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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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Jefferson Street, Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
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All reviews seafood sea lions street performers clam chowder souvenir shops boudin bakery sourdough bread tourist area ghirardelli square walk around great place to visit cable car the golden gate bridge wharf tourists alcatraz bay
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Reviewed yesterday

WE walked the area several times to see most everything. I had been there many times, But this was her 1st time there and we enjoyed it very much. No we didnt try to park there [I knew better] and parked a few blocks away...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

One should not leave without visiting Fisherman's wharf in SF. Very busy and at times super crowded place, with bunch of nice shops and amazing sea food restaurants. Views are so impressive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vicky_Gallo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is an area that has stores, tons of seafood and a great old fashioned arcade. Great for the entire family and stroller accessible.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FunintheOCsun
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Generally a boring tourist trap, with people walking aimlessly up and down the street, there are some reasons to go there. 1) Tuesday @5:00 in Castagnola’s bar there is jazz by some of the areas first rate musicians with a great vocalist. Not advertised, no...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank redcusic
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great place! All the shopping and restaurants that you could possibly want. A great area to walk around and see local sights. It is perfect. Be sure and hit Pier 39 for the harbor seals!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank D105NWlisak
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited in a week day. Walking the entire length of the piers no been bothered by people.....as soon as you get to Fisherman’s Wharf people hassling you for money, tickets, promoting their rap music etc. A shame because this tainted the mornings activities. There...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank 116damiens
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the older, more original fisherman's wharf. Some of these restaurants have been around for many years. We had a great seafood dinner at Nick's Lighthouse, check it out!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chriss z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The place is nice and scenic however many homeless around. Brings sadness to this beautiful place.This is clearly the politicians fault.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sabor6
Reviewed 6 days ago

Views and Seals At the Bay ‘Ello chaps! Fisherman’s Wharf is the a crazy busy tourist spot in San Francisco, located right on the water front. There is an assortment of shops, restaurants, and artist space – where people will put their musical talents or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank HerbertEdgewood
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Busy popular pier in San Francisco. Something for everyone. Retail shops, bars, restaurants, arcade and view point to see the California sea lions. When we were there the Christmas decorations and lights were up and had entertainment under the Christmas tree daily. Souvenir shops bit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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
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JMinNashville
December 3, 2018|
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Response from 135Mayur | Reviewed this property |
Shops at Pier 39 on Fisherman's Wharf are open on Christmas eve. Most shops are closed for Christmas. However, you will find many things to do at Fisherman's Wharf - walk in the park nearby, see the sea lions off the Pier 39... More
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It’s 3,6miles.
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Most hotels in San Francisco are pet friendly. It is a very pet friendly city.
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