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“Excellent Fish and Chips for $9.99”

Franciscan Crab Restaurant
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Ranked #332 of 6,272 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 40 - US$ 60
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Fisherman’s Wharf
Cross street: Taylor
Transit: Muni: F-Line
Description: Named best food at the Wharf by Sunset Magazine. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge while feasting on fresh seafood & more.
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Wanted to try fish and chips at Fisherman's Wharf. Walked past many restaurants serving fish and chips for $20, but got down to Pier 43 and noticed this restaurant. They have samples of all their meals on the counter so you can see what the food looks like which was helpful. Ordered the fish and chips and an iced tea. The food was prepared behind the counter in front of customers. The meal had a piece of fish that weighed at least a pound in a basket over fries. The fish was so good, I asked the server what kind of fish it was. She said that it was Bass. It was so light and Flaky fried very lightly and a mildly seasoned batter. EXCELLENT. This restaurant offers casual dining inside and out overlooking the bay. The only negative was the iced tea was Fountain tea and not very good.

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Stephanie E, General Manager at Franciscan Crab Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Dear Guest,

Thank you for the excellent review! We're thrilled you had such a wonderful experience with us! It's outstanding you enjoyed our mouthwatering dishes so much. That's what we like to see! We aim to please and your praise lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward to hosting you again soon so we can share another amazing experience with you soon!

Have a stellar day!

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere and service was amazing. The server we had was Ben- he was friendly, personable and very knowledgeable about the food. We had calamari, crab chowder, house salads, Dungeness crab and steamed shrimp. Everything was delicious. We also were at a table right next to the window. It was awesome to see the Bay while dining. My mom is disabled- although the restaurant was in the second floor- it was easy enough to get around. Everyone was also very accommodating.

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Stephanie E, General Manager at Franciscan Crab Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thank you for the great review, Elise.

We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our atmosphere so much. We are happy to know that you enjoyed everything, including our Bay view. We hope to see you again soon.

Have a beautiful day.

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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

One of the best I have had, crab fondue and crab cakes were a super hit with Lagunitas, the noodle entree was juicy and oily and spicy and a must !!!

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Stephanie E, General Manager at Franciscan Crab Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thanks for the perfect review, Rishi!

We're delighted to hear that you had an amazing dining experience with us! It's wonderful that you loved the crab fondue and the crab cakes! We can't wait to host you again soon for another delicious meal!

Thanks for sharing and have an excellent day!

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

While looking for food before a tour just few metres away we found this place and stopped here for food, food and service was great, in a great scenery ! I would recommend this place, I would definitely return here next time I come back to San Francisco !

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Stephanie E, General Manager at Franciscan Crab Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Thanks for the wonderful review, Mark!

It's fantastic you enjoyed your time with us so much! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes and your praise lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward to hosting you again soon!

Have a lovely day!

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Recently 5 of us went to the Franciscan restaurant for dinner. We had booked two days earlier and requested a window table. We were very happy sitting by the window overlooking the bay. We all had a different dish and raved how delicious each one was. Service was so quick we were sure they were ready for another sitting. Great restaurant. Would recommend it!

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Stephanie E, General Manager at Franciscan Crab Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you for the excellent review, Naomi!

We're thrilled your time with us was so wonderful! It's outstanding you enjoyed our mouthwatering dishes so much! That's what we like to see! We're happy you appreciated our prime location and that our team took such great care of you. We aim to please and your praise lets us know we're doing our job!

We look forward to hosting you again soon! Have a fantastic day!

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