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Boudin at the Wharf

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Fisherman’s Wharf
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Address: 160 Jefferson St, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133-1202
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+1 415-928-1849

This bakery produces traditional San Francisco sourdough and French breads...

This bakery produces traditional San Francisco sourdough and French breads that can be shipped or mail-ordered.

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Great place for chowder - throw in some History, too!

One shouldn't miss this iconic place in San Francisco. Do a bit of research of what it is, its history, and how old it is. You'll enjoy the food better if you know a bit of... read more

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

One shouldn't miss this iconic place in San Francisco. Do a bit of research of what it is, its history, and how old it is. You'll enjoy the food better if you know a bit of history. Did I mention there is a museum INSIDE this place? Love it! Kids loved it. You get to see how the 100+ years-old... More 

Thank winstonoz
Bend, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I know it's so predictable, but I really wanted a sour dough bowl with clam chowder. while in SF They did not disappoint...this is the place in SF to get the best clam chowder in a bread bowl. It was fantastic, so I went back again the next day. My husband had a Crab Louis salad which was also very... More 

Thank CMelam
Eldridge, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Busy, busy, busy! We ate in the downstairs area. Line up and place your order. Not long to wait for your food. Had clam chowder and sourdough bread bowl, grilled cheese, fish tacos on sourdough tortillas. I would definitely get the clam chowder with sourdough bread bowl when returning. And, I would definitely return!

Thank joaniemaria
Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We waited an hour for our table, to be expected. The food was pretty good. They made some mistakes on my order.

Thank Travelmamma82
Chessington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast at Boudin this morning and loved it , although not cheap (as with everything in SF) it was tasty and the staff were great

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stop here to get somthing to eat for lunch. When we sew the soup menus we decided to share one. Very filling and yummmy.

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Seekonk, MA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sourdough is great .. and it's fun to watch them make it. So many different kinds to buy. Everything is fun and yummy!

Thank mersee
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They are known for their fresh, sourdough bread and it makes sense why. The chowder in a bread bowl was amazing. We also ordered a couple of sandwiches (on sourdough of course) which were also very good. This was the perfect place to stop for lunch.

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waiting time was 30-45 minutes, so we opted for the seats in the bar section where they prepared the oysters. The server assigned to us did not even bother to greet us or ask what we wanted to order. She just looked at us and continued stocking up her section. So we placed our order with the other server. Food... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

THE place to sample fantastic clam chowder in a large sourdough "bun" - a San Franciscan culinary speciality.....and if you don't like clam chowder (who doesn't???), you can always try tomato soup or chilli con carne in sourdough instead. The restaurant offers a much wider menu too and there's lots of drinks options too. NB Visit the Boudin at Fisherman's... More 

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Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner. Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth after a day at Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Don't forget to say hello to the adorable sea lions that make this neighbourhood a true San Francisco treat.
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