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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” (929 reviews)
“sea lions” (1,079 reviews)
“clam chowder” (460 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Noisy, smelly, too many seagulls and pigeons (and their mess) and too many tacky touristy shops - wish we'd passed on this area BUT we picked up a great little Movie Bus tour from here (90 movie locations in 3 hours plus lots of great...More

Thank sybarites
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were astonished to see a huge crowded in the Fisherman's wharf It is really a tourist attraction place ,noisy ,full of restaurants ,souvenir shops ,street performers ,lot if songs ,playing of instrumental music We noticed a large no. of fishing boat there.Besides all this...More

Thank roydinesh
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This a beautiful, iconic spot. A must see if you are visiting San Francisco. There are lots of cool shops and places to eat.

Thank Asilb66
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stayed in the centre of San Francisco at union square which we didn't like - this area is much better and if we came back we would stay around the coast. There is lots going on here and it feels much safer than inland

Thank Hscott26
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is a very nice place to visit on vacations. You don't need a guide. Many places to grab something to eat. Most of the stuff are seafood. If you are allergic to seafood they are not many places to eat. But they have in...More

Thank Zamia Z
Reviewed yesterday

This is a main destination for most tourists visiting the city. It is filled with shops and restaurants galore and would provide something for everyone, but be prepared, for it can be super busy and buzzy. Lots of excitement but if you do not like...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 2 days ago

Decided to go down to the Wharf to see the sights. It was on a weekend. We walked from Fort Mason to Pier 39. It is a fair walk and it was a wonderful day. There is a lot to see on the Wharf from...More

Thank Ward D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

People from all nationalities and countries descend on this popular tourist destination. Home of Boudin sour dough bread, Aliottos and Fisherman's Grotto. Lots of music and street dancers. Easy access to bay tours. Love to view fishing boats, especially with the sunset behind them. Great...More

Thank KSBliss
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is a big difference between Pier 39 and the Fishermans Wharf. Looks like it is in the midst of a renewal as a few restaurants are being knocked down or remodeled. Definitely the older of the Piers... lots of "value" souvenirs in this part...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Wharf is a great place to spend the day. There are tons of restaurants, bars and shopping options. This area is great during the day and in the evening too.

Thank RealSaskTraveller
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