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Major street in the port area of San Francisco that has become a bustling area of shops, businesses and sightseeing attractions.
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Embarcadero Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94111
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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Reviewed today via mobile

Took the ferry from Larkspur to The Port of SF. Great views of Alcatraz, The Golden Gate and the city. The Embarcadero had amazing stores and boutiques. Must visit.

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed today via mobile

The Embarcadero runs along the San Francisco Bay waterfront from Pier 39 south towards Oracle Park. Located along the Embarcadero is the Exploratorium, Port of San Francisco Ferry Terminal and Marketplace, the Aquarium of the Bay, Pier 39, the Hard Rock Cafe and the Embarcadero...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the top of the Embarcadero where the clock tower at the port is down through into town. This is one of the main areas of the city and a must see whilst in the area.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank JohnPaul78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What was once SF’s working waterfront area lined with warehouses, seemingly cut off from the rest of the city by an elevated highway is now one of the biggest tourist draws in the city. Visit the bustling Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll along the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Embarcadero is a main Bay shoreline area of the city of San Franciso and with the same boulevard name. According to the map, the area stretch from Southbeach area near Oracle Park to Pier 39. Looking at the map, of course the area is...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Embarcadero is a multi faceted attraction and experience to be thoroughly enjoyed. Lots of people, the Ferry Building, the waterfront, markets and of course the Bay. Highly recommend taking at least part of your day to enjoy this.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DanW440
Reviewed 26 September 2019

Clean space, a lot of people but so worth the stop. I love that they have bike rentals everywhere to hop on one. People were friendly

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Karla R
Reviewed 26 September 2019

Other than finding a parking space - tough in this part of the city, - this is my favorite place for a stroll. Start at the baseball park and walk towards Fisherman Wharf or vice versa. Take the old retro buses back on the return....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank pfefmeister
Reviewed 23 September 2019

The Embarcadero is nice for a walk or bike ride. It's very relaxing, especially once tourist season is over and it's less crowded. Plenty of places to stop and grab a bite to eat. A word of caution: if you park anywhere near Embarcadero, be...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank John_r_in_sf
Reviewed 3 September 2019

The Embarcadero, along the city’s eastern shoreline, is home to several waterfront attractions. With its iconic clock tower, the Ferry Building is a major food lover's draw, featuring restaurants, plus gourmet shops and a popular farmers' market. A series of piers offers ferries to Alcatraz...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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20 April 2017|
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Response from rachaele30 | Reviewed this property |
The Starlight Room at the Sir Francis Drake is right there for nighttime dancing and 360 views of the city. Sunset drink at the top of the Mark (Mark Hopkins hotel), across from the Fairmont. Lunch at the rotunda at Neiman... More
5 November 2016|
Response from Usia2014 | Reviewed this property |
There is a YMCA in the Embarcadero area that should have lane swimming at certain times each day. Also, you can check the web for the closest and best public indoor lap swimming pools. They have a few listed with a map... More
23 August 2016|
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Response from SteveandSonya | Reviewed this property |
We didn't find it necessary to have a rental car in the city. Taxis are very inexpensive and lots of public transport options. With cable cars it can be a bit tricky driving if you're not used to it. We hired a car for trips... More