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Fisherman's Wharf

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Address: Jefferson Street, Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
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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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Very touristy area

We recently visited Fisherman's Wharf. We actually enjoyed our trip. Plenty of things to see and do with plenty of places to eat. There are street musicians, local food and plenty... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Touristic promenade with souvenirs and cafes. Easy to imagine how it was 100 years ago. Have a crab sandwich or fried shrimps from one of Chinese counters around.

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Hunter Valley
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great to tick off your must do list, fun to immerse yourself in for an afternoon, but is the tourist walk.

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Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently visited Fisherman's Wharf. We actually enjoyed our trip. Plenty of things to see and do with plenty of places to eat. There are street musicians, local food and plenty of tour companies if you want to visit Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge etc...

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Most of the shops are the same, you can see some see lions on the rocks which is nice, its not a wow I need to go area but if you like to smell the sea, do some walking and take some nice picture from the sky line its fun to go

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You must visit at least once. Great little shops and places to eat. Views of the water and sea lions. You can also walk to nightlife across the street.

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San Antonio, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great time at Fisherman's wharf! It is very touristy BUT we had so much fun watching the sea lions and eating treats!

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must see! Great place to shop, have a bite to eat, or just watch the mixed menagerie of other people visiting. Bought some great cookbooks and gourmet food items. Take a short walk to the nearby shops also, many interesting souvenirs to be found there.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very lively place, lots of shops, the chocolate factory, the sour dough bakery, Pier 39 with its sea lions.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visiting Fisherman's Wharf is a must. It is crowded and it is the tourist center of the city. Lots of food places and shops. Well worth a visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The restaurants were very average - it is better to buy from the outside stalls which have vast amounts of cooked sea food and then eat al-fresco.

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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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