Encompassing the northern waterfront of San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf ranks as one of the city's top tourist attractions, packed with souvenir shops and seafood restaurants. Nearly 12 million visitors flock to this neighborhood each year, drawn by its museums, galleries, historical buildings, piers, and scenic vistas over the San Francisco Bay. For over a century the area served as the headquarters of the city's fishing fleet, which numbered nearly 500 vessels. Though the fleet's numbers dwindled over time, the remaining boats continue to supply some of the city's finest restaurants with fresh seafood. You can enjoy views of the bay from any number of restaurants, but try to explore other attractions as well, like the maritime museum, chocolate factory, and the infamous Alcatraz Island. To visit Fisherman's Wharf on your holiday in San Francisco, and find out what else San Francisco has to offer, use our San Francisco trip planner .
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Fisherman's Wharf Reviews
Very busy tourist area of San Francisco. Clam chowder in sourdough bread, street entertainment, fun sealions to watch. more »
Gezellig, maar erg touristisch. Goed gegeten bij het Hardrock Café. Zeeleeuwen gezien. Was wel fris! Extra trui gekocht. more »Cozy, but very touristical. Good food at the Hard rock Café. Sea lions seen. It Was Fresh! Extra sweater purchased.
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