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Blue Mermaid Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
471 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
+1 415-771-2222
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“chowder” (373 reviews)
“crab” (88 reviews)
“fish and chips” (65 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
471 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in and shared an order of crab cakes with my wife. They were pretty good, but the crab and corn chowder was fantastic. Their prices seemed to be pretty good for sit down seafood at fisherman’s warf, which was why we picked it. We...More

Thank Dan G
IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thanks for the 5 star great review! Our Award Winning Crab & Corn Chowder is one of our most well-loved dishes, so we're glad to hear that you loved it too! A lot of love and hard work goes into it! You should come...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I ordered moules frites. Mussels and fries. They came lukewarm and the portion size was jaw dropping small. Kinda bummed. Especially for $23.More

Thank Geoffrey G
IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Geoffrey, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We're sorry to hear that we didn't hit the mark when you visited our restaurant. Your feedback is very important to us as we are always looking to make improvements with...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The hotel is in a great location in relation to Fisherman's Wharf and the Piers. It also has a goodbrunch, and is super convenient if you are staying at the Argonaut hotel.More

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Thank ccristee
IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you for your 4 star review! Here at the Blue Mermaid we strive to provide both excellent food and guest services, to each and every guest. Happy that you were able to visit our brunch. We are looking forward to having you once...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Used my coupon given to me by Hotel Argonaut at each stay and every time the restaurant has been great. I give 5 stars and would recommend to any traveller

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Thank 777edward
IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you so much for a great review of the Blue Mermaid. Thanks again, and hope you have a great day! -The Blue Mermaid Staff

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, selection and food. My granddaughter and I ate breakfast and lunch. Best french toast and seafood tacos, ever!More

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IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you so much for a great review of the Blue Mermaid. I was so glad that you had a chance to enjoy some of our famous dishes. If you’re a Chowder fan, we hope you come back to try our Crab & Corn,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great clam chowder in sourdough bowls. Good food, fun atmosphere. McKenzie the bartender is delightful.More

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Thank DallasDavid
IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello David, Thank you so much for taking the 5 star review of the Blue Mermaid. I was so glad that you had a chance to enjoy one of our Chowders. Did you know that we have won several awards over the years for the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As a single lady travelling alone I found the Blue Mermaid a great spot to have a drink at the bar and to have a meal.More

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Thank Cas M
IrfanM710, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Cas M, Thank you so much for a great review of the Blue Mermaid. I was so glad that you had a chance to enjoy the meal at the bar. We hope you come back to try our famous chowders Crab & Corn, Manhattan...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place on Tripadvisor and was so happy we choose to come here. I‘d read about the crab and corn chowder and decided I simply must try it. WOW, I was not disappointed - it was fantastic! My vegetarian partner didn‘t have much choice...More

Thank allstar_cara
Irfan M, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the 5 star great review! Our Award Winning Crab & Corn Chowder is one of our most well-loved dishes, so we're glad to hear that you loved it too! A lot of love and hard work goes into it! You should come down...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had fish and chips and also a shrimp cocktail with coffee and chamomile tea. Both time i came to eat was a relaxed and enjoyable visit. Service was fast and friendly.More

Thank CosmicConnections
Irfan M, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5 star review! Here at the Blue Mermaid we strive to provide both excellent food and guest services, to each and every guest. We are ecstatic that we accomplished that during your visit. Happy to hear you were able to enjoy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the attached hotel and had drinks and appetizers here twice during our stay. The service and food were good and we enjoyed the patio.More

Thank LJ G
Irfan M, Manager at Blue Mermaid Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 4 star review! Here at the Blue Mermaid we strive to provide both excellent food and guest services, to each and every guest. Happy that you were able to visit multiple times and receive the type of experience we offer here...More

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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 100
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 471 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1314
    (Hyde Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are 2 blocks away from the F line stop at Jones St. and Beach St.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Phone Number: +1 415-771-2222
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Description
Serving casual San Francisco fare and a large helping of Gold Rush Era ambiance, the Blue Mermaid Restaurant & Bar makes its home in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf. A menu, priced for the whole family, features fresh seafood with a regional focus and a great kids' menu. Diners will find distinctive homemade chowders served from steaming cauldrons in three different size bowls, including a traditional bread bowl. Also offered are such savory selections as Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell, Whole Dungeness Crab and Cioppino. A full bar specializes in a wide selection of beer and California wines, Irish Coffee and ocean-themed cocktails... guaranteed to promote mermaid sightings. Come in and listen for the siren songs of the legendary Blue Mermaid.
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