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Address: Embarcadero at Battery, Financial District, San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone Number: 415 772 0700; 800 733 6318
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

With more than 125 stores on three levels, plus seasonal concerts,...

With more than 125 stores on three levels, plus seasonal concerts, festivals or art displays for the enervated shopper.

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Stroll the Waterfront

A nice way to walk along the waterfront and see everything from both land and water...the grand towering skyscrapers, the piers, the people, the shops...nice to do.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We decided to partake in the 50th Super Bowl Experience, Lots of people enjoying the festivities. San Fransisco you can be proud of a job well done. The security was visible and reassuring. Plenty of bars and food venues. big stages with music pumping .

1 Thank Elisabeth R
Pleasant Hill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Firework show was awesome! Free concert, fun for all the family . Dad's, mom's and children . Felt very safe a lot of security, and bathrooms. Another firework show this Friday Febuary 5 th. Over 50,000 fireworks.

Thank Dale N Darlene C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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672 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice way to walk along the waterfront and see everything from both land and water...the grand towering skyscrapers, the piers, the people, the shops...nice to do.

Thank PlatinumHoney
San Francisco
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671 reviews
311 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Embarcadero Center is very much a work week / business day shopping centre, but there are some good entertainment and dining options after hours. In the title I say dead after hours, but I sort of mean that as a good thing. If you are local and you want a place to have a nice walk on a brisk winter... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Go visit the center and enjoy the tall buildings. If you plan to shop and eat, plan to eat early as the Restuarants do not stay open very late.

Thank Houston N
United Kingdom
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1,346 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The Embarcadero Center is a complex of five tower blocks in the financial district of San Francisco. Its also encompasses boutique shopping, dining and entertainment. Maybe it aims to be cool but I preferred Union Square.

Thank PrestonGuild
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

I was staying in the area and decided to walk to the Embarcadero Center. I was shocked to see that most of the restaurants did not stay open past early evening. There also didn't appear to be a great selection. The concept is cool, but the execution not so cool. It doesn't hurt to stop by if you're in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My wife and I recently stayed at the Hyatt Regency Hotel right in the heart of the Embarcadero Center. The Embarcadero Center is San Francisco’s premier destination for boutique shopping, outstanding restaurants and popular local events. The Embarcadero Center consists of four 30 to 45-story buildings and the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, located between the Ferry Building and the foot... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

good selection of restaurants located here. Shopping is plentiful and diverse. okay place. I stumbled upon it with some friends. Wouldn't go out of my way to look for it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

looking for a great restaurant - head down there emarcadero center is near the piers so plenty to choose from. We opted for seafood and had a great meal at a reasonable price


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Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s version of Wall Street. The rush of business people make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of historic and contemporary architecture, including the iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours, bars and restaurants quickly fill up with happy hour revelers. Stocks aren’t the only kind of market being followed, the Ferry Building Marketplace on the Embarcadero is a gourmet food emporium and farmers market that will satisfy anyone working up an appetite.
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