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“Good for breakfast and dinner”

Blue Mermaid Restaurant & Bar
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Ranked #112 of 5,645 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
Cross street: Hyde Street
Transit: We are 2 blocks away from the F line stop at Jones St. and Beach St.
Description: 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 for the siren songs of the legendary Blue Mermaid.
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Good for breakfast and dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2013

Ate here a couple of times during a stay at the Argonaut Hotel. Excellent breakfast and great cocktails in the evening. shrip cocktail was first class but the parmesan scallops mediocre

Visited May 2013
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Poole, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great chowder”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2013

Had the sampler bowls and it was really delicious. Great place to eat and part of the Argonaut Hotel which is a lovely hotel

Visited December 2012
Thank adriennerobson
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Blue Mermaid Chowder house San Francisco”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2013

We only tried Chowder, which was Okay. There are many chowder restaurants at pier 39, they must all offer the same kind of seafood specialities.

Visited May 2013
Thank PAUL L
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Good Chowder”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

Not the best service, and there are better places to eat in the area. What The Blue Mermaid does have is good clam chowder and has a great bar.

Visited April 2013
Thank gogoddess
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“A tale of two mornings”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

We had breakfast here both mornings of our stay. I would advise eating earlier instead of later, as the crowd picks up and service declines. The food was very good both mornings. My husband particularly enjoyed the huevos rancheros!

  • Visited May 2013
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