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“Hidden attraction” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ferry Building Marketplace

Ferry Building Marketplace
One Ferry Building, The Embarcadero at Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94111 (Financial District)
415 693 0996
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San Francisco Combo: Ferry Building Food Tour and...
Ranked #1 of 247 Shopping in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: A city landmark transformed into a gourmet food emporium and farmers market.
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“Hidden attraction”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012 via mobile

Definitely not your average tourist attraction. The ferry building marketplace is a mix of a farmers market and an
indoor flea market. The outside vendors are perfect on a sunny day. I highly recommend the organic juices. The inside has so many small shops and restaurants. Prices are a bit too expensive for my liking but this is SF so I understand. A perfect way to spend a couple hours NOT doing the typical tourist thing.

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“Great spot!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Had a lovely experience checking out all the artisan products on offer in the marketplace. Enjoyed a couple of hours at the stationary wine bar with some friends.

Visited July 2012
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Apache Junction, Arizona, United States
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“This place makes me wish I lived there.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

We had a tour leaving out of the Ferry Building so we arrived early and walked through the shops. A foodie heaven for sure! Outside, there were several tents set up for a Farmers Market and my only regret was that I had to fly home and couldn't take all that goodness with me.

Visited November 2012
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Chicago
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“Lots of selection at this market”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Upbeat, modern, casual. Local food and a variety of vendors, from the all meat kiosk to the all mushroom kiosk. Lots of places to stop and have a coffee or sandwich.

Visited September 2012
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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“Typical overpriced tourist trap”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Nice place, but caters to tourists, so everything is overpriced for items you can get anywhere. However, it is unique and I'm glad the officials of SF decided to renovate it, since it is a historic buiding.

Visited November 2012
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