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Frankie’s Pier 43

Pier 43 1/2, Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach/Telegraph Hill, South San Francisco, CA 94111
+1 415-362-7733
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  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“beignets” (6 reviews)
“fishwich” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
Pier 43 1/2, Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach/Telegraph Hill, South San Francisco, CA 94111
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Our family members stopped in to try this establishment at the Wharf. We all tried the clam chowder and the "world famous beignets." The clam chowder was really short on clams and potatoes. The beignets, a pastry that had so much powdered sugar it was...More

Thank Takarehi
Reviewed 1 October 2017

If your wanting some quick but good value shrimp and chips then frankies is hard to beat. Great views by the wharf as well. The crab sandwich was really nice too but my puc doesnt do it justice. The shrimp were delicious.

Thank steven1105
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Just eat the fishwich, trust me. Fried delicious fish complimented perfectly with a slaw. So good we went back the second day for round two.

Thank D-Bert87
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We ordered a bowl of clam chowder which was fine but the crabwich however big was tasteless crabmeat mixed with veggies. Later as we strolled through Fishermen's Whatf we sighted crab sandwiches a bit smaller but with big chunks of Dungeness crab. We wish we...More

Thank Nancy Y
Reviewed 5 September 2017

After walking around Fisherman's Wharf trying to decide on a place to eat, we chose Frankie's. Compared to some of the other sit down restaurants, prices were very reasonable. Plus they has seating over looking the bay. My wife and I purchased 2 fish combo...More

Thank Travelingfast
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I think I was just disappointed with the butter lol. I know our butter in WI is great but this butter in San Fran has no flavor. WE ordered a couple large orders and didn't feel we got even close to what we thought we...More

Thank BrendaM1969
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Divine clam chowder and (Boudins) bread bowl. BEST FOOD on the waterfront even over some expensive places we tried. Famous Fishwich but we liked fish and garlic chips, clam chowder bread bowl and chickenwich.

Thank CandiceCordero
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We stopped for lunch on our first day in San Francisco, we were going to have the fish and chips but then saw the fishwich and decided to try that instead. The fish was nice but the coleslaw that was served on it was not...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Stopped in here for lunch for 2. Ordered a combo basket (forget the name) that had fish, calamari and shrimp. Also ordered 3 bignets. Food was good, nothing to howl at the moon about. Bignets were solid as well. I guess maybe a little too...More

Thank Davíd C
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Walked by during lunch and saw baskets on counter that looked good. Prices were reasonable, especially in that touristy section of town, so stopped for a quick bite. My fish sandwich was so bland I had to put 2 packs of Tabasco sauce on it....More

Thank KermitNC
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier 43 1/2, Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach/Telegraph Hill, South San Francisco, CA 94111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-362-7733
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