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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” (326 reviews)
“clam chowder” (433 reviews)
“bread” (887 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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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had the Italian Club and Grilled Cheese with Bacon. Yum! Great lunch on our last day. The line was long but the service was fast. Reasonably priced as well. Great location, lots to see nearby.

Thank REV93
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They were very busy & we had to wait but the food was very good. Our favorites were fish tacos & shrimp pizza.

Thank nana4779
Reviewed 3 days ago

I travel across 50% of the time and can not say enough about this Gem. Truly as good as it gets. Fantastic from the manager (Kelly who went two extra miles for us) to the serving staff and from the food to the ambiance. They...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great bread, chower good and perfect on a misty day! Will visit again on a foggy day. Fun to watch the bread being made. All the shapes are amazing!

Thank _holister_amanda
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here with a Friend and had a Tomato soup in a sour bread bowl. As we are vegeterians, we ordered a tomato soup and a cheese sandwich in stead of their famous calm chouwder soup. I loved it and on a cold breezy...More

Thank Iaintbother
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a must a place to visit. You can go for breakfast and enjoy a freshly baked sourdough bowl filled with chowder or one of their awesome pastries. If that's not your thing, the lunch and dinner options are not bad either. We stop there...More

Thank Marco M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although there was a huge lineup, the service was very fast and we only waited few minutes. I recommend the place for the chowder, the rest of the menu is not that great. Definitely it is for a see food fan.

Thank Sor C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had breakfast here and they make their own bread on site, absolutely gorgeous. Everything in the US seems to be on a larger scale especially the breakfasts.

Thank 175derekj
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for lunch. Thought the service was good the food was slightly disappointing. I had heard people rave about the restaurant and that I must visit so I guess I was expecting more. Though slightly disappointing the food was still of a good standard...More

Thank jim t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have got a full range of excellent products in their store - breads - coffees etc. just found the service "attitude" bad - it's like they are doing you a favour to serve and smile. C'mon - a smile and thank you goes a LONG...More

Thank wayne s
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, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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
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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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