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Major street in the port area of San Francisco that has become a bustling area of shops, businesses and sightseeing attractions.
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Embarcadero Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94111
Financial District
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

So are i've made two visits to San Diego and on both occasions, I made a visit to Embarcadero. The beauty of this place as I found it is calmness. Don't expect many things from this place but it is on the banks of Pacific...More

1  Thank Im_GPS
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Since the earthquake that took down the Embarcadero Highway, the surrounding streets and the views have certainly opened up. There are many restaurants and hotels that are now located there. You will also find The San Francisco Railway Museum on Steurt.

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Best free experience there is in San Francisco . . .day or night. Especially at night! Easy walk to interesting attractions and restaurants.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We walked the Embarcadero a couple of times. great people watching and sight-seeing -boats, the renovated and un-renovated piers. lots of people running, skate-boarding and bike riding

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 28 June 2017

It's part of the SF waterfront. It's busy with people and a great walk on sunny days. Touristy stuff, nice restaurants, public transportation, and more.

Thank Kent K
Reviewed 25 June 2017

If you take Market street all the way down you pretty much get to the Ferry Building and then from there walk along the Embarcadero. It's a place for a nice stroll especially on a sunny day where you can get some beautiful pictures of...More

1  Thank AMPnj
Reviewed 20 June 2017

There was a time the Embarcadero Freeway stubbed out and still managed to threat the historic Dmbarcadero. Now, it is a center for San Francisco, tourists, natives, stragglers. The Embarcadero has many fine restaurants, cafes and bars, a historic ttrilkey car system that provides modern...More

Thank Jmc5606903
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Walked around for a bit. Was very crowded. Wasn't interesting or special enough to warrant an second visit.

Thank Becca_6737
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Went to the Embarcadero to board a cruise ship. Was impressed how organized everything was even with how busy it was. Friendly people and very helpful. Definitely showcased the best things the city has to offer. Worth adding to the list of things to see...More

Thank C S
Reviewed 31 May 2017

San Francisco is turing into NYC of the eighties. It is dirty, there are homeless people on EVERY block, and there are people young and old, smoking pot on the stairs, while they are walking, and sitting on benches. It stinks. It was embarrassing for...More

2  Thank NickellFamilyTravel
Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but
can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s
version of Wall Street. The rush of business people
make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of
life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the
narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of
historic and contemporary architecture, including the
iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
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20 April 2017|
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Response from rachaele30 | Reviewed this property |
The Starlight Room at the Sir Francis Drake is right there for nighttime dancing and 360 views of the city. Sunset drink at the top of the Mark (Mark Hopkins hotel), across from the Fairmont. Lunch at the rotunda at Neiman... More
5 November 2016|
Response from seetheworld2014 | Reviewed this property |
There is a YMCA in the Embarcadero area that should have lane swimming at certain times each day. Also, you can check the web for the closest and best public indoor lap swimming pools. They have a few listed with a map... More
24 August 2016|
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Response from SteveandSonya | Reviewed this property |
We didn't find it necessary to have a rental car in the city. Taxis are very inexpensive and lots of public transport options. With cable cars it can be a bit tricky driving if you're not used to it. We hired a car for trips... More