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This bakery produces traditional San Francisco sourdough and French breads that can be shipped or mail-ordered.
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160 Jefferson St, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
Fisherman’s Wharf
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+1 415-928-1849
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When ever you visit the Wharf in San Francisco it is a must to get a bowl of claim chowder and that fresh sourdough bread

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank rayknowsvegas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love sourdough bread, you likely know that the Boudin variety is world famous because of the unique climate conditions in San Francisco. That is, the sourdough yeast truly cannot not be duplicated elsewhere. The bakery and cafe downstairs is a fine place to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank William M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend this shop for the bread and the employees but the clam chowder was unfortunate. I got it in the bread bowl and was hoping for it to be good. It wasn’t. Still the bread I took home was good so that’s a positive.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Maddox1000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had breakfast at the bakery with amazing views and awesome bread . The Sour dough soup bowl was excellent and the sweet pastries did not disappoint . A must for lunch or breakfast

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Frank O
Reviewed August 10, 2019

Great restaurant with an awesome view of Fishermen's wharf and Alcatraz. Excellent food and service. Good place to relax ang et away from the crowds. If you have to wait to be seated, just go visit the Boudin museum to learn about the their bread...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Dan M
Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

If you love sourdough bread, this is the place for you. We had soup in sourdough bread bowls. For me, it was more bread then I could eat and I ordered the petite bowl. The bread is delicious as was the corn crab soup. So...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank QuakerTruth
Reviewed July 26, 2019

We walked in wanting some Boudin pretzels, we have bought hard pretzels at our local Costco and thought maybe they would have fresh pretzels. All they had were sour dough treats in all kinds of fun shapes and some pastries. We had just visited Ghiradelli...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank carrie9678
Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

If you decide to do the touristy thing and have clam chowder in a bread bowl, you’d might as well do it indoors. That way you’ll escape the crowd and the seagulls for a few minutes. Boudins Cafe at the wharf offers you a chance...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank familytraveler368
Reviewed July 9, 2019

Tried their Clam Chowder soup in sourdough bread and the crab sandwich. Both were yummy. The bread is freshly made and the combination was good and filing. Totally worth the visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Neil2809
Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

This is my third visit to SFO And my tenth visit to Boudin. The food has never disappointed and the sour dough bread is incredible. The humidity, salt air and temperatures make this the best sour dough bread in the world. We couldn’t wait to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
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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
...More
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