table and were lucky enough to get a table I. The back room- slightly separate to the main...More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Every time we come to San Francisco we stop by this place we love the clam chowder bread bowl the place is always clean service is excellent

Thank SRA4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our server suggested the Beef Stew in the Sourdough Bread Bowl and it was incredible! My daughter had the Crab Macaroni & Cheese in the Sourdough Bread Bowl and it was equally delicious!!! We sat on the outdoor patio upstairs. The weather was most enjoyable...More

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yesterday we had lunch there. My wife's rustic tomatosoup tasted great. The two tacos I got were a bit small for making it a proper lunch for big guy like me. But in all the experience was a good one. The establishment has all kind...More

Thank Hanselaar
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were waiting in line for a boat tour of the bay. We were hungry and decided to have lunch first. Since we didn't want to lose our place in line, my husband walked over to get takeout. I got a large...More

Thank benandollie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had great clam chowder in lovely crispy sourdough bread bowl great flavour and friendly staff thanks

Thank patrickcurran
Reviewed 1 week ago

Streets were crowded with Sailors and onlookers during Fleet Week. My wife and I were derailing of finding anything. The very nice staff not only got us a table with a view of the events occurring outside, but provided fast and pleasant service with drinks,...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's all about the bread! Full service restaurant that offers a wide range of menu items. We came for the bread and had corn chowder in the bread bowl. Everyone enjoyed the meal. Service was prompt, but we felt like our server was just going...More

Thank Trixter2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most reviews probably talk about the soup or proper breakfasts, but I visited Bistro Boudin just before heading to the airport. Coffee and a range of delicious pastries made for a great breakfast to go. Pastries are also priced very well.

Thank Ibti_za
Fisherman’s Wharf
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
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Questions & Answers
13 March 2017|
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Response from bbon2ur | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Be sure to make the reservation well ahead of time.
10 August 2015|
Response from Sarah W | Property representative |
Hi AlexWynn1212, The best way to order a sandwich to-go would be downstairs at Boudin Bakery & Cafe Bakers Hall. Simply place your order with a team member and pick it up a few feet away. If you're looking to order a... More
27 July 2015|
Response from Sarah W | Property representative |
Hi lollieanddave, We're sorry you didn't have a chance to try our Original San Francisco Sourdough during your visit. We hope to serve you next time you're out this way. Thanks, Sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Jefferson St, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
    (Taylor St.)
  • Public Transportation: The MUNI "F" Line drops passengers off directly in front of Boudin at the Wharf on Jefferson Street (between Mason and Taylor Streets).
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-351-5561
  • E-mail
Located on the upper level of Boudin at the Wharf, Bistro Boudin offers an ideal place to enjoy a leisurely meal. Warm and inviting with beautiful dark wood accents, Bistro Boudin features a full service bar and spectacular views of the waterfront. The menu is influenced by the abundance of seasonally fresh foods available in the San Francisco Bay Area and the restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. Please check out our Visual Menu: bit.ly/1H6jDIM
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