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Lou's Pier 47 Restaurant

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Fisherman’s Wharf
American, Seafood, Chowder
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300 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1108
415-771-5687
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 12:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great service, decent pricing for the area

Went to the bar for dinner. I got the clam chowder, you have to when you are in San Francisco. It wasn't the best chowder in San Fran but it was decent. Kate was the bartender and she was friendly and helpful. I would go back but would try something else.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
atlagunabeach
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Laguna Beach, California
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Laguna Beach, California
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172 reviews 172 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Went to the bar for dinner. I got the clam chowder, you have to when you are in San Francisco. It wasn't the best chowder in San Fran but it was decent. Kate was the bartender and she was friendly and helpful. I would go back but would try something else.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Was on a business trip to San Francisco and decided to take a trip down to the wharf and walk along to see what I could see. At lunch I stopped in Lou's Pier 47 Restaurant. It was a very good choice. The food was very good and the service was excellent. I will stop there again when back in... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We walked from Pier 39 west towards cable cars on Hyden St. looking for some nice lunch, but nothing cought our eye, till this restaurant/bar. Prices were reasonable, you get proper service, not like the place closer to tourists, where you eat from paper boxes for even much more money. Staff was very friendly and knowledgable. Regarding the food we... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We came here for an early lunch and left very satisfied, the food was amazing with my wife having the chowder in a bread bowl which she loved, I had a couple of apatizers which were lovely. The drinks were also very good. The price was also very good, we would visit here again wthout question.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Stopped in late afternoon and the drinks were cold, food was average. We had the bisque, crab cake sandwich and snapper. Although the food was average, the price was a bit steep. It is Fisherman’s Wharf. Staff was friendly and the service was very good however this would not be my choice for future visits.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Stopped in for drinks, around 8:30pm... Neat place, smelled like a good fish-fry joint. Plenty of local brews on-tap. Sign me up, right? Well, after having a drink and looking around the pier a bit to explore, we went back inside to get some food and the kitchen was closed... on a Thursday night, around 9pm... I guess we were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in after walking around the wharf area. Figured on typical tourist prices. Bucket of beers was fairly priced. Fish and chips and fish tacos were good but rather pricey. Good band playing upstairs. Was worth the experience and would go back and hang out again. Next time would stick to appetizers.

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We happen to be in the area and came across this place. The fish and chips were one of the best in a long time. A lot happening along the windows so it was pleasant to see crowds and enjoy a good lunch. Prices were reasonable for the location. Service was good as it was lunch time and they were... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This restaurant is amazing and the food is truly lovely ! Make sure you enjoy the phenomenal onion rings - they are the best we have sampled anywhere in the world !!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

As we all know every restuarant on the wharf sells chowder. I tried a handful but loved Lou's the best. Nice and creamy and full of flavour. Me and my wife visited Lou's three times. We only went at happy hour. Good price beers and bar snacks. The staff were friendly. I found at some other restuarants on the wharf... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94133-1108
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighborhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: 415-771-5687

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Chowder
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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