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Address: Jefferson Street, Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone Number: +1 415-673-3530
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Dining, Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Drinking
Description: Historic Fisherman's Wharf is the classic San Francisco experience where...
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.
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Over the years there have been many changes. SF is that city where there are many icon Americana to be seen. Fisherman's Wharf is one of these. Have some chowder. Stop in one of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Over the years there have been many changes. SF is that city where there are many icon Americana to be seen. Fisherman's Wharf is one of these. Have some chowder. Stop in one of the many, many shops selling all things for tourists to remember their visit or just take a stroll to breathe in the sea air and to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The place is packed - there are great restaurants and there are tourist traps, it's loud and noisy (unless you take an early morning stroll) - but no visit to San Francisco (never mind how often you go) is complete withou a stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. There is a brilliant aquarium, there are lovely restaurants serving the freshest sea food,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Fisherman’s Wharf is definitely a must do in San Francisco but my wife didn’t enjoy it as much as the other places literally right next door to you. Yes, as a tourist you need to check it out and the live music, with chairs I may add, is great. The food is a bit pricey but it is fresh and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Parking is rediculous at 60 a day with no in and out. So I recommend you use UBER or walk. Plenty of shops restaurants and snacks along the way

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Love this place! Great weather, great food and very interesting place of interests. I would like to be back with my children.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

It's definitely a tourist place, and always packed. Some days are busier than others. On the positive side, you'll find a ton of places to eat, street performers, and a few other sources of entertainment. It is also a great place to get some decent pictures.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Never mind this place. When we were there, it was super crowded (I bet it's that way most of the time) and not worth the time. It's a shopping mall with cheao stuff and cheap food. The Sea Lions were the most discusting thing to see. They just lay around like pigs, deficating on themselves and the close by neighbors.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is a tourist must do in San Francisco. There is lots of people walking, history, and shopping to be done here. A wide variety of restaurants to meet all taste buds. We enjoyed the artists in the square and watching the trolley come up and down Hyde Street. An enjoyable spot to spend the day or evening.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

After our lovely breakfast at Hollywood Café, we headed to Fisherman’s Wharf. It was not crowded in early morning and we could easily watch the preparation of food courts. Also, Boudin Bakery was not full with tourists so that we were able to explore everything comfortably. Later, we came again for having a clam chowder soup and it was even... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It was a typical over touristy over priced location but with bags of character. Lots of tours start from this area, including the bike across the bay tours.

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Address: Jefferson Street, Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone Number: +1 415-673-3530
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Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there's something for everyone at Fisherman's Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone's sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighborhood a true San Francisco treat.
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