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“Lively and fun”
Review of Pier 39

Pier 39
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US$95.00*
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PIER 39 Attraction Pass
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: From amazing views and a sea of sea lions to chowder bread bowls and California wines, your visit to San Francisco starts at PIER 39. Kick off your visit by exploring two levels of dining, entertainment, shopping and attractions, all surrounded by unbeatable views of the city and the bay. Take it from the world famous sea lions: a visit to San Francisco starts at The PIER.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We walked all along Fisherman’s Wharf and reached Pier 39 on a sunny Sunday lunchtime in March.
As might be expected it was packed, we found lots of interesting shops and restaurants, there were entertainers and amusements, something for all ages. We felt safe walking about, nobody bothering us and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves, it was just like we imagined and a fun way to spend some time.

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Susan B, Guest Relations Manager at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

It is great hearing that you enjoyed an afternoon of exploring at PIER 39, and that you had a chance to dine with us too. Thank you for reviewing us on TripAdvisor!

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Everybody seems to make a beeline to pier 39. A very nice & pleasant place to spend a while wondering through the shops & restaurants. It’s a short walk away from the cable cars (Trams). Riley’s & Tussaud’s again are minutes away.

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Susan B, Guest Relations Manager at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thank you for reviewing PIER 39 on TripAdvisor, and we're so glad you had a chance to visit!

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

In our few days in San Francisco this turned out to be the favorite of all of us.... Including the teenagers! We ate here, shopped here, enjoyed ice cream, loved the artists and performers, and couldn't get enough of the seals! We could have stayed watching those seals for hours they were so entertaining. Definitely do not want to miss Pier 39.

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Susan B, Guest Relations Manager at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

We are honored that PIER 39 is a favorite San Francisco destination for you! There truly is a lot to see and experience, and we're so glad you had fun here. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

There are many platforms at this pier where so many seals come to sunbathe during the day. It is amazing to come see the seals only feet away. For whatever reason, they all seem to love to come here and hang out together.

Thank Eric S
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Susan B, Guest Relations Manager at Pier 39, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

The sea lions are fantastic, aren't they? We're so glad you enjoyed your time with them. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We couldn't get out of here fast enough !!

Maybe it was a bad day, but the service in each place we went was poor, the value for food and drinks was appalling.

So many nicer places in SF to spe d time.

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