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