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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner
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Fisherman’s Wharf
0.3 miles from Fisherman's Wharf
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DEEP FRIED SEAFOOD​
We use only 100% vegetable oil
Fish And Chips
$8.99
Basket Of Shrimp And Chips
$8.99
Calamari Rings And Chips
$8.89
Clam Strips And Chips
$8.89
Seafood Platter
$9.89
Freshly Breaded Fish Filet
Shrimp, Calamari & French Fries
NOT SO FISHY​
Chicken Strips And Chips
$8.89
Snack Size Chicken
$6.89
Chicken Ranch Sandwich
$7.89
Grilled Cheese And Tomato Sandwich
$5.89
WHITE CLAM CHOWDER RED CLAM CHOWDER​
With loads of clams, fresh celery & onions, diced potatoes & crispy bacon.
Served In A Sourdough
BREAD BOWL​
On the Side
Crab Cake
$4.89
Popcorn Shrimp
$4.89
Shrimp Cocktail
$4.89
Crabmeat Cocktail
$6.49
FRESH SALADS​
Shrimp Louie, Louie
$8.89
Crispy Chicken Salad
$8.89
Green Garden Salad
Sm $4.89
Lg $6.89
FRENCH FRIED VEGETABLES​
Zucchini
Freshly breaded w/ sourdough breadcrumbs
$4.89
Mushrooms
French Fries
$3.49
Onion Rings
$4.89
Combination Veggies
$6.49
Chili Cheese Fries
$5.89
SANDWICHES​
On sourdough bread w/ mayo, lettuce & tomato
Fish Filet Sandwich
$7.89
Side of Fries $+1.99
Crab And Shrimp Poorboy
$8.49
Side of Fries $+1.99
Shrimp Sandwich
$7.89
Side of Fries $+1.99
Crab Sandwich
$8.89
Side of Fries $+1.99
Tuna Sandwich
$7.49
Side of Fries $+1.99
HOMEMADE SAUCES AND DRESSINGS​
Tartar
Cocktail
Ranch
Chipotle Mayo & Thousand Island
DRINKS​
Coke
$2.75
Cherry Coke
$2.75
Diet Coke
$2.75
Sprite
$2.75
Lemonade
$2.75
Iced Tea
$2.75
Apple Juice
$2.75
Orange Juice
$2.75
Bottled Water
$2.75
Beer & Wine
$4.00
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Fast Food, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed January 7, 2020

You might be put off because you order at counter and then call your name BUT my husband swears this is the best Chowder he has had. Nice and thin (not thick and gooey) with loads of clams. I have Fish and chips and was...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 4, 2020 via mobile

Located in pier 39, there is a map of the the places in the resort so you cant miss it. Highly recommend to try the chowder.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2019

Our third visit to SFO and my wife insisted that she wanted to keep her strike rate at 100% for clam chowder at Chowders. The chowder did not disappoint. Worth the effort to go all the way to Pier 39 from Union Square.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2019

Decided to try the fish and chips here. Tasty enough fish and chips made it quite a filling meal. Bit pricey but you expect this at such a tourist area. Service was quick enough. Lots of choice nearby, but this is a fairly good option.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 10, 2019

Higher prices as expected from a touristy place. Yummy chowder and love the crab cakes too! Super huge portion so do share if you want variety!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 10, 2019

It was recommended on our trip to San Francisco to get chowder in a bread bowl at Fisherman's Wharf. This is where we chose to do that and definitely we not disappointed. Very good!! They also had crab dishes that were very fresh. Everything was...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 16, 2019

We had a great couple meals here at Chowders. It has nice dining area inside or out. They have the classic clam chowder that was the best one we ate in San Francisco They also have some good fish and chips. The price is good...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 9, 2019

when you want to try the clam chowder and do not have too much time, this is the spot. Good quality and eith other options for children.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

After spending the afternoon wandering around Alcatraz, hunger took over... So, where else does one go for food whilst in San Francisco, other than Fisherman’s Wharf? My wife and I had been talking about seafood chowder just a few days earlier. So, when we found...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

Tired of all the walking around town? In the mood for some clam chowder... but don't went to spend a fortune? You can stop here. Service is quick. Plenty of room to sit. Food wasn't spectacular, but it was delicious. 8/10

Date of visit: August 2019
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