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Aunt Fanny's Hot Pretzels

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39 Pier, # L, San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 986-0706
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Dining options: Seating

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Great snack for a hunger attack

My wife and I did not feel like eating a large lunch so we decided to try the salted pretzels which were nice, warm, and quite satisfying.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2014
Paul L
Abita Springs, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I work at the pier and all pier employees are to get some 15 - 20% discount but Cheng was criticizin me and down right insult my outer look in chinese to her Co worker. She thought I did not understand. She also told me on broken english that discount is for her as employee there not for me. But... More 

7 Thank Lilyana T
brian h, Owner at Aunt Fanny's Hot Pretzels, responded to this review

We called the reviewer because they left their phone number to discuss. They said it was not them. The reviewer left their e-mail which we wrote to and I gave them my direct cell phone number to no response. We have secret shoppers at this mall and we constantly get above 92 percent. Please remove. Thank you. More 

Abita Springs, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My wife and I did not feel like eating a large lunch so we decided to try the salted pretzels which were nice, warm, and quite satisfying.

5 Thank Paul L
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

I went to this restaurant while on vacation in SF. I got lobster tail and steak - wow! It was expensive, but if you want good seafood with a terrific view of the bridge and excellent service I recommend it. I got an Irish coffee for dessert and it was perfect!

7 Thank TracyP5
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,569 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

Very good restaurant with good food and service and a large variety of sea food whilst purporting to be fresh I have been told allot of their seafood comes from Alaska, but it's great. Worth the visit if you love seafood.

6 Thank VangeInternational
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2008

I just now got back from a weekend in S.F. with family. In the true tourist fashion we went to Alcatraz and then had lunch at Dante's. I found it to be quite nice. The food was great, excellent view, nice waiter. I would definately recommend it for lunch.

Thank foodcritic01
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2007

Like other complaints, long wait for service, when we got service I was ready to order the meal the waiter told me to start with drinks and he would get the food later, I of course told him we would order our food now, then the bird dive bomb started DO NOT SIT OUTSIDE. My table and another table asked... More 

Thank lifesightseer
brian h, Owner at Aunt Fanny's Hot Pretzels, responded to this review

We have no tables or waiters which the review claims. We are 263 square FEET over the counter pretzel, hot dog and nachos with drinks place. The reviewer claims different. Is for another place. More 

Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2007

Let's see: It takes close to fifteen minutes for someone to come and take our order. The waitress is foreign so there's a little bit of a communication barrier. She doesn't even write the order down. The appetizer comes AFTER our meal. The fish and chips, as well as the calamari, are barely luke warm when they arrive. The waitress... More 

Thank Dineyander
brian h, Owner at Aunt Fanny's Hot Pretzels, responded to this review

We are an over the counter fast food stand with no table or waiter service. This is for another restaurant. Our place is only 263 square feet with no seating. More 

Derbyshire, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2006

We ate at Dante's at the end of a very busy day. It was a little on the pricey side, but not outrageous. The service was very good, and our waiter was really nice. The meal was excellent and couldn't be faulted, we even had a free bottle of wine courtesy of Blue and Gold Fleet. The restaurant was pretty... More 

3 Thank Kai-17
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2005

We were seated at a table near the kitchen. Ordered 2 sodas. Shortly after, we changed our minds about eating at this place. It was way too loud. We informed the waiter that we were leaving. He wanted to charge us for the soda that he did not bring to us yet.

Thank selfant
brian h, Owner at Aunt Fanny's Hot Pretzels, responded to this review

This reviewer is claiming we have waiter service. We do not. Aunt Fanny's is a 263 square feet over-the-counter fast food concession. Our menu is pretzels, hot dogs,nachos and drinks with soft serve ice cream. We have NO tables or waiters! Please remove. Thank you for your consideration. More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 39 Pier, # L, San Francisco, CA 94133
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighborhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: (415) 986-0706
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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