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Fisherman's Wharf

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Address: Jefferson Street, Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Historic Fisherman's Wharf is the classic San Francisco experience where...

Historic Fisherman's Wharf is the classic San Francisco experience where you will find a range of hotels, specialty restaurants, famous attractions, unique shops, breathtaking scenery and entertainment for the whole family.

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Good place to eat Seafood

One of the most famous places in San Francisco for seafood There are lots of places to eat and shop at the Wharf, it is close to hotels too Every where is expensive to eat, but... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had fun roaming along the wharf, worth doing but don't expect any serenity.... good for the atmosphere. Had a nice beer and feed by the water which was good. Some will love having people constantly up against them but I need a little space. Almost a 4.

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Arrived there on a Sunday afternoon,place was very busy.lots of nice views,shops .sea lions worth a look

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of chains, trinket shops, and people. Go if you want to check it off your bucket list, or if you're going fishing or some other boat ride, otherwise spend your time in other parts of San Francisco.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tour buses are taking over the area. It was crowded everywhere. I won't need to visit the Wharf many more times.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the most famous places in San Francisco for seafood There are lots of places to eat and shop at the Wharf, it is close to hotels too Every where is expensive to eat, but that is true of San Francisco on the whole Very touristy but worth a visit

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Fun, lively great food. Inside and outside dining. Buena Vista close by for delicious irish coffee and appetizers also.

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Quite a bit of construction. Less open air door vendors because of it. Not as much happening. Still the street musicians, busy sidewalks, great view ate good. Just a little less 'energy' this time

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Worth arriving early to avoid huge crowds especially at weekends. Lots of shops and eating places to choose from

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Having been to SF twice, we first stayed near union square...never again!!! The second time stayed right by Fishermans Wharf and I would defiantly stay here again. You're right where everything is. The actual place is full of tourists and crappy shops but if you are in easy reach of everything. Just a walk along from pier 39 which is... More 

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Not sure what I was expecting, having seen the iconic sign on television many times. The title "Fishermans Wharf" is iconic in itself..............but maybe that was some time in the past........early 20th century who knows. As I approached the area on foot, it was evident that it had it's own "vibe" - it was also extremely busy on a nice... More 

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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 after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.
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