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Waterfront Restaurant and Cafe

The Embarcadero
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Pier 7, at Broadway & the Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111 (Broadway)
+1 415-391-2696
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

My wife and I had a great meal with good service at the Waterfront in SF. The halibut was wonderful.

Thank mrgreene36
New York City, New York
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341 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Large restaurant with upstairs / downstairs seating inside, glass-enclosed patio seating outside, nice bar inside. Sat outside on a typical late summer day, about 72 degrees air temperature but a very cool breeze off water. Not crowded at 2 pm and was seated right away. Comfortable sitting in sun. Nice view of Bay Bridge and good people watching walking by... More 

Thank William J
Jasper, Alabama
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to the restaurant for happy hour and oysters.... Really great service and food and drinks were great! The view of the water and the bay bridge was really nice. See Hal at the bar for the best service ever. You won't be disappointed!!!

Thank russ d
Hartselle, Alabama
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a delicious lunch on the dock in San Francisco at the Waterfront. The glass enclosure allows you to sit outside even when it is windy. The Wild King Salmon Burger and the Cippianno were both very good. Nice selection of wine and cocktails. Moderate prices and good value.

Thank Bill C
Antofagasta, Chile
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view, great service and good food. A little noise but is warm place. Sea food is good and not expensive. Good wines menu and licours.

Thank fpro1965
Orinda, California
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250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat on a table that overlooked the Bay, the Bay Bridge and the harbor. Beautiful. The food was good--nothing that I'd race back to again. But still okay.

Thank Kesslane
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115 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seafood was great and so was the service. A lot of locals in there eating which is good. Not cheap but if you can afford it is worth it for a special occasion.

Thank lovemyholiday2
Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're at the bar and we have a wonderful bartender his name is Windsor imagine growing up with that name. He will make sure you are well taken care of even though he's a Bay Area Fan lol

Thank James W
Centreville, Virginia
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main Server was great. However we had to ask multiple times for additional water and bread. For the price the food was very below average.

Thank David T
Midland, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered Chilean Sea Bass which is my favorite fish. This was delivered over cooked and very dry. The vegs served with it were undercooked and almost raw. We were there early for dinner so they were not rushed. The view from the table was very nice but the food was disappointing

Thank dew-s02

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Seafood, Soups, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier 7, at Broadway & the Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Embarcadero
  • Neighborhood: The Embarcadero
  • Phone Number: +1 415-391-2696
An experience in excellent Seafood cuisine with a gorgeous view of the Bay. Presidents, princes, celebrities & travelers join us to make their SF dining experience a memorable one. Fine seafood and a priceless view of Fisherman's Wharf!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?