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“Interesting slice of life!”
Review of Fisherman's Wharf

Fisherman's Wharf
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US$90.00*
and up
San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Pass
Ranked #16 of 727 things to do in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Historic Fisherman's Wharf is the classic San Francisco experience where you will find a range of hotels, specialty restaurants, famous attractions, unique shops, breathtaking scenery and entertainment for the whole family.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

While yes, it is touristy, the seafood is for real! The food stands not a rip-off quality-wise, but pricey. The sea, open space and sky, decently clean and safe, great views everywhere, we really enjoyed it. There are some things for the younger set, say ages 7+ such as the tours of the SS Jerimiah O'Brian from D-day of WW II, and actual battle submarine USS Pampanito. Also several other historical ships such a three-masted schooner, paddle-wheel and a steam ferry could fill the day. Definitely windy and quite chilly this time ofvyear, dress layered with comfortable shoes!

Thank Sandra J
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Management response:Responded 26 May 2018

Fisherman’s Wharf is one of the best places in town for seafood. We are happy you had a wonderful time. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

You could spend several hours here. There are a number of street entertainers. There are many shops and restaurants. You can see Alcatraz from Pier 39. And of course there are the famous seals at Pier 39. Lots of fun for an entire family.

Thank 12Lynnie
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Management response:Responded 26 May 2018

Thank you for the positive review. Fisherman’s Wharf has something fun for everyone. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Really enjoyed visiting Boudin's bakery and sampling breakfast there. Peet's coffee is fab - try the macchiato. Also loved the street vendor stalls selling seafood and chowder.

Thank MartinGavet
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Management response:Responded 26 May 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience at Fisherman’s Wharf. Peet’s Coffee is a delight! Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Fisherman's Wharf is a place full of nostalgia, it has something special in the air. I love to get a bowl of chowder in a bread bowl, to go through all the little cute shops, and bring my kids to see the sea-lions. The carousel is a piece of art.

Thank CatSomm
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Management response:Responded 26 May 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience. We are happy you have a wonderful time. We hope to see you again soon at Fisherman’s Wharf.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Stayed near by, very touristy, some of it over priced however the place to go.
Great selection of eating places, lots of tat to look at as well.
Some historical places to visit and also the Ferry to Alcatraz.
Just walk and immerse youself in the atmosphere.

Thank Richard S
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Management response:Responded 26 May 2018

Thank you for the kind review. We are happy you had a wonderful time at the Fisherman’s Wharf.

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