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Fisherman's Wharf

Jefferson Street, Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133 (Fisherman's Wharf)
+1 415-673-3530
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$70*
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Ranked #55 of 317 Attractions in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Neighborhoods, Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Cultural
Activities: Dining, Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Drinking
Fee: No
Owner description: Historic Fisherman's Wharf is the classic San Francisco experience...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Cultural
Activities: Dining, Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Drinking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Historic Fisherman's Wharf is the classic San Francisco experience where you will find a range of hotels, specialty restaurants, famous attractions, unique shops, breathtaking scenery and entertainment for the whole family.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Lots of restaurants with a wide variety of food choices. Good selection of shops selling all variety of products. Many entertainment halls as well.

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I walked along the unique inclining street of SF, all the way from union square till Fishermen's' Wharf. There, you can enjoy a light breakfast, a big launch or just walk around and enjoy the lovely sights and the little shops.

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anywhere, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I'll start with parking. It's expensive and, on weekends and holidays, hard to find! I recommend getting a Pier 39 Discount Book from your hotel's concierge desk so you can use the free 2-hour validation coupon in it for the parking structure. You have to take your parking ticket and the coupon to the California Welcome Center on the 2nd... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

This is the place to go if you want to see lots of tourists, the wharf, find a restaurant and have some clam chowder in a bowl or some Tom and Gerry's ice-cream.

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Minnesota
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

If you are traveling to San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf is a must see. The sights, sounds, and smells put your senses in overload. We strolled the wharf, and stopped in the shops. There were numerous street acts that were quite good and entertaining. Time goes quickly as there is so much to do. If you like crab, the wharf is... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

A beautiful place right by the sea. So many shops and restaurants all along the sea. Feels safe to walk around. We took a cruise to visit the golden gate bridge from here and we also collected a booklet that gave us a lot of discounts to the shops and restaurants. A really beautiful place. Not to be missed!

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

It is fun to visit Fisherman's Wharf in SFO. You require atleast one hour to cover one length. With lot of eating and drinking joints, you can enjoy and posibly spend a whole day. Lot of street vendors are there to entertain you. You can also take a cruise to the Golden Gate Bridge. total Fun

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Great Experience over all If you are in San Francisco you have to go their go early in the morning not to crowded it was nice to walk along the front we went on a little boat ride which was fun and a tram ride there from Union Square.

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St. Louis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We all agree barely arriving West Coast Home, we welcome the expanded (inviting) array of fresh marine life options from melt-in-your-mouth oysters with cherry stones, salmon and other clean-just caught-smelling fish. Bakery enticing breads. Butcher-discriminating cuts of meats and poultry, proudly supplied by locals (just ask). Christmas treasures with Artisans craftsmanship. T-J came upon Leather goods included fine biker-boots and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

There is just nothing here that you couldn't see everywhere else. It's very touristy; crowded and full of tourbusses, souvenir shops, overprices restaurants (from what I can tell looking at menus), and places sellng sea food. The marina is quite nice to walk through and if you walk a bit further down towards pier 33 where the ferries to Alcatraz... More 

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