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Ferry Building Marketplace

One Ferry Building, The Embarcadero at Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94111 (The Embarcadero)
415 693 0996
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Ranked #1 of 218 shopping in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Architectural Buildings, Malls, Shops
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: A city landmark transformed into a gourmet food emporium and farmers market.
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San Francisco, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

So many wonderful things are going on any Saturday at the Ferry Building. For example: Some of San Francsico's best restaurants serve breakfast "off their tailgate" outside within the farmer's market. Amazing experience. Even for this San Francisco native.

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Manteca, CA, USA
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Many people don't know that the ferry building (Pier 1) has all kinds of shops, restaurants, specialty stores and outdoor seating right on the water (on the back dock). If you go on the weekend they have a farmers market out front of the ferry building with fresh produce, flowers and vendors selling all sorts of things. The cheese shop... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We visit San Francisco regularly with our kids. We love eating at the Ferry Building. The food is outstanding- the best of artisan foods from Sonoma, Napa, San Francisco, etc. The atmosphere inside is great and the outside is beautiful- on the SF Bay. The Farmers' Market on Sat. mornings is outstanding with many restaurants from the Bay Area.

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San Francisco, California
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Since the demolition of the Embarcadero Fwy following the 1989 Earthquake, street level Embarcadero is a place for everyone. It is one of the most active areas in the city, fed by daily commuters and visitors alike - not to mention the locals..... The Marketplace in the Ferry Bldg is a wonder for anyone who likes to eat. That pretty... More

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California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This San Francisco landmark has been wonderfully restored and is loaded with wonderful shops and restaurants. Favorite restaurant is Hog Island Oyster Bar. Slanted Door is also great. Acme bread cannot be beat - pick some up along with some cheese from Cowgirl Creamery for a light lunch.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

It's a must do if you want to know about San Francisco and Northern California's food culture! The best time to go, when it's not too crowded, is late morning during the week. Bring your appetite!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

As a local resident, this place is far better compared to Fisherman s Wharf or Pier 39. Its less crowded and has a more sophisticated feel. The restaurants are world class and on weekdays most of the patrons are locals who work in the financial district. On a nice day, grab something to eat and park yourself on one of... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We love the Ferry Building. There are plenty of great restaurants to choose from and lots of great shopping.

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San Francisco, California
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15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I'm a local and go here all the time. Warning, it is expensive but they have fantastic farm to table food and great restaurants. If you are a visitor, enjoy the restaurants and eclectic shops to take home that souvenir of our great city.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The renovated Ferry building is a perfect spot for tourists and locals alike. There are different food experiences for every palate and price point. You will never get bored. If you are looking for unusual ingredients (from wild game, exotic mushrooms, charcouterie, artisan cheeses and bread, designer coffee and ice cream) you will find them here. Rain or shine, take... More

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