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Pier 23 Cafe

On the Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-362-5125
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Fun night at the bar

Bartenders here know how to take care of their customers! Caleb, Ryan, Michael & (I'm so sorry to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Heather O
Hilton Head, South Carolina
via mobile
So so

Decided to try this place out as it's been rated quite highly so I had the clam and haddock chowder... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Maria H
via mobile
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This bar, featuring great music nightly, is always packed.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 01:00
On the Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
+1 415-362-5125
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bartenders here know how to take care of their customers! Caleb, Ryan, Michael & (I'm so sorry to the guy in the Giants shirt) all do an amazing job! (Eddy also 😊) My boyfriend and I shared a salad and the Steak frites with an...More

Thank Heather O
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Decided to try this place out as it's been rated quite highly so I had the clam and haddock chowder it was warmish not hot I have had far better. I was disappointed as it had really good reviews on trip adviser.

Thank Maria H
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Location on water. Food was fantastic. I highly recommend the fish tacos. Tuna wrapped in nori and furukaki. Field greens. Aioli sauce all in a corn tortilla. One suggestion is small children may be taken a back from poster at hostess podium with rear ends...More

Thank hitx94
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Stopped in on a Sunday morning and was seated by the window in the same seat where I was told President Clinton once sat. Bill, not Hillary, that is. The wait staff was attentive without being intrusive. Food was really, really good. Don't let the...More

Thank Randy T
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Pier 23 is a great bar to hang out with friends, with good choice of drinks, friendly, helpful staff and the food is surprisingly great! Would pay this another visit. The wifi wasn't working when we went but as we had a large group it...More

Thank Sophie P
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I had the fish and chips and the mix salad. Requested the French fries, the chips, well done extra crispy. The fish was crispy be on the outside and flaky on the inside. Fries were cooked to perfection. Fish had a nice sprinkling of sea...More

Thank 7,268
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Pros: -The main reason to come here is location and view. Right off the Embarcadero and on a sunny day, spectacular views of the Bay -Decent friendly service -Casual atmosphere and good for large groups -There's indoor and outdoor seating if the weather doesn't cooperate...More

Thank mwleejr
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Walking distance from where the Alcatraz Tour leaves from. Found street parking, and the meter allowed for over 4 hours. Location is awesome! We sat outside overlooking the bay. There were seals swimming around below us! Fish & Chips were great, and a massive portion....More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Get there early, or make reservations. Will definitely go back on our next visit. I was a little unimpressed with the crab/shrimp sandwich... But We all liked the kale salad, peel and eat shrimp, mussles/clams (get some extra bread for dipping), and calamari (sauce was...More

1  Thank kear30
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this place on our way to another destination. We decided we liked the allure of the 70s/80s music playing into the street so we grabbed a few beers and sat on the patio to take in the atmosphere. Was a fun location,...More

Thank Renae M
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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