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Out the Door

1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-861-8032
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“spring rolls” (9 reviews)
“vermicelli” (6 reviews)
“pork” (10 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
5:45 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Fast food, Asian, Vietnamese
1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Only the steamed buns were available before 10am, but it was a great way to start a food tour of the city. It’s a quick serve, no-fuss alternative to trying to eat at the very popular Slanted Door. Plus, if you’re trying to save valuable...More

Thank TravelinTeresa84
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Whatever way you travel stop here first so they can pack it cold or frozen. Try pork, chicken or vegetable buns. We like pork best. Most of time spring rolls are great too. Ask what's inside first if your picky about your vegetables.

Thank BoulderNut
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Definitely a must for the Banh Mi lovers. The pork looked so moist, just like made at home. The tofu (wrapped in banana leaves) in the tofu Banh Mi was copious. Watching the German tourist try to figure our Pho priceless. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank HelmutsCulinaryPorn
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The food is crazy expensive, but it tastes real good and the food is a creative take on Vietnamese food.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The Slated Door, on the waterside of the building, is a very popular and top-rated restaurant. I haven't been, but I went with it for lunch. The lunch options were mostly reasonable (about $10) and had lots of fresh ingredients. I had the chicken porridge,...More

Thank pdwschmidt
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We called for a quick lunch whilst out and about, food was good but not great, the hong kong tea was great though, good choice on the menu with reasonable prices

Thank Martyn H
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We were at the ferry building and decided to treat ourselves to an old favorite- Saigon roasted pork sandwich at Out the Door. It was an early weekday lunch, so no line and we could sit at the counter. Since it was early we decided...More

Thank Dansker58
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The food here is top notch! The decor is understated but elegant casual. I love the Jicama and grapefruit salad and crab noodles.

Thank Deborah V
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were about to catch the ferry back to Vallejo from visiting "The Rock" and stopped in to get a bite. They are called Out the Door for a reason because they sit right at the entrance. We tried the Steamed Pork bun based on...More

Thank Pork C
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I was a little put off by the price of this sandwich ($12 I believe... May have been $11). Either way it was a lot for a sandwich. I ordered the Saigan Roast Pork. The sandwich was was large and they did not skimp on...More

Thank LongBeachJake
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Embarcadero
  • Neighbourhood: The Embarcadero
  • Phone Number: +1 415-861-8032
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