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Ferry Plaza Seafood

653 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2811
+1 415-274-2561
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“oysters” (25 reviews)
“chowder” (12 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
653 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2811
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight we tried a new restaurant just two doors from Ferry Plaza Seafood and we're both disappointed and hungry when we left. So we popped into Ferry Plaza. Here we feasted on a exquisitely prepared pan roasted sea bream. Wow, very fresh and perfectly cooked....More

Thank PPandGG
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Lovely Happy Hour with the freshest seafood offered. Many neighborhood folks come here, and welcome newcomers! Give it a try and you won't be disappointed!!!

Thank martisuth
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Originally one of the first to restaurants and then Ferry Plaza. Due to ridiculous skyrocketing rent of tourist trap ferry Plaza, this wonderful seafood restaurant has moved to the area of North Beach/Russian Hill. It did not disappoint. Seafood was super fresh. Although there was...More

Thank levon i
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We visited this Restaurant twice during´a 9 days stay in SF, and that is a compliment. The place is located on the back side of the Ferry building with a terasse on the Pier. The Food is exelent, verry good variety of fresh oysters, super...More

1  Thank Robert N
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

THE GOOD x Everything x The crab tower was selicious as was the wine and beet salad x Loved sitting at the Bar x Authentic THE BAD x Too much cream in the crab chowder x Slow service THE UGLY x nothing

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

The restaurant is in the heart of North Beach (aka Little Italy) and is clean and decorated nicely. We came on a Saturday night, and there seems to have only been 2 servers for the whole restaurant. We waited about 15 minutes for a server...More

Thank Kristine R
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Although this restaurant is no longer at the Ferry Plaza, it still has great fresh seafood. We arrived early for "happy hour" (2:30 - 5:30) and enjoyed two dozen fresh oysters at $1:50 each and good wine at $5:00 a glass. We stayed for dinner...More

Thank rlwlawrisk
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The dedicated owner has a passion for the freshest seafood and along with the attentive staff attracts many locals and lucky tourists as well. Fabulous happy hour with fresh oysters and local fish directly from pier 45 just moments away. Watch the world go by...More

1  Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 2 March 2017

With a break in the rain, we decided upon a day in North Beach. Where else to go for fresh seafood when in San Francisco? Having visited Ferry Plaza Seafood on more that one occasion at their prior location, and having visited them just after...More

Thank Lowell J
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had dinner here on a Saturday night and our food was delicious. We at at the bar directly in front of the oysters being shucked. It is has a nice ambiance and the seafood choices are many. We started with a cocktail and had...More

Thank Sandra S
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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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 653 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2811
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-274-2561
11:00Pm-3:30pm Lunch 3:30-5:30 Happy Hour 5:30-10:00pm Dinner
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