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Fisherman's Wharf

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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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The Hendricks

While we were staying at the park central hotel sfo we visited fisherman warf awesome place clean friendly employees shopping souvenir a lot to choose from food awesome definitely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

While we were staying at the park central hotel sfo we visited fisherman warf awesome place clean friendly employees shopping souvenir a lot to choose from food awesome definitely would tell anyone to visit thanks TripAdvisor for making our trip affordable.

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Oxford Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

A great gathering spot and a must see. Many places to just hang out and people watch and always a lot to watch as street performers and musicians abound. we had cold cold crab from a local resturant and suggest you do too!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We stopped at a local restaurant for some fresh wild caught fish and we weren't disappointed! I had a portrait of myself drawn by one of the street vendors And took the trolley bAck to union square at the end! Great place to visit while in SF!!

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miami, florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Fisherman's Wharf is for tourists. If you like tourists attractions then go here. Shops and restaurants. I had clam chowder and did not like it. Don't think have good quality restaurants in there, but then again I only had clam chowder that tasted liked the ones from a can.

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Carle Place, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

On the Wharf is where most happens. Hop on Hop off, Cruise around bridge,Alcatraz and many more sight. Plenty of shopping,food and local folks. I even found a one of it's kind Lefty store. I'm left handed and well as two in my family. That alone was worth the day. This town has very friendly people. Learned so much just... More 

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Magnetic Island, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We spent 3 days in San Francisco and ate 3 meals around this area. Nothing is cheap but that is expected for the area. We enjoyed walking around and listening to the music. We had good weather which helped.the Hop On Hop Off Bus stops here.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Good place to meet people and so many restaurants. Many shops and good fresh seafood. Just wander around and take it all in. A couple of hours will do fine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had an afternoon here and enjoyed our visit. The place is bustling with people and lots to see and take in. The restaurants are a little more expensive than other places but you are in FW w. It's to be expected. Would return

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful area to walk around..the food was delicious...especially the clam chowder. The sea lions at Pier 39 were really neat and there are great views of alcatraz island.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I went with my extended family, and it was a great way to kill an hour or so- and introduce San Francisco! Along the way, there are cute restaurants, and shops, all of which are expensive! I would defiantly recommend the little Fisherman's Grotto restaurant, the only thing that wasn't over priced like the Ben and Jerry's! The ice cream... More 

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Fisherman’s Wharf
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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