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Blue Mermaid Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017, 2019 Winner
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Menu

DINNER‎
14
Crispy Calamari
Asparagus, fennel, spicy tomato sauce
18
Oysters
Half dozen oysters, cocktail sauce, mignonette
15
Popcorn Shrimp
Crispy rock shrimp, classic cocktail sauce
13
Baked Crab Dip
Crabmeat,‎ green onion, old bay, toasted sourdough
16
Oysters Rockefeller
Local oysters, spinach, brandy, parmesan, panko
15
Ahi Tuna Tataki
Avocado, nori, sesame seeds, wasabi sauce
16
Chilled Shrimp Cocktail
Cocktail sauce
Add: Chicken $9, Salmon $11, Shrimp $13
10
Blue Mermaid House
Field greens, tomato, cucumber, herb vinaigrette
19
Salmon Waldorf
Butter lettuce, apples, walnuts, lemon dressing
LUNCH‎
14
Crispy Calamari
Asparagus, fennel, spicy tomato sauce
18
Oysters
Half dozen oysters, cocktail sauce, mignonette
15
Popcorn Shrimp
Crispy rock shrimp, classic cocktail sauce
13
Baked Crab Dip
Crabmeat, green onion, old bay, toasted sourdough
16
Oysters Rockefeller
Local oysters, spinach, brandy, parmesan, panko
15
Ahi Tuna Tataki
Avocado, nori, sesame seeds, wasabi sauce
16
Chilled Shrimp Cocktail
Cocktail sauce
Size: Cup $7, Bowl $10, Bread Bowl $13, Sampler Trio $12
New England Clam
Crab & Corn
Award winning
About
Serving casual San Francisco fare and a large helping of Gold Rush Era ambiance, the Blue Mermaid Restaurant & Bar makes its home in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf. A menu, priced for the whole family, features fresh seafood with a regional focus and a great kids' menu. Diners will find distinctive homemade chowders served from steaming cauldrons in three different size bowls, including a traditional bread bowl. Also offered are such savory selections as Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell, Whole Dungeness Crab and Cioppino. A full bar specializes in a wide selection of beer and California wines, Irish Coffee and ocean-themed cocktails... guaranteed to promote mermaid sightings. Come in and listen
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
FEATURES
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a reason why this restaurant can be around for so long. It does get busy... very busy, especially during tourist season. The grilled chicken sandwich is fabulously flavorful and I also recommend their truffle fries.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came off boat from Alcatraz and wanted a nice bowl of soup there was 4 of us. Got seated right away sat there for 10 minutes. We had to actually get up and go get someone. They finally sent someone over. Soup was good but...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jo M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been a little disappointed with American food overall, this restaurant was a great find, located at the hotel where we were staying. The food was fresh, tasted great and was well presented. I finally found a great coffee in America and they even attempted...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Trishka1974
IrfanM710, General Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your raving review! Were ecstatic that all your standards were met during your visit at the Blue Mermaid. Our Zoka Medium Grind coffee is a pure delight for that nice morning start. We hope we have the opportunity to serve you sometime...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant for lunch and were very disappointed. My family was seated at a corner table and our waiter didn’t come around to take our order for some time. Another waitress had to get him to take our order. When our order...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Stephen S
IrfanM710, General Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're sorry to hear that you had a poor experience at our restaurant. We do strive to provide both excellent food and guest services, and were disappointed that we missed the mark during your visit. Thank you for providing valuable feedback as we are constantly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Happy hour specials make this place a really great value. Happy hour menu is limited but crazy cheap for this top notch restaurant. We had a wonderful charcuterie board and adult beverages for less than $20!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Lse1313
IrfanM710, General Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5 review! Here at the Blue Mermaid we strive to excel in both excellent food and guest services. We are ecstatic to know that you enjoyed our Happy Hour during your visit. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went today (5-25-19 Saturday) for breakfast; was not busy.. Our server (Peter C) rude to females in party. Never checked on us after taking order; a different person delivered our food. The Bacon and Cheese omelet did not have any bacon. Food was just ok,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank stevendY4536TZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cocktails provided at the bar were good but not great. The bar itself was design where there was a pole in the middle of it made awkward for people to sit. The bar staff were polite but I wouldn’t call them friendly. I wouldn’t...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank waynej2013
IrfanM710, General Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review on our restaurant. We strive to make each and every guest experience great, and we apologize that we missed that mark during your visit. We hope we have the opportunity to serve you again to make things right. Have a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately this place delivered poor customer service when we attended. The waiter twice provided the wrong food and we had to wait for them to cook it all over again. Very inexperienced staff.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Chris K
IrfanM710, General Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our restaurant. We strive to provide great service and we sincerely apologize we missed the mark during your visit. We do hope you give us the opportunity to make things right and serve you...More

Reviewed May 11, 2019

this is a gorgeous looking restaurant with decent food. My party had 4 different dishes: Linguini & Clams. Halibut, Moules Frites, & Fish and Chips. Other than the Halibut which was a little over cooked (dry - and by not much), the various meals were...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank gibson737
IrfanM710, General Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our restaurant. We do strive to provide both excellent food and guest services. We hope to serve you again sometime in the near future. Have a great day in the meantime -The Blue Mermaid...More

Reviewed May 9, 2019

Grabbed New England Chowder in a bowl and took it up to our room after a busy day touring the city - it was delish.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Scresort
IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Our Award Winning Chowder always hits the spot after a long day. Were ecstatic to know that it did just that at the end of your day. We hope to serve you again sometime in the near future. Have a good day in the meantime....More

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KJOC49
November 13, 2018|
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Response from 426hilaryb | Reviewed this property |
I would expect so but would double check with the hotel
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KJOC49
November 13, 2018|
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Response from Stefan M | Property representative |
Hello, KJOC49! We will absolutely be open for Thanksgiving - breakfast, lunch and dinner - including a full bar. Thanksgiving menu and regular limited menu options will be available on Thursday, 11/22 from 2pm to 10pm... More
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