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Fisherman's Wharf

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Address: Jefferson Street, Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone Number: +1 415-673-3530
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Historic Fisherman's Wharf is the classic San Francisco experience where...

Historic Fisherman's Wharf is the classic San Francisco experience where you will find a range of hotels, specialty restaurants, famous attractions, unique shops, breathtaking scenery and entertainment for the whole family.

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Good place to just stroll around or sit in a sidewalk cafe and people watch. A lot to see, Boudin Bakery, Alioto's, Ghirardelli Square, etc,etc. Just a fun place to be on a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Clearwater, Florida
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Clearwater, Florida
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good place to just stroll around or sit in a sidewalk cafe and people watch. A lot to see, Boudin Bakery, Alioto's, Ghirardelli Square, etc,etc. Just a fun place to be on a nice, clear, crisp SF day. Enjoy!!!

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fisherman's wharf has something for everyone. There are stores for women, a sports store for men and toy stores, Christmas stores and one for pets that children will enjoy. The restaurants have the freshest seafood ever. We had a FABULOUS time.

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Pros: nice views of Alcatraz. The museum with the vintage arcade games was super fun. Cons: touristy and overpriced. I preferred our time in other parts of the city much more. If you are looking for the local culture you won't find it here.

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Thank shane s
Gilroy, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even us locals like to occasionally go here, there is great food, from fine dining, to street vendors, fresh seafood, pier thirty nine in one direction, Ghirardelli Square in the other direction. cable cars drop you off right there. Crazy unique shops, I recommend you find Coco Bella

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Hollywood, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If your in San Francisco you owe it to yourself to stop here. If your not going to from one of the many resteraunts, then check out the shops along the area. Visit the bay, check out the boats and ships docked there.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As part of a "personal" tour from my friend who has been here several times, I was allowed to see the place by myself since he knows that I prefer this. Plus he'd rather play Pokémon Go. Walking around the wharf, it's quite obvious that this is one of the more popular destinations in SanFo hence a lot of tourists.... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A nice and funny place to see and eat fresh fish. Recommendable to buy fresh fish on the street. Closed to Fisherman's Wharf are a pier where you can visit a Submarine and a warship of the Second World War, 100% recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great for dining and nightlife. Take a walk up to the maritime museum for some peace and a bit of culture. Try one of the smaller restaurants rather than the bigger Pier 39 ones.

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Thank Kerry C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very busy tourist place. Full of overpriced fish restaurants. Go a few streets away to get much better value. On the whole "fast food"

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there over the weekend and we didn't found it that special. Shops on a long road which was overcrowded. Expected more. Rather going to little Italy.

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there's something for everyone at Fisherman's Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone's sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighborhood a true San Francisco treat.
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