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Chowders Inc

Peir 39 Space a3, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-391-4737
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chowder” (57 reviews)
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
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Peir 39 Space a3, San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my first ever real chowder in the US (LOL). It it really delicious and the chowder in the bread.. its wow! amazing. A must try. Very busy store thought but worth waiting..

Thank Xander C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent the weekend in SanFran and had 2 "chowder-in-the-bread" dinners -- outstanding, just great. Priced OK with a drink and didn't leave a crumb on the plate - refillable cold drinks, too. Lotsa sitting available.

Thank Stew S
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Had one many yrs ago and wanted to try again this time. Was kinda disappointed. Very busy but could a table few min of getting the food. Chowder nothing special. The bread was ok also. It could have been hollowed ok up better. Rather small...More

Thank vaddake
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

They didn't even hollow out the breadbowl. 5 spoonfuls and it was gone. Absolute garbage value. $20 is way too much for a flat coke and this ripoff.

Thank pkrdt
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The family stopped by for a quick bite. Everyone enjoyed the chowder bread bowls, even the two six year old kids (one bowl was enough for them to split.) The chowder was very good, there was plenty of it, and the pricing was decent. Staff...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Loved the chowder here. I got the crab chowder (which was slightly and pleasantly spicy) and my wife got a burger (big and juicy and delicious). Prices were reasonable as well. Highly recommend!

Thank markcbrown0
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Chowder was cold and not much taste. Crab salad watered down. Very disappointed in the whole meal. Not one of us liked our meals and it was very expensive. Only good point - wait staff was friendly

Thank Vaca4FunTimes
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We were wandering around the pier 39 and we decided to have a quick dinner. Chowders is like the fastfood of the seafood: you order and they call you once the order is ready. I actually didn’t expect much, however the food surprised me a...More

Thank 853giuliac
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

There were some pigeons inside, on the table (see the picture attached), eating and doing their needs on the floor.... after a wonderful marriage in Las Vegas I’m afraid that my wife will ask divorce because I took her in this this place...

Thank Marco C
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Best Chowder on the Wharf, bread bowl and great Fish N Chips The chowder is not overly thick with cornstarch and potatoes. But have alot of clams and crunch celery. The Fish N Chips are lightly coated and not greasy!!!

1  Thank mrgeewhz
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Peir 39 Space a3, San Francisco, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-391-4737
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