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Address: 1 Ferry Building, The Embarcadero at Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94111-4209
Phone Number: +1 415-693-0996
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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A city landmark transformed into a gourmet food emporium and farmers...

A city landmark transformed into a gourmet food emporium and farmers market.

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Neat restaurants & unique shops

Some of the most interesting restaurants especially Hog Island Oyster Bar are here as well as unique shops & food.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Pine Knoll Shores, North Carolina
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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Ferry building offers many wonderful shops and restaurants but in comparison to what you can experience if you were to step out into the city then this is lackluster. The shops are gimmicky and really don't do the city's culture justice not to mention it is incredibly crowded all the time.

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Pine Knoll Shores, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Some of the most interesting restaurants especially Hog Island Oyster Bar are here as well as unique shops & food.

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Thank Franco M
Belmont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This historic building houses numerous local San Francisco restaurants, meat, bread, ice cream, cheese, mushroom and other shops. There is a very good wine bar for providing a nice break. Plus you are located right on San Francisco Bay with fabulous views of the Bay Bridge. You can take a ferry ride across the Bay as well. The restaurants offer... More 

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Nashville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great location if you have many people and cannot decide on a single dining location. The bay view is an awesome experience while eating or drinking.

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Oberlin, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Ferry Building is a must see, high quality, functional local asset, and tourist attraction. If you think you need to see the Fisherman's Wharf because it's what you do when you go to San Francisco, you really should go to the Ferry Building. Packed full of high quality shops, you'll find why everyone from locals to tourists find this place... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I wish we had gone here at Linchtime. They had to roll me out. So good! Try the edible bugs. I could easily go back

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Danville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Ferry Building is beautifully redone with shops for one of a kind foods and drinks and views to take in while sitting and enjoying them. There are shops for finding gifts not often found in your suburban malls. When in San Francisco, its a great place to visit.

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Winters, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There are some great merchants in this marketplace. But our experience was that in most shops they were very short staffed, no one to help you and long waits for checkout (Sur la Table). The entire marketplace was un-inspiring. Enjoyed stop at Stonehouse Olive Oil. Try the Estate Blend!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So much to see. From sea food to cheese and bread. The market is full of taste and few local organic vegetables to buy and try. This place is a must visit. Also don't forget to walk outside the building where there's also food stalls and vegetables. Pretty view of Bay Bridge.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice ambiance, much better than Fisherman's Wharf. Lots of nice shops. Ferry to the Alcatraz island and Presidio is just outside

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