We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Ferry Building Marketplace

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
Address: One Ferry Building, The Embarcadero at Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone Number:
+1 415-693-0996
Website
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description:

A city landmark transformed into a gourmet food emporium and farmers...

A city landmark transformed into a gourmet food emporium and farmers market.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 145.00*
and up
San Francisco Combo: Ferry Building Food Tour and Alcatraz
More Info
US$ 32.00*
and up
Self-Guided Bike Rentals from San Francisco
More Info
US$ 2,950.00*
and up
Private Yacht Charter from Napa to San Francisco Bay

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 4,454 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2330
    Excellent
  • 1218
    Very good
  • 265
    Average
  • 34
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
A place for gourmet lovers

This building houses some of the best shops in SF to buys gourmet food or ingredients from wine, to cheese to olive oil. There are also speciality cuisines inside the building and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Farrah G
,
Darwin, Australia
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

4,454 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 3,855: English reviews
Darwin, Australia
Level Contributor
66 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This building houses some of the best shops in SF to buys gourmet food or ingredients from wine, to cheese to olive oil. There are also speciality cuisines inside the building and one of SF's best coffee shops (Peet's) is also housed inside.

Helpful?
Thank Farrah G
Vancouver
Level Contributor
20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's just like any other indoor market. Lots of food stores and restaurants, with few food related shops. It gets very busy on the weekends, so try to go during the weekdays.

Helpful?
Thank aquajeffery
Naples, Florida
Level Contributor
39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great place to find good food eat as well as take home. Lots of different shops and restaurants to choose from. All vendors are very welcoming and the atmosphere is great.

Helpful?
Thank SKC239
Monterey Park, California
Level Contributor
182 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place had an upscale vibe, lots of specialty shops, and good places to eat. It's also a good place to take pictures of the San Francisco Bay bridge. On Saturday mornings, this place has all kinds of booths outside of the Ferry Building in the front and even more in the back. They sell gourmet cheese, almond brittle, ice... More 

Helpful?
Thank alkeni
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A great indoor food market selling quality food. Some eateries and foodie shopping made it a great discovery. Not so touristy. San Francisco at its best.

Helpful?
Thank JustAndyGtoday
Salt Lake City, Utah
Level Contributor
85 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved this area (other than the crowds) Lots of restaurants and pubs to choose from, great views, good food. Farmers Market items and just outside across the street, lots of vendors selling handmade items ranging from artwork to knitted hats and scarves

Helpful?
Thank Andrea R
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the market on a Sunday when the farmer's market was positioned outside. Good variety, very vibes, even more expensive! Enjoy.

Helpful?
Thank carlh807
Windsor, Canada
Level Contributor
1,532 reviews
708 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 478 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went here with family while getting off the cruise ship for the day in San Francisco and really enjoyed it a lot. What a great city with lots to do and this is one of those place you should put on that to do list. Lots of great food and snacks here. Coffee and you can get your fresh goods... More 

Helpful?
Thank James A
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit as it's down the other end from the tourist piers. Great selections, great restaurants. Worth a visit

Helpful?
Thank KeithNZ65
Homestead, Florida
Level Contributor
165 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is another must see while visiting SF. We went on a Saturday morning for the Farmer's Market. What a treat! Tons of stalls inside and out selling everything local. We had hand made candy, to pork buns to a porchetta sandwich. All delicious and fairly priced. The beautiful flowers, soaps, veggies, etc. were all wonderful. I wished I lived... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gina A

Travellers who viewed Ferry Building Marketplace also viewed

 
San Francisco, CA
 

Been to Ferry Building Marketplace? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Ferry Building Marketplace and other visitors
7 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (7)

Questions? Get answers from Ferry Building Marketplace staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?