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A city landmark transformed into a gourmet food emporium and farmers market.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1 Ferry Building, The Embarcadero at Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94111-4209
The Embarcadero
+1 415-693-0996
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great place to visit for fresh fruits vegetables baked goods and local dishes. Live a long line for oysters but well worth the wait. A definite must visit when in San Francisco.

Thank Bernita W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don’t miss out on the Saturday morning market!! So many great little vendors and places for food. The Farmer’s Wife is to absolutely die for. An amazing avocado, sriracha, bacon, egg and chèvre breakfast sandwich. Tons of places with samples or little take away/gift shops....More

Thank Meghan T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was expecting an indoor mall but was happy to see high end goodies and farm fresh looking produce and crafts. Pricey but worth it.

Thank FLJackfruit
Reviewed 2 days ago

Open 7 days a week, this is a great way to sample the flavors and aesthetics of San Francisco. You should definitely plan on having at least one meal here. There are lots of great food choices from stalls, small cafes and sit down full...More

Thank pookala
Reviewed 3 days ago

Market stalls were extensive with a lot of good produce and assortment of different products. It was very busy but the stall holders were friendly and we engaged in a lot of conversations with them about San Francisco.

Thank Maree L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed stopping here after our ferry landed. Large selection of food, wine, cocktails and beer. Public restrooms also. It was more upscale than Pier 39 or Fisherman’s Wharf area.

Thank cw0108
Reviewed 4 days ago

Smaller than I expected, but worth a visit if you're in the neighborhood. Acme Bread's sweet baguette was wonderful and very similar in style to Parisian baguettes. We enjoyed checking out the stalls & then having a cocktail and spring roll at Slanted Door, which...More

Thank Michele E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food choices are so much better here than seedy fisherman’s wharf. Akin to a smaller Quincy market in boston, there are multiple restaurants with vary food choices. Mixed in are some cool artisan shops for breads and cheeses. We walked down from Coit Tower...More

Thank suzan R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had no idea what to expect but were pleasantly surprised. Everything from wine tasting to cheese tasting with organic and all kinds of mushrooms you can imagine! Fascinating!

Thank cheryl m
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a combination of tourist and the in spot. I saw people picking up food etc. on their way home and tourist wandering around. The restaurants were all full. Seafood. Ice cream, Mexican...... It is always fun to be buy the water also.

Thank homeless-dancer
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June 23, 2017|
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Response from Christy A | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you park & walk or take the cable car for ease to Ferry Building. Trying to park close will be hectic & expensive.
January 21, 2017|
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Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
Check with the cruise line's concierge, they will usually hold your bags for a short time - much as a hotel would. you will disembark equally close to Fisherman's Terminal (Pier 39, sea lions, gift shops, great views of... More
January 15, 2017|
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Response from Lagunaboyonthego | Reviewed this property |
Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant ( hanging out) Boccalone Salumeria Slanted Door Market Bar (big outside patio)