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Fisherman's Wharf

Jefferson Street, Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-673-3530
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (945 reviews)
“sea lions” (1,093 reviews)
“clam chowder” (468 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jefferson Street, Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-673-3530
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1 - 10 of 9,741 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don't bother, a major tourist trap. Crowded for no reason, there is not much to see and the food is majorly overpriced. Go west to the parks, those are nice.

Thank ivanToronto
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great place to visit!! You can spend easily all morning here , walking around , taking pictures....without spend a penny!! We totally loved this area!!! We had a nice fishy lunch nearby for a 10 dollar!! Pier 39 is next to it!!...More

1  Thank Alba-bp
Reviewed yesterday

You will be there when you are in San Francisco, but it is nothing special you need to see. It is a commercial area.

Thank Maximilian H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the area on a morning since we had the hotel very close to the wharf. Actually, we did it several times because it was a very nice walk with that fresh air on your face and the sound of the sea lions calling...More

Thank Familia P
Reviewed 2 days ago

When visiting SF, try staying at least a night in the Fisherman's Wharf area so you can spend time leisurely explore the whole place. We did this a couple of times and really enjoyed walking around this area both day and night without rushing through....More

Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

T-shirt stores, kitschy souvenirs, overpriced food and drink. Still a must-see at least once. Great people watching. Beware smooth talkers trying to part you from your money. If you're going to visit the attractions a City Pass might be the way to go.

Thank BeulahMae
Reviewed 2 days ago

Rather than a fisherman's wharf, this location just looked like a collection of souvenir shops and touristy restaurants. Thank heavens for the Ghirardelli Ice Cream Shop.

Thank Holeman_157
Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful, bustling little chunk of, not just the history of San Fran, but also of the USA as a whole.

Thank Jeff814
Reviewed 2 days ago

it is a good place to go and visit! it is a famous landmark and you should take a walk, take pictures and maybe have lunch/dinner

Thank 537genyc
Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes, a visit to San Francisco is not complete without visiting this famous wharf but be prepared for the rush of tourist eating at touristy restaurants and picking up souvenirs from tourist shops.

Thank asiahand1
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
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May 10, 2017|
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Response from Rose S | Reviewed this property |
I believe its Pier 39 near the boats for Alcatraz. There's some rides and shops and if you walk behind the stores along the water, you will catch the seals basking on some wood floats.
May 10, 2017|
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Response from yogachef | Reviewed this property |
Our 8 yr old Loved pier 39; Sea Lions, good food and fun shops. Queue for the cable car was long 45mins but she did enjoy sitting outside. Ben & Jerry's near pier 39 wasn't busy. She also enjoyed shopping in Macys as there... More
Natalie S
April 16, 2017|
Response from macnaim | Reviewed this property |
I think the city pass is a combination of public transit (bus) and cable car. Might be worth a couple days, but most things are walking, biking distance