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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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San Francisco Combo: Ferry Building Food Tour and...
92%
Ranked #1 of 223 Shopping in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Shops, Flea/ Street Markets, Malls, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Shopping
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Fee: No
Owner description: A city landmark transformed into a gourmet food emporium and farmers...
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Shops, Flea/ Street Markets, Malls, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Shopping
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: A city landmark transformed into a gourmet food emporium and farmers market.
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Whitehorse, Canada
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188 reviews 188 reviews
50 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

I walked here from Fisherman's Wharf. It's a good walk and there's not much to see on the way. Blue bottle coffee is here and their mocha coffee was delicious - as good as Midnight Sun in Yukon which was one of the reasons I moved there!! They also had a chocolate shop but the service was rather rude and... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Great place to stop for a coffee, do a little shopping, find some yummy take-away eats or dine at a great restaurant.

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Perfect spot for a lazy Sunday morning, lots of choices, great location. Weather wasn't great for us a bit wet but we still enjoyed the location and the snacking choices available.

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San Francisco, California
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11 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great place to stop for a coffee, do a little shopping, find some yummy take-away eats or dine at a great restaurant. One of my fav SF restaurants is here: The Slanted Door. Great Bay views to be had from right outside & of course, you can also catch the Sausalito ferry here, for a easy, cheap Tour of the... More 

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Dripping Springs, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is one of those unexpected things we stumbled across. Got coffee from one vendor and a pastry at another and we strolled in and around the market place. A lot of vendors with Lots of interesting items for sale. Loved the homemade pastries, gluten free products, the cheese vendors were wonderful, the flowers smelled great, and the people were... More 

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chicago
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66 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The Ferry building has restaurants & shops and there are vendors and artists on the outside. We enjoyed the water color paintings of one of the artists and the digital photography of another artist. It's a nice place to take a stroll and enjoy the scenery and view of the boats on the water.

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New York
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

What a great find -- in a beautiful spot along the Embarcadero, great restaurants (including outdoor seating with views of the bridges and bay), stores for foodies with unique specialties, art, books, and more. Lovely spot for an afternoon of strolling and browing.

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Brighton, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We went to the ferry building to catch a Ferry to Sausalito (don't bother). What a great place to shop and eat. Will be going back for lunch. Lots of artisan chefs and makers and a kitchenware shop that stocked everything you could wish for. Highly recommend

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

The ferry building market is a great place to do lots of things. There's so many stores that sells just about everything in that historical building including restaurants with amazing view of the bay bridge! Locals and tourists flock there to shop, eat or simply just to enjoy the view. Total recommended when you're in San Francisco!

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

At first glance this seems to be an exciting place. Look a bit deeper and one finds a very touristy overpriced, crowded, overhyped location. Long lines for overpriced coffee. People lining up to buy overpriced lousy boutique donuts as if they were being given away. Come on people, just because it says San Francisco on it doesn't make it great.... More 

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