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Bistro Boudin

160 Jefferson St, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
+1 415-351-5561
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“boudin” (442 reviews)
“clam chowder” (460 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
160 Jefferson St, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You have two options, stand in line and order and the line moves quick or go upstairs near the museum and sit and eat. Both have different menus.

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is terrific for many reasons. We ate there for breakfast on our first day, wonderful meal and purchased bread for the rest of the week to snack. We also ate at the restaurant one evening. While waiting for a table we visited the...More

Thank LauraGilbert
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not sure of the view from other tables but we were lucky enough to get the "owner's" table according to Juan, the great waiter. Oysters, crab cake sandwich, sole, tacos, and bread bowl with crab and corn bisque. The bread is great. The desserts were...More

Thank Becki S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for an afternoon light meal. We both had the clam chowder in a bread bowl. There is free water at the end of the line, so save yourself some money and don't buy the water bottles at the entry.

Thank ncismyhome2
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located near the water at Fisherman's Wharf, this second story restaurant provides a view of the activity on the wharf, from the street entertainers to the boats cruising the Bay. The menu offers sandwiches, salads as well as full entrees. The food is tasty but...More

Thank dnchambe
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came here for some sourdough bread, and pizza. It was really yummy and I loved how they prepared the bread which they are known for. They get busy so except to wait in line for a little bit. I brought back some sourdough to...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Boudin bread factory and the eatery. If you are in SFO and love the seafood soup, you are eating Boudin bread. They have the amazing soup, there is sit down restaurant upstairs and there is pick you counters on street level. Some seating outside...More

Thank DalmatianCanada
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate multi course meal Chinatown lunch and wanted just a sandwich. Made reservation for 2nd floor . Got seated immediiately . Ordered crab cake sandwich and Cuban. Both so so.

Thank PSU64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice dinner here with a wonderful view of the bay. They serve the typical clam chowder on a bread bowl which was ok. They bake their own bread on site which is cool. We ordered some other things which were ok. The...More

Thank claudiast
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here today and had the chilli beef soup with cheese in a bread roll absolutely amazing. One of nicest things I have ever eaten.

Thank Declan H
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there's something for everyone
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
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Questions & Answers
March 13, 2017|
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Response from bbon2ur | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Be sure to make the reservation well ahead of time.
August 10, 2015|
Response from Sarah W | Property representative |
Hi AlexWynn1212, The best way to order a sandwich to-go would be downstairs at Boudin Bakery & Cafe Bakers Hall. Simply place your order with a team member and pick it up a few feet away. If you're looking to order a... More
July 27, 2015|
Response from Sarah W | Property representative |
Hi lollieanddave, We're sorry you didn't have a chance to try our Original San Francisco Sourdough during your visit. We hope to serve you next time you're out this way. Thanks, Sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Jefferson St, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
    (Taylor St.)
  • Public Transportation: The MUNI "F" Line drops passengers off directly in front of Boudin at the Wharf on Jefferson Street (between Mason and Taylor Streets).
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighborhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-351-5561
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Located on the upper level of Boudin at the Wharf, Bistro Boudin offers an ideal place to enjoy a leisurely meal. Warm and inviting with beautiful dark wood accents, Bistro Boudin features a full service bar and spectacular views of the waterfront. The menu is influenced by the abundance of seasonally fresh foods available in the San Francisco Bay Area and the restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. Please check out our Visual Menu: bit.ly/1H6jDIM
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