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Woodhouse Fish Company

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The Castro
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2073 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114-1316
+1 415-437-2722
11:30 - 10:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 11:30 - 10:30
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San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fish and seafood, always fresh and reasonably priced. Oysters, crab (in season), daily fish specials are all great. Efficient and friendly service make for a pleasant visit. No reservations, so depending on time / day you could wait a while. The cioppino is a terriffic bargain and chock full of shellfish. Good luck being able to finish it all!

Thank samweinbergersf
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I just love the atmosphere and casual friendly service in this pearl of a small seafood restaurant. No booking necessary (or even possible), just turn up and they'll find you a table, worth a wait too if none are available but I'd advise you go as early as possible. Their "signature dish" is the stuffed artichoke, it's just brilliant, and... More 

Thank Tom_H_73x
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1,669 reviews
1,037 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

They make some good sea foods in this little eatery where they make they food right there in the kitchen.

Thank Alzor S
Round Rock, Texas
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

With a few hours to kill, I stepped into the Market St location for a bite. This location is pretty small, seating no more than 30 at a time would be my guess. That was not a problem as I was dining around 11am on a Wednesday. I sat at the dining bar facing into the kitchen which as all... More 

Thank KelpMe
Lafayette, California
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554 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

My wife and I were wandering through the Castro and came across the Woodhouse Fish Company. The small restaurant was packed inside and had a cozy feel so we stopped in for lunch. Our waitress Michelle was delightful - and our meals were fabulous. My wife ordered fish and chips which were perfect - fresh, thinly coated and not greasy... More 

Thank LightFighter
Beverly Hills, California
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

After I found out Fishermen's Grotto closed, I lamented, "Where will I get my Crab Louis sammie now?" Didn't take me long to find this spot on Trip Advisor. My vacay was saved! The Green Dots don't lie! I told my friends that we would go there for lunch first thing after stowing our bags at the hotel. They agreed,... More 

Thank Michelle S
Spicewood, Texas
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290 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Two of us had dinner on November 20. We started with a dozen oysters on the half shell. Six from Washington state and six from New York. Washington oysters were smaller and a little bit salter. Being from Texas we both preferred the New York, larger and more to our taste. My friend ordered the fish tacos. He said that... More 

Thank Jerry G
Benicia, California
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354 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

What a fun, lively restaurant to enjoy fresh fish, a salad, something quick and not expensive. While walking in SF today, we selected Woodhouse Fish Company - a local, neighbor find. It was about 1:00 PM on a Saturday - perfect time. Only a few tables, but a great business. A good selection on the menus, including a kids menu.... More 

Thank hutchss
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Great service, excellent seafood chowder. Loved it! Crab wasn't in season unfortunately but we loved our meal. The decor is cute too.

Thank Anthea W
Victoria BC
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Our hotel recommend this and we're were not disappointed . We caught the F line and easily found it, were greeted warmly by the staff and took them up on the fish taco recommendation . We were the only tourists there and it is definitely worth your while to make the journey to this local haunt for tasty seafood that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2073 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114-1316
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Castro
  • Neighbourhood: The Castro
  • Phone Number: +1 415-437-2722

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Staying in The Castro

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The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart, the Castro is a neighbourhood welcome to everyone. As one of the first predominantly LGBT neighbourhoods in the United States and currently its largest, it remains one of the epicenters of activism in the nation. Grand theatres and glitzy shops now compete with bars and fashionable eateries for attention, drawing visitors from around the world to the bright rainbow flag acting as its beacon.
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