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Ferry Building Marketplace

1 Ferry Building, The Embarcadero at Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94111-4209
+1 415-693-0996
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A city landmark transformed into a gourmet food emporium and farmers market.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“farmers market” (734 reviews)
“slanted door” (247 reviews)
“cowgirl creamery” (225 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1 Ferry Building, The Embarcadero at Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94111-4209
The Embarcadero
+1 415-693-0996
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Grand building worth visiting and taking a few photos of, especially the pier side that has Port of San Francisco displayed on it. The marketplace is also very nice to have a browse through with lots of dining options.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed yesterday

The array of eateries and small food purveyors is such an interesting mix. You get the wine and cheese thing but also real truffles, fresh meats and fish, amazing desserts, and unusual food ingredients that would inspire any chef to go and create. Cowgirl Creamery,...More

Thank Eventgal1121
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of good eats and bits and pieces to buy, ice cream is worth queue for as well as the pasties are an absolute must (we went back twice)

Thank Nicola H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The ferry buildings are beautifully restored Very classic Brilliant when the markets are on there Beautiful produce

Thank annielou777
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s like a mini Chelsea Market, but less crowded and good views of the bay and Oak bay Bridge. Hog island is good in here for oysters and mussels! you can sample food at almost every shop.

Thank Mariela V
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great place to people watch; and the sitting area outside gives a nice view of the bay and the Bay Bridge.

Thank FrankieGal
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cool place but expensive (maybe not out of SF norms). Our group split several plates from a few vendors and listened to some great entertainment.

Thank BrentE86
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You can find many different shops and places to eat. Very convenient and by the sea... it is just at the end of Market street.

Reviewed 1 week ago

In the city for our anniversary we always enjoy a walk through the Ferry Building. Visiting the many shops and then stepping out back to the bay and watch one of the Ferry's come in and dock. Many specialty shops to visit from culinary needs...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed all of the fresh foods and offerings at the Saturday Farmerʻs market. Many were enjoying coffee but we liked to see the fresh fruits and nuts.

Thank Cheryl B
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23 June 2017|
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Response from Christy A | Reviewed this property |
I recommend you park & walk or take the cable car for ease to Ferry Building. Trying to park close will be hectic & expensive.
22 January 2017|
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Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
Check with the cruise line's concierge, they will usually hold your bags for a short time - much as a hotel would. you will disembark equally close to Fisherman's Terminal (Pier 39, sea lions, gift shops, great views of... More
16 January 2017|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
The whole place is full of a full array of eateries. There is a cool park across the street.