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Ferry Plaza Seafood

653 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2811
+1 415-274-2561
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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653 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2811
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were visiting the Ferry area in the San Francisco port and we wanted to take a fast food. We seated in the Ferry Plaza and ask for two Cups of Chowder & Half Sandwich (shrimp & tuna). My tuna sandwich was really very good....More

2  Thank Jaime-2102
Reviewed April 21, 2014

Had the soft shell crab and it was great. When we paid the bill, I left a 15% tip only to be asked: was there a problem? I said no and left, only to be told by American friends that they expect a 25% tip...More

Thank 928JohnF
Reviewed December 17, 2013

Kind of on the way to the airport we stopped at the ferry building for a peek at the water and a bite to eat. We sat down at the bar-type seating with a wonderful view of the water. The crab melt was incredible. It...More

Thank Obgrnp1
Reviewed December 9, 2013

The scenery is great. Food is ok. Oysters and clam chowder seemed on the small side. Also had the crabcake and a crab, both were OK. Did not try Hog Island so could not compare.

Thank pengboon
Reviewed November 20, 2013

After a long flight, we walked to the Terminal from the Clift. Our intentions we're to go to Hog Island, however; the line was long with an unknown wait. Since we were starving, we went next door to Ferry Plaza. We sat right down and...More

Thank Scott E
Reviewed November 1, 2013

I will start by saying that the service wasn't good here. Our waiter forgot part of our order, and didn't really seem to be paying attention when we were inquiring about things on the menu. However, once we had decided what to have the food...More

Thank kjc75
Reviewed October 28, 2013

We were in line to eat next door at Hog Island Seafood, but I wasn't thrilled with their menu so we went over to this place. I had the Manhattan Clam Chowder and Lobster Sandwich, which could have used more lobster in it. Bread was...More

Thank Songbird811
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Our cable car ride ended at the Embarcadero Market, so we strolled in and checked out a few shops. We eventually stopped in at Ferry Plaza Seafoods and after a brief wait were seated at a small table for 4 - cozy, but fun with...More

Thank VNKSmith
Reviewed October 7, 2013

I checked all the restaurants in the vicinity of the green market and while they all offered fresh fish, only Plaza Seafoods offered a plain grilled Halibut filet with roasted vegetables, all of which were cooked to perfection and washed down with a very affordable...More

Thank frankspurs
Reviewed October 1, 2013

My cousin and I had driven to SF from Sac to check out the Ferry Terminal...and craved some good clam chowder. Yes, Ferry Plaza Seafoods has excellent clam chowder, but at $5.50 a CUP, they even charge you $.50 for a piece of bread. Such...More

Thank AroundTheWorldLA
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighborhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds
for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North
Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighborhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 653 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2811
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighborhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-274-2561
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11:00Pm-3:30pm Lunch 3:30-5:30 Happy Hour 5:30-10:00pm Dinner
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